Cathkin Marsh reserve will be temporarily closed to the public from 5-17 October to allow the boardwalk to be removed. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Cathkin Marsh is a beautiful area of fen and marshy grassland. It is home to many birds, including snipe, water rail and reed bunting which can be viewed from the hide and boardwalk. Butterflies and dragonflies can be seen and there are attractive displays of wildflowers during the summer.
- Fantastic views of birds from the hide
- Explosions of colour from wildflowers
- Colourful butterflies and dragonflies
- User-friendly paths across the reserve
Best time to visit?
- Apr to Sep for dragonflies
- Apr to Sep for butterflies
- May to Aug for wildflowers
- Oct to Feb for wintering snipe
The paths are wheelchair accessible.