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More details - Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships
Caerlaverock Wetland Centre has some great big puddles and this half term we are trying to find the very best puddle jumpers in Scotland. What height can you jump and how big a splash can you make? Show us your creativity, enthusiasm and style and we will choose a daily winter. All ages are welcome!
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Fri 22 Feb

More details - Farmland Birds Trail
Learn which birds live on farmland and why they are declining.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Thu 28 Feb

More details - Wild Swan Feeds
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory with live commentary from the warden.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Thu 28 Feb

More details - Wigtownshire U3A Annual General Meeting and Group Displays
The Annual General Meeting will feature reports on the past year’s performance, and election of committee members. Nominations by members are welcomed. Wigtownshire U3A currently has 240 members and 29 groups, the newest of which are Astronomy, Current Affairs and Gentle Rambling.
County Buildings, Wigtown
Fri 22 Feb 19

More details - Top Trumps Trail
Do you think you can beat Caerlaverock Wetland Centre at a game of top trumps? We’ve put a selection of GIANT Top Trumps cards around the grounds that represent some of our favourite wetland animals.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 1 Mar 19 to Sun 31 Mar

More details - Wild Swan Feeds
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory, with live commentary from the warden.
WWT Caerlaverock, Easpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 1 Mar 19 to Sun 31 Mar

More details - Ducking and Diving Trail
Find out about the different species of ducks that spend the winter at Caerlaverock, where they go in summer and how to identify them.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Fri 1 Mar 19 to Sun 31 Mar

More details - Wildlife Photography Workshop
Wildlife photography workshop with Tom Langlands and Bob Fitzsimmons. Learn how to take fantastic shots of the swans and geese on this wetland reserve. All abilities welcome - suitable for beginners and more experienced photographers.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sat 2 Mar 19

More details - In Focus
Try before you buy the latest binoculars and telescopes from the huge range available today. In Focus experts are on hand all day to give advice. WWT Caerlaverock benefits from every sale.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 3 Mar 19

More details - A Good Gut Feeling? Jan de Vries Largs shines a spotlight on digestion
A GOOD GUT FEELING? JAN DE VRIES LARGS SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON DIGESTION March 7th, Clark Memorial Hall, Largs From heartburn to bloating, to constipation and stomach cramps, the symptoms of indigestion are varied, but each is a reminder that your digestive system is having trouble coping with the amount or type...
Clark Memorial Hall, Largs
Thu 7 Mar 19

More details - 'Almost as Nature Intended' Exhibition by Linda Irving and Jane Fraser
Linda Irving and Jane Fraser are two artists based in the Rhins of Galloway who have embraced natural media to create stunning artworks in 2D and 3D form. Both working as full time artists, they have come together to exhibit in the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway’s WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 10 Mar 19 to Sat 27 Apr

More details - Storytelling in the Yurt
Sit in our cosy yurt and listen to a nature related story told by one of our engaging storytellers. Then take a short walk around the reserve to look for some wildlife!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Fri 15 Mar, Fri 10 May

More details - Jan de Vries Stranraer is having a relaunch PARTY!
STRANRAER IS HAVING A RELAUNCH PARTY! 28th- 30th March Join us in store for three days of delicious tastings, free samples and lots of friendly advice 2019 marks the relaunch of our Jan de Vries store in Stranraer and to celebrate, we’re having a party!
Jan de Vries, 52 Hanover Street, Stranraer
Thu 28 Mar 19

More details - Summer Leaves Trail
See and learn about the different spring flowers we get at WWT Caerlaverock and find out about the interesting folklore of them. Look out for primroses, lesser celandines and cuckoo flowers.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Mon 1 Apr 19 to Tue 30 Apr

More details - Counterfeit Sixties Show
Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Fri 12 Apr 19

More details - Easter Stories in the Yurt
Sit in our cosy yurt and listen to a nature related story told by one of our engaging storytellers. Then take a short walk around the reserve to look for some wildlife!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 12 Apr 19

More details - Beginner Birding for Kids
Learn some of the common bird species seen at Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, including ducks, geese, swans and garden birds. Use binoculars and telescopes to take a closer look! Family event.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Mon 22 Apr 19

More details - Warbler Trail
Follow the warbler trail around the reserve, to learn more about the different warbler species we have at WWT Caerlaverock! See if you can see or hear the warblers as you wander around! Look out for blackcaps, willow warblers, sedge warblers and chiffchaffs!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Wed 1 May 19 to Fri 31 May

More details - In Focus
Try before you buy the latest binoculars and telescopes from the huge range available today. In Focus experts are on hand all day to give advice. WWT Caerlaverock benefits from every sale.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 5 May 19

More details - Spring Birdsong
Take an early morning wander on the reserve to listen our for bird song, as newly arrived birds sing for their territory and to attract a mate. Learn the difference between willow warblers and blackcaps, chaffinches and dunnocks!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Mon 6 May 19

More details - Bugs Trail
Find out about insects living in dead wood, trees, meadows, and ponds. See if you can spot some of the insects described in the trail!
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sat 1 Jun 19 to Sun 30 Jun

More details - Wildlife Photography Workshop
Wildlife photography workshop with Tom Langlands and Bob Fitzsimmons. Learn how to take fantastic macro shots of the plants and insects on this wetland reserve. All abilities welcome - suitable for beginners and more experienced photographers.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 2 Jun 19

More details - Gatehouse Horse Show for all ages and abilities, lots of rosettes/fun
Gatehouse Horse Show is a popular annual event which raises funds for the local Galloway Riding for the Disabled Group. There are plenty of classes to suit riders of all ages and abilities and lots of rosettes to be won. It is held at Barstobrick Equestrian Centre, where catering facilities will be available.
Barstobrick Equestrian Centre, Ringford, Castle Douglas
Sun 15 Sep 19

More details - Coffee and home cakes available, tombola, proceeds to Galloway RDA
Tea, coffee, home made cakes and biscuits available in comfortable town surroundings opposite the Parish Church. Home made cakes for sale, tombola and all proceeds to the local Galloway Riding for the Disabled Group.
Kirkcudbright Bowling Club Church Place, KIRKCUDBRIGHT
Sat 19 Oct 19

Things to do in Dumfries Galloway