Please note that we will be closed Thu 10 & Fri 11, Mon 14 - Fri 18, Mon 21 & Tue 22 October. This is due to road closures in Slimbridge village. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Welly Boot Land is open but has no running water. We apologise for any inconvenience.


We are pleased to offer a limited number of work experience placements each year within the following departments: Living Collections (birds, mammals or amphibians), Reserves, Learning.

To find out more about what these placements involve and how to apply, please contact our work experience coordinator via for an information pack and application form. The application deadline for placements in 2020 is Friday 13th December 2019.

Please note that Work Experience students must be over 14 years old and placements last one week only (Monday – Friday).