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WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre

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Address: | Llwynhendy, Llanelli SA14 9SH, Wales
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+44 1554 741087
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre is a 450 acre mosaic of lakes, scrapes, pools,...

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.

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We are members of the WWT and visit Llanelli numerous times during the year, Each season offers something different as well as special events for children during holiday times.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Joan M
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are members of the WWT and visit Llanelli numerous times during the year, Each season offers something different as well as special events for children during holiday times.

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Thank Joan M
WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for leaving a review of WWT Llanelli. It's great to hear that you are members of WWT and visit us here at Llanelli regularly. You're right, the centre is a great place to visit throughout the year to enjoy everything that we have to offer in the different seasons. We have activities catered for families running... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for something different to do, especially if you have little ones, I highly recommend Llanelli wetland centre. plenty to do and see for all ages.

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Thank Aled-705
WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Hi. Many thanks for your review and recommendation. We are so pleased to hear that you feel we offer a great day out for families with children of all ages. WWT Llanelli is a great place for families with our accessible paths, outdoor and indoor play areas, cafe, shop and wildlife. With activities aimed at families running every weekend of... More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a lot was limited due to time of year and Avian flu risk but still spent a good part of the day there E.g. No bikes, no canoes, no flamingos We visited with a wheelchair user and was very impressed with how much of the reserve and the hides were accessible Also with a 13 year old and 8... More 

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Thank Les W
WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for leaving a review of your visit. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your day with us as there is still lots to do despite current restrictions involving hand feeding and flamingos and our birds are always pleased to see everyone. Our canoe safari and bike hire is only available during the school summer holidays and... More 

Aylesbury
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grounds of this wetland centre are very extensive and they have a lot of birds both local and foreign, arranged in their many ponds. The visitor centre is well set up with a nice cafe & helpful people to guide. I was looking for native wildlife to photograph and it wasn't a great day for that as the weather... More 

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Thank Doug-Kennedy
WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Hello. Many thanks for taking the time to review your visit. We are pleased to here you enjoyed your visit even in the great british weather. Both our grounds area with our collection birds and reserve are huge areas to be explored with fantastic hides as you've pointed out. Thank you for your comments about our helpful staff and volunteers... More 

Llanelli, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

There are many rare birds resident or regularly visiting the WWT at Llanelli. This great venue is suitable for the beginner or expert alike. The shop is well stocked with helpful staff (largely volunteers).

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Thank reddragonlimited
WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for your review. You're right, we offer a great day out for keen bird/wildlife enthusiasts from beginners through to experts. We also offer a fantastic range of family activities every weekend and during school holidays and are a great place for visitors to come with groups, friends or simply to enjoy and relax in the peaceful... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

A great place to visit even on a cold and windy day. Good viewing from the hides. Only went in the afternoon so didn't have time to explore the whole site but would like to return and make a full day of it. We didn't use the café but the menu looked interesting and the prices very reasonable. Our friends... More 

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Thank pampam40
WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for leaving a wonderful review. I am so glad to hear you had a good afternoon and hope you will return to enjoy a full day with us soon. It's great to hear that your friends are thinking of becoming members, we offer fantastic value membership packages for those who visit us more regularly. We do... More 

cardiff
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Excellent day out. Lots to see and do. Walks and hides with plenty of wild birds. Guides in the hides were very informative and helpful.Very good cafe. Will now join as a member.

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Thank 229stt
WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review. I am so pleased to hear you had an excellent day out and enjoyed everthing we have to offer. I will pass on your comments about our "guides in the hide" and glad you enjoyed that session. We are also very pleased that our cafe is soon to be re-fitted so we will be... More 

Llanelli, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Lovely venue with so much to see - you need good walking shoes and something to wear if the weather changes unexpectedly! So much to see!

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Thank jrhpenymynydd
WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for leaving a review. Thanks for recommending us as a lovely venue, you're right there is so much to see and do including our grounds area with our collection birds from around the world as well as a vast wildlife reserve area. Both areas have fabulous walks so indeed good walking shoes or wellies are handy... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely and friendly service food good and simple nice view of bird ponds excellent coffee local beers available

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Thank Andrew C
WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the food and fantastic views from our cafe. We're very excited to be having a new cafe very soon and hope you will enjoy our new Kingfisher Kitchen when it's open! I will pass on your comments about the friendly service. Many... More 

Llanelli, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Committed friendly staff,nature at its best and well maintained. Clear signs ,picnic area. A haven for wild birds both captive and seasonal visitors. Interesting any time of year. Great day out for families or on your own. Cafe a bit pricey.

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Thank Jonsey453
WWTLlanelli, Public Relations Manager at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. I will pass on your comments about our staff and volunteers who love to welcome visitors and make sure you have a great day with us. You're right, WWT Llanelli is a great place to visit all year round and offers something for everyone throughout the seasons. Every weekend and... More 

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