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WWT Washington Wetland Centre

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Great place

I love the place because there is lots to do and a lot of animals to see such as ducks flamingos... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
georgewwood
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Mr and mrs Deere

A complete escape from the hustle bustle of Christmas and New year celebrations. A visit for my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
carolcalcad
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Washington, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck”(13 reviews)
“pond dipping”(13 reviews)
“otter feeding”(11 reviews)
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Whatever the season, come rain or shine, WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.Open 364 days a year, our award-winning, family-friendly site offers visitors of all ages a host of unforgettable wildlife encounters...more
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Pattinson, Washington NE38 8LE, England
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+44 191 416 5454
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All reviews duck pond dipping otter feeding play park wild birds all ages different species the reserve gift shop bird watchers love this place wonderful place to visit water play all age groups bird seed great family day last visit
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love the place because there is lots to do and a lot of animals to see such as ducks flamingos also other animals.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank georgewwood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A complete escape from the hustle bustle of Christmas and New year celebrations. A visit for my husbands birthday who loves photography and was able to get around on the disabled scooter provided.A fabulous place for all ages seeing the most wonderful birds and other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carolcalcad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff could be more helpful around Park, but the Tea Room Staff need to learn some basic hygiene and learn some Manners, some of them are extremely Rude.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank davidjanine2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really well laid out bird reserve. My father in law went round on a mobility scooter and mother in law on two sticks and they were fine. Fabulous bird hide which just requires us to take a flask of hot chocolate next time and we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank julieclayton16
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to spend the day. Nice staff. Quite rare birds seen in the hides. You can even feed the endangered birds to.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Bibcay
Deborah N, Public Relations Manager at WWT Washington Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for your five star review and for your support. As a charity we couldn't carry out the vital work that we do without people visiting and enjoying our wetlands and wildlife. We hope to see you back again soon! :-)

Reviewed 2 November 2018

This was a full day out for us. Really good day. There was lots to see and it was a very pleasant walk around. It was great to be able to feed the different birds. The restaurant was nothing to write home about. Very substandard...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank uk_sassypants
Deborah N, Public Relations Manager at WWT Washington Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Hi there, thanks so much for taking the time to review! We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to us and that you enjoyed feeding the birds and a wander around the site. We'd really appreciate your feedback on our cafe and the food...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

It’s quite expensive but we had free tickets so were on to a winner. Took a 3 and 6 year old and they both loved it, especially the Halloween trick or treat trail. The educational and interactive stuff is great for them and it’s really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graham D
Deborah N, Public Relations Manager at WWT Washington Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Hello, thanks for your review! It's great to hear you enjoyed the October trail and the kids we're easily tricked (pun 100% intended...) into enjoying a super long walk and learning a thing or two about nature. Job done we'd say! We're sorry to hear...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

We booked a birthday party for our grand-daughter's 8th Birthday recently. The team at WWT ( Joanne and June ) were brilliant from beginning to end and SO helpful! There were 9 kids in attendance, all opted for the ubiquitous kids lunch box which was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank allthingsitaly
Deborah N, Public Relations Manager at WWT Washington Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback and sharing your fantastic party experience. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day and that your granddaughter and friends enjoyed the activities, food and exploring the rest of the site including handfeeding our birds and...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018

I think if I lived near a WWT site, such as Washington, I'd renew my WWT membership and pop along regularly and enjoy it. As it is, any WWT visit is a long way from home and (we visited Washington on holiday so not too...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dirtmother
Deborah N, Public Relations Manager at WWT Washington Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hello there, thanks for taking the time to review. We appreciate the good comments you've made and are pleased to hear you were regular visitors. However, we're disappointed the 'bum' notes have been a factor in you no longer being members. Our conservation work as...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place. Well set out and great for educating all ages about wildlife. Child-friendly. Although the otters were not being seen this time when we visited there was a great variety of water fowl. It helped that it was a lovely sunny...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Margaretanngraham
Deborah N, Public Relations Manager at WWT Washington Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit and see lots of birds while here. It's a shame you didn't see the otters this time, they can almost be guaranteed to be out during their daily feed...More

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Honey C
3 June 2018|
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Response from sherbyNorthEast | Reviewed this property |
I have pushed my son round in a buggy many times some parts a little bumpy but you can definitely get around no problem x
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John L
8 August 2017|
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Response from ian1509 | Reviewed this property |
Some Tarmac paths but also soil and gravel paths. Some times water on the path
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Olive D
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Response from Leopard1992 | Reviewed this property |
If you have been previously you can send in your receipts from the entry fee paid and this will be discounted from price depending what type of membership you get.
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