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Wildlife Sites and Nature Reserves in Scotland

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Kirkconnell Flow National Nature Reserve (SNH)

Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK

This is a classic example of an ancient 'raised' bog. Among the species you can find here are cranberry, bog rosemary and…

Treshnish Isles

Nr Isle of Mull, Argyll, Scotland, UK

These delightful islands are well known for their breeding seabirds, with large numbers of puffins, razorbills and…

Hermitage (NTS)

Nr Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland, UK

Interesting mixed conifer and deciduous woodlands. Above the wooded gorge is a picturesque folly - 'Ossian's Hall'.

Loch Garten, Abernethy Forest (RSPB)

Nethybridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

This beautiful loch, surrounded by natural Scots pine forest is famous for ospreys. From the Osprey Centre you can observe...

Glen Roy National Nature Reserve (SNH)

Roybridge, By Fort William, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

One of the most remarkable glacial landforms in Britain, the 'Parallel Roads' are the shorelines of an ice-damned lake.

Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve (SNH)

Nr Lanark, Scotland, UK

Steep gorges have protected this rich mix of ash, oak and wych elm from felling and grazing. Carpets of bluebells and…

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve (SWT)

Falls of Clyde, New Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB

A special reserve, with ancient woodland and a gorge through which the River Clyde flows over a series of four spectacular…

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Isle of May Boat Trips

Anstruther, KY10 3AB

Wildlife boat trips to the fabulous Isle of May or fun trips along the East Neuk Coast.

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The Nàdurra Visitor Centre

Glenmore, Ardnamurchan, Argyll, PH36 4JG

The Nàdurra Visitor Centre provides visitors with an introduction to the breathtaking variety of flora, fauna and geology…

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Ariundle Oakwood (NNR)

Acharacle, Nr Strontian, Argyll, Scotland, UK

An atmospheric ancient mossy oakwood of a kind once widespread along the Atlantic coast. Good habitat for wide variety…

Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH)

Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK

This splendid reserve overlooking Muckle Flugga, Britain's most northerly point, is a haven for over 100,000 seabirds…

Rothiemurchus Forest

By Aviemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

Superb Caledonian pine forest with many miles of trails.

Ben Lui National Nature Reserve (SNH)

Nr Tyndrum, Argyll, Scotland, UK

The moist cliffs and rocky outcrops of this large reserve support an unusually lush growth of mountain plants including...

Falls of Shin Visitor Attraction

by Lairg, Sutherland, IV27 4EE

From Leaping Salmon to Woodland Walks we have the perfect day out covered. Childrens play park and cafe & gift shop on site.

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Glen Nant National Nature Reserve (SNH)

Nr Taynuilt, Argyll, Scotland, UK

The slopes of Glen Nant are cloaked in a rich mixed woodland. Some of the special plants to be found here are…

1 Kirkconnell Flow National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr. Dumfries, Scotland, UK
2 Treshnish Isles Nr Isle of Mull, Argyll, Scotland, UK
3 Hermitage (NTS) Nr Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
4 Loch Garten, Abernethy Forest (RSPB) Nethybridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
5 Glen Roy National Nature Reserve (SNH) Roybridge, By Fort William, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
6 Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr Lanark, Scotland, UK
7 Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve (SWT) Falls of Clyde, New Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB 3 stars
8 Isle of May Boat Trips Anstruther, KY10 3AB
9 The Nàdurra Visitor Centre Glenmore, Ardnamurchan, Argyll, PH36 4JG
10 Ariundle Oakwood (NNR) Acharacle, Nr Strontian, Argyll, Scotland, UK
11 Hermaness National Nature Reserve(SNH) Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, Scotland, UK
12 Rothiemurchus Forest By Aviemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
13 Ben Lui National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr Tyndrum, Argyll, Scotland, UK
14 Falls of Shin Visitor Attraction by Lairg, Sutherland, IV27 4EE
15 Glen Nant National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr Taynuilt, Argyll, Scotland, UK

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