Location results

Mill of Plunton is 90.5ha of primarily pasture land, situated 5km south-west of Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway.


trees planted, helping to create a vital habitat for wildlife


tonnes of carbon to be removed from the atmosphere over the next 100 years


wildflower meadows enhanced, plus 2 new ponds created and 10 ponds restored

Location overview

Woodland Creation

Our Mill of Plunton site is set to become home to a thriving woodland, with an impressive 180,000 trees being planted. This ambitious project will cover approximately 55 hectares of land and will showcase a diverse array of native, broadleaved, and mixed woodland types, ensuring a rich and varied ecosystem. Three-quarters of the planned planting will consist of native broadleaved woodland, surpassing the standards set by the UK Forestry Standard.

Restoring Wetlands & Grasslands

Our team has gathered valuable information through field surveys, revealing that Mill of Plunton is home to unique habitats and species. In an effort to promote biodiversity, we have committed to enhancing a minimum of 10 hectares of land at Mill of Plunton, focusing on wetlands and grasslands to create a thriving nature hotspot in the area.

Galloway & Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere

Mill of Plunton sits within the Galloway & Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere. This protected area is known for its diverse ecosystems and unique wildlife, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and conservationists alike. As part of the Galloway & Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere we are dedicated to offering visitors a chance to connect with nature and learn about the importance of conservation efforts in today's world.

Helping nature thrive

At Mill of Plunton our team are focusing on planting native trees to effectively sequester carbon on a significant level. Improve the quality of vital wetland and grassland ecosystems to enhance biodiversity on the site.

Location data

This page is being maintained with all of the documents and the surveys carried out at Mill of Plunton.

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