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WWT London Wetland Centre (also known as Barn Elms Reservoirs)9531

Introduction

The Wetland Centre was built by The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust on the site of the former Barn Elms reservoirs owned by Thames Water, prior to which the land was used for market gardens and allotments, and it had formerly been part of the Barn Elms estate. Outside the Peter Scott Visitor Centre is a bronze sculpture of Scott with two Bewick's Swans by Nicola Godden.

Visitor Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The site is open daily: 9.30am - 6pm (summer); 9.30am - 5pm (winter).

Directions

Rail: Barnes. Tube: Hammersmith (District, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City) then bus. Bus: 283, 209, 72, 33. Riverboat service to Richmond
Designations
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust