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.

Why visit?

Highlights include:

  • Breeding birds
  • Invertebrates

Best time to visit?

  • Mar – Jul for breeding birds

Visit for:

  • birdwatching
  • wetland

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VISITING THE RESERVE

How to get there

Directions

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

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Getting onto the reserve

Follow the cycleway south east until you reach the reserve.

Access restrictions
Nearest town
Bathgate (0 mi / 0 km)
OS grid ref
NS972679
Landranger map
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BOGBURN FLOOD LAGOONS

FURTHER READING

About Bogburn Flood Lagoons

Out & about

Nearby reserves
PetershillTailend MossLongridge Moss

Local group
Lothians

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