Slimbridge launches new code breaking challenge for the summer holidays

See if you can crack Slimbridge's Summer Code Breakers trail for the chance to win an annual family membership to the leading Gloucestershire visitor attraction.

By Annabel Lammas  |  Published
There's a cryptic code to crack at Slimbridge Wetland Centre this summer, with a brand-new family trail launching for the school summer holidays.

Keen puzzle solvers are invited to crack Slimbridge Wetland Centre's new code breaking challenge, launching just in time for the summer holidays on Saturday 20 July 2024.

And there's a 12-month WWT family membership up for grabs if you can solve it!

Running every day throughout the school summer holidays until Sunday 1 September 2024, the Summer Code Breakers trail transforms Slimbridge's wetlands into a giant interactive puzzle — with two separate challenges for families of all ages to get involved.

Ideal for younger explorers, the first challenge involves unscrambling a series of letters found hidden around the site to reveal a hidden phrase. Anyone who can figure it out gets a special sticker from the Slimbridge shop!

Building on this, the second challenge is a code breaking quest for the whole family. You'll need to work as a team to find the letters, solve the puzzles and unscramble the final phrase — and if you crack it, you can enter an exclusive prize draw to be in with the chance of winning a year's family membership to WWT!

Blending good old-fashioned family fun and education, in a stunning setting teeming with wildlife, this captivating code breaking adventure takes families on a quest through the wetlands, with plenty of natural wonders to discover along the way.

There's no need to book in advance, either — simply turn up on the day and get stuck in. 

Visit to plan your visit. 


Summer Code Breakers trail at Slimbridge Wetland Centre


Saturday 20 July to Sunday 1 September 2024


Slimbridge Wetland Centre is open from 9.30am to 5.30pm daily


The Summer Code Breakers trail is free with admission. Tickets to Slimbridge Wetland Centre cost £18.95 for adults and £12.50 for children aged four to 17 with Gift Aid. Children under four go free


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