Gailes Marsh features dry coastal grassland, marshland and a pond, all sheltered by mixed woodland. The species-rich grassland attracts many butterflies, bees, hoverflies and other pollinating insects. Mining bees in particular find the conditions favourable for nesting.
- Butterflies and bees
- Insects and flowers of sandy habitats
- Sand martin bank
Best time to visit?
- Summer for birds, flowers and insects
Gailes Marsh is one of the Irvine Greenspaces.