Facilities at Dee Estuary - Burton Mere Wetlands

Full facilities information

Visitor centre

Visitor reception is open 9:30am - 5pm, (4:30pm, November-January)

Car park
  • 80 spaces
  • 7 Blue Badge spaces
  • Not suitable for coaches - please ring or email for details on parking coaches and larger minibuses.
  • Five bike racks.
  • The car park is not lit at night.
Toilets

An accessible toilet with separate male and female toilets are provided. Baby changing facilities provided.

Accessible toilets

An accessible toilet with separate male and female toilets are provided. Baby changing facilities provided.

Refreshments

Although we do no have a dedicated cafe, a range of fresh locally-made sandwiches along with a selection of hot and cold drinks, crisps and snacks are available every day during reception opening hours.

Shop

No shop facilities on-site.

Baby changing

Baby changing facilities provided.

Picnic area
  • Five picnic tables, two next to the car park, one next to Reception Hide, the other two are 100m, or about a one-minute walk from reception. 
  • Visitors are free to bring their own refreshments with them for picnics.
Pushchair friendly
Binocular hire
Guided walks
Viewing point
  • Three hides and three screens
  • Great views from the main Reception Hide across main scrape and wetlands through large fixed windows.
  • Bunker Screen gives same view without windows. 
Nature trails

A mix of signposted paths. Trail map available to download.