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Watch this video and see some of Scotland's remarkable wildlife, from timourous red squirrels to playful dolphins.
Great Scottish wildlife

See some of Scotland's remarkable wildlife, from timourous red squirrels to playful dolphins.

  • Looking over to people driving past the lions of Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling
    Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling
  • A visitor looks up to sharks and other fish swimming in a tank at Deep Sea World
    Deep Sea World
  • A Scottish wildcat stares out from amongst tree branches
    A Scottish wildcat at the Highland Wildlife Park
  • A boy enjoying a zoo-keeping experience with ring-tailed lemurs at the Five Sisters Zoo
    Lemurs at the Five Sister's Zoo
  • A North American grey wolf and a European wolf at the Scottish Deer Centre
    Wolves at the Scottish Deer Centre

For the perfect family day out, head to one of the many wildlife attractions found throughout Scotland.

From beautiful country parks and gardens with luscious flora to exciting wildlife parks, zoos and safaris, there really is something for all the family to enjoy.

Come face to face with a tiger in the Highlands, experience the Serengeti in Loch Lomond, The Trossachs & The Forth Valley, take a gentle stroll through beautiful country parks or meet Scotland’s famous pandas in Edinburgh.

Browse the listings to plan your wildlife trip to Scotland today.

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  1. Handa Island

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Scourie

    Managed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust as a nature reserve, Handa Island is a beautiful place and a fantastic day trip.

  2. Bute Forest

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Bute

    Welcome to Bute Forest, a unique area of forest on the Isle of Bute with walks for all ages.

  3. Rona and Sula Sgier National Nature Reserve

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Lewis

    Look out for seabirds and seals at the Rona and Sula Sgeir National Nature Reserve islands in the Outer Hebrides.

  4. Fleecefaulds Meadow

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Cupar

    Fleecefaulds Meadow Wildlife Reserve is an area of flower-rich grassland, rich fen and lowland scrub near the village of Ceres.

  5. Lower Nethan Gorge

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Carluke

    Lower Nethan Gorge is part of the Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve and is one of the best examples of semi-natural woodland still surviving in the Clyde Valley.

  6. Rum

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Fort William & Lochaber

    Rum is an island of rugged mountains setting a dramatic stage for spectacular wildlife and archaeology.

  7. Ben Lui

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    East Lochaber

    Ben Lui is a range of mountain peaks designated as a National Nature Reserve.

  8. Edinburgh Zoo

    Type

    Wildlife, Safari Parks & Zoos

    Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Edinburgh

    The wildest visitor attraction in Scotland. Edinburgh Zoo is home to over 1,000 rare and beautiful animals from around the world and home to the UK's only giant pandas and koalas.

  9. Balranald - RSPB

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Outer Hebrides

    Balranald RSPB is a beautiful Hebridean reserve which has sandy beaches, rocky foreshore, marshes and sand dunes.

  10. Knoydart

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Knoydart

    The Knoydart peninsula is one of the wildest parts of Scotland.

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