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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

Wood warbler, Aruindle
Extra May dates available

22nd April 2019

Fancy a wee trip to the west Highlands at the best time of year? We now have extra dates available for bespoke breaks, pine marten breaks and day trips between the 11th a… Read More

Black throated diver loch Arkaig
Otters and Eagles 2019

16th April 2019

We are still enjoying a prolonged period of fine, albeit cold weather, which started whilst the last of our holiday guests were here. Unfortunately, we are now starting t… Read More

Otter with crab
Welcome to the 2019 Season

10th March 2019

We have experienced a relatively mild winter to date, with virtually no snow left on the mountain tops of Lochaber towards the end of February. The Highland winter is far… Read More

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