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Deer spotting!

VisitScotlandAmandaVisitScotlandAmanda Member, Administrator, Moderator, VisitScotland Staff

I snapped this picture last week when we parked at the King's House Hotel in Glen Coe. Pretty pleased the deer were so happy to put on their best poses for me!

Have you got a good deer snap from around Scotland? Where else is a good spot to see them in the wild? 

P.S It was 17 degree weather this day - not a cloud in sight and barely a breeze!
Kiwi gal, relocated to Scotland. 


  • fishyprofishypro Member ✭✭✭
    This was taken from our window whilst staying in a B&B near Inverness.
    Best regards
  • HorizonsHorizons Member, VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭✭
    The whole NW of Scotland, so many wild deer! There is a wee deer enclosure next to the village of Torridon as well for guaranteed deer spotting. When I went to feed them, I found myself surrounded by wild deer on the outside too. Here is a deer sniffing its behind :p

    And of course, Jura where deer far outnumber the people.

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  • jackcairneyjackcairney VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭
    edited May 2017
    Great shot Amanda, the Kings House Hotel is an awesome place to see deer, you caught them on a smashing day there.

    I have a few shots from the same location i'll share below, also some from Glen Etive :smile:

  • Samantha_GrantSamantha_Grant VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭✭
    Great photo @VisitScotlandAmanda I love the Kings House deer.  I always take them oatcakes so I can feed them.

    My favourite spot is at Lochranza on Arran.  It's always hooching with stags.  I met an absolute beauty when I was there in February.  He didn't bother a jot about me watching him from close range. 

    The Moor of Rannoch Hotel is another fab deer spotting location.  The small hotel is next to the remote Rannoch Station.  You can eat dinner and watch them grazing outside. 

    I was lucky enough to witness a herd of them running on a snow covered hill behind Bridge of Orchy once, it was magical. 

    I'm a Scottish travel blogger and freelance writer with an extensive knowledge of travelling in Scotland.  I'm always on the road exploring my wonderful country.  I love remote places, history and the great outdoors. 

  • Speyside_WildlifeSpeyside_Wildlife Member ✭✭
    For those visitors to Scotland that would like to book a professional wildlife guide, Speyside Wildlfie can arrange this for you. The days will be tailored to the species or locations you wish to try and see Guiding

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