Zoo's wildlife etc in Dumfries & Galloway
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Zoos & Wildlife Centres in Dumfries & Galloway

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Dumfries & Galloway Zoos and Wildlife Parks, Birdwatching, Rescue Centres

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Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfries, DG1 4RS

1,400 acre nature reserve. From October to April thousands of wild geese, swans and other birds can be seen from comfortable hides and observation towers. In summer, nature trails meander through flower meadows alive with wildlife. Friendly wardens provide information and assistance. Special events include free wildlife safaris at 1400 daily. Summer opening with Ospreys live and on CCTC. Natural history bookshop. Binoculars and telescopes for sale; binoculars for hire. Sheltered picnic area. We now have a fair trade coffee shop serving teas, coffess, homebaking and light meals.
Tel: 01387 770200

Web: www.wwt.org.uk
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Tropic House

Langford Nursery, Carty Port, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 6AY
Tel: 01671 404050
: alexandfiona@btopenworld.com     Web: www.tropichouse.co.uk

Free flying tropical butterflies during summer. Carnivorous and other exotic plant sales. Tea room, gift shop and garden centre - open all year - whatever the weather. Off A714, 1.5 miles south of Newton Stewart sign-posted from A75.

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Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park

Lochfergus Plantation, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway, DG6 4XX
Tel: 01557 331645
: info@gallowaywildlife.co.uk    Web: www.gallowaywildlife.co.uk

Galloway Conservation park is set in 27 acres of mixed woodland. Our aim is to promote an understanding and awareness of animals and their environment, through conservation, exhibition and interpretation. Over 50 species of threatened and native animals are housed in sympathetic environments. A varied collection of nearly 200 animals from all over the world can be seen within the peaceful and natural settings where the woodland has been tailored to provide large and imaginative enclosures.

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Mossburn Animal Centre

Hightae, Dumfries & Galloway, DG11 1LE
Tel: 01387 811288
: mossburnanimalcentre2@hotmail.com     Web: www.mossburn.org

Mossburn provides rescue and shelter to a wide variety of animals including:
horses and ponies, pigs, goats, rabbits and guinea pigs, ferrets, degus, iguanas, sheep, emus, cows, raccoons and many more who seek shelter. Our rabbits have their very own village - Edinburrow, which is very popular, particularly with our younger visitors.
We welcome visitors. Admission to Mossburn is free, but donations are gratefully received...... and much needed! Staff are always happy to show you around and allow you to interact with the animals.

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Mabie Farm Park

Burnside Farm, Mabie, Dumfries, Dumfries And Galloway, DG2 8EZ
Tel: 01387 259666
E-mail: shuttleworth@mabiefarm.co.uk    Web: www.mabiefarm.co.uk

A fun day out for all the family at Mabie Farm Park, whatever the weather. We have over 5,000 sq. ft of indoor play area with bouncy castles, trampolines and a soft play area for children under four. Outside in the Farm Park we have lots to see and do. paddle boats, astroslide, grass sledging and aerial runway and during the months March to October we run quad bikes. We have lots of friendly animals for you to feed and handle. Our Tearoom serves a range of snacks, drinks and Ice Cream. We are agents for Berg toys and there is a display in our farm toy shop.

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Monreith Animal Park

Low Knock Farm, Monreith, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 8NQ
Tel: 01988 700217    Web: http://home.btconnect.com/monreith/page7.html

Animal park renowned for happy animals in large natural enclosures. Owls, pigs, ponies, cattle, waterfowl, birds, small rodents, chickens. Peaceful pond side walk.Gift shop.

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Port Logan Fish Pond - Marine Life Centre

Port Logan, Nr Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway, DG9 9NF
Tel: 01776 860300    E-mail: loganfishpond@hotmail.com
Web: www.loganfishpond.co.uk

Logan fish pond is a fully restored Victorian fish larder in a unique setting. A historic tidal pool created by a blow hole which formed some time during the last ice age. Recent additions to the original pond include Touch Pools, Cave Aquarium and Gift Shop. On the rocks next to the Fish Pond is the Bathing Hut, now restored and open for viewing. Beyond the Bathing Hut is the Bathing Pool. In Victorian times this was a favourite place for family outings from Logan House.

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