Spend an evening with the swans at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

See the world-famous swans and enjoy supper at Slimbridge Wetland Centre, for a truly magical winter experience in January and February 2024.

By Annabel Lammas  |  Published
Visit Slimbridge after hours for a magical swan feeding experience and supper throughout January 2023.
Visit Slimbridge after hours for a magical swan feeding experience and supper throughout January and February 2024.

Visit Slimbridge Wetland Centre after hours for the rare chance to see its hundreds of Bewick’s swans on the illuminated evening lake.

Taking place on selected dates throughout January and February 2024, Slimbridge’s ever-popular Evening with the Swans gives visitors the chance to gaze out across the wetland from the heated Peng Observatory, watching majestic swans, geese and ducks glide across the floodlit lake — complete with canapes and a glass of Buck's fizz in hand.

Slimbridge’s expert wardens will share the details of the birds’ incredible journey back to Gloucestershire each winter, from destinations as far away as arctic Russia.

After seeing the swans feed, guests will make their way to Slimbridge’s Kingfisher Kitchen for a delicious two-course meal — with dishes including roast chicken breast with sweetcorn puree and Korean gochujang sauce or butternut squash and beetroot wellington with tomato and oregano sauce, with sticky ginger pudding or treacle tart for dessert.

Tickets must be booked online in advance via wwt.org.uk/slimbridge/evening-with-the-swans.


Evening with the Swans at Slimbridge Wetland Centre



Friday 5 to Saturday 6 January 2024; Friday 12 to Saturday 13 January 2024; Friday 19 to Saturday 20 January 2024; Friday 26 to Saturday 27 January 2024; Saturday 3 February 2024; Friday 9 to Saturday 10 February 2024; Friday 16 to Saturday 17 February 2024


From 3.45pm to 7pm


Tickets cost £32.95 per person. Admission to Slimbridge Wetland Centre is not included and must be booked separately, if required


(01453) 891900

In partnership with Slimbridge Wetland Centre  |  wwt.org.uk/slimbridge

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