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The Highlands

West Affric

Wild mountain landscape with peatlands, moorlands and woodlands, home to black grouse, golden eagles and water voles

Things to do

Nature spotting

Look out for wildlife including red deer, golden eagles, otters, water voles and ptarmigan.

Check out our wildlife spotter’s guide for West Affric, and see how many you can spot during your next visit:

Wildlife spotter’s guide: West Affric

Outdoor activities

Would you like to help with the conservation of West Affric? You could come on a Thistle Camp, our week-long working holidays, with one taking place at West Affric each year. Tasks may include the maintenance of footpaths, planting native trees or repairing fences to protect regenerating woodlands.