Washington Wetland Centre

Discover a safe haven of wide open spaces bursting with wetland nature. Fill your lungs with fresh air, stretch your legs and get ready to explore our extraordinary wetland paradise, whatever the weather!

Welcome

We're delighted we can now welcome you back. Every person who is coming to visit will need to pre-book, including those who visit for free such as members, children under four and carers. We can't wait to welcome you back.

Book your visit

Your wetland centre

Get closer to nature than ever at Washington

This season's highlights

With wide-open spaces and wetlands full of the sights and sounds of nature, there's plenty to see and do.

Dramatic displays

Watch common tern perform fantastic areal displays

Marvellous mammals

Meet our adorable otters and enjoy watching their cheeky antics

Adventure awaits

Enjoy our outdoor adventure play area, perfect for children of all ages.

"Absolutely wonderful day out enjoying the wetlands, stretching our legs and soaking in all of the sights and sounds of nature. We felt completely safe from start to finish.”

- Washington visitor, via Facebook -

WWT is the charity that protects wetlands and wildlife

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

Thank you.