Wildlife Centre in Dumfries
Wildlife Centre in Dumfries

Wildlife Centre in Dumfries

Are you an enjoyer of the great outdoors? The Caerlaverock wetland centre, they have over 1400 acres of wildlife waiting to be explored and experienced. Caerlaverock is a national nature reserve so the habitats and animals around the reserve are protected.

Why go to Caerlaverock wetland centre?

To explore Scotland's countryside and enjoy its wildlife.

If you are wanting to get away from the city and back to nature then  Caerlaverock is a brilliant place to visit as it has so many walks around the area, you can explore through the dramatic landscape of the unique mudflats, sandbank and flower-speckled saltmarsh. Throughout your walks, you will get a chance to encounter some of the wonderful wildlife that lives in these areas. The Caerlaverock is home to a wide variety of animals, if you are lucky you might get a chance to hear and spot the natterjack toads which are Scotland’s rarest amphibians, as well as see thousands of swans and different breeds of birds.

  • Opening 7 days a week from 10 am – 5 pm
  • Runs off donations
  • cafe and shop

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