Montrose Basin Visitor Centre
- Telephone 01674 676336
- Website www.swt.org.uk
There are 22 events at this location
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Angus Coastal Wildlife Wander Arbroath to Auchmithie
Join the ranger for a moderate guided walk along the coast taking in the wildlife on the way. Bring a packed lunch. Meet at north end of Kings Drive, Arbroath (Victoria Park). Booking is essential.
Sun 16 Jul
£8 (£6; Members £3–£6; Children £4) / 01674 676336
Some amazing things happen in nature in autumn – learn more from the Garden Rangers and try some crafty activities.
Join the ranger for an informative day of practical volunteer work controlling invasive non-native species on the reserve. Wear sturdy footwear and old clothes covering arms and legs. Bring a packed lunch. Booking is essential.
Bat Talk and Walk
A guided walk along the Lurgies to learn about bats and try bat detecting.
Bird ID for beginners
Learn how to identify different types of birds by tuning into bird song.
Sun 2 Apr
Bird Ringing Demonstration
A chance to see birds up close. Join the countryside ranger to find out why they ring birds and how it can help with conservation efforts. Booking is essential.
Christmas at the Basin
Watch as the pink footed geese return to roost at the basin, while enjoying a hot drink and a mince pie.
Get into the Christmas spirit in this themed craft session.
Easter Egg Trail
Follow the clues inside and outside the Visitor Centre, find the eggs and hopefully win a prize.
Sat 15 Apr
Sun 16 Apr
A Gabble about Geese: The pink-feet of Montrose Basin
An informative talk about the pink-footed geese at Montrose.
Sun 22 Oct
£6 (Children £3) / 01674 676336
Meet at the Centre before proceeding onto the reserve to watch thousands of pink-footed geese fly off the Montrose Basin at dawn. Light breakfast back at the Centre, followed by an optional Ranger presentation. Please wear warm clothing. Booking is essential.
Guided Walk: Auchmithie to Lunan Bay
The ranger leads a walk along the coast pointing out wildlife along the way.
Journey To The Centre Of The Mud
See Montrose from a different perspective on a guided walk across the mud. Refreshments are provided at the Shelduck Hide while you watch the birds and other wildlife. Wear wellies and old clothes. Meet at Old Mill car park. Booking is essential.
Learn more about moths and how surveys are carried out.
Try out the comprehensive range of binoculars and telescopes in the comfort of the visitor centre. Free expert advice from an Optics representative.
Sun 21 May
Sun 1 Oct
Guided walk from Montrose Basin Visitor Centre with the Scottish Wildlife Trust's ranger to watch the sunset and see pink-footed geese return to roost on the Basin. Hot soup and a roll included.
A stargazing session led by Robert Law from Mills Observatory.
Turtles in Trouble
Come and find out what you can do to help Scotland's rare turtles.
Wild about the Basin
Hunt for the creatures that make Montrose Basin their home. Each week has a theme.
Wild About the Rocky Shore
What sea creatures can you find lurking in the rock pools? Nets provided.
Hunt around the Tayock part of the Nature Reserve to discover what lurks in the undergrowth. Meet at Tayock car park.
World Wader Watch
Help the visitor centre staff and volunteers count the wading birds on the basin.