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Scottish Seabird Centre

Scottish Seabird Centre

Seabird Sensation

Visit the incredible five star Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick, just 30 minutes from Edinburgh. Control live cameras to zoom in on amazing wildlife, which can include puffins, gannets and seals. The Discovery Centre team will take you through key things to spot during your visit and there’s also a Wildlife Theatre, 3D TV, fish tanks plus a Kids’ Corner and Kids’ Zone.  Enjoy seasonal boat trips from Easter through to October and discover wonderful local produce in the café and gift shop.

  • Stunning seaside location
  • Control interactive wildlife cameras
  • Discover puffins, gannets, seals and more
  • Brilliant boat trips
  • Amazing local produce in the café and gift shop
  • A conservation and education charity

Interesting Fact: The Bass Rock is the world’s largest colony of Northern gannets and the Isle of May is the biggest puffin colony on the east coast of Britain!

Top Tip: A trip to the seaside isn’t complete without enjoying a portion of fish and chips from the Ship Inn on the beach.

The Scottish Seabird Centre is open all year – only closing on Christmas Day. With different seabirds and other marine wildlife to see throughout the year, and at different stages of the breeding season, you can enjoy a different experience every time you visit! Check out what you can see on both the wildlife calendar and live web cams.

February, March, September and October
Monday – Friday 10:00 – 17:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 17:30

April – August
Monday – Sunday 10:00 – 18:00

November – January
Monday – Friday 10:00 – 16:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

To ensure you have sufficient time to enjoy your visit, last entry to the Discovery Centre and final hot food orders are 45 minutes before closing time.

Please note, for safety reasons, children aged 15 years or under must be accompanied by a responsible person aged 18 or over at all times.