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Splashing family fun this February half-term

Posted on 21 Dec 2018

Grab your wellies and join us outdoors as we host our 2019 Puddle Jumping Championships this coming February half-term – guaranteed fun whatever the North East weather!

Warm up in our puddle jumping practice zone before challenging your family and friends to a race around our Welly Boot Camp obstacle course complete with splashtastic puddle jumping finale.

Plus enjoy a host of other fun activities including welly wanging, a welly shy and ceramic welly boot decorating.

What better way to blow away the winter cobwebs and have a splashing day out together?

WWT Washington centre manager Gill Pipes said: “We know that children love nothing more than to splash about in puddles, so we’re giving them the chance to channel their inner splasher with this fun event.

“We also believe that children who love puddles can grow up to be adults that love the outdoors, so through these championships we’re gently nurturing a passion that may help protect wetlands and the wildlife that depend on them for years to come.”

Event runs Sat 16-Sun 24 February, self-led all day, pick up a flyer at admissions and have some fun!

It is included as part of the normal admission charge or free for WWT members (small cost for crafts). Book your general admission tickets online and save 10% at http://bit.ly/WashingtonTickets

Children (and big kids!) are welcome to take part at any age. There are varying levels of difficulty throughout the course so grown-ups will be needed for smaller children, but they will have a blast, trust us!

Share your splashes at #puddlejumping