15/10/2017 - 31/10/2027    
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Balgavies Loch
Balgavies Loch, Forfar, Angus

Event Type

Balgavies Loch has long been recognised by naturalists as an important site for wildlife. This inland loch is surrounded by reedbeds and willow carr, attracting water rail, great crested grebe and a number of wintering wildfowl, including goldeneye, teal and wigeon. The reserve is a haven for red squirrel.

Why visit?

Highlights include:

  • Varied selection of wildflowers
  • Wide range of wild and waterfowl
  • Many breeding songbirds
  • Circular path around the reserve

Best time to visit?

  • Apr – Jul for flowers
  • Apr – Jul for breeding birds
  • Oct – Mar for wildfowl

To plan your visit & for opening times please go to https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserve/balgavies-loch/