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Caerlaverock National Nature Reserve

Nature Centres & Reserves
Dumfries & Galloway

A visual melting pot of swirling blues and greys, the mudflats and saltmarsh of Caerlaverock provide a winter feast for birds like barnacle geese, bar tailed godwit and knot. Standing on the edge of this vast flat expanse, you can watch flocks of birds wheeling through the sky as they travel from mudflat to coastal salt marsh. Or arrive at dusk in early summer to listen to the eerie chorus of natterjack toads.


Road Directions

Eight miles south of Dumfries on the Bankend Road.

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