Holiday Schedule and Prices

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Pine Marten Break | £55

Spend the evening on a bed and breakfast basis at Glenloy Lodge and spend an unlimited time watching pine martens and other wildlife at the lodge. Use our local knowledge to guide you towards other local wildlife on breaks of two or more days. Why not incorporate a guided trip with Glenloy Wildlife during your break? Pine marten trips available on dates when we are not running wildlife holidays… read more
Holiday Type : Pine Marten & Other Wildlife Breaks

Bespoke Holidays | £150

A fully escorted, all-inclusive wildlife holiday at dates to suit yourself (outwith designated wildlife holiday times). Based at Glenloy Lodge we will explore the wildlife and landscape of Lochaber and the West Highlands, with the option of going slightly further afield to pick up extra species, if so desired. The itinerary will be fully discussed and tailored to your wishes. Pick-up from Fort Wil… read more
Holiday Type : Bespoke Holidays

Winter Wildlife | (4 nights) | £450
16/03/18 - 20/03/18

Deer are highly visible at this time of year, whilst eagles and otters should be easier to find in the short days. Great northern divers, displaying merganser and goldeneye will be around the west coast and other winter visitors will still be with us. One day will be spent on the Moray Firth looking at winter ducks, geese and waders. Blackcock lekking at a reasonable time! Four nights dinner, b… read more
Holiday Type : Short Breaks

Otters & Eagles | (4 nights) | £520
06/04/18 - 10/04/18

Focus on tracking and watching otters as well as looking for both golden and white-tailed eagles, both of which may still be displaying in Lochaber. Fully inclusive holiday with 4 nights dinner bed and breakfast and three full days of wildlife watching. The weather in early April in Lochaber can still be quite wintry but the days are longer and there are no midges yet. 4 nights dinner, bed &… read more
Holiday Type : Short Breaks

Early West Highland Spring | (7 nights) | £895
21/04/18 - 28/04/18

First flowers appear, including fantastic displays of wood anemones and celandine. Eagles are starting to nest, while a variety of winter visitors are busy displaying prior to migration. First summer visitors such as sand martin and wheatear arrive. Deer still low down on hills, while otters are highly visible. Black-grouse lek at its peak. Bryophytes and lichens still uncovered by spring leaves. … read more
Holiday Type : Full Week Wildlife Holidays

Spring Birds | (7 nights) | £895
05/05/18 - 12/05/18

Migrant birds are arriving including wood warbler, tree pipit, cuckoo, grasshopper warbler and redstart. Great northern divers should be in full breeding plumage prior to flying north, with black guillemot, Slavonian grebe and black-throated diver now also in summer plumage. Corncrakes recently arrived on Muck, and ring ouzel pairing up in the glens.  First butterflies on the wing include Pearl-b… read more
Holiday Type : Wildlife Holidays

West Highland Spring | (7 nights) | £895
19/05/18 - 26/05/18

Bluebells are at their best at the moment and form a wonderful backdrop to the song of woodland migrants. Other woodland flowers put on a display whilst the leaves of trees are only just unfurling – a great time to visit the oakwoods. Early orchids such as narrow-leaved helleborine in bloom. Seabirds back in the Inner Hebrides, with chance of early cetaceans. Chance of early skippers and other i… read more
Holiday Type : Wildlife Holidays

Chequered Skipper Butterfly break | (4 nights) | £520
28/05/18 - 01/06/18

Chequered Skippers, Pearl-bordered Fritillaries and Green Hairstreak all feature as well as specialist moths such as the Narrow-Bordered Bee-hawkmoth and Argent and Sable. Also may look for Dingy Skipper and/or Small Blue. Suggested Itinerary 28/05/2018 - 01/06/2018 4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast with 3 full days butterfly hunting, lunch included. Cost: £520 Glenloy Wildlife ho… read more
Holiday Type : Short Breaks

New: June breaks – ‘Wildlife and more’ | (26 nights) | £440
03/06/18 - 29/06/18

June is a fabulous month to be in the West Highlands the days are long, wildflowers are blooming, butterflies are on the wing, seabird colonies are teeming, whales are arriving and there are a lot of babies around. Red deer calves, harbour seal pups, osprey chicks and our pine marten kits will be beginning to venture out. So now is the time to visit Lochaber if you've never seen a chequered skippe… read more
Holiday Type : Wildlife Experiences

