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RSPB Loch Garten Osprey Centre

RSPB Reserve Abernethy Forest, Forest Lodge, Nethybridge, BOAT OF GARTEN, PH25 3EF

Home of the Loch Garten Osprey site, this reserve holds one of the most important remnants of Scots Pine forest in the Highlands. Within its 30,760 acres are forest bogs, moorland, mountain top, lochs and crofting land. In addition to the regular pair of nesting ospreys, there are breeding Scottish crossbills, capercaillies, black grouse and many others. The ospreys can be viewed through telescopes and there is a live TV link to the nest. Please telephone for details of special events running throughout the year.

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Tel: 01479 831476
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£5 (ch £2, concessions £3). Family (2ad+4ch) £10. Free entry for RSPB members

Opening times

Osprey Centre open Apr-Aug, daily 10-6 (last admission 5)
Average visit 1hr




Dogs not allowed in Osprey Centre (excl assist dogs)

Assist dogs allowed all areas.


Fully accessible. Low level viewing slots with telescopes and binoculars, loan wheelchair available

RSPB Loch Garten Osprey Centre


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Signed from B970 & A9 at Aviemore, follow 'RSPB Ospreys' signs

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