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Unlock the 'Secrets of the Glens' and discover the incredible wonders of Glenesk. Not only is the scenery stunning but the wildlife is thriving and there are some great stories of times past! Be led by one of our experienced guides, ecologist...more
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Retreat Folk Museum, Glenesk DD9 7YT, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wildlife tour in October. Guides were Jackie and Laura. Both were very knowledgeable about the history and wildlife, very friendly and made the tour an absolute delight. I recommend highly

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

I bought my husband a voucher for a half day wildlife experience as a Christmas present(I made sure i bought myself one too). We were met at the Retreat Folk Museum by our guide Jackie who immediately made us feel at ease and very welcome....More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Thoroughly enjoyable day, spectacular scenery, some of which was only accessible in very high land rover, stopping to look at natural and historical objects of interest, wildlife and birdlife. Amusing and informative guide who talked about his work during the year and was quite happy...More

Thank cherry347
Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

It sounds like you had the perfect day! Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Glenesk Wildlife tour. We are delighted you enjoyed the picnic - prepared by Glenesk Retreat and Folk Museum! Hope to see you again, tours will run...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

We took the half day secrets of the Glen trip. Our tour guide Jackie facilitated simply the best tour trip. It would be easy to fill this page with superlatives but that would dilute the sincerity of our review. To put this into context Glen...More

Thank Dave_n_Emma
Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! We will be sure to pass on your comments to Jackie! Jackie joined the team this year and we are lucky to have two fantastic guides, both with so much knowledge of and passion for Glenesk! We do hope...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch to the Retreat on Sunday and noticed there were wildlife land rover trips into the glen for £10 for an hour per person . We had the most interesting hour and the lady who took us out had my full respect...More

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Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

What a lovely review! We are so pleased you enjoyed the taster trip and hope you will join us again on the half or full-day tour. Jackie, is our new tour guide who works alongside Andy who also runs the tours for Glenesk Wildlife. We...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

We began our tour with a warm welcome and a coffee before setting of in the Landrover. Andy was keen to ensure we were all comfortable, the tour took us to our first small lochan and wood where we saw treecreeper, Red squirrel Curlew mallard...More

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Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

It sounds like you managed to see plenty of wonderful wildlife! Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed your tour and do hope you will join us again on a full-day tour where you will also experience a delicious picnic with...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We felt very fortunate to be able to go with such a knowledgeable guide as Andy, and to have the opportunity to see the wide variety of wildlife of the area. He went out of his way to show us everything we wanted to see....More

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Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

What a lovely review! Thank you, we will be sure to pass on your comments to Andy. We hope we can welcome you back again this year so you can explore somewhere different, there is so much to see!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was bought as a present for my parents and son (9), but I ended up joining the trip as well. The best day out ever! Andy asked about our interests and hopes for the day, so that he could tailor the trip for us...More

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Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

It sounds like you had a fantastic experience! We are excited about the new season of tours starting again soon and hope you will join us again! Thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed 23 April 2017

I spent an enjoyable day with Andy Malcolm showing me around the Invermark Estate. Andy is very knowledgable about the area and the wildlife. The day was tailored to suit my requirements. As a photographer I am always looking for places that offer the opportunity...More

Thank Andrew H
GleneskWildlife, Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

It sounds like you had a wonderful day with Andy, he certainly knows the land and where to see the magnificent wildlife! Hope we can welcome you back one day...

Reviewed 12 June 2016

I'd been looking for a wildlife day out in order to try and improve my photography and hopefully pick up some info on animal behaviour. After ruling out booking a hide I found Glenesk via google and thought it sounded like a good option, especially...More

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GleneskWildlife, Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review! It sounds like you had a great day. Andy is a fantastic tour guide and is good at tailoring the experience to the guest. There are so many spectacular places within Glenesk, the perfect day out for a photographer!...More

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