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Highland Wildlife Park

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reasonably priced and good range of animals that a easy to view

we visited in December and it was cold but there were still plenty of animals in plain view, the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Lovely place well worth a visit

I went to take pics and was not dissapointed. The park is great, spread out so the visit takes some... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chandler’s Ford, United Kingdom
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Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountains and tundra in our spectacular setting. Drive around the Main Reserve in your own car and then investigate the walk-round area on foot. With everything from Scottish wildcats...more
Kincraig, Kingussie PH21 1NL, Scotland
+44 1540 651270
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Reviewed 4 days ago

we visited in December and it was cold but there were still plenty of animals in plain view, the park was not crowded at all and there were lots of feeding and information sessions throughout the day. the drive through was nice and it was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tobes2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went to take pics and was not dissapointed. The park is great, spread out so the visit takes some time. Interesting species, very enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Old_Fotofart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a crisp December day. The feeding programme is well posted and spaced out so it was easy to plan a day to take in all animals. Each feeding time was accompanied by a short but interesting talk by a keeper. We also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A marvellous place to visit no matter the weather, we waited for the feed/talk times at the enclosures to get more information from the rangers, they where very happy to speak about the animals in their care and we also went on the free ride...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Highland Wildlife Park is just a short drive away from Aviemore, there is free parking on site. The park is reasonably priced is easily a full day out, especially if you are a family visiting with young children. There are over 60 species in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Park with my wife and daughter (as we have done for years) and it just gets better and better! We did the tour around the park in the car (now goes clockwise rather than anticlockwise) which allows you to see the animals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bandsmorrison
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner loves polar bears so when wee Hamish the polar bear was born I knew I would have to take her on the 12 hour round trip from Manchester. We came on a brisk November day and really enjoyed it. The park is vast...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Manc_man363
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't know what to expect but was very pleasantly surprised by the amount of rare animals and the obvious care taken to look after them. The park staff were attentive and helpful and full of information about the story of each animal. The setting for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colette R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my visit, didn't remember it being so spread out and steep. My mother has walking difficulties but was happy to explore the shop( nice range of goods) and cafe. The walk to see Hamish the polar club was worth it, he went...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good day out for all the family. No need to book in advance at this time of year. Make sure you get the times for the feeding of the polar bears and the Tigers.

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 22, 2018|
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Response from PeeTeeMascot | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, wide variety of accom available particularly in nearby Aviemore. Wide range of prices. Can be cold, can be warm, can be dry, can be wet.... it's Scotland, unpredictable.
September 14, 2018|
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Response from meettheworld | Reviewed this property |
We arrived as soon as the park opened and went (of course) straight to the enclosure. We were treated to a very moving moment of mum and cub playing together and then Hamish swimming with a bucket which he totally... More
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August 16, 2018|
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Response from I4984FMjohnt | Reviewed this property |
The only option seems to be to leave the dogs with a friend or family member somewhere like Kingussie, wearing good boots, waterproofs and supplies. Or have them leave you at the HWP. Creag Bheag behind Kingussie is nowhere... More