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Wildlife Sites and Nature Reserves in Scotland

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Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve (NTS)

By Killin, Perthshire, Scotland, UK

Perthshire's highest mountain with views from the Atlantic to the North Sea, Ben Lawers is well-known for the rich variety…

Landmark Nature Trail

Carrbridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

Britain's first nature trail, established in 1970, through old Caledonian pine forest, with tree top trail, wildlife…

Falls of Glomach (NTS)

Glen Elchaig, Ross-shire, Scotland, UK

One of the highest waterfalls in Britain (113m), set in a steep narrow cleft in remote country.

Rona and Sula Sgeir (NNR)

North Lewis, Scotland, UK

This isolated rocky island has large numbers of breeding gannets and other seabirds. Each August the men of Ness come over…

Islay Natural History Trust

Main Street, Port Charlotte, PA48 7TX

Essential information for those interested in Islay's nature with exhibits, displays and hands-on exploration for all ages.

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Cragbank Wood

Nr Hawick, Scottish Borders, Scotland, UK

The largest area of ancient ash-elm-hazel woodland left in the Scottish Borders, the reserve has a rich variety of plants...

Ben Wyvis National Nature Reserve (SNH)

Nr Garve, Ross-shire, Scotland, UK

One of the highest mountains in Easter Ross, home to red deer, pine marten and golden eagle. Dwarf birch, cloudberry and…

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...

Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve

Tentsmuir Forest, By Tayport, Fife, DD6 9PF

The fastest growing part of Scotland with sand dunes and heath, excellent for wildflowers, an important roosting area for…

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'.

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…

Grey Mare's Tail (NTS)

Moffat Valley, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

This spectacular upland reserve, home to Scotland's highest waterfall, is rich in wildflowers. Visitor centre with remote…

Rogie Falls

Contin, Scotland, UK

Rogie Falls is a beautiful spot off the main road to Ullapool to stop for a walk and a picnic.

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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1 Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve (NTS) By Killin, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
2 Landmark Nature Trail Carrbridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
3 Falls of Glomach (NTS) Glen Elchaig, Ross-shire, Scotland, UK
4 Rona and Sula Sgeir (NNR) North Lewis, Scotland, UK
5 Islay Natural History Trust Main Street, Port Charlotte, PA48 7TX
6 Cragbank Wood Nr Hawick, Scottish Borders, Scotland, UK
7 Ben Wyvis National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr Garve, Ross-shire, Scotland, UK
8 Loch Garten, Abernethy Forest (RSPB) Nethybridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
9 Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve Tentsmuir Forest, By Tayport, Fife, DD6 9PF
10 Treshnish Isles Nr Isle of Mull, Argyll, Scotland, UK
11 Hermitage (NTS) Nr Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
12 Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr Lanark, Scotland, UK
13 Grey Mare's Tail (NTS) Moffat Valley, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
14 Rogie Falls Contin, Scotland, UK
15 Falls of Shin Visitor Attraction by Lairg, Sutherland, IV27 4EE

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