Carron Dam is a partially drained reservoir with wetland, rich fen and deciduous woodland. Specialised plants such as gypsywort, remote sedge and water-plantain thrive in the wetlands, which is one of the largest in the area. Water voles and water rails may also be glimpsed along the banks.
- Rare fen habitat
- Wetland plants
- Breeding birds
Best time to visit?
- Spring and summer for breeding birds
- Summer for plants
A path leads around the reserve from Stenhouse Road.