image for Guided Walk item typeSpring bird watching walk at WWT London Wetland Centre

Guided Walk, Sat 18 Mar 2017

Contact

WWT London Wetland Centre

020 8409 4400

Address

Queen Elizabeth Walk,
Barnes,
London,
SW13 9WT

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 5 Jan - Sun 31 Dec 10% off if you book online
Sat 21 Jan - Sun 31 Dec Bird Feed With a Warden
Sat 21 Jan - Sun 31 Dec Guided Tour
Sat 21 Jan - Sun 31 Dec Meet the Otters & feeding
Sat 4 - Sun 5 Mar Weekend Family Activities
Sat 11 - Sun 12 Mar Weekend Family Activities

Details

This season is a wonderful time to visit WWT London Wetland Centre, with the colourful winter birds decked out in their finest plumage. Our warden will guide you around the wildlife reserve to see what’s about and give you tips on field-craft and bird ID. Flocks of beautiful wigeon graze on the grass banks; listen out for their evocative whistle. The elusive bitterns hide out in the reed beds, but with up to six spending the winter here each year you stand a good chance of seeing one. Colourful teal and shoveler dabble on the main lake. And some years we’ve had 50+ snipe and 100+ shoveler on site in one day.

Rarities at the Centre in previous years include bearded tits, waxwings, scaup and common scoter. We record over 180 species of bird each year, so you’re almost bound to see something exciting.

So wrap up warm and join us for a winter wander to see which amazing water birds are about. And what’s more, the price includes breakfast in our café.

Disabled accessEducation/study areaGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 18 Mar 2017 09:30 to 11:00

Prices

Cost: £20.00 per person, plus admission to the Centre. Booking essential

Please bring your own binoculars/telescope to get the most out of the walk.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 226768  Lat: 51.47687 Long: -0.23601

The London Wetland Centre is easily accessible by car, situated less than one mile from the South Circular (A205) at Roehampton and the A4 at Hammersmith.
Buses - from Hammersmith tube - 283, 33, 72, 209; Duck Bus
Main line - Barnes (take 33, 72) or Barnes Bridge (take 209).

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups