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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Slimbridge

4.6
#3 of 18 in Wildlife in Cotswolds
Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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Explore 324 hectares (800 acres) of world-class wetlands set against the backdrop of the Severn Estuary. WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre is home to a wealth of resident and migratory wildlife from all over the world. Take a guided walk to learn more about the Slimbridge Wetlands, its history, the center's conservation work, and the wildlife. Tours take place once a day, so check the events board when you arrive at the center to find out where and when to meet. Be sure to also check times for talks and special events taking place, such as otter talks and the wild bird feed. Get up close to the birds and pick up some grain to offer them at exhibits where feeding is permitted. The Water Edge restaurant is an ideal place to relax after your walk around the grounds. The restaurant offers views of the Caribbean flamingos and, weather permitting, the picnic tables on the terrace allow you to get even closer to them. Binoculars can be hired from the reception, and you can visit the In Focus Shop on site if you’d like to purchase your own equipment. Add WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre and other attractions to your Slimbridge trip itinerary using our Slimbridge online tour itinerary planner.
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  • The world’s largest collection of captive wildfowl, as well as visiting birds and sometimes rare birds- I was so lucky to see this Glossy Ibis today! This was my fourth visit in 45 years of... 
    The world’s largest collection of captive wildfowl, as well as visiting birds and sometimes rare birds- I was so lucky to see this Glossy Ibis today! This was my fourth visit in 45 years of...  more »
  • The 3 talk shows with live animals was amazing. The three different female staff were very informative and spoke with enthusiasm. The wildlife was the best kept animals I had ever seen. Hence... 
    The 3 talk shows with live animals was amazing. The three different female staff were very informative and spoke with enthusiasm. The wildlife was the best kept animals I had ever seen. Hence...  more »
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  • Always a good day out (just a shame everyone doesn't know how to social distance)
  • Good place for a quiet chill out, but can prove expensive especially for families

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