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Fair Isle Autumn

Bird watching on Fair Isle - a tiny dot on the map between Shetland and Orkney, but a magnet for migrating birds during the autumn. Opportunity to see birds in the hand at the ringing station. Simple accommodation in the new "Observatory". Days out will be on foot over rough tracks or moorland.


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Dates 2-9 September 2017
Price £1,595 (£50 single supp)

Leader Craig Round

Flights Loganair, Scheduled:
Outbound: Morning Inverness-Sumburgh (via Kirkwall)
Inbound: Afternoon Sumburgh-Inverness (via Kirkwall)

Day 1 Fly Inverness to Shetland then take the ‘Good Shepherd’ ferry across to Fair Isle passing Sumburgh Head enroute.
Day 2-7 Birdwatching and wildlife exploration of the island from our base at the comfortable Fair Isle Bird Observatory.
Day 8 Return back to mainland Shetland for our flight back to Inerness from Sumburgh.

Weather Cool to warm, with changeable weather, expect sun and squally showers, may be windy (8°-15°C).
Ferries We shall travel from Shetland to Fair Isle by a small ferry with the potential for rough seas. Please be prepared for this.
Walking Walking is generally very relaxed and easy, with walks of up to 3-4 miles on roads and rough grassland.
Meals All included from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8.
Insects Biting insects will not be a problem.
Accom Comfortable double, twin and single ensuite accommodation. Most rooms are on the first floor.
Group 7
 

   

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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".


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