Walking in and around Dalbeattie & Colvend
There is some wonderful walking within the community area. Dumfries & Galloway Council published a 28-page leaflet describing local walks. Download the brochure for details of some of the best local walks.
The Dalbeattie and Colvend area is one of the most beautiful and diverse in Dumfries and Galloway with scenery ranging from forest to woodland and from saltmarsh to rocky coast.
Wildlife on the Way
The variety of habitats support an abundance of wildlife. Red squirrels are a common sight, colourful dragonflies skim the surface of lochs and birdlife abounds. Look out for sparrowhawks, peregrine falcon perching on rocky outcrops and the many waders such as oystercatcher feeding on the mudflats. The area is particularly renowned for its rich diversity of butterfly species including the small copper, pearl bordered fritillary and purple hairstreak.
Keep up to date with all the latest news, goings-on and events within Kippford.
Events happening in May and June include...
The Kipp Nature Reserve Update Our native woodlands will be four years old next month. The amount of
The Kipp Nature Reserve Update The 4,600 trees we planted in March 2019 will soon be 3 years old. There have
Tree of the Year 2021 We did it! Our tree has won Tree of the Year 2021. It is an honour
The Kipp Nature Reserve Update I think May can be described as having been a benign month. Damp, but not too