Monday 10 August 2020

Wild Winter Weekend at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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Including a jam-packed selection of events celebrating winter birds, Slimbridge Wetland Centre's Wild Winter Weekend is a must-visit for animal lovers.

Featuring incredible bird watching, fascinating talks, and spectacular walks, Wild Winter Weekend will take place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January 2020.

Birding for Beginners at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

From 8am to 10.30am on Saturday and Sunday

Pick up handy hints from the Wardens as they start their day feeding the wintering birds. Kicking off at 8am, the session will be packed with insightful tips on how to identify birds, and what’s more, the bird watching will be followed by breakfast in the Kingfisher Kitchen.

Birding for Beginners costs £16.50 per person and includes breakfast. Booking is essential.

Guides in the Hides at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

From 11am to 3pm on Saturday and Sunday

Meet the expert guides in the hides at Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Learn how to spot the wildlife and head out on to the reserves for a fascinating experience.

Guides in the Hides is free of charge and there’s no need to book.

Special talks at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Various times throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday

Featuring stories about WWT’s founder, don’t miss the fascinating Peter Scott Story talk at 10.30am on Sunday 19 January 2020.

There’s also an insightful Flight of the Swans movie being screened at 2pm on both Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January 2020, as well as other exciting talks.

Evening with the Swans at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

From 6pm to 9.30pm on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 January 2020

Experience a magical evening as the swans are fed by floodlight before tucking into a delicious two-course meal in the restaurant.

Tickets to Evening with the Swans costs £29.95 per person and must be booked in advance. To find out more about the event, see Evening with the Swans.

Wild Winter Weekend also includes Decoy Demonstrations, a Winter Wild Bird Feed and walks around the wetland centre.
To see the full weekend line up or to book tickets, visit

Wild Winter Weekend
Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Saturday 18 to Sunday 19 January 2020
Times vary per event, please see above for details.
Normal admission fees apply, tickets cost £16.50 for the Birding for Beginners workshop.
(01453) 891900

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Tuesday 29 October 2019



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