Open seven days a week from 10am - 4pm*
If you’ve not visited yet you’re in for a treat! The perfect place to begin your birding trip to the area, or if you’re new to birdwatching and looking to get started.
Nestled within easy reach of some of Scotland’s best coastal birdwatching sites, the centre houses the renowned George Waterston Library and the Donald Watson Art Gallery. A recent sightings board, birdwatching resources, tide tables and
friendly staff and volunteers are all on hand to help you make the most of your visit to the area. Waterston House runs a programme of events throughout the year, including art exhibitions, Birdwatching for Beginners courses, an Annual Book Fair, Goosewatch and Optics Days.
Entry to the centre is free and all are warmly welcomed. Visit our contact us page for detailed opening hours and directions.
The SOC has 15 local branches around the country. Select a branch for more information on the activities, events and publications of each, as well
as branch contact details.