Wildlife

Wildlife in Scotland

Isn't the natural world bloomin' marvellous? We think so!

Whether you want to hear the cheerful chirp of a dawn chorus, see a graceful soaring white-tailed sea eagle, or sail alongside playful dolphins, there are incredible opportunities to get up close and personal with the wildest of our residents.

Wildlife tours

One of the best ways to see creatures in their natural habitat is to head out with the experts on a wildlife tour. Take a coastal boat trip, head off-road in a 4x4 on a wildlife safari, or make a break of it on a wildlife holiday. You can even go on a nocturnal tour and see wildlife under the cloak of night using high-tech thermal and night-vision equipment!

Wildlife events & festivals

Discover the creatures that inhabit our beautiful landscapes at one of the many wildlife events or festivals.

There are fascinating regular and seasonal events, such as bat walks with forest rangers or identifying creatures in rock pools, plus incredible festivals.

Celebrate the wonders of the natural world during the Wild Seasons Festivals in Dumfries & Galloway and the Scottish Borders, or the Orkney Nature Festival.

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