WWT London Wetland Centre, London

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#2 of 20 in Wildlife in London
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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  • Really enjoyed our walk around this fabulous reserve. Loads for the kids to do around the centre. Fantastic bird hides looking down onto the birds.Love the wildflowers around the reserve too, really b...  more »
  • What a transformation since 1995. We did not quite know what to expect, but it is really stunning. As we visited in August there were not the migratory birds to see, but there was plenty to see all th...  more »
  • Just 10 mins from Hammersmith is an expansive wetland with very interesting birds, flowers, ponds, reed beds and other animals to look at. Great location for kids, but also a lovely escape from the ci...  more »
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  • Wonderful oasis in the heart of SW London. Particularly child friendly with lots to see and do - often with special exhibits dotted around the centre. Playground is perfect for the 2-7 age range and during the summer months includes a water play area. Cafe serves nice food and leaves a choice of indoor outdoor seating.
  • Wonderful place even for a non bird-enthusiast. Nice open nature, really diverse wildlife. I do recommend coming here on a nice sunny day, I think that helps a lot.
  • A really cool nature reserve/walk. There are little huts where you can bird watch. Could easily spend the day there. There is a canteen which could get a little busy
  • If you are into birding, this is a must go place. Our children get a little bored after a couple of hours but there's a boat ride and some simple activities. Excellent collection of wildfowl and helpful volunteers to add value.
  • Lovely place to visit. Especially with young children or if you are a bird watcher. Great day out in London.

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