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“Great day out” 5 of 5 stars
Review of WWT Washington Wetland Centre

WWT Washington Wetland Centre
Pattinson, Washington NE38 8LE, England
+44 191 416 5454
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Owner description: Whatever the season, come rain or shine, WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.Open 364 days a year, our award-winning, family-friendly site offers visitors of all ages a host of unforgettable wildlife encounters and beautiful scenery all year round.Explore an exciting mix of wetland, woodland, nature reserve and meadows; home to rare wildfowl, flocks of waders, Chilean flamingos, Asian short-clawed otters, Eurasian cranes and more.Enjoy daily animal feeds; regular walks, talks and activities and other special events.Excellent access (free electric scooter hire), café with views of spectacular wildlife, gift shop and play area. WWT members go Free.
tyne and wear
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
“Great day out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013 via mobile

Called in hear after lunch.didnt know what to expect having not been here before. Pleasently surprised, very interesting especially for children. Entrance fee not bad, staff very friendly. Would recommend

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“Had a Great Day with Grandchildren”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Years since we had been but it was a real treat. Love the hides. Great to see the flamingoes again. Watched animals getting fed. Saw the gardens looked after by volunteers. Cafe was a good place for a drink and this is a good place to visit whatever the weather.

Visited August 2012
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent place but entry massively overpriced!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Lovely place to visit with the little one but turned out to be a very pricey day! Would put me off going again! Certainly has to be a considered decision! Think visitor numbers would increase if they ad an annual pass similar to that at Beamish!

Visited August 2012
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great if you like birds and the outdoors”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Took my 5 year old son. Unfortunately he bored of the birds quite quickly. There was a small park but not enough to keep him occupied for long. As an adult I enjoyed it and it would be fantastic on a nice summers day.

Visited October 2012
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Ideal for a kids party”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

I've had my daughters party here a few yrs ago but recently she was invited to one in the summer. Luckily the weather was nice, the kids spent time building dens & then they had a picnic. We all then walked round the different areas of the park & the kids got time on the play park. Over the years I have visited the wwf park on a number of occasion, the staff are always happy to help & will adapt to each childs birthday needs.

Visited October 2012
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