Montrose Basin Visitor Centre

Montrose Basin Visitor Centre
Rossie Braes, Montrose, DD10 9TJ
  • Telephone 01674 676336
  • Email
  • Website www.swt.org.uk
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Awesome Autumn

Some amazing things happen in nature in autumn – learn more from the Garden Rangers and try some crafty activities.

Wed 4 Oct

Children £4.50 / 01674 676336

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Wed 11 Oct

Children £4.50 / 01674 676336

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Bat Talk and Walk

A guided walk along the Lurgies to learn about bats and try bat detecting.

Sun 10 Sep

£5 (£4; Members £2–£4 adult £4, child £2; Children £3) / 01674 676336

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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.

Sun 20 Aug

£5 (£4; Members £2–£4 adult £4, child £2; Children £3) / 01674 676336

  • 09:00 – 11:00

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.

Sun 10 Dec

£6 (Children £3) / 01674 676336

  • 15:00 – 17:00

Christmas Crafts

Get into the Christmas spirit in this themed craft session.

Sun 10 Dec

£4 (£3; Children £0.50; Family £7.50; Members free) / 01674 676336

  • 12:30 – 16:00

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

  • 16:30 – 18:00

Goose Breakfast

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.

Sun 8 Oct

£8 (Children £4) / 01674 676336

  • 06:30 – 09:30

Optical Fair

Try out the comprehensive range of binoculars and telescopes in the comfort of the visitor centre. Free expert advice from an Optics representative.

Sun 1 Oct

£4 (£3; Children £0.50; Members free; Family £7.50) / 01674 676336

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Pink Sunset

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.

Sun 15 Oct

£8 (Children £4) / 01674 676336

  • 16:30 – 19:30

World Wader Watch

Help the visitor centre staff and volunteers count the wading birds on the basin.

Sat 4 Nov

£4 (£3; Children £0.50; Family £7.50; Members free) / 01674 676336

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sun 5 Nov

£4 (£3; Children £0.50; Family £7.50; Members free) / 01674 676336

  • 10:30 – 16:00

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