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Rhu sunset
Happy New Decade

16th January 2020

  Happy New Year! As I write, overnight snow is melting, it is pouring with rain and the wind is gusting. To date this decade we have had mild, wet and windy cond… Read More

Last Hooray of 2019

28th October 2019

It has been a fabulous autumn of colour and fruitfulness here in the West Highlands of Scotland. As the clocks have now gone back, we have shut up shop for the season, bu… Read More

Red Deer and Eagles 2019

17th October 2019

In early autumn we celebrate the red deer rut, and this year we have run two specific breaks in which the deer featured prominently. There is nothing quite as evocative a… Read More

Osprey with flounder photo by Kev Mullins
Late summer highlights 2019

13th September 2019

Late summer in the Highlands has seen the heather blooming purple on the hills, the wet grassland studded with devil’s-bit scabious and the verges painted with knapweed… Read More

Watching puffins on Lunga
Insects Can’t Be Choosy!

24th August 2019

After a week of brilliant sunshine at the end of June the weather went pear-shaped, just in time for our Northern Dragonfly break. We hardly managed a decent day’s sun … Read More

Holiday dates 2021

18th July 2019

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Slavonian grebe with young
Youngsters galore

8th July 2019

As we move into mid-June, the birds stop singing as much and babies start to appear throughout Lochaber. The first and most obvious were the goslings – Canada and greyl… Read More

young pine marten investigating garden
Extra July dates added

16th June 2019

Anyone looking for a wildlife break this summer but don't fancy a full week's wildlife holiday, or have a burning desire to see something in particular - whales, dragonfl… Read More

Black throated diver
Spring Birds 2019

26th May 2019

What a difference a week makes! At the beginning of May it was cold with overnight frosts and fresh snow on the mountain tops. These were the conditions that greeted our … Read More

pair of Slavonian Grebe, Loch Ruthven
April 2019 Highlights

15th May 2019

April has been a busy month for us, with the Otters and Eagles trip (see last blog), two 4-night bespoke holidays and our 4-night West Highland Spring holiday, not to men… Read More

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