Group visits

Washington Wetland Centre, set on the banks of the River Wear,
is a perfect destination for every type of group.

Discounted rates apply to groups of 12 or more paying visitors (pre-booking essential). An unforgettable day out at a great price, with 15% group discount.


Ticket Group rate
Adult £9.50
Junior (4-17 years) £6.18
Concession (65+, full-time students, unemployed) £8.58
Carers assisting disabled visitors Free
How to book

Great for groups

Asian short-clawed otter

  • Meet incredible water bird species from around the world in our Close Encounters and Ganderland areas
  • Learn all about our Asian short-clawed otters and Chilean flamingos* at daily talks
  • See seasonal wildlife from our accessible hides at Wader Lake and Saline Lagoon
  • Discover busy woodland bird feeding stations in Hawthorn Wood and The Lookout
  • Enjoy walks through woodlands and alongside meadows
  • Browse our well-stocked gift shop
  • Eat at our Waterside cafe, which has a sun terrace for the warmer months and large floor-to-ceiling windows for unrivalled views of the wildlife in our stream area

*Flamingo talks from May - October - please check our website for updates



Washington Wetland Centre is fully accessible with ample, nearby car and coach parking, wide flat paths and accessible hides. There are also plenty of places to sit and relax while taking in the stunning surroundings.

How to book

Bird watching with binoculars

We would love to see you at Washington soon. It couldn't be easier to book your group visit, simply give us a call on 0191 416 5454 or fill out our group booking form and email to