Top things to do in Spring

  1. Visit Fowl Craig cliff and experience the sights, sounds and smells of the seabirds
  2. Sit in the coastguard hut and watch the nesting birds on the maritime heath
  3. Join a guided walk with the warden

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Take a walk around the coastal trail, and look out for the variety of birds that breed on the reserve
  2. Look out for the colourful heathland plants in miniature, including the tiny Scottish primrose
  3. Join a guided walk with the warden

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Walk up to Fowl Craig cliff and visit the great auk statue
  2. Take a walk on the coastal trail to visit The Bore, an impressive tidal race
  3. Wander along North Wick beach and look for migrating waders

Top things to do in Winter

  1. On a calm day take a walk on the reserve and experience the rugged, windswept landscape
  2. Visit the coastguard hut (hide) and watch for seabirds
  3. Take a walk along the island's beautiful beaches

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