August 2016 – Midweek

Treat yourself to a

 Midweek Highland getaway

With Birding Ecosse and The Grant Arms Hotel

 

Tues 16 August to Fri 19 August 2016

The magnificent Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey
The magnificent Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey

Join Birding Ecosse for a super mid week break at the luxurious Grant Arms Hotel situated in Grantown on Spey,deep in the Scottish Highlands

Tuesday 16 August 2016

Arriving on Tuesday afternoon settle into your room before enjoying your exquisite evening meal in the beautiful dining room prior to perhaps a few nightcaps in the Hotels “Capercaillie” bar.

Be sure to get a good nights sleep though as the tour starts early tomorrow morning!

Wednesday 17 August 2016

MV Seaforth, you new floating bird hide!

MV Seaforth, you new floating bird hide!

And so the pelagic season starts!

An exciting day ahead as we head over to Ullapool to catch the Ferry across to Stornoway. Witness pelagic birds close up, Manx  and Sooty Shearwaters, Storm Petrels, Skuas and Divers, Puffins and Black Guillemots are all up for grabs.  (please note we do not spend time in Stornoway, it is purely a pelagic trip)

Target Birds for today: Manx and Sooty Shearwaters, Storm Petrels, All the Skuas, Puffin.

 

Thursday 18 August 2016

Red Grouse

Red Grouse

A Birding Ecosse “Big Day”

On this full day tour we take in most of the habitats the area has to offer trying to set a new Birding Ecosse day total record! From ancient Caledonian forests to Mountain tops, Lochs and Moorland to coastal estuary, this really is ideal day to achieve an excellent all round list of birds and see a lot of the local scenery.

 Friday 19 August 2016

Give yourself a treat!  Enjoy a long lie before you head down for your last breakfast at the Grant Arms. Sit back and enjoy the memories of the past two full days birding in the glorious Scottish Highlands, and start planning your next trip North!

***All this for only £435 per person!***

So what is included?:

Full board at the Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey.

Delicious packed Lunch on Wednesday and Thursday.

Tea/Coffee morning and afternoon on Wednesday and Thursday.

All transport on outings.

All guiding fees.

Use of binoculars if required.

Whats not included:

Drinks at hotel

Personal insurance

Items of a personal nature

No deposit required, however the full amount of your weekend must be paid at least four weeks prior to start date

Interested?  Then please feel free to contact Birding Ecosse for more information or to book your place.

Please note, spaces are very limited so book early to avoid disappointment