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RSPB Barons Haugh Nature Reserve

RSPB Baron's Haugh is a thriving community nature reserve in Motherwell and is a real gem for wildlife and for visitors too.

Rspb Barons Haugh Nature Reserve

About RSPB Barons Haugh Nature Reserve

RSPB Barons Haugh Nature Reserve Manse Road, Motherwell ML1 2PZ
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Spend time in one of our wetland hides spotting ducks and swans, or wander through the woods looking for woodpeckers and Nuthatches. If you’re lucky you may even see a Kingfisher or an Otter on the river.

The reserve's different wetland habitats offer homes for an abundance of birds, amphibians and insects. We encourage the water level to fluctuate to create a dynamic, semi-natural environment.

Grazing the grasslands creates a varied vegetation habitat to enhance biodiversity. Cattle munch the grass and create tussocks and divets: all important elements for a range of species. Baron's Haugh also has extensive woodland, where you can hear Tawny Owls hoot and spy Nuthatches feeding upside down.

Upcoming Events at RSPB Barons Haugh Nature Reserve

Midsummer Wander at RSPB Baron’s Haugh

15th June 2024

Join the ranger for an at dusk walk around RSPB Baron's Haugh and enjoy the long summer evening surrounded by nature.

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Brilliant Bats at RSPB Baron’s Haugh

14th September 2024

Join the reserve warden for a twilight walk to track down the bats around RSPB Baron's Haugh, and find out all about these nocturnal creatures!

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Autumn Wildlife at RSPB Baron’s Haugh

12th October 2024

Come along and learn about the birds that come to this wonderful nature reserve as the weather turns and the nights get longer!

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Festive Wreath Making at Baron’s Haugh

7th December 2024 - 8th December 2024

Join the RSPB to enjoy a seasonal wander around Baron's Haugh to gather all kinds of natural craft materials and make your own festive wreath!

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