Due to the latest government coronavirus lockdown restrictions, WWT Washington is closed until further notice. See here for more information.

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Washington Wetland Centre

Discover a safe haven of wide open spaces bursting with wetland nature. Fill your lungs with fresh air, stretch your legs and get ready to explore our extraordinary wetland paradise, whatever the weather!

Sorry, we're closed

In line with the latest government coronavirus lockdown restrictions, Washington Wetland Centre is closed until further notice.

Your wetland centre

Get closer to nature than ever at Washington

This season's highlights

With wide-open spaces and wetlands full of the sights and sounds of nature, there's plenty to see and do.

Dramatic displays

Watch curlews spiral down to roost alongside redshanks at dusk

Marvellous mammals

Meet our adorable otters and enjoy watching their cheeky antics

Adventure awaits

Enjoy our outdoor adventure play area, perfect for children of all ages.

"Absolutely wonderful day out enjoying the wetlands, stretching our legs and soaking in all of the sights and sounds of nature. We felt completely safe from start to finish.”

- Washington visitor, via Facebook -

WWT is the charity that protects wetlands and wildlife

Your support, through visiting, membership or donation, is what makes this happen.

Thank you.