Detailed information for Wigtown Bay LNR

What you can see there

  Wigtown Bay LNR
Wigtown Bay, which includes the estuaries of the Rivers Cree and Bladnoch, is the biggest LNR in the British Isles and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). The site is protected for its mudflats & salt marshes habitats that are home to several thousand geese in winter months. There are now 2 bird hides at the Martyr's Stake car park in Wigtown and at Wigtown Harbour and a newly flooded area to attract resident birds.
 

Links

Dumfries & Galloway Council Nature Web Page Dumfries & Gllloway council website

Education

The Council Ranger Service provide help for interested groups.

Contact

Ranger Services Dumfries & Galloway Council, Wigtown T: 01988 402401. Wildfowling and Punt Gunning Permits are available.

Email

Elizabeth.Tindal@dumgal.gov.uk

SNH Contact

SNH Newton Stewart, Christine Welsh

Size (Ha)

2844.7

Designating Council

Dumfries and Galloway

Year of Designation

1996

SNH Area

Dumfries & Galloway