Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre (Slimbridge) Reviews
Newest Review: ... is three miles off the A36. A narrow road, which is single track in places, leads up to the visitor centre but there are passing places and everyone is usually highly co-operative. Arrival On arrival you park in a relatively large tarmacked car park. There are also two grassy overflow car parks. There are toilets on the right as you approach the centre, otherwise there are more inside the centre to use once you have paid. A sweeping gangway leads up to the centre's door. There is a small desk inside the doors where people can sign up to be members of the WWT. There is also an area where people can hire a wheelchair. Otherwise proceed on thr... more
Customer Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre (Slimbridge) Reviews (2)
by - written on 23/03/12 (Very useful, 110 readings)
I have grown up with Slimbridge. I was that little girl in the red wellies nervously putting out a hand to let the geese peck at the grain, giggling as their beaks tickled my palm. I was the slightly older child sitting quietly in a hide, clutching onto my yellow children's binoculars, eager to see what my dad had just spotted through his grown-up pair. I even went on a date to Slimbridge. Tentatively I suggested to my boyfriend, who is now my husband, how about going to Slimbridge for a day out and he jumped at the chance. We both hadn't spoken up until then about our love of bird watching - it's not something you readily admit as a young person - but since that ... Read the complete review
by - written on 20/08/09 (Very useful, 327 readings)
Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre is run by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, the charitable bird / nature conservation charity set up by Sir Peter Scott in the late 1940s. Slimbridge in Gloucestershire is the Trust's original / flagship reserve, though there are at the time of writing, eight other WWT reserves up and down the country (excluding Scotland). In addition to Slimbridge other WWT reserves I have been to myself are The London Wetlands centre (in London) and Martin Mere in Lancashire, and bearing in mind that I have personally visited only a relatively small sample of WWT sites, I would say that they all seem to be largely alike. What they ... Read the complete review
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