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About Us

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As members of the National Trust for Scotland Dumfries and Galloway Countryside Team, we manage properties across Dumfries and Galloway, including Threave Estate and Nature Reserve; Rockcliffe Property; Venniehill; The Murray's Isles and Bruce's Stone. Our task is to conserve and maintain the variety of habitats and species present, at the same time managing the sites for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.

06 October 2013

Event: Autumn Art Attack & Autumn Creatures

Autumn Art Attack &
Autumn Creatures

Dates: 16th and 23rd October - 2pm to 3.30pm:
This is an event for kids. Make an autumn collage from different tree leaves. Create a creature from acorns, horse chestnuts and pine cones.
Location: Threave Nature Reserve, Kelton Mains Farm, Castle Douglas DG7 1TJ.
Price: Adults - £2, kids - £1. Booking Essential: Tel. 0844 4932245.

04 October 2013

Explore Threave Nature Reserve

Explore Threave Nature Reserve
This Autumn and Winter!

* Come see the amazing spectacle of geese gathering on the wetlands at dusk. Greylag, pink-footed and Greenland white-fronted in good numbers.
* Large numbers of duck such as teal, pintail, wigeon and shoveller.
* Look out for otter, kingfisher and birds of prey.
A great day out for all the family and it’s free!

Location: Threave Nature Reserve, Kelton Mains Farm, Castle Douglas DG7 1TJ
For further information please call the ranger service on 01556 503702.

Pink-footed geese at dusk - Threave Nature Reserve: