Visitor Centre

The Scottish Wildlife Trust opened the Visitor Centre in 1995 and is the base of operations for the Basin Ranger and Education service. (See Scottish Wildlife Trust website).

Visitor Centre photo

The Visitor Centre is open all year round
mid-Feb to 31st Oct : Every day - 10:30am to 5pm (may be closed 1-1:30pm)
1st Nov to mid-Feb : Fri, Sat, Sun and Mon - 10:30am to 4pm (may be closed 1-1:30pm)

Telephone number: 01674 676336

Increased hygiene, social distancing and new admission measures are in place. The visitor centre no longer has a timeslot system. They will be accepting visitors on the door as usual.
SWT Members have free admission, Adults are £4.50 and Concessions £4.00. Children are free. Access to Shop only - no charge. All entrance fees include Gift Aid donation for UK taxpayers.

Please note that a face covering needs to be worn in the Centre. Hides have restricted entry to maintain social distancing.


The well stocked shop sells a variety of goods ...

... as well as snacks, cold drinks, tea and coffee.