Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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Tel: 01453 891900

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Wild Winter - Wonderful Wildfowl Weekend

Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

Sat 13 January - Sun 14 January 2018

Each weekend in January we're inviting you to join us in celebrating the wonder of winter birds, with a series of special events as part of Wild Winter.

In our third Wild Winter weekend, we're showing appreciation for our wonderful wildfowl, celebrating everything duck and goose. Join our wardens on a Bird Watch Morning wildfowl special and enjoy our wildfowl talks with experts. Families can follow the duck spotter trail and become wildfowl researchers too! Find out more about Wild Winter 2017.


Bird Watch Mornings
Saturday 13 January & Sunday 14 January 2018 - 8am - 10:30am

Join our expert wardens on their hide rounds and brush up on your wildfowl knowledge, learning seasonal behaviours of ducks and geese. Follow it up with breakfast in our Kingfisher Kitchen.

Cost: £16.50 per person (inlcudes a breakfast sandwich and hot drink, no additional fee for admission to centre)

Duck Spotter Trail

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 January 2018, 11am - 3pm

Our Duck Spotter Trail will guide families around the grounds, with views onto our wild reserve. Spot the birds on your sheet and learn a thing or two about plumage and habitat along the way.
Cost: Free with admission (no booking required)

Become a Wildfowl Researcher
Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 January 2018, 11am - 3pm

Get a taste of being a fully-fledged conservationist with our fun and engaging games and demonstrations. Take part in our tundra researcher game with our Education Team, then be a duck for a day in our mini swan pipe and decoy demonstration.
Cost: Free with admission (no booking required)

Wildfowl Talks
Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 January 2018

2pm - Discovering our seaducks - learn all about our eiders, smews, goldeneye and more in this friendly and informal talk.

Cost: Free with admission but booking is required. To book call Centre Office on 01453 891223 or email

Sunday 14 January 2018

  • 12pm - Find out the latest in WWT duck and swan research with WWT Head of Conservation Science, Geoff Hilton.
  • 1pm - Lunchtime movie: Take a look back over 2017 in our WildWatch compilation.

Cost: Free with admission but booking is required. To book call Centre Office on 01453 891223 or email


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