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.
- Woodland and coastal walks
- Otters and seals
Best time to visit?
- Spring/summer for woodland plants
- Winter for wading birds
Otters and seals may be seen, and ospreys and terns fish in the estuary during summer.
Paths lead through the reserve.