Scotland's Best B&Bs
Go wildlife watching in Perthshire with days out on the hills or spotting birds on the nature reserves.
At Lerrocks Farm, Argaty near Doune. Red Kites are back in central Scotland after 130 years. Argaty is the perfect place to observe the spectacle of the kites' flying acrobatics. Tel: 01786 841373. Open all year - visits to be booked in advance. The Lerrock Farm Red Kite project is a partnership with RSPB Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage.
Scotland's Best B&Bs hosts will be happy to help book wildlife watching trips and tours for you. Just ask when you arrive
This Scottish Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre near Dunkeld provides unrivalled viewing opportunities of breeding ospreys. The nest is situated just 150 metres from the observation hide. Admission charge.
Discover the wildlife of one of Scotland's largest and most iconic estates during a hill tour with a game-keeper or landscape tour with a ranger.
Landrover safari company based at Dull near Aberfeldy offering wildlife safaris into the mountains of Highland Perthshire. Safari Lodge with farm shop and café
Part of the Loch Leven National Nature Reserve. The visitor centre and observation room overlook the loch. In winter, see greylag and pink footed geese, redshanks, snipe, lapwings and ducks. During summer spot willow warblers, tree pipits and great spotted woodpeckers. Open at all times. Visitor centre open daily 10am to 5pm.
Situated just outside Comrie (7 miles west of Crieff), this family-run visitor attraction has a variety of wildlife from the exotic (including meercats) to farm animals - some of which you can see being fed and maybe handle them yourselves. In addition, there is plenty to occupy the family with indoor play barns, pony rides, kids tractors, mini golf, fly fishing ponds, walking, coffee shop and gifts.