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Bogburn Flood Lagoons

Located in Bathgate, Bogburn Flood Lagoons consists of three open freshwater pools surrounded by marshy grassland and swamp, a habitat favoured by wildfowl

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  • Getting There
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • On Public Transport Route
  • Children Welcome

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Located in Bathgate, Bogburn Flood Lagoons consists of three open freshwater pools surrounded by marshy grassland and swamp, a habitat favoured by wildfowl.

There is also semi-natural broadleaved woodland and grassland.

You can also encounter these following species- so keep your eyes open!

 

To download the Reserve's Features Map- click here

Within Scotland's varied landscape lies the Scottish Wildlife Trust's wildlife reserves which have provided a secure haven for wildlife for 50 years. We have 120 reserves covering an area of more than 20,000 hectares.

Our reserves support:

  • 168 UK Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Species
  • 204 species from the Scottish Biodiversity List
  • 15 species from the SNH Species Action Framework plus many others

The reserves offer good opportunities for watching wildlife and are vital in securing the long-term future of Scotland's wildlife.

Address

Bogburn Flood Lagoons
Whitburn Road
Bathgate
West Lothian
EH48

Best time to visit March- July for breeding birds

Directions

From Bathgate station, take the B7002 (Whitburn Road) south. The reserve is accessed from the cycleway on the left, soon after the first roundabout.

Getting onto the reserve

Follow the cycleway south-east until you reach the reserve.

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