A Highland Weekend getaway
With Birding Ecosse and The Grant Arms Hotel
Thursday 22 February 2018 to Monday 26 February 2018
Join Birding Ecosse for a long weekend at the luxurious Grant Arms Hotel situated in Grantown on Spey, deep in the Scottish Highlands
Arriving on Thursday afternoon why not treat yourself to a couple of “local brews” in the hotels stunning Capercaillie bar, prior to you enjoying your evening meal in the beautiful dining room.
Today we start off on the beautiful Moray Firth pick up at 0800 in the hotels reception. Taking in habitats such as River Estuary. Ancient Woodlands and Open Sea we look forward to starting your long weekend with a bumper selection of Species, from Seaducks and Waders to the Cheeky little character that is the Crested Tit.
Target Birds for the day: Common and Velvet Scoter, Long Tailed Duck, Purple Sandpiper.
After breakfast we head North over the Kessock bridge, (pick up in reception at 0800) and work our way along a beautiful stretch of coastal roads in search of Wintering Thrush Flocks and wintering Wildfowl on the estuarine marsh edges. Then it is on to a sheltered bay and a landmark lighthouse for Scoters, Divers, Auks and Waders finishing off with one of the best hides in the area to watch skeins of Geese flight in for their evening roost. A lovely day out in a truly beautiful part of Scotland.
Target birds for the day: Slavonian Grebe, Scaup, Divers and Red Kites
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 three full days birding in the glorious Scottish Highlands, and start planning your next trip North!
***All this for only
£535 per person!***
*** Early bird offer £50 off! Now only £485!!***
So what is included?:
Full board at the Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey.
Delicious packed Lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Tea/Coffee morning and afternoon Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
All transport on outings
All guiding fees.
Use of binoculars if required.
Whats not included:
Drinks at hotel
Items of a personal nature