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Wildlife Sites and Nature Reserves in Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-shire

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Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve (SNH)

By Ullapool, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK

Recognised worldwide for its fascinating geology, the reserve, with its lime-rich rocks, is also well-known for its wild…

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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Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve (SNH)

The Links, Golspie Business Park, Golspie, KW10 6UB

This large tidal basin with its surrounding pinewoods, coastal heath and sand dunes has a very special character. It…

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.

Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (SWT)

Handa Island, By Scourie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK

This spectacular island with one of the largest seabird colonies in north-west Europe offers a superb wildlife experience.

Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve (NTS)

Braemore, By Ullapool, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK

Spectacular mile long 200 feet deep gorge which contains the 150 foot Falls of Measach. Suspension bridge and viewing…

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…

Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (SNH)

Kinlochewe, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK

Britain's first National Nature Reserve is well-known for its ancient pinewoods and spectacular mountain scenery. Visitor…

Duncansby Head

John O'Groats, Caithness, Scotland, UK

These spectacular red sandstone cliffs, including the famous Stacks of Duncansby, support large seabird colonies with...

Clo Mhor

By Durness, Sutherland, Scotland, UK

Britain's highest mainland sea cliff, Clo Mhor rises to 283 metres. Holds large numbers of breeding fulmars, guillemots and...

Corrimony, (RSPB)

Nr Cannich, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

In a superb landscape, this reserve includes moorland, conifer plantations and some patches of Scots pine and birch. A long...

Nigg Bay (RSPB)

Nigg, Ross-shire, Scotland, UK

An extensive area of mudflat, saltmarsh and wet grassland on the north of the Cromarty Firth. Large numbers of bar-tailed...

Forsinard Reserve (RSPB)

Forsinard, Sutherland, KW13 6YT

The place to experience the vastness of Scotland's 'Flow Country' and see some special birds and other wildlife. Visitor...

Dunnet Head

Nr Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, UK

Scotland's most northerly point sits 100m above sea level and is part of the beautiful rugged coastline. It is home to a...

Faraid Head

Durness, Sutherland, Scotland, UK

The cliffs of this dramatic headland hold puffins, guillemots, razorbills and fulmars. Moss campion grows here at sea level...

1 Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve (SNH) By Ullapool, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK
2 Falls of Shin Visitor Attraction by Lairg, Sutherland, IV27 4EE
3 Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve (SNH) The Links, Golspie Business Park, Golspie, KW10 6UB
4 Rogie Falls Contin, Scotland, UK
5 Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (SWT) Handa Island, By Scourie, Sutherland, Scotland, UK
6 Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve (NTS) Braemore, By Ullapool, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK
7 Ben Wyvis National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr Garve, Ross-shire, Scotland, UK
8 Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (SNH) Kinlochewe, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK
9 Duncansby Head John O'Groats, Caithness, Scotland, UK
10 Clo Mhor By Durness, Sutherland, Scotland, UK
11 Corrimony, (RSPB) Nr Cannich, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
12 Nigg Bay (RSPB) Nigg, Ross-shire, Scotland, UK
13 Forsinard Reserve (RSPB) Forsinard, Sutherland, KW13 6YT
14 Dunnet Head Nr Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, UK
15 Faraid Head Durness, Sutherland, Scotland, UK

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