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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 extraordinary wetland paradise. Make this summer a ‘staycation’ to remember.


Get set for a fantastic summer in 1400 acres of wetland paradise, brimming with nature, where you can enjoy quality time with friends and family.

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 summer wildlife, there’s plenty to see and do

Breath-taking vistas

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

Walk on the wild side

Wander through wildflower meadows, or spot an otter along the riverbank

Seek out some special places

Discover our sparkling lakes and ponds and the wildlife that call them home

"We had a lovely day. We were all very impressed with your safety precautions and your management of visits. We also really enjoyed the fabulous new paths through hay meadows and beside the creek, which allowed us to visit parts of the reserve we have never been able to access before."

- Caerlaverock visitor, via email -

WWT is the charity that protects wetlands and wildlife

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

Thank you.