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Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre

Nature Centres & Reserves
Dunkeld
Perthshire

Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre and Wildlife Reserve covers 130 hectares near Dunkeld. From early April to late August, the star attraction is a pair of breeding ospreys, which nest just 150 metres from our observation hide. Interactive displays help bring the story of Loch of the Lowes to life. Get closer to the ospreys with binoculars, telescopes and live video footage. Spot red squirrels, woodpeckers and other woodland birds from viewing windows. Our gift shop offers a range of wildlife-related gifts and souvenirs. Hot and cold drinks and light refreshments are available. In the winter, observe the over wintering ducks and geese, as well as red squirrels, nuthatch and fallow deer. Beavers can also be seen all year round at dawn and dusk

Directions

Road Directions

The reserve is situated 16 miles north of Perth and 2 miles north east of Dunkeld, just off the A923 Dunkeld to Blairgowrie road (signposted from the A9). The car park is situated at the roadside 120m from the visitor centre, and is linked by a wheelchair friendly path.

Please note that on some sat-navs, the visitor centre postcode (PH8 0HH) takes you to the opposite end of the loch. In this case, the postcode PH8 0ES appears to work better.

Public Transport Directions

Public transport to Dunkeld available via train (Dunkeld and Birnam station) and bus links from Perth. Visitors can also walk from Dunkeld using the Fungarth Path (with various parking options), which is about 2 miles in length and 5 miles as a circular route. Additional information available from www.walkthehighlands.co.uk Cyclists can access the reserve via A923 from Dunkeld, a 2 mile diversion off the National Cycle Network route 77.

COVID-19 Information

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In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

Facilities

Hearing Loop
Parking
Accessible parking or drop-off point
Level Access

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