Montrose Basin Visitor Centre

Montrose Basin Visitor Centre


The Montrose Basin is of international importance for over 80,000 migratory Pink-footed geese each year. A sanctuary for thousands of waders and wildfowl. The Scottish Wildlife Trust purchased Montrose Basin in 1976 and the visitor centre, which offers panoramic views across the basin, officially opened in 1995. Refreshments available onsite.

Star Rating
4 Star- VisitScotland

Opening Times
Mid Feb – 31st Oct 10:30-17:00 Monday-Sunday
1st Nov – Mid Feb 10:30-16:00 Monday, Friday-Sunday
Closed December 25th, 26th and January 1st, 2nd.

Entry Fee
Adults – £4.50
Family ticket (2 adults with 2 Children) £8.50
Additional children (5-16) £1.00 each
Children under 5 – free
Concession – £3.50
SWT members – no charge (donations welcome)
Access to Shop only – no charge

Scottish Wildlife Trust


ParkingAccessible parking drop-offAccessible toiletsLiftsLevel or Ramp AccessInternal or external stepsHearing loopGuide dogs welcomeDisabled accessDisability aware staffBike racksBaby Changing

Montrose Basin Visitor Centre


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