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Highland Safaris, nr Aberfeldy, Perthshire

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News from Jun 2011

Launch of new Mountain Biking in Scotland guide welcomed by the industry

30/06/2011
Launch of new Mountain Biking in Scotland guide welcomed by the industry The seventh guide in Tourism Intelligence Scotland’s ‘Opportunities for Growth’ series, Mountain Biking Tourism in Scotland, is out now! To access the guide, you’ll need ...

Storming success for storm petrel colony

21/06/2011
Storming success for storm petrel colony. The population of one of the UK’s most enigmatic seabirds, the European storm petrel, has doubled at one Scottish colony in just 12 years, according to new figures released by RSPB Scotland. A survey conducted i...

Public urged to take a short walk on a long trail

17/06/2011
Public urged to take a short walk on a long trail For the first time, the best of Scotland’s long distance paths are being promoted as a suite of trails, known as Scotland’s Great Trails. Stretching from the Borders to the Highlands, the 20 trails pro...

White-tailed eagles help the Mull economy soar

16/06/2011
White-tailed eagles help the Mull economy soar. The economic benefits delivered by Mull’s white-tailed eagles have more than tripled in just five years, according to an independent study commissioned by the RSPB.  These stunning birds, which are part o...

Truly Oar-Inspiring…

15/06/2011
National Geographic names Scots kayak trail “Tour of a Lifetime”. A Scottish sea kayaking trail sits alongside activities such as cycling by the Danube, trekking in Tibet and rafting in the Grand Canyon after being named one of 50 “Tours of a Lifeti...

Congratulations to Treshnish & Haunn Cottages, Mull

13/06/2011
Congratulations to Wild Scotland member, Treshnish & Haunn Cottages on the Isle of Mull… …who have just won two Green Tourism Awards. The farm which also has a number of self-catering cottages were awarded both the Goldstar and a Carbon Fo...

New Partners Join Wild Scotland as ATTA Association Partners

10/06/2011
New Partners Join Wild Scotland as ATTA Association Partners Wild Scotland is an Association Partner of the Adventure Travel Trade Association The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) has announced today the addition of five new travel industry assoc...

Rare Sighting of Leatherback Turtle

09/06/2011
Leatherback turtle spotted during survey. During a routine cetacean research survey, researchers and volunteers from the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT) were treated to an unusual encounter.  While crossing the Minch on Sunday 5th June, between ...

Kites, Camera, Action! Argaty wildlife CCTV launched.

02/06/2011
Kites, Camera, Action! Argaty wildlife CCTV launched. Over the last few months, staff at Argaty Red Kites and a team from the Forestry Commission Radio & Electronics Branch have been laying cables and sorting transmitters and receivers for their brand...

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