Our centre is now open - please be aware when planning your visit that part of our site remains closed for now. There will be no otter or flamingo talks and we are currently unable to allow any feeding of our birds - read more and plan your visit here.

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Welcome to

Washington Wetland Centre

Winter is the perfect time to explore our wild and wonderful wetlands. Whatever the weather, bring all the family and create magical memories.

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For peace of mind, reserve your tickets and pay in advance online.

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Your wetland centre

Get closer to nature than ever at Washington

Things to see and do

There's plenty to see and do at Washington Wetland Centre, here are a few of our favourites...

Dramatic displays

Watch curlews spiral down to roost alongside redshank at dusk

Marvellous mammals

Meet our adorable otters and enjoy watching their cheeky antics

Adventure awaits

Take a wild welly walk, explore snowy woodlands and savour fresh air days

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WWT is the charity that protects wetlands and wildlife

Your support, through visiting, membership or donation, is what makes this happen.

Thank you.