Welney Wetland Centre


Lady fen - start your visit by overlooking the 300 acres of the wetlands creation area from the Wigeon cafe, watching hares boxing in spring.
Bird feeding station - from autumn to spring look out from the cafe windows and cafe veranda to see what is feeding from the bird feeders.
Fenland worlds exhibition - find out how people made their livelihoods from the enormous wetlands that covered the flat lands known as the Fens prior to the historical drainage works.
Pond room - learn more about wetlands with the art &and craft activity stations available on weekends and school holidays.
Main observatory - get closer to nature in comfort. Watch entertaining house martins nesting above the windows in summer or the amazing swan spectacle in winter.
Dragonfly ponds - relax in a tranquil area of the reserve, whilst watching dragonflies and damselflies skim across the surface of the water.
Summer walk - immerse yourself in pathways of wildflowers at the heart of the washes, leaving the stresses of daily life behind.
Lyle hide - surround yourself in the wetlands filled with wintering wildfowl or summer sounds.


Cafe / Bar
Free WiFi


Welney Wetland Centre
Hundred Foot Bank
PE14 9TN


01353 860711

Opening Times

1 March-31 October
9.30am to 5.00pm, visitor centre and reserve (last admissions are at 4.30pm)
Wigeon cafe is open 10am-4.30pm daily until Sun 8 March, when it then goes to 10am-4pm daily. Winter
1 November-28 February
10am to 5pm, visitor centre and reserve (last admissions are at 4.30pm)
10am to 8pm, visitor centre and reserve (last admission at 6.30pm)
Wigeon cafe is open
10am-4.30pm Mon-Fri
10am-6pm Sat/Sun

Parking Notes

On site.

Group Visits

Discounted rates applies to groups of 12 or more (pre-booking essential).
Entry is free to WWT members.
From 1 April 2015 groups can visit WWT Welney at a new increased group discount of 15%.
It couldn't be easier to book your group visit, simply call 01353 860711or email groups.welney@wwt.org.uk.

Coach Parking

Free coach parking.
Free entry for the coach driver.
Coach driver refreshments.

Disabled Notes

Welney Wetland Centre is fully accessible with ample, nearby car and coach parking, wide flat paths and accessible hides and sensory gardens.
There are also plenty of places to sit and relax while taking in the stunning surroundings.


Adult: £7.99
Concession (65+, disabled, full-time student and unemployed): £6.10
Child (4-16 years): £3.90
Family (2 adults and 2 children, 4-16 years): £21.40
Children (under 4 years): free
Essential helpers assisting disabled visitors free.


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