Set in the splendor of the South Downs; adjacent to the River Arun; overlooked by the historic Arundel Castle skyline this gorgeous wetland reserve is a great place for a great day out in West Sussex for the whole family. We are open 364 days a year - closed Christmas Day.
Arundel Wetland Centre is home to a collection of over 40 species of wildfowl from around the world in natural settings, on display 364 days a year. There are 8 wildlife hides bring you close to Sussex wildlife plus there is a family oriented Discovery Hide which hosts events in wet weather. This gorgeous nature reserve has bookable boat safari rides through stunning wetland habitats and a wide boardwalk that submerges you in one of the largest reedbeds in West Sussex.
Arundel Wetland Centre has a programme of seasonal events for all ages.The wetland centre runs a full schedule of family events in holidays and on weekends including spring's Dusty's Great Duck Hunt for rubber duckies at Easter, the Wetland Explorer program of outdoor discovery and the spooky activities in October. Pond dipping is open Apr-Oct manned by the excellent Learning Team. Added to this are two adventure playgrounds, the Water's Edge Cafe and a gift shop with unique take-home treats.
Arundel Wetland Centre is fully accessible with buggy and wheelchair friendly pathways, comfortable hides and disabled and parent & baby facilities.