The conservation charity, WWT, has announced it will re-open the Washington Wetland Centre next month.

The site was temporarily closed due to the coronavirus crisis.

Visitors will have to pre-book online for the day they want to visit as part of measures to keep everyone safe from June 10.

The centre will reopen on June 10 Credit: WWT

Daily numbers will be restricted and social distancing will be observed.

We are delighted to be able to welcome people back to our wetlands after this extended period of lockdown.

WWT’s Chief Operating Officer Kevin Peberdy

In line with government guidelines, Washington Wetland Centre’s indoors areas and areas where people gather will remain closed, this includes play areas, cafes and shops.