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Rewilding

This holiday combines a visit to the Highlands and its wonderful wildlife with an opportunity to get a more in-depth look at what is happening regarding the future conservation of wild Scotland. We will take you to some of the most beautiful parts of the Highlands and have arranged privileged access to people and places to get you right to the heart of the rewilding story in Scotland today.

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LeadersSally Nowell and Kate Mennie

Day 1Arrive in Glenfeshie in time for dinner and a presentation by Pete Cairns
Days 2-7Visit to Forest Lodge, to meet a member of the RSPB Abernethy team. Head west to visit a project looking at the preservation of Scottish Wildcat. Visit a Highland Glen looking for resident species.
Travel to the southern Highlands to see evidence of Beaver activity in their wild environment. Visit Dundreggan to hear about their work to preserve this immense and stunning landscape and their work with Wild Boar.
Day 8Depart after breakfast.

WeatherThe weather can vary enormously. During a typical week in this season we would expect mixed sun and showers with temperatures in the range of 10-25ºC
WalkingTime will be spent patiently watching and waiting, with only occasional gentle walks of up to 1-2 miles. Walking boots are recommended, but walking shoes are fine
MealsAll included from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8
InsectsBiting midges can occasionally be a nuisance by lochs and shores, so bring repellent
Group12
AccomDouble, twin and single ensuite rooms at the Steading in Glenfeshie