Go on an incredible journey at Washington Wetland Centre. With 12 giant Top Trumps cards spread throughout the reserve, it’s time to grab your card and score card and see if you can beat our Top Trumps score. You’ll even meet some awesome wetland animals along the way.

Warm up after your outdoors adventure this half term with a free hot chocolate and story in the discovery centre, followed by spooky crafts (additional charge applies for crafts). Suitable for all ages, this fun and interactive story time is sure to entertain and delight while providing an opportunity to warm small hands.

Contact and Getting Here

Pattinson, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 8LE

Tel. 0191 4165454

Sunderland rail station is a 15-minute bus ride away, while Newcastle and Durham stations are about 10 minutes further afield.

Opening times

WWT Washington is open 7 days a week, 364 days a year (only closed on 25 December). Please allow three hours for a full visit.

Top Trumps challenge - Sat 22 October - Sun 13 November
Tall Tales and hot chocolate – 1pm every day from Mon 24 October - Fri 28 October

Winter (November to March)
9.30am to 4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm, 1pm on Christmas Eve)

Summer (April to October)
9.30am to 5.30pm (last admission 4.30pm)

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