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Water levels on the Ouse Washes are dropping. Wellies or walking boots are required on the main reserve path as there are a few puddles and the new self-guided walk is accessible with boots.

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Welney Wetland Centre

Discover a safe haven of wide open spaces bursting with wetland nature. Fill your lungs with fresh air, stretch your legs and get ready to explore our extraordinary wetland paradise, whatever the weather!


Get set for an autumn adventure and enjoy 1300 acres of wetland paradise. See wildlife on the move as winter migration begins.

Please check local guidelines before booking

We take safety very seriously and have gone to great lengths to make WWT Welney a safe environment. Please check the latest government advice before travelling to visit us and help keep everyone safe.

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Your wetland centre

Get closer to nature than ever at Welney

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.

Discover our wild wonders

Enjoy the welcome return of our winter migrants and a spectacular swan flight at dusk.

Wintry walks in the Washes

Fantastic Fenland skies, take in the ever changing skyscapes.

Lovely Lady Fen

Flocks in their thousands fill the water, land and sky.

"'Welcome back' said the sign in the car park, and yes - we DID feel very welcome! Thank you for the careful preparation on your part that enabled us to reconnect with nature (especially the delightful Whooper family) at this very unusual and difficult time."

- Welney visitor, via email -

WWT is the charity that protects wetlands and wildlife

Your support, through visiting, membership or donation, is what makes this happen.

Thank you.