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WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre

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| Llwynhendy, Llanelli SA14 9SH, Wales
+44 1554 741087
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A morning out

We don't live far away, so decided to take the children there for the morning. Plenty of fun and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
phil m
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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Lovely place but needs better publicity

Spent a couple of hours wandering around the Millenium wetlands and then went to the smaller ponds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rob S
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre is a 450 acre mosaic of lakes, scrapes, pools, streams and lagoons adjoining the salt marshes and shore of the scenic Burry Inlet. Whether you're a serious bird watcher or just looking for fun and relaxation, you can have a day of discovery whatever the weather. Hand feed birds from all over the world, watch the fabulous flock of Caribbean flamingos and discover hidden treasures such as little egrets, kingfishers, dragonflies and butterflies and look out for elusive water voles. Seasonal activities throughout the year including pond dipping, minibeast hunts, crafts and canoe safari and bike trails during the school summer holidays.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pond dipping” (34 reviews)
“canoe safari” (17 reviews)
“duck” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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| Llwynhendy, Llanelli SA14 9SH, Wales
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+44 1554 741087
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We don't live far away, so decided to take the children there for the morning. Plenty of fun and enjoyment just by watching their face expression was a treat. Certainly go again and would recommend the attraction.

Thank phil m
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours wandering around the Millenium wetlands and then went to the smaller ponds close to the visitor centre. Apart from the school parties in the visitor centre, I saw only eight other people during my visit which surprised me as it...More

Thank Rob S
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WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us, Rob. We really appreciate your feedback! As one of the area's major visitor attractions, we welcomed over 70,000 people to our centre last year and our numbers continue to rise, which is fabulous for Llanelli, WWT and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited recently as a group of 20 ladies. After a very enjoyable coffee and cake break and a warm welcome from Anna and staff, we had a delightful walk around and were pleasantly surprised and what lay around every corner. Sadly we were en-route elsewhere...More

Thank reeve793
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WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review! It sounds like you had the full WWT Llanelli welcome from Anna and her delicious cakes! We're pleased to say that most of our site (the parts where visitors can safely go) is fully accessible to people...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly the day we chose to visit we had that awful fine drizzle most of the day. It was quite overcast as well as breezy too having said that we still had a great day. Plenty of birds to look at and feed which I...More

Thank kingdeb
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WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your review. We can't control the weather (sadly) but pleased that the aspects of your visit we could control were to your liking. Please do come back again soon to see what else we have to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a lovely day here yesterday. It is a beautiful, peaceful site with a abundance of wildfowl & birds. It was lovely to see so many young only a few days old, especially the 3 baby swans. There is a collection of wildfowl from...More

Thank avalonsophie
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WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review, we really appreciate your feedback! It is such a special time of year and the young birds are a real treat for the soul. Please do visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st time we’ve visited and not disappointed. Plenty of wildfowl to look at and feed. Easy walking even for mildly disabled people. Great fun feeding and watching the wildfowl close up. Staff very friendly and helpful. Cafe very nice, food good. Some may consider it...More

Thank Neil0757
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WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this, Neil. Really appreciate your feedback and thanks for recognising that the charity needs support to maintain our special site. Most of the site is fully accessible to wheelchair users and people with mobility issues. We're pleased to say that we also...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the staff was so help full and coffee shop just the place to see the bird feeders and duck and good food and great place to meet

Thank drabbble
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WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we love to hear that our visitors have had a great time with us. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spend a lovely day out in the llanelli wetlands and from start to finish staff were helpful and friendly and we did the canoe ride which was great fun and the children learned so much . All in all i would recommend it as...More

Thank Karen C
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WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Karen, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We're so pleased your family enjoyed our centre and hope you can all make it to Dusty's Wildlife Rangers this summer holiday! The canoe safari will be running...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More variety of ducks than I've ever seen in one place. Also a large amount of flamingos. Great walking areas, not to mention good blinds to observe wetland inhabitants up close.More

Thank Pencwrw
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WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for this great review. We're always pleased to hear that our visitors are happy and getting up close to wonderful wetland wildlife! On 9 September we'll be holding our annual High Tide Watch. As the tide comes in, hundreds of birds are pushed closer...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The centre is effectively two areas; the first is different birds from around the world. The second is a series of paths and hides that take you through a variety of habitats, such as reed beds and deeper pools. We really enjoyed this aspect of...More

Thank DEsssex
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WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this, we really appreciate you taking the time to review us. To see more 'out of the ordinary' wildlife, please follow our social media accounts or check our website to get the latest sightings and updates. Sometimes we get some really rare...More

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emmaevs80
April 12, 2018|
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Response from WWTLlanelli | Property representative |
Hi Emma, pleased to say we do have both bike and canoe hire available over the Summer Holidays - included in admission. Hope to see you then!
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tonkseydorset
June 7, 2017|
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Response from WWTLlanelli | Property representative |
Hello and many thanks for your question. The price for a concession ticket is £7.10 (including gift aid) or £6.45 without. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you soon. Best wishes.
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jandantom
May 6, 2017|
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Response from Al H | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you look at Google maps and enter Llanelli Wetlands Centre. This will give you step by step directions which you can copy. Very quick from Carmarthen. About 40 minutes. Not really signposted until you get to Trostre... More
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