Saltmarsh Library Walk 5

Wigtown Bay - Meet at Wigtown Harbour

County Buildings
In person event
Sun 3 Oct
13:00 UK

Commissioned by Wigtown Book Festival for Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters in 2020, The Saltmarsh Library is a new book by Saltire Award-winning writer Stephen Rutt exploring the history and ecology of Wigtown Bay’s unique marshland. Join Stephen and countryside ranger Elizabeth Tindal for a rare chance to explore the secret of this extraordinary landscape in the company of experts. Dress for mud. Meet at Wigtown Harbour. (Two hours approximately)

Directions will be emailed in advance of the event.

This event has been made possible by support from the Together Again Fund, DG Unlimited, and Dumfries and Galloway Council.

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Wigtown Book Festival Events

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Unless otherwise stated, events will last between 45 minutes - 1 hour.

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