Cambus Pools

Cambus Pools is a wetland reserve with reedbeds, grassland and open water attracting waders, warblers and wildfowl. The reserve is located behind an industrial area on the Inner Forth estuary and demonstrates how small areas of land can become vital habitats for wildlife, such as reed buntings.

Why visit?

Reed buntings and warblers, Wildfowl and waders, Views of the Upper Forth river, Views of the Ochil Hills

Best time to visit?

Spring for breeding and migrant birds, Summer for invertebrates, Autumn for migrant birds,

Visit for:

  • scenery
  • coasts
  • grasslands
  • birdwatching

Other information

A path leads past the pools to prime birdwatching sites where the secretive water rail may be spotted.

Facilities

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VISITING THE RESERVE

How to get there

Directions

From Stirling, take the A907 east towards Alloa. 0.6 miles after the roundabout – where the B9096 leads off to Tullibody – take the minor road (Station Road) right to the small village of Cambus.

Get directions

Getting onto the reserve

Cross the bridge over the river and turn left to follow the footpath south until you reach the reserve.

Access restrictions

Please ensure dogs are kept under close control due to the presence of livestock.

Nearest town
Stirling (5 mi / 8 km)
OS grid ref
NS846937
Landranger map
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WILDLIFE

What to look for and when

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FURTHER READING

About Cambus Pools

Out & about

Nearby reserves
Cambus Pools

Local group
Callander

Links & downloads

Reserve map

iSpot

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