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LEGO Brick Animal Trail at WWT Washington

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This Easter, the world’s most popular toy will bring families across the North East closer to nature at Washington Wetland Centre.

The LEGO® brick animal trail is returning from Saturday 8 April to Monday 1 May. With giant sculptures, some of which are twelve-times life-size, sitting alongside some of their real-life cousins, including models never before seen at WWT Washington; it's set to be a fantastic day out for all of the family!

The awesome models include a gigantic goose, kingsize kingfisher and enormous otter and will form a fun trail, perfect for families and children to take part in; inspiring them to build a better future for nature.

The trail is included in the admission price. Book admission tickets online today and save 10%.

Click here to find out more about the special 1 hour LEGO Workshops running twice daily between 8 - 23 April & 29 April - 1 May 2017.

 

 

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Provider Features

  • Outdoor Attraction - 45 hecatre site with Sir Peter Scott Visitor Centre incorporating a gift shop, waterside cafe, Discovery Centre, accessible toilet facilities and baby changing room.

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access - The centre has level access and hard-surfaced paths with tarmac on its main routes (and compacted gravel on minor paths). Some bird hides are suitable for wheelchairs. Free wheelchair hire, including four electric wheelchairs (which are not in use during wet weather for health and safety reasons).
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking - Free car parking on site. Tarmac surface and reserved bays for disabled visitors.
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Waterside Cafe serves up tasty, home-made food 364 days a year and is open free to the public (not including admission to grounds). Full catering facilities available for group bookings. Bbqs in summer and sun terrace open all year round.
  • Picnic Site - Please ask a member of staff for details of our many lovely picnic spots.

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - Allow three hours for an average visit.
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free - Please contact Leanne McCormella on 0191 419 5934 or leanne.mccormella@wwt.org.uk
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Pre-booking is essential.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 999
  • Min group size - 12
  • Special group rates - Special group rates for 12+ people, along with other benefits.
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free - Please contact Leanne McCormella on 0191 419 5934 or leanne.mccormella@wwt.org.uk
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities - Washington Wetland Centre's facilities are available for hire and can be adapted to suit any occasion - from birthday parties and discos to training sessions or AGMs. For corporate customers, the Discovery Centre makes a refreshing alternative to the traditional boardroom environment. It sits 50 people and is licensed for up to 200. Facilities such as a laptop and pull down screen for presentations, plus an OHP and flip chart board, are available. Call the centre for details and booking.
  • Event Venue - Washington Wetland Centre's facilities are available for hire and can be adapted to suit any occasion - from birthday parties and discos to training sessions or AGMs. For corporate customers, the Discovery Centre makes a refreshing alternative to the traditional boardroom environment. It sits 50 people and is licensed for up to 200. Facilities such as a laptop and pull down screen for presentations, plus an OHP and flip chart board, are available. Whatever the occasion, Waterside Café provides professional in-house catering and offers a selection of delicious menus, ranging from light snacks and refreshments to three-course meals with table service. A new children's birthday party package will be launching in 2010. Contact the centre for details and booking.
  • Toilets - Plus accessible toilet and baby changing facilities.

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Contact the centre for details of our exciting, award-winning, educational programmes.
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Please contact the centre in advance to arrange.

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