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 : Thursday to Monday - 10:30am to 5pm
1st Nov to mid-Feb : Fri, Sat, Sun and Mon - 10:30am to 4pm

Telephone number: 01674 676336

Increased hygiene, social distancing and new admission measures are in place and access is by advance pre-booking only. If anyone is interested in booking a timeslot, you can do so under the book a ticket section: here.
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. The Bank of Scotland Hide is still closed to protect the SWT team working in that area. Other hides have restricted entry to maintain social distancing. You can watch a walkthrough of all the changes made to the Centre here. All events are still suspended until further notice.


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

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