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"Seeing Grizzly Bears, Bison and the two wolves really close in the Hayden Valley, what a wow moment!"
Ann Thitchener, Yellowstone Spring 2015

"Birds, Bears, Beaver, Bisons and Beer! Amazing mountain scenery!"
Jenni & Keith Williamson, Yellowstone Spring 2015

"Seeing a bison corpse being devoured by a grizzly bear with a coyote and ravens in attendance and than joined by a bald eagle - pure magic!"

Sonia & Clive Adkin, Yellowstone Spring 2014

The best views we have had of Black Shouldered Kite, Montagus Harrier sky dancing and Spanish Imperial Eaglesand will be remembered forever."
Chris and Andy Mortimer, Extremadura 2015

"There were so many highlights - the gasp from my young son when he put his eye to the telescope and saw the eagle owl with its chick; watching two imperial eagles barking at a vulture as they dive bombed it; watching a male Great bustard displaying and then actually winning his female I could go on and on and on …"
Alex, Jess and Tom Rafinski, Extremadura 2014

"Seeing the Spanish Imperial Eagle, one mobbing a vulture and another with a Genet in its beak."
Alan Willison, Extremadura 2013

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Links with others ...
We hope these links are of use to you and if you have your own web pages -perhaps
with an account or photos from a holiday you've taken with us - contact us and we'll
see if we can add it to the list below.

www.thetrainline.com Highlights the cheapest prices for your next UK national rail booking. You can benefit from great savings when buying your train tickets in advance.

www.easyjet.com Airline offering daily flights to Inverness from London Luton, London Gatwick, Bristol

www.flybe.com Airline offering daily flights to Inverness from Belfast, Birmingham, Jersey, Manchester

www.aerlingus.com Airline offering flights to Inverness from USA/Canada (via Dublin)

www.finnature.fi Our local guide ground agents for our Finland and Norway tours.

www.trogontours.com Trogon Tours has a strong background in nature conservation and are committed to preserve and protect South America’s natural habitats and wildlife. Always are ground agent of choice for South American tours and more.

www.ecotourswildlife.co.uk Ecotours Wildlife Holidays is the specialist IN Eastern Europe, running regular birding tours in 15 countries of the region.

www.wild-scotland.org.uk Association of wildlife tourism operators who are passionate about Scotland's natural heritage.

www.visitcairngorms.com For information on where to stay and what to do in Aviemore and the Cairngorms.

www.wild-scotland.org.uk Scotland's Wildlife and Nature Tourism Operators Association - wildlife holidays and activities in Scotland.

www.WelcometoScotland.com A comprehensive guide to almost everything there is to see and do in the Aviemore and Cairngorms area - and throughout Scotland.

www.cairngormsnationalpark.co.uk Information on accommodation, holidays and things to see and do in the Cairngorms National Park - and lots of great photos!

www.northshots.com For great wildlife images and wildlife photographic holidays at our Speyside steading in Scotland and around the world, go and look at this site of our good friend Pete Cairns

www.markhamblin.com Mark Hamblin is another wildlife photographer whose images we often use – and partner in the Wildshots holiday company with Pete Cairns

www.neilmcintyre.com Neil McIntyre has some of the best, award-winning Scottish wildlife images available anywhere – check them out

www.toothandclaw.org.uk Tooth & Claw is an innovative multi-media project providing an open forum on some of the complex issues surrounding our relationship with wild predators.

www.wildoceanphotography.com A showcase of images highlighting the diversity and beauty of the Scottish coastal environment and its wildlife.

www.hebridean-whale-cruises.com On our Speyside Mammals holidays we'll cruise from Gairloch aboard MV Kerry.

www.islaybirding.co.uk Birdwatching Tours on Islay, Inner Hebrides, Scotland

www.wildoutdoors.info Ecology, running & cycling

www.turusmara.com Wildlife and Birdwatching trips to the Treshnish Isles, Staffa and Iona

www.heavenlyhighlands.com Experience the Scottish Highlands in a truly unique way with Heavenly Highlands' half and full-day tours

www.fatbirder.com One of the best info sources for birding around the world – and we sponsor their Scotland page!

www.clydebirds.com John Molloy has his very own excellent web site which, amongst many interesting things, includes details and many photos of holidays taken with us in Spain and Scotland

www.toadsnatcher.com The website and home pages of our guide Steve Dudley, with great pages about our holidays to Shetland and Lesbos

www.peterboroughbirdclub.org.uk One of the most active clubs in the country, they have an admirable website, packed with information and good links

www.britishbirdfood.co.uk Wild Bird Food, feeders, nest boxes, wildlife habitats, and accessories. Supplied in re-usable packaging. Free next day delivery in the UK.

www.chatterbirds.com Online bird watching community connecting people with an interest in birds, birding, nature and wildlife.

www.streetendfeeds.co.uk UK based wild bird food shop and garden bird feed supplier offers quality bird treats which include garden bird seed and garden bird food like seed mixes, suet coated peanuts, suet coated sunflower hearts, dried earthworms, seeds with insects and suet pellets with fruits and berries.

www.thebirdtable.co.uk Suppiers of wild bird food, feeders and bird tables; the website also includes a bird identification section.

www.selfcateringcairngorms.co.uk 4-star self catering (2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms) and B&B overlooking Insh Marshes RSPB Reserve, in a quiet and scenic location set in 2 acres

www.glenlivetview.co.uk Comfortable accommodation in this beautiful part of the Highlands, Glenlivet View sits in a quiet, rural location in Speyside, approximately half way between Inverness and Aberdeen with views of Glenlivet and the Cairngorms National Park.

