Top things to do in Spring

  1. Watch displaying waders
  2. Hear singing skylarks overhead
  3. Listen for calling cuckoos

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Look for bumblebees on the specially planted flower crop
  2. Watch out for waders feeding their young
  3. Spot wheatears alighting on the ruins

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. See migrating waders
  2. Look for the arrival of wintering swans and geese
  3. If you're lucky, you could see a hen harrier!

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Look out for wintering geese and swans
  2. Watch the mixed flocks of finches and buntings
  3. Birds of prey visit regularly – can you spot one?

Extend your stay

Other places to visit

Spring squill flowers

Dunnet Head

Seabird cliffs, flowers and sea views at mainland Britain's northernmost point

Lookout Tower at Forsinard Flows

Forsinard Flows

Get away from it all in this amazing, rugged peatland landscape

Pink-footed geese flying over RSPB Vane Farm nature reserve

Loch Leven

Part of Loch Leven National Nature Reserve, you can enjoy wildlife all year-round

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