Get set for a wetland adventure and enjoy 1300 acres of dynamic habitat and all the wildlife it is home to. Every season brings something new from breath-taking spectacles to intimate encounters.

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.

Wetland exploration

Explore the further reaches of the reserve from the dragonfly ponds to our summer walk, enjoy a riot of wildflowers and beautiful dragonflies and damselflies on the wing.

Family favourites

Borrow an explorer backpack and enjoy pond dipping, bug hunting and bird watching.

Be our guest

Stay onsite at Welney in our self-contained Fenland Cottage - Wigeon House. Find out more.

Wetland wellbeing

Breathe deep, de-stress and enjoy wide open spaces.

Incredible insects

Thousands of insect species live in our wetland, watch them on flowers along the paths.

Grassland managers

Enjoy spotting the herds of cattle as they go about their work grazing the grasses, opening up muddy edges to pools and ditches and fertilising the washes.

Book your visit

We're delighted we can now welcome you back. Every person who is coming to visit will need to pre-book, including those who visit for free such as members, children under four and carers. We can't wait to welcome you back.

Discover our wildlife

A world of wetland nature awaits you at Welney Wetland Centre. With our mosaic of habitats, there’s always a star species on show.


We're good to go

Your safety is our top priority and we’re delighted to say we’ve been accredited with the ‘We’re Good to Go’ stamp of approval. Our wide paths, abundance of outdoor space, enhanced cleaning regimes and online booking system all mean you can relax and enjoy your visit, confident we’re doing everything needed to keep you safe during your time with us.

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