Rubber ducks let loose at Welney for a giant ‘duck hunt’

A giant duck hunt is currently on at WWT Welney - Lilly-May Hill (5) with one of the ducks. Picture:

A giant duck hunt is currently on at WWT Welney - Lilly-May Hill (5) with one of the ducks. Picture: Matthew Usher.

It might not have been the weather sun-seekers had hoped for this Easter Bank Holiday but when the heavy rain poured down, it sure was weather for ducks.

A giant duck hunt is currently on at WWT Welney. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A giant duck hunt is currently on at WWT Welney. Picture: Matthew Usher.

And none were happier than the giant rubber ducks let loose at the WWT Welney Wetland Centre.

Some 11 bright-yellow ducklings hid at the visitors’s centre and reserve at the heart of the Fens.

Each one wears a letter and the game is to discover them all to piece a word together and win a Freddo frog treat.

“It’s fun, there is not too much skill involved apart from the hide-and-seek skills you need to find the ducks,” said Emma Brand, events and marketing officer for WWT Welney.


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The ‘Giant Duck Hunt’ will continue until April 10 and is open daily from 9.30am to 5pm.

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