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Reviewed March 10, 2018

We arrived in London at the start of 3 cold and snowy days at the end of February & beginning of March. After the snow stopped and the rain cleaned the streets we decided, despite the cold to visit WWT London to see a wildlife reserve in London. Some of the ponds still had sheets of ice covering them, the weather had of and on drizzle and we still thoroughly enjoyed. If my grand-kids were with us I would have taken them with us.
It was Sunday and we found out that the train service to Barnes ran from Waterloo once every hour so we immediately went back to the underground to get to Hammersmith, from there we went to the street level bus stop K were we could pick up one of three buses 33, 72 or 209. Even on a Sunday the 33 or the 209 run every 6 to 9 minutes. The ride is about 15 minutes. Getting there is easy but be warned that the stops are in Zone 3. We got off at the Red Lion bus stop. The 33 & 72 drop us off on Rocks Lane, we walked in the opposite direction that our bus traveled, just a few steps, and we saw the sign pointing to a footpath towards the WWT. If you take the 209 then after getting down on Church Road, you also walk in the opposite direction that the bus traveled, cross to Queen Elisabeth Walk to the entrance to WWT. From either station it is a 450 meter walk to the ticket office.
It is expensive so the 10% discount for on-line tickets is worth it!

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

Good modern facilties in support of WWT's London Wetland Centre so that visitors can walk on well prepared and marked paths in amongst the water pits or go indoors and still see lots. Good well organised cafeteria.

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Maria Z, Acting Marketing Manager at WWT London Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Hi Beverley,

Thanks very much for leaving us your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to the Centre again soon :)

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been meaning to visit WWT for quite sometime and we found ourselves here this weekend. Even with the weather being cold, there was plenty of wildlife on show and a lovely place to visit for a calm Sunday stroll. The highlight for us was feeding time with Sam the Otter. Lots of signposts which is great for children looking to learn fun facts. The cafe had lots of tasty food, we chose the almond cake (delicious!) and coffee! Definitely worth a visit

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Had the most wonderful day here. So easy to get to by train, just a 15 minute walk (max) from Barnes train station. It was the most beautifully bright day but cold, but perfect for enjoying the fresh air and wonderful nature. Loved watching the otters and birds and enjoying the wonderful landscape. Great coffee and cake (the Swedish almond cake was incredible!) Would highly recommend a piece of tranquility so close to London

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Maria Z, Marketing Manager at WWT London Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thanks very much for your comments Joanna. I'll make sure to pass your feedback to our team in the cafe. I might have to go and get a slice of Swedish almond cake myself now :)

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Enjoyed our visit even though it was cold wet and grey. We went on the feeding run with Sarah who was extremely knowledgable for someone so young. Great to see such a variety of birds and many unusual ones too. Especially liked the Naenae and even the otter came out and gave us a two minute display of it's swimming and diving skills. Do think it was a bit pricey but having seen first hand the work being done to preserve species, I view it as a charitable donation.

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Maria Z, Marketing Manager at WWT London Wetland Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Many thanks for your feedback. We're really happy to hear you enjoyed your day and we'll make sure to pass your comments to Sarah.

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