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Aigas Field Centre

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Beauly IV4 7AD, Scotland
+44 1463 782443
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A week of Summer Birds

This is an outstanding center for the exploration of the wildlife of the highland. The rangers that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harold B
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London, United Kingdom
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Never disappoints!

This is THE place to stay if you really want to experience and explore the Highlands. Whether your... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
ewanrigger
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Glasgow
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Please avoid the disappointment of being turned away. Aigas Field Centre is a residential business and not open to passing visitors. Prior booking is always required. The internationally acclaimed and award-winning field centre for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland; Aigas is a Highland estate and family home offering unsurpassed hospitality, educational holidays and wildlife experiences to residential visitors from all over the world.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lister kaye” (33 reviews)
“lady lucy” (31 reviews)
“sir john” (21 reviews)
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Beauly IV4 7AD, Scotland
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+44 1463 782443
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an outstanding center for the exploration of the wildlife of the highland. The rangers that escort the parties out daily are very knowledgable and well versed in their roles. To top this there is comfortable accommodation and stunningly good food. The location has...More

1  Thank Harold B
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

This is THE place to stay if you really want to experience and explore the Highlands. Whether your interest is in history, geology or nature, you’ll find such enthusiasm and expert knowledge in the form of Aigas Rangers, to grow your knowledge and experience. Beautiful...More

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AigasFieldCentre, General Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Dear Ewan, Many thanks for your wonderful review. We are always so grateful to hear that people love Aigas as much as we do! best wishes, the Aigas team

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Reviewed December 25, 2017

I spent a week at Aigas Field Centre on a Road Scholar trip. I have to preface this review by saying it wasn't the trip I thought it would be. That said, I will review the location on its own merit. Everything in this location...More

1  Thank ynotexplore67
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for your review and 4 star rating. best wishes, Hermione

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Wonderful place to visit. Their vision and work carried out to cause less damage to the environment inspirational.

3  Thank Fe W
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Hello there, Thank you for your kind words. best wishes, Hermione

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

The hosts at Aigas were Sir John and Lady Lucy Lister Kaye, he a naturalist and writer and she a gardener and superb cook. Both were gracious, welcoming and most informative. The rangers who drove the vehicles to take us to Scottish places of interest...More

4  Thank Carole S
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Dear Carole, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope we might see you back here again one day. best wishes, Hermione

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

We have just returned from a 7 day wildlife safari run by the Aigas field centre. There were 3 different programmes running concurrently besides the wildlife programme. The other 2 were photography and Art. It is set in a beautiful location, lots of birds around,...More

5  Thank lunislu
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AigasFieldCentre, General Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Hello there, Thank you kindly for your review. Your points have been taken on board, and we are very grateful to you for these, however we wished that you had said something during your stay as we are very flexible and always happy to meet...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

Unfortunately, the Photography Masterclass with Laurie Campbell didn't live up to my high expectations. Clearly Laurie is an exceptional photographer, with many years experience, however i was expecting a bit more than just, what i feel was 'dropping into' locations. I'm a very keen photographer...More

3  Thank carolinespetcare
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AigasFieldCentre, Owner at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Dear Caroline, Upon arrival at Aigas all guests are urged to make their expectations and needs known to us. Our byline is 'Nothing is too much trouble at Aigas'. Staff and rangers are available every day. Unfortunately you not only failed to tell us what your expectations...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

We were not part of a program. Stayed 3 nights in this fascinating setting. Cabin was rustic but adequate.We ate meals with everyone else in the great room or in the library of this amazing home. Home cooking. Breakfast is self-serve. Packed lunches. We had...More

3  Thank John S
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Dear John, Thank you very much for your kind review of Aigas Field Centre. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and I shall pass on your kind words to our ranger team. very best wishes, Hermione

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Aigas Field Centre is the home of Sir John and Lady Lucy Lister-Kaye who warmly welcome guests for either bespoke holidays or pre-set week group holidays covering various themes such as birdwatching, mammals, mushrooms, hiking etc.. Located in the beautiful highlands of Scotland, Aigas Field...More

3  Thank Edna A
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Hello Edna, Thank you very much for your kind review - it is always lovely to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay with us. very best wishes, Hermione

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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

We went for the Highland House Party Week and we were in a group of 13. We visited alot of places during the week visiting historical buildings and watching wildlife. The week is busy but very enjoyable a must if you visit the Highlands. The...More

1  Thank kathwilliamson4
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AigasFieldCentre, General Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Dear Kath, It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the Highland House Party programme. We take great pride in our ranger team so it is always wonderful to receive such good feedback on them. I shall pass on your...More

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cmccorm
June 5, 2017|
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Response from Kathryn L | Reviewed this property |
I believe it may be possible but i would not just arrive on spec. Give them a call, everyone is really helpful and i sure they will do best to assist. Visits to pine martin hide has to be specially organised and carefully... More
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P W
May 12, 2017|
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Response from AigasFieldCentre | Property representative |
Hot porridge and croissants are served daily - rest of breakfast is Continental. Guests take out packed lunches and there is a substantial 3 course set dinner menu at night.
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Response from AigasFieldCentre | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. If possible please can you email your request to us via our website contact page, specifying exactly which programme your are interested in? We'll be happy to give you full details for the dates... More
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