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  • People handling a bird during a falconry display
    People handling a bird during a falconry display
  • A bird-of prey in level flight with wings extended
    The hen harrier (image courtesy of RSPB/ Andy May- rspb-images.com)
  • Swans swimming on a loch
    Swans swimming on a loch

Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley is boasts a variety of great wildlife attractions where you can enjoy seeing birds and mammals in their natural setting.

At nature reserves such as the RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve or the Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve, there are birdwatching hides, wildlife feeding stations and plenty of trails to get you up close to lots of different species.

Or why not take the family to Muirshiel Visitor Centre or Greenock Cut Visitor Centre in the heart of the Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park for a great day out following signed nature trails to spot the plentiful wildlife. At Muirshiel, you'll get the chance to see one of Britains rarest birds of prey, the hen harrier, either on  the heather moors or live on CCTV during the breeding season (usually May - August ). You can also enjoy incredible falconry displays at the World of Wings

Browse the wildlife attractions to plan your trip to Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley today.

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  1. Gradings

    • 3 Wildlife Experience
    3 Wildlife Experience

    Lanark

    Welcome to Falls of Clyde Visitor Centre & Wildlife Reserve

  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. RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    • 4 Wildlife Experience
    4 Wildlife Experience

    Lochwinnoch

    This wetland reserve is ideal for all the family as the trails, birdwatching hides and visitor centre are all easily accessible.

  4. 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.

  5. Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Lochwinnoch

    Glasgows nearest big countryside attraction for a healthy family fun day out or outdoor activities in Scotlands largest Regional Park.

  6. Clyde Valley Woodlands

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Carluke

    Clyde Valley Woodlands is a National Nature Reserve composed of six separate sites, each unique and together representing the finest examples of ancient woodland in this area.

  7. Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Greenock

    Do one of the top 50 walks in Scotland - the circular 11km walk is reasonably level, with panoramic views of the Clyde. Start at Drumfrochar Station and then stop half way at the Visitor Centre for coffee and see the exhibition.

  8. World of Wings

    Type

    Wildlife, Safari Parks & Zoos

    Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Cumbernauld

    Welcome to World of Wings.

  9. Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Lochwinnoch

    Easily access to Great walking country plus wildlife watching of Hen Harriers by CCTV.

  10. Fossil Grove

    Type

    Nature Centres & Reserves

    Gradings

    Glasgow

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