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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. Flanders Moss

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    Nature Centres & Reserves

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    Doune

    The UK’s largest raised bog to remain in a near-natural state lies between the villages of Thornhill and Kippen in the Care of Stirling.

  2. Scottish Beaver Trial

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    Nature Centres & Reserves

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    Lochgilphead

    The Scottish Beaver Trial has been responsible for reintroducing beavers 400 years after being hunted to extinction.

  3. Queen's View Visitor Centre, Café & Shop

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    Nature Centres & Reserves

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    Pitlochry

    The Queen’s View in Highland Perthshire overlooks Loch Tummel and is said to have been named after Queen Victoria, following her visit to the area in 1866.

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    • 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.

  5. Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve

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    Nature Centres & Reserves

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    Golspie

    Loch Fleet is a reserve on a stunning coastal location where a river flows through a tidal basin.

  6. Glen Tanar

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    Nature Centres & Reserves

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    Aboyne

    Glen Tanar provides a great opportunity to explore Scotland's classic Caledonian pine forest in search of its elusive wildlife.

  7. Knoydart

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    Nature Centres & Reserves

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    Knoydart

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

  8. Carstramon Wood

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    Nature Centres & Reserves

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    Gatehouse-of-Fleet

    This ancient deciduous woodland is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, a Special Area of Conservation and a treasure trove of natural wonders.

  9. Glen Affric

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    Nature Centres & Reserves

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    Cannich

    A magical mix of native pinewoods, glistening lochs and haunting moorland.

  10. RSPB Crook of Baldoon Reserve

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    Nature Centres & Reserves

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    Wigtown

    One of RSPB's newest reserves, with a superb view accross the Cree Estuary to the Galloway Hills. The return of geese and waders in winter really brings the merse and coast to life. Breeding skylark and lapwing are common in summer.

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