www.crubenmore.com An hour’s drive from Inverness to the north and Perth to the south, Crubenmore is easily accessible from the A9. Set in peaceful native pinewoods, Crubenmore Lodge is ideally located to enjoy the beauty of the Highlands and all the sights and activities available in the Cairngorms National Park and beyond.

www.cairngorm-cottages.com Located in Boat of Garten village, near Aviemore, Fairview is a family owned and run rental property. The house was recently refurbished and comprises two spacious three bedroomed, semi detached houses.

www.cairngorm.com The Cairngorm Hotel is Aviemore's Premier Independent Hotel, with the staff offering a warm and friendly welcome.

www.fairwindshotel.com A warm welcome to Fairwinds - a little gem, a charming personally run small hotel near Aviemore in the Highlands of Scotland offering a very personal and homely guest experience.

www.muckrach.com Highland hotel Muckrach Lodge, is a lovely Scottish country house hotel in the heart of Speyside, and the perfect place for a Scottish Highland holiday

www.bwwc.co.uk The Bird Watching & Wildlife Club has taken over the imposing 55 bedroom Grant Arms Hotel, delightfully situated in the middle of The Square in Grantown-on-Spey

www.tigh-na-sgiath.co.uk Ideally located near Aviemore and the Speyside Malt Whisky Trail, this magnificent Country House was once the home of the Lipton Tea family. Built in 1902, this elegant mansion is set in its own fabulous grounds in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park.

www.garthhotel.com The Garth Hotel, standing on the north end of the village square, in the heart of Grantown-on-Spey, near Aviemore,

www.nethy.org Abernethy Bunkhouses - 2 hostels for budget groups of 7-65 on the Speyside Way. Access to the Highlands at an affordable price. You won’t be asked to share the property even if you only book the minimum number - a unique offer we believe!

www.lazyduck.co.uk A hidden gem in the Cairngorms National Park. Aviemore 20 mins, but a world away.

www.cairngormguesthouse.com Comfortable and welcoming 12 bedroomed Victorian guest house is ideally situated in Aviemore, in the Cairngorm National Park, a perfect base to explore the Scottish Highlands or to enjoy the abundance of outdoor pursuits which the immediate area has to offer.

www.aviemoreonline.com Ravenscraig is a 12 bedroomed guest house situated on the main street of Aviemore, in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park, within easy walking distance of the numerous bars, restaurants and amenities the village has to offer.

www.Culdearn.com A quality Scottish small hotel with many awards for excellence, including an AA Rosette and "Taste of Scotland" dining, Culdearn is personally run with country house ambience and beautiful rooms.

www.coignashee.co.uk Luxury accommodation in the heart of Highland, Scotland.

www.docharn.com Our home is a recently restored steading with the latest in sustainable and efficient hi-tech energy systems. Its elevated position gives stunning views of the Cairngorms and Strathspey.

www.bedandbreakfastgrantownonspey.com Tulach Ard House in Grantown-on-Spey offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation and a very warm welcome.

www.craigellachieguesthouse.co.uk Craigellachie Guest House is an attractive traditional Scottish house built in the 1880s, situated in the historical and picturesque village of Carr-Bridge, near Aviemore.

www.thedulaig.com Looking for the perfect spot for a romantic getaway, a Scottish honeymoon, a base for touring the Highlands or an activity break, or for simply chilling out and unwinding? You have found it...The Dulaig Luxury Bed & Breakfast in Cairngorms National Park.

www.eriskay-aviemore.co.uk Eriskay is a family run Guesthouse situated in a quiet cul-de-sac in the centre of the Highland town of Aviemore.

www.woodier.com Brooklynn is a fine example of late Victorian architecture. The building retains most of the original features including its pitched pine woodwork, stained glass windows and ornate coving.

www.ruthvenhouse.com Ruthven House provides excellent bed and breakfast accommodation or if you prefer something more private and secluded, they have two cosy cottages with their own private driveway.

www.campandcaravan.com At the heart of Rothiemurchus is a superb Camp and Caravan Park with fantastic facilities.

www.aviemoreglamping.com It’s camping but in pure luxury right in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Each of the four new eco-pods sleep two people in a small but perfectly formed space.

www.bunkcampers.com/en/campervan-hire-locations/scotland Looking to hire a campervan or motorhome in Scotland? Enjoy the freedom of the open road and get connected to the people and the landscape of this stunning country.

www.highlandcampervans.com/index.asp Highland Campervans offers campervan, caravan and motorhome sales, hire and servicing, all from their Highland base in Inverness


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CAIRNGORMS NATIONAL PARK BRAND - Increasing quality whilst reducing impact

We've been granted use of this Brand by the Cairngorms National Park Authority. This is only given to those businesses who have agreed to a set of quality standards in respect of their visitor experience, together with a commitment to reducing their impact on the natural environment.

VISIT SCOTLAND - Quality Assurance Scheme - Wildlife Experience

Speyside Wildlife is one of 40 wildlife businesses to be assessed under Visit Scotland's pilot scheme for Wildlife Experiences achieving 4 Star status for our day tours. Watch out for the designation throughout Scotland. We were delighted to receive our letter of confirmation from Visit Scotland so thought we'd share some of it with you here, ''Thank you for participating in the pilot of the new Wildlife Experience Designator within our Quality Assurance Scheme for visitor attractions. Your feedback and contribution to the introduction of this new development has been invaluable and we would like to welcome you as a new member of the Quality Assurance Grading Scheme".


The air holidays and flights are ATOL Protected, since we hold an Air Travel Organiser's Licence granted by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 4259. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the CAA will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to us for an advance booking. For further information, visit the ATOL website at www.atol.org.uk.