WWT London Wetland Centre, London

4.4
#2 of 25 in Wildlife in London
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Nature lovers will love a break from the noises of London at WWT London Wetland Centre, a haven for birds and other wildlife. Explore the exhibits at the visitor’s center to understand the animals that regularly stop at the sanctuary. The reserve sprawls for more than 40 hectares (100 acres) so enjoy a walk along its many paths. Along the way get close to ducks and other birds or dip your nets into the wetlands and see what creatures you can find. Visit the native plants in their natural gardens. If it’s a rainy day, participate in some of the planned activities at the Visitor’s Center. For travelers who use our world travel planner, London holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the WWT London Wetland Centre and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Just spent a terrific day at LWC. Sun was out and the autumn air was splendid. Even though partially closed due to lockdown restrictions, there was more that enough to have an excellent walk while...  more »
  • Visited on Sunday morning - you forget you are in central London. Beautiful place, well taken care of. Close to Barnes railway station. Will be back  more »
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  • Very relaxing and informative if you like birds and countryside. Amazing to think you are in such an urban area, it's a great escape. Plenty to keep adults and children interested for 3 or 4 hours. Otter feeding time was a highlight! Nice cafe with lots of options for children too. Plenty of parking, but remember to ask for a token at reception or as you leave, to get out of the car park.
  • If you are into birds then you will love this place. If you aren't into birds then it's a nice place to walk around while learning about the wildlife. The staff are knowledgeable and do regular talks about the animals. It's a great place to take kids as they have a bunch of activities for them.

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