Situated off the A75, 1 mile W of Castle Douglas, Threave Wildfowl Refuge offers exciting opportunities to view otter, barn owl and kingfisher throughout the year. Wintering wildfowl include Greenland white fronted geese; pink footed geese, whooper swans and wigeon. The summer months bring lapwing, snipe and redshank. An all abilities path leads from Kelton Mains down to Stepping-Stones hide. Other paths and hides overlook Blackpark Marsh and the River Dee, giving good year-round wildlife viewing. Children especially welcome and dogs allowed on leads. Ranger Service available and ranger-led walks throughout the season, please telephone for details.
Visitors can now view an osprey nest from a specifically constructed viewing platform. Last year was the second successful year of breeding at the site.
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01556 502575 Visit the Threave Wildfowl Reserve website firstname.lastname@example.org
Disabled access : Unassisted wheelchair access on an all abilities path from Kelton Mains down to Stepping Stones Hide which is suitable for wheelchairs. Opening Times : Telephone to check opening times and prices.