Facilities at Ouse Washes

Full facilities information

Visitor centre

The visitor centre is open from 9 am to 5 pm every day.

Car park
  • 28 spaces
  • 2 Blue Badge spaces
  • Spaces for two coaches of up to 36 seats.
  • No height restriction.
  • Two bicycle racks.
  • Open at all times.
  • Lighting installed.

Single sex toilets in car park without accessible or baby changing facilities

Accessible toilets
  • In Chatteris, 9 miles (15 km) away.
  • One is in Furrowfields and the other is in Station Road. Both require a RADAR key.
  • However All-User access toilet is available during office hours - mon-fri 8am-5:30pm (please ask at office reception).

Hot drinks are available in the visitor centre.


There is no shop facility on-site.

Picnic area

Three picnic tables with spaces for wheelchair users: two outside the visitor centre and one on the lawn next to the car park.

Binocular hire
Guided walks
Viewing point
  • Visitor centre gives views of feeding farmland birds in the winter months.
  • There are 10 hides, ranging in distance from the Visitor Centre from 300 m to 1.8 miles (3 km). They are set out at intervals in a line along the reserve boundary.