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County Down Apartment
located: Dundrum, County Down, Northern Ireland, UK
This bright, sunny, luxury apartment, sleeping 5 in 3 bedrooms, has stunning mountain and bay views and a stylish modern interior with 'wow' factor. It's an excellent spot for seal-spotting and bird-watching, with a beach right on the doorstep and Murlough Bay Nature Reserve close by; see herons, curlews, cormorants and seals.
Deer Park Cottage at The Deer Park
located: Gunton Park, Hanworth, Norfolk
website: Deer Park Cottage
Spacious self-catering cottage with spectacular views across a beautiful deer park, a wildlife haven, just six miles from the North Norfolk coast. This cottage for two offers an open plan sitting/dining room with galley style kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom. The park boasts a 14 acre fishing/bird watching lake for guests use – fishing by arrangement (extra charge). See similar cottage at Deer Park Lookout.
Grant Arms Hotel
located: Grantown-on-Spey, Highlands, Scotland, UK
website: Grant Arms Hotel
Comfortable hotel in Grantown-on-Spey in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Ideal for bird lovers, the Bird Watching & Wildlife Club (BWWC) is based at the hotel and can provide information about local bird life. It also offers a programme of guided walks, wildlife talks and films which guests are welcome to attend. Free guides and maps are provided and guests can use the Wildlife Library and club room.
located: Invergordon, Ross-Shire, Scotland, UK
website: Osprey Cottage
Spacious self-catering holiday home for two, situated by the shores of the Cromarty Firth. The cottage is ideal for dolphin and bird watching and the owners have a small bird hide, with beach access, available for guest use; the RSPB also have bird hides at Nigg and Udal bays. From April to September Ospreys fish along the foreshore.
Cortijo Rural las Aves
based: Andalusia, Spain
Self-catering houses on a beautiful Andalusian farm situated in
'Las Aves' Park and close to the 'Los Alcornocales' Natural Park.
'Las Aves' Park has been created to help
preserve the natural heritage and is designed to attract a range
of bird life, water birds in particular.
based: Hermanus, South Africa
Self catering accommodation for birders. Sea, lake and forest cottages
in one of the top hotspots for birding in the Hermanus area, see
the impressive bird list on the site! Also birdwatchers walks inside
an exclusive private estate not accessible the public.
Inish Beg Self Catering
based: County Cork, Ireland
Self-catering accommodation on a private island estate in West Cork,
Ireland. The gardens and woodland have been carefully designed to
encourage and compliment the many species of native birds and those
that pass through during migration, while providing beautiful and
dramatic scenery for walks and birdwatching throughout every season
of the year.
Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge
based: Queensland, Australia
Self-contained units, camping and caravan sites within a rainforest
setting that is a sanctuary to an abundance of native birds. We
aim to promote the enjoyment of birdwatching and the appreciation
of nature and also offer guided tours and assistance with information
on bird sightings, a reference library, slide shows and birding
Les Trois Puits
based: Congenies, France
Bed and Breakfast accommodation and self-catering cottage between
the Camargue and the Cevennes. The owners are keen birders, happy
to share their knowledge of migration routes, summer breeding grounds
and over-wintering areas. Site contains birding lists for the area.
based: County Down, Northern Ireland,
Inn accommodation on the shores of Strangford Lough an Area
of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Northern Ireland's first Marine Nature
Reserve and one of the richest places for maritime wildlife in Europe.
Also the Castle Espie Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre with the largest
collection of wildfowl in Ireland, including ducks, geese and swans.
Bird Observatory and Field Centre
based: Dorset, UK
A bird observatory and field centre based in a former lighthouse,
an ideal vantage point from which to watch for bird and animal life
a UK registered charity catering for birders and naturalists.
With hostel accommodation in the Old Lower Lighthouse and also a
self-contained lighthouse-keepers cottage.
Sanctuary Wildlife Care Centre (The)
located: Morpeth, Northumberland, UK
Two self-catering barn conversions (one 3-bedroom, one 4-bedroom) available for holiday letting, based at a working wildlife sanctuary in a great birding area of Northumberland. The sanctuary is open to the public and looks after many birds (Waterfowl and owls in particular) as well other British wildlife.
Bed & Breakfast
based: Mull, Scotland, UK
Seaview offers ideal accommodation for bird watchers, a unique opportunity
to view sea eagles, corncrakes, puffins
and short eared owls in a tranquil and
beautiful landscape and seascape. Special 3 day birdwatchers breaks
based: Gwynedd, Wales, UK
Hotel in an
outstanding setting beside the waters of Tal-y-Llyn Lake. A vast
diversity of habitat offers the birdwatcher some exciting birding
including the 220 acre lake, the River Dysynni, Carig-y-Deryn cormorant
rookery and coastal bird watching. Packed lunches, guides, boats
and mountain bikes can be provided. Special birdwatchng breaks available.