Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve

A 60m waterfall tumbles into the Moffat Water Valley from the waters of Loch Skene, high above in the Moffat Hills. The property extends to White Coomb, the highest hill in Dumfriesshire.
Internationally important geological and fossil (graptolites) site at Dob's Linn

Herd of feral goats roams the hillside

Best site for alpine and mountain plants in the south of Scotland

Upland birds including peregrine falcon, ring ouzel and black grouse

Fifth highest waterfall in Britain

Upland footpaths leading to beautiful Loch and surrounding hills

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site

Admission charges

No admission chargeCar park pay and display £2

Additional info

Car parks are surfaced with gravel. Finer material is used to surface the car parking spaces nearest to the visitor centre. A ramp leads up to the entrance to the visitor centre. A 100m surfaced path leads over a footbridge to a viewpoint to the waterfall. Surrounding terrain is rough and the hills are very steep. Interpretation panels outside and inside the visitor centre.

Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve
Moffat Valley
DG10 9DP



0844 4932249

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