Heatherlea Birdwatching Holidays

Heatherlea - 25 years of outstanding Wildlife holidays

A 5 star rated Wildlife experience - Scottish Tourist Board

Birdwatching & Wildlife Holidays in Scotland and Worldwide

Birdwatching and wildlife holidays

Heatherlea (Scotland) Ltd

The Mountview Hotel, Nethybridge, Inverness-Shire Scotland PH25 3EB

T: 01479 821248
F: 01479 821515


Welcome to Heatherlea, your natural destination for wildlife!

Birding & Wildlife Holidays in Scotland and Worldwide


Heatherlea are your natural choice! We specialise in friendly holidays to see birds and mammals in the wild. Our fully inclusive tours include comfortable en-suite hotel accommodation, all food, transport and the services of top quality experienced Leaders. Everything you need.

Newsletter now available with all our 2016 dates and prices plus special offers - click 'latest Newsletter' on the right to read all about it!




Your search for the perfect Scottish wildlife holiday has found its target. We offer an unbeatable choice of itineraries throughout the year, based either from our own 3-star Hotel in the Cairngorms National Park, or directly on the fabulous Scottish islands.

Heatherlea are the FIRST company on the Scottish mainland awarded five stars by visitScotland for our 'Wildlife Experience'. Don't forget a few other important benefits, including free collection service from Aviemore, free WIFI and free loan of exceptional Swarovski optics.


During our two-centre ‘Mainland Scotland’ holidays, we target key Scottish birds including Capercaillie, Ptarmigan, Black Grouse, Crested Tit and more. On the same one-week holiday we also target birdlife of key Scottish islands. This could be the Outer Hebrides, Mull, Orkney, Skye or Handa Island, where we see White-tailed Eagle, Golden Eagle, divers in summer plumage, migration and much more. We know the right places to go, and the right time to see the birds. You save time and money, and see more  wonderful wildlife! 
'Early Birder' prices are available for 2016 holidays in Mainland Scotland.
Book now to guarantee our lowest prices!



Abroad, we offer non-intensive holidays packed with wildlife to give you a memorable experience and a flavour of the country we are visiting, backed by our own ATOL Licence for your protection.  We have a maximum of 12 clients per trip, offering you exceptional personal service.

NEW! Our 'Fuerteventura in Spring' and 'St Lucia - birding and leisure' trips are now available. Click the links to read about this exciting new trips!

WITH HEATHERLEA, YOU'RE A VIP! Where our overseas holidays include flights, we also include a complimentary airport hotel and lounge. To benefit, book your next holiday with Heatherlea, the wildlife operator who gives you more! Read more here.

We know many of you like travelling with friends to enjoy wildlife holidays, so here is a great new service from Heatherlea. Wherever you want to go, whatever you want to see, we will design the best possible trip for you, at the best possible price! It doesn’t matter whether you are a formal club or group, or whether you are just friends, who perhaps met on a Heatherlea trip, we will create just the right itinerary for your next unforgettable wildlife holiday. We will also construct a webpage of your proposed holiday for you to circulate to all who might be interested, to take a lot of the hard work out of holiday organisation. You can print the page to use as a handout or poster at meetings, so your friends can see all details of the trip before they decide whether or not to join. The page would be hosted by Heatherlea, and completely confidential to you and your friends.


Thank you for visiting Heatherlea today, we hope you enjoy our website. 
There are daily updates, so please keep coming back to see what's new, or
contact us directly for more about specific holidays.

  Kevin, Caryl and the Heatherlea team
June 2015




Our latest PDF Newsletter

Heatherlea Birdwatching Brochure 2015

Heatherlea Birdwatching Holidays in Scotland Brochure 2015

Heatherlea Birdwatching Holidays on the Scottish Islands Brochure 2015

Heatherlea Birdwatching holidays Europe 2015 brochure

Heatherlea International Birdwatching Holidays Brochure 2015

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