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WWT Arundel Wetland Centre

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Great experience for literally all ages - varied programme of activities for children.

I really like the fact that WWT caters so well for all all age groups. There are always families... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sally R
Worthing, United Kingdom
A great way to spend a couple of hours on Boxing Day

Whilst not as big as the Wetlands Centre in London, the Arundel Wetland Centre is still as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dorset, UK
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Set in the splendor of the South Downs; adjacent to the River Arun; overlooked by the historic Arundel Castle skyline this gorgeous wetland reserve is a great place for a great day out in West Sussex for the whole family. Arundel Wetland Centre is...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Mill Road, Arundel BN18 9PA, England
+44 1903 883355
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I really like the fact that WWT caters so well for all all age groups. There are always families visiting who are clearly happy with the play area, pond dipping and other various activities that take place throughout the year. I enjoyed seeing the large...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sally R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with the grandchildren today. They found it interesting but a challenging day for us as not much to see or attention holding for the youngsters. To be expected I suppose at this time of year. What we were not expecting and found quite disgraceful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gbent117
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst not as big as the Wetlands Centre in London, the Arundel Wetland Centre is still as interesting. Friendly staff and very clean toilets. Café a little expensive but again very clean and tasty coffee. Would like to visit in the spring/summer as some of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank snowies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2nd visit to this wonderful wetland centre and AGAIN I give it 5 stars. We absolutely adore it here. My wife's a duck fanatic and loves to see the many different species that we don't see in the wild. Some birds here are endangered, others...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank C6619LLrobw
Reviewed November 29, 2018

WWT Arundel is a lovely interesting site. We saw the collection birds-some different birds to other centres we've visited. We saw wild birds from the hides which look out on to a number of different types of habitat. The boat safari was excellent-the guide 'Simon'...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bilbur
Reviewed November 12, 2018

My wife and I visited here a few weeks ago and had a great time. The boat ride across the lake was very interesting and the guide added a lot of interesting commentary for us. Highlight of the day was seeing a kingfisher fly across...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robbieseagull
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A really interesting place to visit, a little expensive for a family but well worth the money. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ClaireandG
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We first came here after the wife joined the WWT at Horsham market. The Kids love coming and there is always something different going on to keep them busy as well as the adults. Arundal is well laid out with access for all to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael_wheaton
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I have visited on three occasions now. My first visit was solo. The following visits were with daughter, son in law and three granddaughters aged between 4 and 14. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We have all enjoyed the WWT experience. There is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BobC146
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We went for some lunch and then a boat ride. We had a delicious lunch-the pea and ham soup was delicious. The boat ride was excellent we were a big group but were all accommodated. The member of staff sailing our boat was incredibly knowledgeable....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 19, 2018|
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Response from SanMadg | Reviewed this property |
We are members..well worth the cost as it covers entry to sites across the UK. Therefore I am not sure of specifics, but see their website for lots morw info.
April 22, 2018|
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Response from Shirley E | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It was the first time we had been there, so we were there for 5 hours. You could spend from 1.5hrs onwards, depending on what you wanted to see.
Alan H
March 30, 2018|
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Response from WWTArundel | Property representative |
The Wetlands Discovery Boat Safari is a first come, first served. queueing system. The first trip leaves at 11 am, with trips lasting 15-20 minutes. During busy times like Easter there are three boats operating taking 10... More