Water levels have again increased on the Ouse Washes, the Wash road A1101 is now closed. The main hide and wing hides are open. All other hides and footpaths are currently closed due to flooding. Swan feeds and hare walks are continuing as normal. We have an exciting programme of events and activities over the coming months, with plenty to see and do, we look forward to welcoming you for a visit.

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Sightings for Wednesday 12th February
12 Feb 2020

Sightings for Wednesday 12th February

A bright Sunny day here at Welney, All hides are open except for Lyle hide which was damaged in last weekends storm, Reedbed hide is open but wellies will be needed on the path here...

Today's sightings - 11/02/2020
11 Feb 2020

Today's sightings - 11/02/2020

Sightings for Tuesday 11th February 2020...

Welney Sightings-10/02/2020
10 Feb 2020

Welney Sightings-10/02/2020

We have assessed the state of the reserve since Storm Ciara and the visitor centre and reserve are open today. All hides and footpaths are open except for Lyle hide, which will be out of action until the roof is repaired...

Today's sightings - 08/02/2020
08 Feb 2020

Today's sightings - 08/02/2020

With water levels dropping, all hides are now open, walking boots are needed to Friends hide, wellies to Reedbed. The summer walk and dragonfly ponds remain closed. ...

Sightings for 07/02/2020
07 Feb 2020

Sightings for 07/02/2020

With water levels dropping, all hides are now open, however, walking boots required to Friends hide and wellies only to Reedbed hide. The summer walk and dragonfly ponds remain closed. ...

Today's sightings - 06/02/2020
06 Feb 2020

Today's sightings - 06/02/2020

Sightings for Thursday 6th February 2020. Path between the main observatory and Friends hide now open, accessible with stout walking boots (muddy with puddles in places). Path to Reedbed hide remains closed...

Today's sightings Wednesday 5th February
05 Feb 2020

Today's sightings Wednesday 5th February

Dry and Sunny here today at Welney, all hides except for Reedbed hide are open, we recommend wellies for the footpaths at the moment...

Today's sightings - 04/02/2020
04 Feb 2020

Today's sightings - 04/02/2020

Sightings for Tuesday 4th February 2020. Path between the main observatory and Friends hide now accessible with wellies. Path to Reedbed hide remains closed...

Today's sightings - 03/02/2020
03 Feb 2020

Today's sightings - 03/02/2020

Sightings for Monday 3rd February 2020...

Welney Sightings-02/02/2020
02 Feb 2020

Welney Sightings-02/02/2020

Welney Sightings-02/02/2020...

Sightings for 01/02/2020
01 Feb 2020

Sightings for 01/02/2020

Water levels are dropping but only the Main Observatory is open at the moment, update on paths and other hides will be posted as soon as we have information on conditions...

Today's sightings Friday 31st January
31 Jan 2020

Today's sightings Friday 31st January

A dry but breezy start to the day, water levels are dropping but only main Observatory is open at the moment, update on paths and other hides will be posted as soon as we have information on conditions...

Today's sightings - 30/01/2020
30 Jan 2020

Today's sightings - 30/01/2020

Sighting for Thursday 30th January 2020...

Today's sightings - 29/01/2020
29 Jan 2020

Today's sightings - 29/01/2020

Sightings for Wednesday 29th January 2020 - Water levels are dropping so that spits of land and islands are beginning to appear from the main hide. ...

Today's sightings - 28/01/2020
28 Jan 2020

Today's sightings - 28/01/2020

Sightings for Tuesday 28th January 2020...