Williamwood Farm, Lockerbie

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Williamwood Farm, Lockerbie

Williamwood is a working beef and sheep farm, which is farmed as much for Nature as for food production. It extends to nearly 300 acres and contains a mixture of habitats, including ancient and semi-natural hardwoods, young native woods, old, new and extended hedgerows, grassland, heathland, wetland, wildflower areas, wood pasture and old and new ponds, each with their own associated flora and fauna. Highland cattle and Highland ponies graze the pastures and live outside all year around.

Notable animal species include otter, yellowhammer, tree sparrow, woodpecker, nuthatch, tawny owl, barn owl, moorhen, badger and pipistrelle bat

Plant and insect life is wide and varied

Best in

All seasons


On the road between Eaglesfield and Brydekirk, less than 2 miles from Jn 20 of the M74 heading for Brydekirk

Post Code: DG11 3LN

How to get there

By car: ample car parking space on the farm

By bus: Service 383 runs between Lockerbie and Annan and will stop at the farm road end on its way to/from Eaglesfield and Brydekirk.

By cycle/on foot: the site is reachable from Brydekirk or Eaglesfield and just a short walk from the farm road end.


  • Tracks and a disused railway line run through the farm offering views of most habitats with generic interpretation boards and waymarkers at intervals.
  • A small bird-watching hide (without wheelchair access) just off the railway line, overlooking the wildflower area and the largest pond. Rowing boat and picnic area. Seat.
  • Walks and seats in the woods
  • Outside flush toilet at the farmyard
  • School group visits welcomed and guided tours can be arranged


Michael and Shirley Clarke

Mobile (daytime) 07833 627849

Home tel no 01461 500213

Email: saclarke@williamwoodfarm.co.uk

Website: www.williamwoodfarm.com

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