Caerlaverock news

Carol's Orchard

Carol's Orchard

This beautiful orchard was planted on World Wetlands Day, 2nd February, 2011 in memory of Carol Hesketh.

Raptors on the Reserve

Raptors on the Reserve

Autumn and winter are a great time to see raptors - find out what you can discover around the reserve!

Fall for nature’s spectacle at WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre this autumn

Fall for nature’s spectacle at WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre this autumn

Just as wetlands offer sanctuary to thousands of animals over the colder months, they also make the perfect place to safely escape the everyday and appreciate one of nature’s greatest shows - autumn.

Whither Shall I Wander?

Whither Shall I Wander?

An exhibition of stunning textile work based on the natural world.

Wild Goose Festival 2020

Wild Goose Festival 2020

A new festival in Dumfries to celebrate the return of the wild geese to Dumfries and Galloway!

Swan Spectacular

Swan Spectacular

The whooper swans have started arriving back at Caerlaverock!

The geese are arriving!

The geese are arriving!

The Svalbard barnacle geese that visit the Solway each winter are on their way and some have already arrived!

Autumn Equinox

Autumn Equinox

The autumn equinox is a signal for migration to begin!

Stewartry Camera Club

Stewartry Camera Club

We are pleased to announce the re-opening of our gallery space at WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre!

Autumn fruits

Autumn fruits

From August onwards, berries abound around the reserve!

Conservation Grazing at Caerlaverock

Conservation Grazing at Caerlaverock

Our Hebridean sheep and Longhorn cows are working hard to help us with our habitat management

Wild Goose Weekend

Wild Goose Weekend

See the spectacle of thousands of barnacle geese and pink footed geese on our wetland reserve, and learn more about these wonderful birds.

Make a splash at Caerlaverock, with an outdoors summer for all!

Make a splash at Caerlaverock, with an outdoors summer for all!

Explore the shimmering wetlands and make this summer a ‘staycation’ to remember, filled with memories of outdoor fun.

Caerlaverock Wetland Centre to re-open on 15 July

Caerlaverock Wetland Centre to re-open on 15 July

We are pleased to announce that Caerlaverock Wetland Centre will re-open on Wednesday 15 July

Garden Bird Quiz - ANSWERS!

Garden Bird Quiz - ANSWERS!

Find out if you're answers were correct