Loch Garten Nature Reserve, Boat of Garten

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web
Loch Garten Nature Reserve is located in Boat of Garten. Arrange your visit to Loch Garten Nature Reserve and discover more family-friendly attractions in Aviemore using our Aviemore trip generator.
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  • This is a very good centre to see red squirrels and lots of birds, also the Ospreys, when nesting,.nice walks in the woods too,.best on a dry day to see squirrels,, 
  • Its always a joy to revisit this center as the staff are always so enthused about what they do. To consecutive years now the volunteers from Malta have been so inspiring with their passion for the osp...  read more »
  • Sadly the Osprey Centre was closed. The area around the loch is very peaceful. Walking around the woodland we did see other birds but not an osprey. Would have been nice if the centre had been open to...  read more »
  • 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.
  • Quiet, the RSPB has exactly 1 osprey nest, not worth the 5 pound admission ticket tbh.
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