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Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s easy to visit Washington Wetland Centre car-free.

Bus 8 runs frequently from Sunderland Park Lane Interchange (stop K) on the Green Metro line. The journey takes about 20 minutes. Hop off at Waterview Park. From there it is about a 5-minute stroll to Washington Wetland Centre.

There are direct buses to Washington town centre from Newcastle, Gateshead, Durham or South Shields. Change for bus 8 (5 mins).

There are direct trains to Sunderland (a 10 minute walk from Sunderland Interchange) from: Newcastle (20 mins), Middlesbrough (60 mins) and Hexham (65 mins).

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Here’s some information on access to attractions, buses and trains.

About Washington Wetland Centre

The wildlife reserve and duck hatchery also has flamingos, otters and woodlands. Children can enjoy the Working Wetland Garden with Water Lab, Playscape and Archimedes Screw and a series of events.

For any queries about visiting contact Washington Wetland Centre on 01914165454 or

Address: WWT Washington, Pattinson, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 8LE. Visit Website