November 2017 – Weekend

 

 A Highland Weekend getaway

With Birding Ecosse and The Grant Arms Hotel

Friday 10 November 2017 to Monday 13 November 2017FULL

 

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

Join Birding Ecosse for  weekend at the luxurious Grant Arms Hotel situated in Grantown on Spey, deep in the Scottish Highlands

Friday

Arriving on Friday, we will  meet in the Hotels “Capercaillie” bar for a short meet and greet over a couple “local brews” prior to enjoying your evening meal in the beautiful dining room.

One of our target birds, the Golden Eagle
One of our target birds, the Golden Eagle

Saturday

We head out after breakfast for a day of Mountains (the easy way!), Ancient Caledonian Forests, stunning Valleys and atmospheric Scottish Lochs.

Target birds for the day: Ptarmigan, Red Grouse, Snow bunting, Crested Tit, Golden and White Tailed Eagle.

 

 Sunday

Our first port of call after breakfast is to a local Black Grouse Lek, listen to the haunting Bubbling cooing call as the male “struts his stuff” in the hope of attracting a mate, we then set out to visit the Southern side of the Moray Firth.  Habitats we will visit include River Estuary, Freshwater Loch and a variety of coastal habitats.

Target Birds for today: Black and Red Grouse, Purple Sandpiper, Gannet, Kittiwake.

Monday

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 £445 per person!***

So what is included?:

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

Delicious packed Lunch on  Saturday and Sunday.

Tea/Coffee morning and afternoon Saturday and Sunday.

All transport on outings (pick up/drop off may be possible from Aviemore Railway Station or Inverness Airport, please call to discuss, this will incur an additional  charge)

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