WWT London Wetland Centre
WWT London Wetland Centre is a stunning 105 acre nature haven in the heart of the city with beautiful walkways set amongst lakes, ponds, meadows and reedbeds. It is home to a wide variety of wildlife including over 180 species of birds.
Flocks of Shoveler, Gadwall and Wigeon feed on the main lake each winter, while in summer waders such as Redshank and Lapwing nest on the islands. The reed fringes are also a favourite haunt of wintering Bitterns.
The Google map above should help you to locate WWT London Wetland Centre and allows you to zoom in for more detail or switch to satellite view.
Arrive by car:
The centre is located just off the main A306. Once in Barnes you can follow the brown tourist signs to the centre. The centre is situated outside the London Congestion Charging Zone. There is free parking for visitors arriving by car, although we cannot guarantee parking on busy days.
• AA route planner to plan your route.
SatNav postcode is: SW13 9WT
Arrive By bus
Buses 33 and 209 stop nearby (alight at the Red Lion stop, approximately 100 metres walk from the wetland centre). The 485 bus from Hammersmith comes directly into the Centre but only twice an hour and not at all on Sundays or Bank Holidays.
Arrive By Rail
Barnes rail station is just 25 minutes from Waterloo or 10 minutes from Clapham Junction. It is then a 15 minute walk to the wetland centre (or 5 minutes by bus 33). You can also alight at Barnes Bridge station then walk through Barnes village (about a 15 minute walk) or catch a 209 bus (alight at the bus stop opposite the Red Lion pub, which is approximately 150 metres from the Centre).
Arrive By Tube
Hammersmith tube (on the Piccadilly and District & Circle Lines) is the nearest tube station. From here it is a 10-15 minute walk over Hammersmith bridge and then a 5 minute bus ride (routes 209/33/419/533/485) to the Red Lion pub, approximately 150 meters from the Centre.