The amazing wildlife thriving at the Slimbridge Wetland Centre in Gloucestershire is enjoyed by seasoned birders and families alike; if you are hoping to get your youngsters interested in birding or naturalism, though, there can't be many better places than this. On the day of writing this, we checked the 'daily sitings' log on the Slimbridge website and, although it's only 11am on a Thursday the list is impressive: Avocet, Green Sandpiper, Cuckoo, Cettis Warbler, Reed Warbler, Black-tailed Godwit, Teal, Redshank, Oystercatcher, Lapwing...the list goes on! Slimbridge wetlands offer abundance and excitement.
These Slimbridge camping options will place you within easy access of the Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Set on the banks of the great River Severn, it offers a range of experiences: yes, you can take a canoe safari and see the wildlife up close in its natural environment; yes there are visitors' centres, cafes and a shop; yes, there is a visitor's centre with any number of bird and wild-life activities to engage children; and there are guided walks and photography classes scheduled for you to book onto. However, if you want to settle, relax and enjoy peace and quiet, then that's possible too because the site is huge.
Search these campsites near Slimbridge to find your perfect pitch, using our 'things to do' and 'cycle route' tabs on each site's listing to further plan your stay.