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WWT Arundel Wetland Centre

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Address: Mill Road, Arundel BN18 9PA, England
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+44 1903 883355
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09:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
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A great place for birdwatching.

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Knowledgeable staff, friendly welcome, beautiful birds and wildfowl

I've just returned from a day out here with my Dad. There have been seminars and activities going on all day which I found very interesting and we both learned some new things... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a good 3 hours here. Saw a range of birds, including a buzzard and a heron but not a kingfisher on this occasion! We took a guided boat tour to listen out for bird song. We had associate membership & feel that around £25 for 2 adults would have been a bit steep really.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've just returned from a day out here with my Dad. There have been seminars and activities going on all day which I found very interesting and we both learned some new things. The staff were friendly and cheerful throughout the day. Their enthusiasm was contagious. I was particularly impressed with the centre manager. We saw a Snipe which Dad... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a great day even though weather wasn't great. Cafe was also nice. Boat safari was interesting and informative.

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Thank Caran C
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arundel WWT is well kept with a good variety of local wildfowl and garden birds. The wetlands are varied and the walk through the reedbed on the decked platform is lovely. I took my new camera lens along to try it out and got some really good shots of the local wildlife. The 'grommitesque' decorated ducks are a nice touch... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Welcoming, friendly and informative - the front desk. The wetlands - those that are natural are great; but too many introduced species are distracting, although maybe good for youngsters. You could easily spend a couple of hours here. And as well the nearby castle looked great as did the small town centre.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to stay the weekend in Arundel but, due to my being heavily pregnant, some of the things on offer were not practical so we decided to go to the Wetland Centre for the morning. It was a nice enough day, a bit rainy at times but this did not spoil it. Gorgeous surroundings and LOADS... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arundel Wetland Centre is a good place to see a variety of wildfowl. On a previous occasion I've seen water voles, but not this time. One very eager goose pecked at our legs, and the highlight was seeing a Kingfisher! The cafe has good views over a small lake with waterbirds. I visited with my adult son and we both... More 

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Littlehampton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived on a 'sunshine & heavy showers' sort of day. The showers weren't too troublesome as we went prepared, and when it was at its worst we sat in a hide and watched tits, chaffinches, robins, partridges and more. We were with a group of 16 and arranged to meet back at the visitor's centre at a certain time, so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well planned, informative and lots of birdlife. If you are there around 4pm this is feeding time. Very wheelchair friendly with good access to enclosures.

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WWTArundel, Public Relations Manager at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review - glad you found our site to be wheelchair friendly, we have tarmaced the pathways and have a lip on the reedbed boardwalks to prevent wheels slipping off the side. Did you know our boat safari is accessible in a non-motorized wheelchairs? We have non-motorized wheelchairs to borrow in the visitor centre if visitors need... More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before when they had lego which was fantastic so it was great for our 7 year old but he actually asked if he could go back even though he knew the lego had now gone but he really enjoyed finding all the ducks and entering the competition. Food good but prices on the high side but if it... More 

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Thank Mapledown
WWTArundel, Public Relations Manager at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, responded to this review

We are glad to hear your son wanted to come back and find all of our Celebrity Dusty Ducks in February. Good news if he is still a LEGO fan - the giant LEGO Brick Animal Trail is coming back to Arundel in Dec 2017 with a few new additions! More 

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