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Half Term Event, Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017



WWT Welney Wetland Centre

01353 860711


Hundred Foot Bank,
PE14 9TN

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun Pond dipping competition
Sat 5 Aug - Sun 3 Sep LEGO Brick Animal Trail


This half term take part in our pond dipping competition! Collect your leaflet from the gift shop and see how many points you can get from your tray.

Time: Visitor centre and reserve open 9.30am - 5pm daily, self-guided activities available all day.

Cost: Included in the price of admission and free for WWT members and under 4s.

Grab an explorer backpack, an essential bit of kit if you are going to investigate along the footpaths!

Make sure you stop of at the pond dipping stations and use your competition flyer to identify the contents of your tray.

Also take time to watch chicks being fed by their parents and ducklings out on the reserve. Listen out for water voles and get closer to some incredible insects.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017 09:30 to 17:00


Cost: Included in the price of admission and free for WWT members and under 4s.


See location of WWT Welney Wetland Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 546944  Lat: 52.52587 Long: 0.27784

By Road:
WWT Welney Wetland Centre is 12 miles north of Ely, 26 miles north of Cambridge and 33 miles east of Peterborough. It is 2 miles south of Welney village - turning off the A1101 at the New Bedford Suspension Bridge, signed Ten Mile Bank. Occasionally the A1101 is flooded between Welney village and the Suspension Bridge - and is closed to cars. Under such circumstances, access to WWT Welney Wetland Centre is always possible from Ely or Downham Market, off the A10.


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome