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.


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Becoming a member is one of the best ways to help protect our precious wetland habitat. You’ll also get free access all year to explore Washington Wetland Centre, created especially to be a haven for wildlife.

Become a member of WWT Washington and enjoy a whole year of spectacular wildlife experiences and up close encounters with rare and endangered animals. There’s always something new to see at WWT Washington - cranes dancing, flamingos mingling and otters playing in the water. This picturesque wetland is a haven for some of Britain’s rarest birds including avocets and thousands of curlew.

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i We also offer lifetime, fellow and young person memberships. Please contact our membership team who will be happy to help.

Benefits of joining

  • Support conservation
  • Unlimited free entry
  • Waterlife magazine, four times a year
  • Beat the queues
  • Start visiting today

Need some help?

If you need help with your membership application please contact our friendly membership team

01453 891 198
(Mon - Fri, 9am-5pm)