The Ouse Washes are currently flooded after recent high rainfall, although the water level is dropping access is possible to the main hide and wing hides only at present. Swan feeds and hare walk are still running as normal. The A1101 between Welney village and the Centre is closed due to flooding, access is still possible from the A10 at Littleport and Downham Market. Our lift is now back in service and working.

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Welney Wetland Centre

The friendly welcome our visitors receive is the perfect start to a day exploring wetlands, where incredible wildlife encounters take place everyday, set in the heart of the Fens.

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Join Welney Wetland Centre today and enjoy unlimited free entry whilst supporting wetland conservation.

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Winter wildlife

Enjoy the sights, sounds and colours of a winter wildlife spectacle. Check our latest sightings and seasonal highlights.

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Experience incredible wetlands,
whilst sharing tea and cake.

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Wild swan feeds

Take a seat in our heated hide and enjoy a commentated swan feed, with great views of whooper swans and pochard ducks in particular.

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Swans awake

Swans awake

Last 3 tickets left. Watch thousands of swans take flight at sunrise in the evocative landscape of the Fens.

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Swans awake

Swans awake

Watch thousands of swans take flight at sunrise in the evocative landscape of the Fens.

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Wildlife photography workshop with David Featherbe

Wildlife photography workshop with David Featherbe

Get closer to the UK's wintering wildfowl and learn how to use your camera to its full potential.

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