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Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

Discover a safe haven of wide open spaces bursting with wetland nature. Fill your lungs with fresh air, stretch your legs and get ready to explore our remote, wild wetland, whatever the weather.

Your wetland centre

Get closer to nature than ever at Caerlaverock

This season's highlights

With wide-open spaces and wetlands full of the sights and sounds of thousands of waterbirds, there’s plenty to see.

Breath-taking vistas

Sit in peace in one of our hides and watch the wildlife spectacle unfold before you

Unwind in nature

Wander along tree-lined avenues, pop into a hide and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Wild webcam

Watch our swancam during the day and badgercam at night. Watch online.

"Wildfowl Heaven! This reserve is a little gem! If you are going to south-west Scotland it is worth diverting from the main roads to find this haven for Barnacle Geese and Whooper Swans. The habitats include pasture, mudflats and saltmarsh and support a variety of waterfowl. The paths to the hides are flat and the going is easy. The staff were friendly and helpful."

- Caerlaverock visitor, Tripadvisor -

WWT is the charity that protects wetlands and wildlife

Your support, through visiting, membership or donation, is what makes this happen.

Thank you.