Welcome to the wilder side of Wilpattu


Welcome to Claughtonwild, Wilpattu

Claughtonwild is a spacious and tranquil 5 acre property with boutique style accommodaton. It consists of 5 upmarket chalets.  Situated less than 10 minutes from the Wilpattu National Park. All chalets can be converted in to triple room thus it can accommodate 15 people. 

The property has access to Safaris.

Wilpattu National Park Sri Lanka

Wilpattu is Sri Lanka’s best tourist destination and largest national park. This wildlife viewing destination is situated in the northwest coast of Sri Lanka close to The Sacred City of Anuradhapura (UNESCO World Heritage).

Wilpattu is situated 180km north of Colombo with native wildlife within their habitats. Wilpattu National Park covers an area of hectares 131,800 (1,317 square kilometers) and is managed by Department of Wildlife Conservation DWC Sri Lanka. Wilpattu National Park was declared as a sanctuary in 1905 and upgraded to a National Park on February 25, 1938. (Perera, 2018). Wilpattua National Park is one of the most recommended tourist destinations in Sri Lanka especially for family adventure holidays & wildlife photography tours in Sri Lanka.

The landscape of the park it is flat and covered with dry evergreen forest of bushes and thorn scrub Open plains has some 40 seasonal or permanent lakes known as Villu rimmed by sand dunes or sandy plains. Villu are flat, shallow depressions containing rain water, usually with no water inlet or outlet. They give Wilpattu its name: the “Land of lakes”.

Over 50 natural lakes that span the park and vary from ponds to large natural reservoirs. Most of the villus are filled with fresh water and are extensive wetlands, whilst some are filled with sea water.

The exceptional geographical features attract many birds. Further Wilpattu National Park is an ideal place for wildlife educational field trips & research in Sri Lanka.

Declared National Park
Mammal Species in the park
species of birds in the park
Size of the park in hectares
Approx Lakes in the Park

Claughton Wild

Each chalet has it own private verandah, where one could indulge in photography of birds (different varieties of birds can be seen from there).


Safari Meals

If you are going on a Safari, we will give you a packed breakfast. If it is full day Safari we will provide packed breakfast and lunch.



Superior Twin Chalet

This is  one of the bedrooms of the Twin Chalet. Since it is connected to adjoining room, it is ideal for a family with children.

This chalet boast of  courtyard bathrooms.



We are specialised in Sri Lankan food, but we can cater to other pallettes too.


Pradeep De Silva
Food And Wildlife
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Amazing Wildlife.Fantastic Food.And above all so near to the Wildlife Park
Dineth Ranaweera
Customized Meals!
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The best thing about the Claughton wild you can customise your food ?♥️
Dhuminda De Silva
Relaxing And Reasonable
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Very Relaxing location, clean rooms and toilets, great food, professional staff and very reasonable prices for the service you get. Highly recommended them
Seevali De Abrew
Wilpattu Experts
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Great food. Clean rooms and toilets. The owners very knowledgeable about Wilpattu.