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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

The birthplace of modern conservation, Slimbridge Wetland Centre is the ideal place to get closer to nature. Slimbridge is home to an astounding array of wildlife including the world's largest collection of swans, geese, and ducks. A year round programme of walks, arts, events, workshops, talks and spectacular wildlife encounters are a fantastic way for everyone to connect to their natural surroundings. Slimbridge is the vision of naturalist and artist Sir Peter Scott and holds international significance as the headquarters of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT). It is here that the world renowned experts of WWT Consulting and Species Conservation are based The grounds are a safe home for the world’s largest collection of swans, ducks, flamingos and geese. Many of the species are rare or endangered. WWT is involved in breeding and conservation programmes to protect these species and the places they live around the world. The Reserve is a wild area of land managed by Slimbridge’s wardens. This huge area encompasses the grasslands to the shores of the Severn estuary and is a haven for wildlife and a great place to see rare birds from all over the world

Who to contact

Telephone
01453 891900
E-mail
info.slimbridge@wwt.org.uk

Where to go

Name
WWT Slimbridge
Address
Bowditch
Slimbridge
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
Postcode
GL2 7BT

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