Wildlife attractions in our local area
The Lovat’s central Highlands location means that it’s ideally situated near some of Scotland’s best spots for watching wildlife.
Book your stay at The Lovat today and enjoy a wildlife holiday you’ll remember forever. Not sure how to organise your wildlife break? Call us on 01456 490000 and one of our expert members of staff will be only too pleased to help you.
When you stay at The Lovat, you’ll be within easy driving distance to:
Here red deer roam freely, golden eagles soar and sea eagles are occasional visitors.
Red Deer Safari
Look for the herds of red deer which roam the hills.You could see some interesting winter migrants around, such as goldeneye ducks and whooper swans.
Loch Garry Bird Life
Designated a Special Protection Area due to its breeding populations of black throated diver and common scoter, two of Britian’s rarest birds. Widgeon and pochard are also regularly sighted.
Loch Lochy and Loch Arkaig
Osprey and sea eagles have bred successfully here. The Allt Mhuic nature reserve is a stronghold of the chequered skipper butterfly, one of the UK’s rarest species.
Glengarry Half Day Safari
Expect sightings of black and red throated diver, scoter and widgeon, dragonflies and our native carnivorous plants and red deer and golden eagles
Glengarry Full Day Safari
As above, but you can also expect to see seals, porpoises, oyster catchers, herons and many other sea birds. You may also spot otters or, very occasionally, dolphins. Weather permitting you will land at Barrisdale in the middle of the great Knoydart wilderness.
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After a long journey here, you will receive a warm welcome from The Lovat and a nice hot cup of tea or coffee by the fire!