Washington Wetland Centre area is home to exotic birds, amazing insects, beautiful wild scenery and so much more. Here you can experience wonderful wildlife up close and have a great family day out as you discover 45 hectares of stunning wetlands and woodland on the River Wear.
This recreated wetland provides a 'stop over' and wintering habitat for migratory waterbirds after their passage over the North Sea. It is a haven for curlew and redshank and a breeding ground for flocks of herons.
The Wetland Discovery Centre offers both a window on the wide range of wildlife and a programme of art exhibitions.
The Washington Wetland Centre is one of the North East's biggest conservation success stories offering both a window on the wide range of wildlife and a programme of art exhibitions.