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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 Scottish wildcat stares out from amongst tree branches
    A Scottish wildcat at the Highland Wildlife Park
  • A red deer stag at the Highland Wildlife Park, Kingussie
    A red deer stag at the Highland Wildlife Park, Kingussie
  • A red squirrel perched on a branch
    A red squirrel perched on a branch
  • 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 zoos and safaris to vast wildlife parks and forests teeming with fascinating fauna, you'll come face to face with incredible animals in every corner of the country.

Spot red deer and Scottish wildcats at the Highland Wildlife Park, or┬ámeet the UK's only giant pandas at Edinburgh Zoo. Take a boat trip to St Kilda or the Isle of May to see hundreds of incredible seabirds, or catch red squirrels scurrying through the trees in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.

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

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  1. Muir Of Dinnet National Nature Reserve

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

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    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Ballater

    Situated on low-lying ground, Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (NNR) consists of extensive Birchwood, wetlands and heather moor.

  2. Edinburgh Zoo

    Type

    Wildlife, Safari Parks, Zoos & Farms

    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.

  3. Scottish Deer Centre

    Type

    Wildlife, Safari Parks, Zoos & Farms

    Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Cupar

    See 14 species of deer from around the world at the Scottish Deer Centre, a unique wildlife park in Fife.

  4. Burg

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Mull

    Located on the Isle of Mull, the exposed location of Burg is open to the full force of the Atlantic weather.

  5. Royal Highland Show

    Type

    Wildlife, Safari Parks, Zoos & Farms

    Gradings

    Edinburgh Airport

    World class Show of cattle, light horse and heavy horse, sheep, goats, poultry. The largest display of agricultural machinery in the UK, a Forestry arena with competitions and demonstrations, Countryside Arena and a massive Food & Drink Hall.

  6. RSPB Scotland Loch Gruinart nature reserve

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Bridgend

    RSPB Scotland Loch Gruinart reserve and visitor centre is open all year round with beautiful trails and hides and is great for corncrake, chough, deer, breeding waders, & wintering geese.

  7. Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre

    Type

    Wildlife, Safari Parks, Zoos & Farms

    Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Selkirk

    Watch salmon swim upriver to spawn at the Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre.

  8. Keen Of Hamar

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Shetland

    Resembling a lunar landscape, explore this remarkable nature reserve on Unst, home to some of the rarest plants in Britain.

  9. Ferrycroft Visitor Centre

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Lairg

    Ferrycroft is a Tourist Information and Heritage Centre with café, shop and toilets. There are games, displays and experiences for all ages. Admission is free.

  10. British School Of Falconry At Gleneagles

    Type

    Wildlife, Safari Parks, Zoos & Farms

    Gradings

    Auchterarder

    Originally opened in 1982 as the first dedicated falconry school in the world, the facility is now based at Gleneagles in Perthshire.

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