iVisit.... Slimbridge Wetland Centre

From birdwatchers to families there is plenty to discover all year round. Enjoy amazing wildlife up-close. With experiences to suit all ages offering access to a huge variety of wildlife, it is no surprise they are an award-winning day out!

Come to see which mammals like getting their whiskers wet. The mammals at the Back from the Brink area include harvest mice, water voles, shrews, otters and a beaver. Try to spot the beaver if he comes out for a swim, see the otters being fed or try to spot a tiny harvest mouse or a shrew.

For families who enjoy a day of hands-on discovery then you’ll find hours of fun at Slimbridge.

At Slimbridge Wetland Centre you can have a taste of the wild, without having to get your feet muddy- unless you want to! Get up close to rare and exotic birds, mammals and the largest collection of amphibians in the UK, set in the tranquil surroundings of the nature reserve. There’s something for all the family 364 days a year, whether you want to see the otters play, gaze at the huge flamingo flock, splash in the outdoor water play area, or relax and spot watervoles from the canoe safari before having afternoon tea.

Winteris a wonderful time to visit for families with amazing wildife, beautiful colour and sounds. Stroll around the grounds while feeding the birds, see the otters at their daily feed and round off the day with a hot chocolate in cosy cafe as you watch the flamingos.