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Caerlaverock

Caerlaverock Castle lies at the heart of a winter wildlife wonderland

Caerlaverock lies on the Solway Firth in Scotland's Border country. This small corner of the UK where Scotland meets England is rich in nature.

The Solway Firth is a great place for bird watching - even the historic name Caerlaverock means 'castle of the lark'.

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"Estuaries - where our rivers meet the sea - are fantastic habitats for wildlife. Great tidal flows, deep and shallow waters, and salt marshes all provide rich places for wildlife to feed and live. Check tide times to make the best of your estuary visit. The landscape is totally transformed depending on whether it's in or out..."

        
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