Puffins and Pups | (7 nights) | £940
30/06/18 - 07/07/18

Seabird activity reaches its peak, with large numbers of shearwaters around the Small Isles, along with increased cetacean activity. We make a special trip to the Treshnish Isles to visit a puffin colony, as well as visiting Staffa. Common seal pups abound. 30/06/2018 - 07/07/2018        7 nights dinner bed & breakfast with 6 full days of wildlife watching, lunch included. Suggested … read more
Holiday Type : Full Week Wildlife Holidays

Summer Butterflies and Wildlife | (7 nights) | £895
14/07/18 - 21/07/18

We include a butterfly hunt for local specialities including mountain ringlet, northern brown argus, large heath, the Scottish form of the speckled wood and possible early Scotch Argus. Speciality dragonflies such as Azure Hawker and Northern Emerald on the wing. Seabirds and cetaceans active around the Inner Hebrides. 14/07/2018 - 21/07/2018     7 nights dinner, bed and breakfast with 6 full… read more
Holiday Type : Wildlife Holidays

West Highland Dragonflies | (7 nights) | £895
28/07/18 - 04/08/18

We look for a number of local dragonfly species including specialities such as Northern Emerald, Brilliant Emerald, Beautiful Demoiselle and Northern Blue Damselfly. Chance of late Azure hawker. Summer butterflies will also be on the wing, such as Scotch Argus. In addition, we will cover a variety of habitats, bird and mammal species, including pine martens, otters, and cetaceans around the Inner … read more
Holiday Type : Full Week Wildlife Holidays

West Highland Summer | (7 nights) | £895
18/08/18 - 25/08/18

Recently fledged eagle and osprey chicks should be on the wing. Best time of year for cetaceans and other marine visitors. Great floral displays along the canal. Scotch argus on the wing, along with a good range of dragonflies. Young martens increasingly independent. Bats busy feeding in the evenings. 7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast and 6 full days of wildlife trips with lunch included (no… read more
Holiday Type : Full Week Wildlife Holidays

Whales and Sharks | (7 nights) | £995
01/09/18 - 08/09/18

  We take at least two full day boat trips in search of whales, dolphins and basking sharks, one of which should take us to a basking shark hotspot. We also should have good eagle sightings as youngsters are taught to hunt by their parents. Black-throated divers, swallows and martins flock prior to migration. Blackcock start to lek again. 1/9/18 – 8/9/18    7 nights dinner, bed &… read more
Holiday Type : Full Week Wildlife Holidays

Early Autumn Wildlife | (7 nights) | £895
15/09/18 - 22/09/18

We focus on early autumn wildlife watching in very different locations throughout Lochaber and beyond. Includes a late boat trip to the Small Isles, with a good chance of minke whales and other cetaceans before the equinox. First signs of red deer rut. Raptors hunt pipits in the glens. First autumn migrants appear. late summer dragonflies still flying strongly, including common and southern hawker… read more
Holiday Type : Full Week Wildlife Holidays

Red Deer Rut | (4 nights) | £550
28/09/18 - 02/10/18

Includes an early morning trip looking for deer. We also take a long day-trip across to Rum, weather permitting, to visit the famous rutting grounds at Kilmory, where a hide provides excellent views of study animals on the rutting ground. 28/09/2018 – 02/10/2018   4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast with 3 full days wildlife watching, lunch included. Suggested itinerary Cost: £550 … read more
Holiday Type : Short Breaks

West Highland Autumn | (7 nights) | £895
06/10/18 - 13/10/18

We include a boat trip to Knoydart to explore this remote area. Red deer rut getting into full swing. Raptors hunt pipits in the glens. First autumn migrants appear. Trees start to turn, providing wonderful autumn colours. Ducks all back in breeding plumage. Harrier roost starts to form at the Insh marshes. 6/10/18 – 13/10/18  7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast with 6 full days wildlife wa… read more
Holiday Type : Full Week Wildlife Holidays

Autumn Migrants | (7 nights) | £895
20/10/18 - 27/10/18

Catch the tail end of the red deer rut. We look for migrant ducks, geese and waders, which should have started to arrive, and include a trip to the Moray Firth as well as the mudflats of the west coast, and a boat trip too Knoydart. Bottlenose dolphins still around the Black Isle. Twite flock on the beaches. Black grouse visible. Winter divers return to the coast. 20/10/2017 - 27/10/2017  7 ni… read more
Holiday Type : Full Week Wildlife Holidays