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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. Rassal Ashwood

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Kishorn

    Rassal Ashwood is a woodland which grows on a rare outcrop of limestone in Wester Ross.

  2. Cumbernauld Glen

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Cumbernauld

    This reserve’s ancient woodland is a haven for wildlife and, in early summer, there are vast carpets of bluebells.

  3. Insh Marshes Bird Reserve

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Kingussie

    The Inch Marches is a large wetland area designated as a RSPB Bird Reserve.

  4. Donmouth Local Nature Reserve

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Donmouth Local Nature Reserve (LNR) is a beach site found in Old Aberdeen.

  5. Cragbank Woods

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Hawick

    Cragbank Woods boast a beautiful mix of native trees that cloak the steep gorge slopes.

  6. 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.

  7. Gradings

    Drymen

    Visitor centre comprising exhibition on Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, geology and Highland Boundary Fault.

  8. 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.

  9. Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Kyleakin

    Learn about the local and natural history of Kyleakin and Eilen Ban at the Bright Water Visitor Centre and discover the diverse wildlife that dwells there.

  10. Grampian & Cairngorms Wildlife Services

    Type

    Wildlife, Safari Parks & Zoos

    Gradings

    Ellon

    Welcome to Grampian & Cairngorms Wildlife Services.

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