Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Handa Island

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#23 of 84 in Wildlife in Scottish Highlands
Must see · Island · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
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Stretch your legs at Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, a wildlife reserve for seabirds and a fantastic scenic setting for walks and relaxation. Bird watchers will especially love this spot, which offers opportunities to observe whole colonies of resident razorbills, puffins, and guillemots. Take time to learn about the birds' biology and study identification charts at the visitor's hut. Rangers offer maps and binoculars, so you can explore the park by yourself on grassy trails and boardwalks. Be mindful of the weather and dress appropriately, as there is no shelter on the path. Use our Handa Island driving holiday website to add Handa Island Wildlife Reserve and other attractions to your Handa Island vacation plans.
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  • Fantastic views, bird and sea life in totally unspoilt environment. Well guided in hands off way by rangers. Views all round are stunning. 
    Fantastic views, bird and sea life in totally unspoilt environment. Well guided in hands off way by rangers. Views all round are stunning.  more »
  • The ferry does not run 10am until 2pm as stated on website/social media, it runs only until the Ticket Seller can be bothered. We arrived at 1.15pm and were told the ferry would not be taking any... 
    The ferry does not run 10am until 2pm as stated on website/social media, it runs only until the Ticket Seller can be bothered. We arrived at 1.15pm and were told the ferry would not be taking any...  more »

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