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The  Walkway to the Hide at Bemersyde Moss, Scottish Borders
The Walkway to the Hide at Bemersyde Moss

Bemersyde Moss

Things to do in St-Boswells Scottish Borders
Visitor-Attractions in Scotland

Description:A 25 hectare reserve with open water and marsh vegetation surrounded by grassland and woodland. There is a breeding colony of some 14,000 pairs of black headed gulls, and it also supports a wintering population of wigeon and greylag geese. It supports on its fringes interesting and varied wildlife.

Ownership: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Situation OS ref: NT 614340

How to get there:
By car: It lies 4 miles east of Melrose. To approach, go to St Boswells and take the B6404 road through the village. Carry on over Mertoun Bridge, crossing the River Tweed, and at the top of the hill turn left signposted Dryburgh. About 100 yards ahead, when the road swings to the left, carry straight on along a minor road signposted Brotherstone. The road swings to the right which will take you to the Moss.

By public transport: N/A

Seasonal opening details:
All year.

Opening Hours:
Daylight hours

Facilities:
Car Park, Boardwalk, Hide.

Admission:
Free

Contact:

Attached attractions:

Additional Information
This site is now wheelchair friendly, with a new specially designed boardwalk and hide.

Web link: (where appropriate):
Scottish Wildlife Trust

Places to stay nearby:
Melrose

Local towns and villages:
St Boswells
Smailholm
Melrose

View across Bemersyde Moss, Scottish Borders
View across Bemersyde Moss
Black headed Gulls at Bemersyde Moss, Scottish Borders
Black headed Gulls at Bemersyde Moss

Bemersyde Moss, Scotland