Mersehead is a real Solway gem in Dumfries and Galloway, situated 18 miles from Dumfries. Still a working farm, this reserve boasts a wide variety of different habitats in breath-taking surroundings and wildlife from barnacle geese in the autumn and winter and lapwings and natterjacks toads in the spring and summer. It is a stunning example of freshwater wetland habitats, set adjacent to wide expanses of intertidal sand and mudflats wetlands, woodland, inter-tidal sandflats, the merse, farmland and of course a fabulous beach.
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Travel by public transport
There are regular trains to Dumfries, however to continue to the reserve on public transport a bus will be required.
Travel by taxi
The taxi service can provide 6 seater mini buses and can carry foldable wheel chairshttps://dumfries-elite-taxi-and-private-hire.business.site/ https://www.facebook.com/elitetx786/
There is no car park fee for RSPB Memebers
Non member costs are £3 per car to park
Path to main entrance
Getting around inside
Two Bird Hides
Two hides with step-free, ramped access on Wetland Trail.
Blue Badge parking bays 400 m from hides