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DUMFRIES and The Solway Firth

6th to 11th February 2021 

The Solway coast one of the UK’s premier winter birdwatching destinations, with its mild climate and great sunsets. 

The bird numbers are pretty impressive with huge numbers of Barnacle geese, Pink footed geese a vast array of waders and good numbers of raptors- Hen Harrier in particular along with Short eared and Barn Owls. Visiting a variety of sites – Browhouses, Caelaverock, Cummertrees, Newbie, Powfoot, Carsethorn and Mersehead, we should also see a wide range of farmland species which also seem to well in this area.


We will be stopping in the conveniently located Holiday Inn Express in Dumfries which gives us great access to all the local reserves – more birding / less travelling.
At most of the sites there will time incorporated into the schedule to allow time for photography, with endless possibilities . All transport will be in a spacious vehicle for you and all your equipment for each day.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Four nights on a Bed and Breakfast basis - ( we have not included Evening meal as this will give you an option to access the whole menu and to eat as much or as little as you want )
  • All snacks / refreshments throughout the days out
  • Free welcome / end of tour drinks.
  • All reserve entrance fees.
  • Local pick ups / drop offs should you wish to come by train
  • Easy paced / relaxed / informative and fun. Guiding and driver services each day.
  • Small group size - no more than 6 participants.

COST £ 760    PER PERSON - Discount for two booking at the same time
Tour based on a minimum of three participants.
Contact Steve on 07957618684 or 01522689456
Email - stephenlovell58@btinternet.com