Gladhouse Reservoir

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
Lying at the foot of the Moorfoot Hills, about 29 km south of Edinburgh, Gladhouse reservoir is a large, moderately nutrient-rich loch containing several small islands. It supports some aquatic and marginal vegetation. The IBA is important for wintering waterbirds.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gladhouse Reservoir. Downloaded from on 09/08/2022.