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Events Around Dumfries Galloway

Feb 2020 events    

More details - ‘Alla Prima studies in nature’ Exhibition by Gary Haughan
The work for this exhibition is my response to local wildlife and an attempt to capture their essence. Most encounters with nature are short and fleeting and these works aim to capture and record them. The work is the culmination of many visits to the centre and its surrounding countryside.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 26 Jan 20 to Sat 7 Mar 2020

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
Wed 29 Jan 20 to Fri 28 Feb 2020

More details - Feathers Trail
Do you know your swan feather from a curlew or your blue tit feather from a mallard? Learn how to identify feathers and distinguish some of the common feathers found at Caerlaverock in winter!
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sat 1 Feb 20 to Sat 29 Feb 2020

More details - Dawn Flight
Watch the amazing spectacle of thousands of wild barnacle geese flighting in from the mudflats against the dawn sky. The Coffee Shop will be open early to provide hot drinks and bacon rolls. Bring warm, waterproof clothing, binoculars and a torch. Booking is essential.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 2 Feb 20

More details - Swan Spectacular
This weekend celebrates the swans that visit us every winter. Events will include talks, walks, workshops and lots of opportunities to see and learn about our beautiful and characterful whooper swans and mute swans. For more information, please see the website.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sat 8 Feb 20 and Sun 9 Feb 2020

More details - Nest box building Workshop
To celebrate National Nest Box Week, take this opportunity to make your own nest box to put up in your garden or local green space. After you have constructed your nest box the warden will give out information on the best places to site them. Booking is essential.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 15 Feb 20

More details - Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships
Get your wellies on and make a splash at the Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships. We will be looking out for enthusiasm, style and height of splash! If it wasnae for your wellies….
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Mon 17 Feb 20 to Fri 21 Feb 2020

More details - Introduction to Wildlife Sound Recording
WWT Caerlaverock is full of wonderful sounds of ducks, waders, geese and swans at this time of year. Take this unique opportunity to learn techniques on taking wildlife sound recordings, with professional sound recordist Pete Smith. Please bring your own microphones and recorders if you have them. Booking is essential.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 22 Feb 20

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
Sat 29 Feb 20 to Tue 31 Mar 2020

Things to do in Dumfries Galloway