WWT: Slimbridge

Places to Visit


  • All the family
  • Under 5s
  • School age
  • Adults






WWT Slimbridge is around 30 minutes by car from Cheltenham and is a great day out with a chance to get up close to some amazing wildlife all year round. Alongside the wildlife, there's lots for families to enjoy:

Larger than life! Join our giant LEGO® brick wetland animals on their autumn staycation

Magical moments Enjoy handfeeding our friendly ducks, geese and swans

Wetland superstars Meet our flamboyant flamingos, adorable otters and awesome amphibians

Breath-taking views Get up high in our new hide for a bird’s eye view of our stunning wetlands

Seek out some special places Discover our sparkling lakes and ponds and the wildlife that call them home

WWT Slimbridge are carefully managing the total number of people who visit on any one day to help keep everyone safe. Everyone must book online in advance (including WWT members and under 4s), to give you the best possible day out.

For more information and to book visit the WWT Slimbridge website.

I think this friendly mob of Chiloe wigeon were my favourites from today.

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Open hours

Monday09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday09:30 - 17:00
Thursday09:30 - 17:00
Friday09:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:30 - 17:00
Sunday09:30 - 17:00