learn at slimbridge wetland centre

Nestled alongside the River Severn, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre provides unique opportunities for learners of all ages and abilities to interact with birds and other wildlife from the UK and across the world.

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Learning sessions

Bring your curriculum to life through our hands-on learning sessions.


See and do

Discover the exciting things you can see and do during your day with us.


Plan your visit

Find all the information you might need to plan a truly memorable visit.

What teachers say

Enjoy our comprehensive educational visit package

  • Full day admission with access to talks and exhibits
  • Curriculum-linked learning session(s) of your choice
  • Pre and post-visit session plans and resources
  • Self-guided learning resources for use during your visit
  • Bag storage, indoor lunch space and free coach parking
  • Free familiarisation visit including free family entry
  • Risk assessments and safety information
  • Free accompanying adults
  • Free binocular hire on request

EYFS and primary visits brochure

Brochure for secondary visits coming soon.

Free nature connection programme for schools in disadvantaged areas

Generation Wild is available free of charge to schools with 25%+ pupils eligible for free school meals. It includes free visits to our wetland centres.


Our team

With a wealth of experience in outdoor learning and a passion for engaging children with nature, our friendly learning team here at Slimbridge Wetland Centre are on hand to answer any questions you may have and to help you arrange a truly memorable trip.


Learning resources

Developed by educational experts in partnership with practising teachers, we have a range of resources available to support your curriculum work.

Get in touch

Speak to one of our learning team today at WWT Slimbridge to book your visit or find out further details.