Loch Garten Nature Reserve, Boat of Garten

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#3 of 11 in Wildlife in Aviemore
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  • We only spent a few hours there and it was the very last day of the season. The ages of our group ranged from 61 to 8 months. There really is something for everyone to see and do. There were various i...  more »
  • Walked a 5 mile loop walk to Loch Mallachie and Loch Garten, beautiful scenery. Dogs loved it too.  more »
  • Weather was baltic,and its a short walk from the car-park to the centre which was busy so a bit of waiting to get a pair of binoculars.A lot of visual info and enthusiastic staff on hand for any queri...  more »
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  • Lovely nature reserve. Well maintained paths and lots to do.
  • Smaller than expected but good views of the ospreys with the set up binoculars
  • Amazing location. Plenty of wildlife to see including Osprey nest
  • Really accessible visitor centre with cameras and telescopes for you to view the nesting birds. You can even view close-ups on big-screen monitors in the centre. There's loads of stuff for young kids to do from what I could see. It's good for about half an hour (if you're not a kid), then you can wander over to the lake and walk around that to maybe see some other wildlife. Car parking can be tricky on busy days, you might need to park down the road a bit.
  • Unique location for wildlife, great views.
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