The coasts of Ayrshire and the Isle of Arran are ideal for wildlife watching with so many sea birds and marine mammals.
This spectacular rock lying off the Ayrshire coast, is famously home to a colony of 40,000 gannets. Fighting for space on the rock are guillemots, razorbills and kittiwakes. You can’t land on the Island but you can take a boat trip around it weather permitting.
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The Firth of Clyde, with its warmer waters is the ideal place to see Seals, Basking Sharks, Whales, Dolphins and a huge variety of marine birds. Take a Rigid boat tour from the seaside town of Largs out to the Cumbrae Isles and the Sound of Bute.
With over 2000 wild deer on the Isle of Arran, the Autumn is the best time to see, and of course 'hear', the red deer rut. Deer can be seen throughout the year on the island, but they are at their nosiest and most handsome in the Autumn.