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WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

#10 of 48 things to do in Dumfries Features Animals
Eastpark Farm, Dumfries DG1 4RS, Scotland
+44 1387 770200
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Farmhouse stay with badgers

Stayed overnight in the self catering farmhouse. It has a good kitchen and comfortable lounge... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Visit with Grandson

Spent a lovely few hours here with my 6 year old Grandson. He found it all very exciting and was... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Jane A
Auldgirth, United Kingdom
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Eastpark Farm, Dumfries DG1 4RS, Scotland
+44 1387 770200
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stayed overnight in the self catering farmhouse. It has a good kitchen and comfortable lounge space. Highlight is the nightly visits from local badgers who come close to the lounge window at dusk.

Thank GabeGlasgow
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Spent a lovely few hours here with my 6 year old Grandson. He found it all very exciting and was very interested in reading about the different birds who visit here. He particularly liked the hides and the huge binoculars in the tower. They have...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Visited with a friend and her 3 children at the start of the LEGO® Trail exhibition displaying 11 (1.5m) larger than life LEGO® Brick animal sculptures around the site. On the day we visited there were workshops available for kids to make a LEGO® frog....More

Thank David C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Lots of wetland habitats with plenty of hides. Unfortunately we visited at a quiet time of the year so there wasn't a huge number of birds to spot. But the hides are very good and easily accessible with mobility access too. Good cafe and shop....More

Thank Vince W
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Had a great day out with my partner and 5 year old granddaughter doing the lego animal trail. Lovely well laid out entrance and reception everything well marked on maps and signs. Loads of hides to watch all the different species of birds and animals...More

Thank pengie1919
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Plenty of water fowl and other birds along with a few hides to watch from so you do not scare the birds. This is a protected wetland area (somewhat rare in the UK) so the birds are comfortable here making it an ideal spot for...More

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 14 May 2017

It a great site with good views of the birds. A good little shop and cafe for a snack. Plenty of parking

Thank Dougie M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Soent a terrific morning here enjoying great birding, especially from the luxurious new two-story Peter Scott hide. Wide range of waterfowl including Gargeney and Whooper Swans. Had a tasty light lunch in the cafe. Definitely want to return.

Thank FrequentTraveller149
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The birdwatching is glorious. there are several very different hides.There's some lovely walks and great snacks.

Thank gilliansheath
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have visited this place many times over recent years but after yesterday I will think ver.y carefully before returning. The website clearly states that the birds are fed at 11am and 2pm so I took two small children to see this. Guess what? They...More

Thank MuRaistrick
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Christine M
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Response from Jade W | Reviewed this property |
It really is about 12 miles and off the beaten track so you really would need a car to get there