Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust is located on the edge of the River Severn estuary
and provides an ideal location to watch winter birdlife.
There are a huge
number of resident birds within this 'avian Serengeti' including Flamingos, Red-Breasted
Geese and Mandarin Ducks, as well as many British species.
The British Isles was once a wet, marshy place. Despite
the loss of many natural wetlands, they are still amazing places to enjoy the
- Our wetlands offer great opportunities for wildlife
watching. Why not take a few tips from the TV team?
- Visitor Guide
- 01453 891900 |
Gloucestershire Tourism - 01452 425673
- 01453 890827|
at Slimbridge. Telescopes in Severn Estuary. |
Warm clothing. Bird identification
- bird watching. Visitor centre. Swan feeding at 4pm daily. Extensive events programme.
Walkways around the reserve. Wild area with hides. Observatory tower - heated
hide with good views across the reserve.
Also look for the Bewick
Swans and wild birds on the fields around the reserve during daylight hours.
the many birds apart, especially the ducks, can be tricky but most WWT hides have
identification boards - so if you're not sure what you are looking at a quick
glance behind you at the pictures should help.
Rover Safaris on the River Severn.
access for persons with disabilities including bird hides. Disabled toilets. Wheelchairs
available on request. |
is located between Bristol and Gloucester close to the A38 and M5. Train and bus
information hotline - 01452 425543.|
times:||Daily 9.30am-5pm (later in April-October).
Closed Christmas Day.|
to Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust members.|
Adult £6.75; Concession (Students,
Senior Citizens) £5.50; Child £4; Family Ticket £18.50
Large cafe. Indoor visitor centre. Toilets.|
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