Bogburn Flood Lagoons

Located in Bathgate, Bogburn Flood Lagoons consists of three open freshwater pools surrounded by marshy grassland and swamp. This environment is highly attractive to wildfowl, including shelducks. The area of semi-natural broadleaved woodland and grassland provides a refuge for breeding birds.

Common darter © Neil Phillips

Why visit?

  • Breeding birds

Best time to visit?

  • Mar to Jul for breeding birds

Visit for:

  • Birdwatching


From Bathgate station, take the B7002 (Whitburn Road) south. The reserve is accessed from the cycleway on the left, soon after the first roundabout.

Getting onto the reserve

Follow the cycleway south east until you reach the reserve.


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