London Wetland Centre in Barnes is the best urban site in Europe to watch wildlife, a Site of Scientific Interest and an international award winning tourist attraction in Richmond upon Thames.
The 43 hectare London Wetland Centre is the best urban site in Europe to watch wildlife, an international award winning tourist attraction in Richmond upon Thames and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
Located on the banks of the River Thames in Barnes, Southwest London the centre is home to rare and beautiful wildlife including Bitterns, Kingfishers and a colony of endangered Water voles to make any trip worthwhile. The spectacular 43 hectare reserve also features:
Impressive visitor centre with restaurant, gift shop and cinema
'Bird Airport' viewing observatory and 6 wildlife hides
Explore adventure area and interactive Discovery Centre for children
Free guided tours and regular events offer an exciting way to learn more about this spectacular 43 hectare wetland haven on a day out.
The Water's Edge Cafe offers a sumptious selection of hot and cold food, a variety of coffees and chilled drinks, and tempting home-made cakes, the perfect refreshments as you savour the attraction.
The Café is located within the centre of the London Wetland Centre and has the same opening and closing times. Hot food is served between 11am and 3pm. Fully licensed to serve alcohol.
The gift shop stocks a wide range of wildlife books, outdoor clothing, bird feeders/boxes, cards, children's gifts and souvenirs of your visit to the centre, offering the perfect memory of your day out.
There is also an in focus8 optics shop stocking everything you will ever need to watch wildlife, from compact binoculars to state of the art telescopes (a percentage of all sales goes to the conservation work of the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust).
For more information about the London Wetland Centre wildlife site and tourist attraction, please contact:
WWT London Wetland Centre
Queen Elizabeth's Walk Barnes, London SW13 9WT
020 8409 4400
Mention The Best of Richmond when contacting London Wetland Centre in Barnes one of Richmond borough's finest wildlife tourist attractions.