We're opening on Monday 12 April. Find out more and book your tickets.

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

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.

Dramatic displays

Enjoy the spring activity with lapwing tumbling from the skies, avocets making their bubbling calls to one another and the wickering flights of black-tailed godwits.

Walks in the Washes

Explore the further reaches of the reserve including our summer walk.

Be our guest

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

Photographer’s dream

Take close ups of birds and wetland wildlife with stunning backdrops

Meet the regulars

Be entertained by the flurry of activity around the bird feeders

Wonderful waterways

Sit close to the water and enjoy the wildlife that buzzes along above as well as exploring more beneath the surface.

Book your visit

We're delighted to be opening our doors again from 12th April. 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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