Welly Boot Land: There is a technical fault with the water supply in Welly Boot Land. We are waiting on a new pump to fix this. The play area remains open but with no water. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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To help keep us all safe we’re temporarily stopping these activities, while we take precautions against coronavirus.

Daily events

These are the typical times, but please check out What's On board when you arrive at the centre to find out what time the tours are running that day and where to meet up.

Guided walks

A guided walk is a great way to learn more about the centre and its wildlife. Join one of our volunteers as they take you on a walk and hear about the history of the centre and its wildlife.

Starts 10.30am. Lasts approximately one hour. Meet on the boardwalk just outside the Toad Hall exit of the Visitor centre (near Mute swan interpretation panel).


Otters - meet our fabulous cheeky otters and hear a talk as they tuck into a tasty fish supper. 11.30am and 3pm Lasts approx 20 minutes. Meet at the Otter Pool in the Back from the Brink area.

Cranes - discover how Slimbridge staff are working to breed and release back into the wild these birds which have been extinct in the UK for over 300 years. 2.30pm Lasts approx 15 minutes. Meet at the Mesolithic Hut at the Back from the Brink area.

Amphibians - come to Toad Hall and hear our expert give an insight into the world of amphibians, and their habitats. If you’re brave enough you will have the opportunity to hold some of the frogs, toads and newts. 2.15pm daily, and 12.30pm on weekends and school holidays. Lasts approx 20 minutes. Meet in Toad Hall

Scott House Museum

Step back in time as you enter the former home of WWT founder Sir Peter Scott. This home is where he championed the cause of worldwide wildlife conservation through setting up WWT and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Little has changed in his home since the 1950s. Find out more about his life as a conservationist, artist, Olympic sportsman and naval war hero. Book your free tour today