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Wildlife Sites and Nature Reserves in Perthshire, Angus & Dundee

St Cyrus National Nature Reserve (SNH)

St Cyrus, Montrose, Scotland, UK

A special reserve of sand dunes, heathland and cliffs, with many rare and unusual plants. Visitor centre and trails. 

Montrose Basin Wildlife Centre (SWT)

Montrose, Angus, DD10 9TA

Come and see magnificent wildlife and enjoy a superb panorama from the comfort of this unique centre. 3 remote video…

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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 of the Lowes Wildlife Reserve (SWT)

Nr. Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0HH

This reserve is well-known for its pair of breeding ospreys. An observation hide allows close-up views of their nest and…

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

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…

Seaton Cliffs (SWT)

By Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, UK

These spectacular cliffs of rich red sandstone just to the east of Arbroath are good for seabirds and wildflowers including...

Balgavies Loch (SWT)

By Forfar, Angus, Scotland, UK

This attractive loch and its surrounding reedbeds and woodland are rich in wildlife. Over 60 species of bird have bred here....

RSPB Loch Leven

By Loch Leven, Kinross, KY13 9LX

Major wetland, farmland and moorland reserve on the shore of Loch Leven. Geese and other wildfowl in winter, breeding waders...

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Corrie Fee National Nature Reserve

Airlie, Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 5NP

This special reserve is one of the richest sites in Britain for arctic-alpine plants. The surrounding hills are excellent...

Killiecrankie

Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5LG

A magnificent wooded gorge with oak, ash, elm and beech. Pied flycatchers breed here. Way marked trails by Rivers Garry and...

Loch Kinnordy (RSPB)

Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland, UK

This shallow loch is situated in a natural basin surrounded by farmland and attracts all types of wildlife.

The Fortingall Yew

Fortingall, Perthshire, PH15 2NQ

The Fortingall Yew is believed to be 5,000 years old, the most ancient tree in the United Kingdom and quite possibly the...

The Cateran Trail

Blairgowrie, Scotland, UK

A 64 mile / 103 km circular waymarked walking route in the beautiful Perthshire and Angus Glens, following paths used by...

1 St Cyrus National Nature Reserve (SNH) St Cyrus, Montrose, Scotland, UK
2 Montrose Basin Wildlife Centre (SWT) Montrose, Angus, DD10 9TA 4 stars
3 Hermitage (NTS) Nr Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
4 Loch of the Lowes Wildlife Reserve (SWT) Nr. Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0HH 3 stars
5 Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve (NTS) By Killin, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
6 Seaton Cliffs (SWT) By Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, UK
7 Balgavies Loch (SWT) By Forfar, Angus, Scotland, UK
8 RSPB Loch Leven By Loch Leven, Kinross, KY13 9LX 3 stars
9 Corrie Fee National Nature Reserve Airlie, Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 5NP
10 Killiecrankie Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5LG
11 Loch Kinnordy (RSPB) Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland, UK
12 The Fortingall Yew Fortingall, Perthshire, PH15 2NQ
13 The Cateran Trail Blairgowrie, Scotland, UK

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