Explore our Highland Wildlife and Nature

As you know, Scotland is famous for its fabulous landscapes. And in these magical landscapes, Highland wildlife and nature thrive. So, whether you’re desperate to find Highland cows on your holidays to Scotland, or want to get up close to a wild deer, we have plenty of places for you to find them. And if it’s the best spots for birding you’re after, you’ll be in for a treat! Yes, we have golden eagles, white-tailed sea eagles, reed buntings, sand martins, ospreys, dippers, ptarmigan… need we go on? But now, it’s time for you to decide which of our wonderful creatures, or lands you want to explore first…

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Explore Highland wildlife and nature below…

NC500 To The Duncansby Stacks

North of Inverness at the very top of Scotland lies beautiful scenery, especially along the…...

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Divach Falls

If you are looking for a quiet escape near Loch Ness, then a walk to…...

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Cairngorms National Park

The spectacular Cairngorms National Park is easy to reach from Inverness. You can travel to…...

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Highland Cows

The Scottish Highland cow is such a beautiful animal, it is known all over the…...

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Glen Affric & Strathglass

Glen Affric is a magnificent glen and national nature reserve, located within the Strathglass valley…...

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Reelig Glen

Reelig Glen is an ancient forest, known locally as Fairy Glen. This old woodland by…...

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Find our more about our Highland Wildlife and Nature

So, whether you’re an avid Scotland adventurer, or this is your first ever vacation to Scotland. Or whether you’re a nature enthusiast looking for wildlife holidays with a difference. Or you are simply looking to experience the best of Scotland and want to know what’s on offer. You are sure to be amazed by our magical landscapes, wildlife and… well our Highland Cows of course. Yes, you will see plenty of these hairy beasts roaming our landscapes on your travels…

Where to go birding in Scotland

Wondering where best to watch birds in Scotland? Well, we have a vast array of birds for you to enjoy! From the east coast sea birds to the magical whooper swans, spectacular ospreys and other birds of the glens, to our famous Golden Eagles. Our native pinewoods, rugged mountains, and wild moorlands are home to the best birding in Scotland. Yes, we enjoy many of the best places to birdwatch from around Scotland. And the bird species likely to be found at our Highland sites are vast.

Highland Glens

Discover Great Scottish glens and valleys and the wonderful Highland wildlife within! Yes, the Highlands offer the perfect holiday locations if you want to “go wild”! So, get on your walking shoes, pull on your anorak and get back to nature in our beautiful Highland Glens. We enjoy or are within close reach of most of the famous glens of Scotland. As such, some of these Highland glens you must see are; Glen Affric & Strathglass, Glencoe, Glenshee, Glen Etive, Glenmorangie. And if you’re stuck as to where to start, Glen Affric is known as the “most beautiful of the Scottish glens”. So pop along and be sure to explore the wonderous sights such as ploddah falls.