Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

A rugged and beautiful destination offering open space and tranquil wildlife watching. Thousands of ducks, waders, swans and geese flock to this magical winter migration hotspot.

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

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Winter Wildfowl

Experience the sights and sounds of thousands of wintering swans, ducks, waders and geese on our wild Solway wetland reserve.

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Wild swan feeds

Watch the antics of our noisy whooper swans, as they whoop, bob their heads and flap their wings in the excitement of the daily commentated swan feeds.

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Visit the NEW Learning Zone

A one stop shop for unforgettable
outdoor learning experiences.

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Name a Caerlaverock whooper swan!

Follow the story of your swan and see it at Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, as it returns each year from Iceland!

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What's on

Wild Swan Feeds

Wild Swan Feeds

Experience the sights and sounds of hundreds of whooper swans, mute swans, ducks and waders at the daily swans feeds, commentated by the warden.

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Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships

Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships

Get your wellies on and make a splash at the Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships.

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Introduction to Wildlife Sound Recording

Introduction to Wildlife Sound Recording

Take this unique opportunity to learn techniques on taking wildlife sound recordings, with professional sound recordist Pete Smith.

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Wildlife art exhibitions

See stunning images by our talented local wildlife artists.

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Wildlife webcam

Watch our live webcam to see swans during the day and badgers at night!

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Stay in our farmhouse

Take this unique opportunity to stay on am internationally-renowned wetland reserve and watch badgers and thousands of geese, ducks and swans from the comfort of the viewing lounge.

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Latest sightings

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