About Us

Scottish Dolphin Centre

The Scottish Dolphin Centre is run by WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation. WDC is the leading charity (Scottish Charity No. SC040231) dedicated to the protection of whales and dolphins.

Our vision is a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free.  Our mission is to amaze people with the wonder of whales and dolphins and inspire global action to protect them. You can find out more about the organization at uk.whales.org

WDC is working to ensure better protection for the whales and dolphins found around the coast of Scotland. We run a number campaigns and projects, you can find our more information about these on our main website:

If you would like to support our work you can Adopt a Dolphin or Make a Donation

What to do if you find a stranded whale or dolphin in Scotland?

The appropriate emergency numbers to call and which can be used 24 hours a day are:

1. 01825 765 546 (BDMLR – British Divers Marine Life Rescue)


2. 08707 377 722 (SSPCA – Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Hotline)

If the animal is DEAD then contact the Scottish Strandings Co-ordinator at the Scottish Agricultural College on: 01463 243030 (or 01463 791915 outside of office hours).

Upcoming Events

Nature Champions – April 5th

Date: 5th April 2017

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Nature Champions poster

Kids club at the Centre every Wednesday.

Story time with Benji Davies

Date: 11th April 2017

Time: 10.00am, 11.15am

Storytime and craft sessions with the author of children’s book, The Storm Whale.

Nature Champions – April 12th

Date: 12th April 2017

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Nature Champions poster

Come and join our weekly kids club!