Loch Fleet is a good example of a large tidal basin with sand dunes, mudflats, coastal heath and pinewoods. The pinewoods support Scottish crossbills, crested tits and pine martens, as well as woodland plants, such as one-flowered wintergreens.
Otters and seals may be seen, and ospreys and terns fish in the estuary during summer.
Paths lead through the reserve.
The reserve is located east of the main road (A9) in Sutherland, between Dornoch and Golspie. As you enter Golspie, turn right onto the golf course road to Littleferry. There are two car parks at Littleferry and two smaller car parks before this.
Access to the reserve can be gained from any of the car parks along the road to Littleferry.
There are many woodland and coastal walks at this reserve, as well as 4 car parks.
The Scottish Wildlife Trust is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland (registered number SC040247), having its registered office at