To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Arundel Wetland Centre

Arun

Type:Nature Reserve

Mill Road, ARUNDEL, West Sussex, BN18 9PB

Tel: +44 01903 883355

Arundel Wetland Centre

About

Ride a guided boat through bustling wetlands. Explore towering reedbeds to wonder at wildlife. From natural play areas to modern bird hides – take time to discover, watch, learn or play. Arundel Wetland Centre’s paved walkways lead you through a collection of wildfowl from around the world to secluded spots to watch wildlife. With family friendly activities and crafts during holidays and half terms, there’s something new every season!

  • Free accessible car parking provision
  • Trained assistance dogs welcome
  • Maps can be enlarged, please ask ahead of your visit
  • 4 manual wheelchairs and walkers available to loan. First come first served basis
  • Every area can be accessed
  • Step-free entry to the ground floor of all our hides with viewing windows for wheelchairs
  • Accessible boat safari – maximum 2 manual wheelchair-users per trip
  • There are a few gates. Our volunteers or staff can assist if required, please ask
  • 2 accessible toilets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (excluding Gift Aid)£11.81 per ticket
Adult (including Gift Aid)£10.90 per ticket
Child (including Gift Aid)£5.45 per ticket
Child excluding Gift Aid)£6.36 per ticket
Concession (excluding Gift Aid)£10.00 per ticket
Concession (including Gift Aid)£9.10 per ticket
Family (excluding Gift Aid)£30.90 per ticket
Family (including Gift Aid)£29.10 per ticket
Under 4's freeFree

Prices include a voluntary Gift Aid donation.

Adult - £10.90
Concession - £9.10
Child (4-16y rs) - £5.45
Family (2 adults, 2 children) - £29.10
Children (under 4 yrs) - free
Essential helpers - free




All the above prices include Gift Aid, a voluntary donation which enables us to claim the tax back as part of the UK Government's Gift Aid scheme. Please see the website link for further information about Gift Aid admission prices. Essential helpers assisting disabled visitors: Free. WWT members: Free

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facility for service dogs
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Catering

  • Catering for groups
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Water’s Edge Café: The Water's Edge cafe offers a delicious selection of hot and cold food, a variety of teas, coffees and chilled drinks and tempting homemade traybakes and cookies. Hot food served between noon and 2pm. The cafe serves Fairtrade coffees, teas and juices. All milk used is organic and all eggs are free range.Fully licensed to serve alcohol.
  • Picnic Site - Two fenced picnic areas onsite – one inside the children’s play area.
  • Undercover picnic area
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Gift shop
  • Groups welcome - Please call for details
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Toilets

Languages spoken

  • Italian spoken

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • On site parking
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 2-3 hours
  • Delta
  • Groups Accepted - Coaches must book in advance to reserve parking
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard
  • Max group size - 120
  • Min group size - 12
  • Solo
  • Special group rates - Organizer admitted free, coach drivers for coaches with min. 24 passengers admitted free and given £5 café voucher
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • In countryside
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Children

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given - Daily fish feed to Diving Ducks at 2 pm and participate in Pond Dipping weekends and school holiday April – October.
  • Educational Visits Accepted - We welcome education groups of all sizes all year round and offer guided learning sessions outdoors and self guided visits suitable for a range of ages and abilities, including special needs groups.
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Private Boat Safari boats with wildlife guide can be booked for half or full day for additional costs.

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Road Directions


WWT Arundel Is located off the A27 Approach Arundel via the A27 and follow the brown duck signs down Mill Road, beside Arundel Castle. There is free car parking on site.

Public Transport Directions


By bus to Arundel town: Route 700 Brighton, Worthing & Chichester. Compass bus number 85 bus  & 85A from Worthing, Mon-Sat. 

By rail: WWT Arundel is a 15 minute walk from Arundel Station.

Video

  • Starling Spectacle video

Awards

  • Tourism South East Award -14/15 Silver Award - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 14/15 Silver Award - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2014
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2015/16 – Silver Beautiful South Awards Winners 2015/16 – Silver 2015
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

Open New Year
Open (27 Oct 2018 - 22 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:30*
Open (1 Jan 2019 - 22 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:30 - 16:30*
Open (23 Mar 2019 - 26 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:30 - 17:30*

* Last admission time is 30 minutes before closing.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

What's Nearby

  1. Swanbourne Lake

    Rowing Boats are for hire (March - October) at Swanbourne Lake in stunning grounds close...

    0.92 miles away
  2. Arundel Museum

    Arundel Museum is the south coast’s newest museum, revealing the story of the historic...

    0.94 miles away
  3. What's on this week at Arundel Castle & Gardens

    The towering stately home and fortified castle in the heart of Sussex by the Sea! Open...

    0.98 miles away
  1. Arundel Historic Tours


    Arundel Historic Tours Now incorporating Talks and ‘On Tour’ bringing Arundel alive...

    1.02 miles away
  2. The Fitzalan Chapel

    Founded in 1380 by the 4th Earl of Arundel and situated in the grounds of Arundel Castle,...

    1.03 miles away
  3. Romantic Days Out in Arundel

    If you’re looking for weekends, short breaks or days out, Arundel is perfect for couples...

    1.03 miles away
  4. Arundel Cathedral of Our Lady & St Philip Howard

    A wonderful Victorian Gothic style cathedral adding to the impressive skyline of Arundel....

    1.09 miles away
  5. Chalk Springs Fishery

    Spend a day fly fishing at Chalk Springs Fishery set in an attractive woodland valley a...

    1.26 miles away
  6. Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

    Find out why Amberley Museum is growing in popularity and information prior to your visit...

    2.28 miles away
  7. Brookfield Park

    A great place to walk, exercise and observe nature through the seasons.

    3.41 miles away
  8. Angmering Motor Sports Centre

    The Oval Race Club at Angmering Sports Centre offers a whole range of motor related...

    3.74 miles away
  9. Littlehampton - Coastguard Station Beach

    Littlehampton - Coastguard Station Beach

    4.1 miles away
  10. Slindon Estate - National Trust


    The Slindon Estate, off the A29 near Arundel, consists of a large expanse of sweeping...

    4.18 miles away
  11. Bignor Roman Villa

    Bignor Roman Villa is the stunning remains of a Roman home with world-class mosaic floors...

    4.26 miles away
  12. Littlehampton Harbour

    Littlehampton Harbour serves both leisure and commercial users and is a gateway to the...

    4.27 miles away
  13. Littlehampton Golf Club

    The oldest golf club and only links course to be found in West Sussex.

    4.27 miles away
Previous Next