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Scottish Wildlife

Discover the special wildlife of Scotland's various regions. From sea eagles to dolphins, there are amazing opportunities to view wildlife close-up.

Scottish Mammals - Pine Marten

Scottish Mammals »

A 'Top 10' of Scottish mammals just didn’t cover them all. So here are the best animals to try spotting while you’re out and about around Scotland.

Northern Scottish Birds - Red-Throated Diver

Scottish Birds »

From Arctic Skuas to Whooper Swans, our A-Z (or A-W) of birds covers 36 you can keep an eye out for (depending on where you are).

Special Places - Sandwood Bay Scotland

Special Places »

From seabird cliffs to oakwoods, sea-lochs to mountain landscapes, Scotland has an array of fantastic natural places to visit. 

Sporting Fish in Scotland

Sporting Fish »

Scotland's sporting fish attract visitors from all over the world. From high mountain lochs to deep in the river valleys, the challenge of Scotland's fish is second to none.

Key Facts

Find the nuts-and-bolts kind of information you'll need to make your visit an enjoyable and successful one. 

Shop Opening Hours »

The usual hours

Tourist Information Centres »

An excellent network.

Driving »

A few hints for easy travelling


Emergencies »

The number to call

Smoking »

Banned in public places

Money »

Banks, Currency and Cash Machines

Health »

Hospital treatment


Getting Married »

All you need to know

Weather & Climate »

Background information and weather forecast.

Post, Phone & Internet »

Some useful information

Tipping »

Some guidelines