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Experience

Get set for an autumn adventure and enjoy 100 acres of wetland paradise. See wildlife on the move as winter migration begins.

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.

Flamboyant flamingos

Feast your eyes on our fabulous flock of colourful Chilean flamingos

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.

Seek out some special places

Discover our sparkling lakes, ponds and lagoons and the wildlife that call them home

Breath-taking vistas

Sit in peace in one of our many hides and watch the wildlife spectacle unfold before you

Capture wild beauty

Take crisp close ups of birds and other wetland creatures against stunning wetland backdrops

Book your visit

We’ve made a few changes to keep you safe, so please help us by making sure you book in advance, (including WWT members and under 4s), so we can give you the best possible day out.

Discover our summer wildlife

A world of wetland nature awaits you at Washington Wetland Centre. With our mosaic of habitats, there’s always a star species on show.

WONDERFUL WILDLIFE

We're good to go

Your safety is our top priority and we’re delighted to say we’ve been accredited with the ‘We’re Good to Go’ stamp of approval. Our wide paths, abundance of outdoor space, enhanced cleaning regimes and online booking system all mean you can relax and enjoy your visit, confident we’re doing everything needed to keep you safe during your time with us.