Eastern Scotland

Watching dolphins at Chanonry Point

Chanonry Point on the Black Isle is famous as one of the best places in Europe for watching dolphins from the comfort of land. Read

Scottish Dolphin Centre

The Scottish Dolphon Centre is located on the mouth of the River Spey and has an information centre, shop and café and runs courses and trips. You can also see and touch their collection of huge whale bones found in the area and visit  Tugnet Ice House, what is by far the largest icehouse in Britain, built in 1830 to keep the salmon catch fresh until shipping.

Wild Aberdeen

Field Notes from a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary
 by Esther Woolfson looks at the “hidden city” of Aberdeen, portraying the wildlife of this northern city. Read

According to Mark Cocker’s Crow Country Aberdeenshire has the world’s highest known densities of rooks.