RSPB Mersehead, Southwick, Dumfries DG2 8AH

Under the Surface - Pond Dipping

Wednesday, 14 August, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00

(And 14:00 to 16:00)

Get dippy with a net and see what you can find lurking in the water.  Meet our guide to show you what minibeasts live in the ponds on the RSPB wetland.  Nets and trays and guides provided.

Hands-on activity.

Adults £3.00 (RSPB members £2.00) Children half price. Car parking charges apply for non members.

Autumn Discovery Walk

Thursday, 19 September, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00

Every fortnight from 5 September to 28 November.  Discover some of the amazing wildlife looked after on this farm.  As the season changes so do the habitats and special creatures found here - from lush greens to gold reds and browns and nature's harvest to first arrivals from the Arctic.  These walks will give you a chance to see it all close up and learn how we manage this important place for nature in our fields and on the wetlands.  

Price adults 4.00 children £2.00 (£3.00 and £1.50 for RSPB members).  Guided walk - booking essential.

Car parking chages apply to non members.

Great British Beach Clean

Sunday, 22 September, 2019 - 11:00 to 15:00

The Great British Beach Clean is the biggest beach clean abd survey in the UK. Coma and take part at Mersehead to help us tidy up the nature reserve's coast line.  This event is coordinated by the  Marine Conservation Society.

Please bring your own gloves, waterproofs, sturdy footwear and a packed lunch (if staying for the day).

Meet at the visitor centre. 

Ther is no car parking charges for taking part in this event.


Badger Banquet

Friday, 30 August, 2019 - 22:00 to 23:30

Feast your eyes on badgers as they shuffle around for a snack in our garden.  Watch them from the comfort of our Sulwath Centre with hot drinks also available on the evening.  And who knows what else might turn up?.

Booking essential (maximum 12 people)

Price: Adults £12.00 (RSPB members £10.00) Children half price. Car parking charge does not apply.