Nature Reserves

There are many excellent Nature Reserves to visit in Aberdeenshire, from coast to mountains, woodlands and water. The variety of wildlife reflects the diversity of habitats, and there is always something to see, whatever the time of year. Scroll down to see a map of suggested places for wildlife-watching, both reserves andother sites, all over Aberdeenshire. If you know of a good site, please let us know.

LNR Waters of Philorth

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Reserves

Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserves

Scottish Natural Heritage National Nature Reserves

Huntly Peregrine WildWatch

- close up views of the birds, and plenty more for everyone.

Aberdeenshire Local Nature Reserves

Aberdeen City Local Nature Reserves


View Where to Watch Wildlife with a site list