The rich habitats of Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley provide a haven for a variety of wildlife species, including magnificent bird life. Take full advantage of the region’s accessible landscapes, including the UK’s first National Park, and keep your eyes peeled for some unforgettable sightings of spectacular wildlife, from raptors such as red kites to red deer and pine martens.
From snow-topped peaks, gentle lochs to sheltered forests, the landscape of Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley is truly varied and provides the perfect habitat for a range of interesting wildlife species waiting to be discovered.
Make the most of your trip to Scotland’s first National Park with a Ranger Service, providing a variety of activities and talks covering a variety of topics including the National Park and natural and cultural heritage.
Discover the region’s fantastic bird population as they soar above the treetops on the hunt for prey listen as the sing amid the rich woodland or watch them waddle through the picturesque lochs. Try and spot them and other native species of red deer and red squirrels on the specially set up cameras at the David Marshall Lodge. Other species include grey and common seals, frogs, toads and even dragonflies and lizards.
Ride alongside lions, tigers and bison on safari and come face to face with an African lion at Blairdrummond Safari Park. Or see a range of exotic fish species at the Loch Lomond Aquarium.