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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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Day out watching duck and ducklings

It's an amazing experience watching ducks and ducklings out here , it's really an amazing place to... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
akshaymay2981
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Raipur, India
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Wonderful day out

My 3 year old and her friend absolutely loved Arundel WWT. Very child friendly with lots of things... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Vieira17
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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
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Mill Road, Arundel BN18 9PA, England
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+44 1903 883355
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

It's a lovely place to go to however I can see more wildlife outside of WWT Arundel. The price of WWT should be around half the cost of what we paid. You'd struggle getting 2 hours around this place and when it cost £30 for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

It's an amazing experience watching ducks and ducklings out here , it's really an amazing place to visit here

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

My 3 year old and her friend absolutely loved Arundel WWT. Very child friendly with lots of things to do: Feed the ducks Boat ride through the reeds Pond dipping Playparks Crafts It made a lovely day out and is perfect for families. All activities...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WWTArundel, Public Relations Manager at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thanks for your positive comments and for the recommendation!

Reviewed August 19, 2018

My wife and myself recently spent a day here and enjoyed every minute of it. There is so much to see and take in whether you are interested in wildlife or not. With a vast amount of birds to see that for many you will...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WWTArundel, Public Relations Manager at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thanks for you kind remarks - we have passed your comments onto our team, especially Alex.

Reviewed August 9, 2018

Set up by an amazing fellow 50 years ago, this sanctuary, tea shop & tourist stop is unusual and interesting. From behind glass panels you can see birds, ducks etc. It has a walkway, but possibly not so enjoyable in the rain. Need to pay...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WWTArundel, Public Relations Manager at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thanks for your review - it sounds like you had a lovely time in our Water's Edge Cafe with large windows overlooking the Arun Riverlife lagoon. In the off-season we do allow 1hour cafe only visits but in the busy summer season the tables are...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Spent a lovely time with 4 of our grandchildren. The boat ride was great with Alex as our very knowledgeable guide. The walks were lovely and the pond dipping proved very popular.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Paddy1543
WWTArundel, Public Relations Manager at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thank you for your review, I have let Alex see your comments.

Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Arundel Wetland Centre is a hidden gem in West Sussex, I’ve only recently discovered & glad I did. It is perfect for toddlers, under 4s are free, with lots to see & space to walk. There are a couple of small playparks, duck feeding &...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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WWTArundel, Public Relations Manager at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thanks for your review and for supporting us with your visit. Did you know that you can become a WWT member?

Reviewed July 15, 2018

Its always good to go to Arundel wetlands. There is always something good to see, and the boat trip among the reeds was very informative and fun. The cafe is brilliant too

Date of experience: July 2018
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WWTArundel, Public Relations Manager at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thanks for you review - I will pass your comments on to the cafe team.

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a friend and pleasantly surprised. Welcoming and friendly staff, especially Linda and Clive who were so knowledgeable and answered all our questions. Really enjoyable boat trip round the rushes. Fascinating to watch the damsel flies landing and laying their eggs, they have such...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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WWTArundel, Public Relations Manager at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thanks for your glowing recommendation and I will pass on your comments to Clive and Linda.

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Great relaxing sanctuary! Went as a carer for a disabled young adult. Staff were all brilliant. Helpful and accommodating to pur needs. Boat trip was lovely and we were reassured that we could have a shorter trip if we needed to but our young person...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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WWTArundel, Public Relations Manager at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

I am glad you enjoyed your day out with us.

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metrolink
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.
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5alisha
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.
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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
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