Reimagine the wonder

of wetlands and nature through the eyes of the UK’s best loved illustrator

Drawn to Water is a year-long partnership between WWT and Quentin Blake. Visit a wetland site near you to discover illustrated trails, art inspired activities, workshops and a touring exhibition.

National Art Competition

Are you drawn to water, just like Quentin Blake? Enter your wetlands-inspired artwork into our national art competition to win a one-off framed print.

Quentin Blake exhibition

Discover over 50 lesser-spotted illustrations from Quentin Blake’s personal archive, telling the story of his passion for wetlands and wildlife. Don't miss our Drawn to Water exhibition at WWT Castle Espie and WWT Martin Mere.


Our Quentin Blake books, mugs, prints and cards are perfect gifts for nature lovers and art lovers alike. And an ideal memento of your winter wetland adventure. Visit our shop to find out more.

Adventure is waiting in the wings

For a full range of activities and events taking place find your nearest wetland site.

View all our wetland sites on a map

Drawn to Water: Quentin Blake at WWT is a year-long partnership between WWT and Quentin Blake, one of the UK's best-known and well-loved illustrators, to celebrate the wonders of wetlands.

The experience is available nationally at our ten UK wetland sites until February 2024.

Share your wetland adventures with us #WWTQuentinBlake

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