The east side of our site will be closed as we carry out essential erosion works at Window on the Wear, including installing riverbank defences. This work starts on Monday 13 January for approx 3 weeks.
Get close to rare and exotic birds, mammals and different wetland habitats. Walk with a warden, bug hunt or tour the duckery. You’ll also see colourful flamingos and the rarest goose in the world!
Join Washington Wetland Centre today and enjoy unlimited free entry all year.
An array of seasonal visitorswade, flock and roost.
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Discover the flora and fauna out on our wild reserve
Discover our wetlands after sundown with an evening walk and special 3-course meal at our Waterside Cafe
Explore the highlights of our wildlife reserve
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WWT Washington, Pattinson, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 8LE