WWT

Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

A rugged and beautiful destination offering open space and tranquil wildlife watching. Wander through wildflower meadows spotting orchids, butterflies and dragonflies, or see our winter migration spectacle.

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Join Caerlaverock Wetland Centre today and enjoy unlimited free entry all year.

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Summer wildlife

Discover the summer magic of Caerlaverock, from butterflies and dragonflies in the wildflower meadow, to hares and badgers down the avenues.

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Wetland Explorers

There are loads of exciting wetland challenges waiting for you including pond dipping, scavenger hunts, willow crafts and a nest building challenge.

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Visit the NEW Learning Zone

A one stop shop for unforgettable
outdoor learning experiences.

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What's on

Wetland Explorers

Wetland Explorers

Here’s your chance to become a Wetland Explorer!

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'Marsh Song' Exhibition

'Marsh Song' Exhibition

Exhibition of artwork inspired by Caerlaverock, by local artist Anne Butler.

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Wetland Safari Weekend

Wetland Safari Weekend

Discover the wealth of wildlife present on our wetlands in summer, from bugs and beasties, to birds of prey, large and small mammals and summer flowers. There will be a range of walks and talks, flower workshops, bug hunting, pond dipping and much more.

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Dragonflies

We've been named a Dragonfly Hotspot by the British Dragonfly Society. Come and find out why!

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Spectacular wildlife

Our nature reserve provides fantastic wildlife watching from the comfort of excellent hides.

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Stay in our farmhouse

Stay in our farmhouse and (depending on time of year) watch badgers and 1000s of wild birds from your window.

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