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Aigas Field Centre

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Beauly IV4 7AD, Scotland
+44 1463 782443
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Nature lover's paradise

I spent a week at Aigas Field Centre on a Road Scholar trip. I have to preface this review by... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
ynotexplore67
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Excellent Place for Outdoorsy folk

Wonderful place to visit. Their vision and work carried out to cause less damage to the environment... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Fe W
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Beauly, United Kingdom
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Please avoid the disappointment of being turned away. Aigas Field Centre is a residential business and not open to passing visitors. Prior booking is always required. The internationally acclaimed and award-winning field centre for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland; Aigas is a Highland estate and family home offering unsurpassed hospitality, educational holidays and wildlife experiences to residential visitors from all over the world.
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Beauly IV4 7AD, Scotland
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

I spent a week at Aigas Field Centre on a Road Scholar trip. I have to preface this review by saying it wasn't the trip I thought it would be. That said, I will review the location on its own merit. Everything in this location...More

1  Thank ynotexplore67
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your review and 4 star rating. best wishes, Hermione

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Wonderful place to visit. Their vision and work carried out to cause less damage to the environment inspirational.

2  Thank Fe W
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hello there, Thank you for your kind words. best wishes, Hermione

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The hosts at Aigas were Sir John and Lady Lucy Lister Kaye, he a naturalist and writer and she a gardener and superb cook. Both were gracious, welcoming and most informative. The rangers who drove the vehicles to take us to Scottish places of interest...More

3  Thank Carole S
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Dear Carole, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope we might see you back here again one day. best wishes, Hermione

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We have just returned from a 7 day wildlife safari run by the Aigas field centre. There were 3 different programmes running concurrently besides the wildlife programme. The other 2 were photography and Art. It is set in a beautiful location, lots of birds around,...More

5  Thank lunislu
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AigasFieldCentre, General Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hello there, Thank you kindly for your review. Your points have been taken on board, and we are very grateful to you for these, however we wished that you had said something during your stay as we are very flexible and always happy to meet...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Unfortunately, the Photography Masterclass with Laurie Campbell didn't live up to my high expectations. Clearly Laurie is an exceptional photographer, with many years experience, however i was expecting a bit more than just, what i feel was 'dropping into' locations. I'm a very keen photographer...More

2  Thank carolinespetcare
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AigasFieldCentre, Owner at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear Caroline, Upon arrival at Aigas all guests are urged to make their expectations and needs known to us. Our byline is 'Nothing is too much trouble at Aigas'. Staff and rangers are available every day. Unfortunately you not only failed to tell us what your expectations...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We were not part of a program. Stayed 3 nights in this fascinating setting. Cabin was rustic but adequate.We ate meals with everyone else in the great room or in the library of this amazing home. Home cooking. Breakfast is self-serve. Packed lunches. We had...More

3  Thank John S
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear John, Thank you very much for your kind review of Aigas Field Centre. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and I shall pass on your kind words to our ranger team. very best wishes, Hermione

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Aigas Field Centre is the home of Sir John and Lady Lucy Lister-Kaye who warmly welcome guests for either bespoke holidays or pre-set week group holidays covering various themes such as birdwatching, mammals, mushrooms, hiking etc.. Located in the beautiful highlands of Scotland, Aigas Field...More

2  Thank Edna A
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hello Edna, Thank you very much for your kind review - it is always lovely to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay with us. very best wishes, Hermione

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We went for the Highland House Party Week and we were in a group of 13. We visited alot of places during the week visiting historical buildings and watching wildlife. The week is busy but very enjoyable a must if you visit the Highlands. The...More

1  Thank kathwilliamson4
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AigasFieldCentre, General Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Kath, It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the Highland House Party programme. We take great pride in our ranger team so it is always wonderful to receive such good feedback on them. I shall pass on your...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

With high expectations from all the great TA reviews, I went to Aigas as part of a Road Scholar group - and Aigas met and exceeded all those expectations. My previous 2 weeks in Scotland had been as part of a photo tour that was...More

2  Thank oscar505
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AigasFieldCentre, General Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hello Oscar505, thank you for your lovely review of Aigas and the Aigas team. It is always wonderful to receive such super feedback from our guests. I am so pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay and I shall pass your kind words on...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This trip to Aigas excelled our highest expectations. Sir John and Lady Lucy Lister-Kaye know how to incorporate their lifetime commitment of conservation of both endangered species and careful planning of forestry and gardens. Combine their knowledge and experience with their team of Aigas Rangers...More

2  Thank dianestyles
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AigasFieldCentre, Manager at Aigas Field Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hello Diane, We are so grateful for your kind review, and pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. We take great pride in our ranger team and so it is also good to learn that you were impressed with their knowledge and...More

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cmccorm
5 June 2017|
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Response from Kathryn L | Reviewed this property |
I believe it may be possible but i would not just arrive on spec. Give them a call, everyone is really helpful and i sure they will do best to assist. Visits to pine martin hide has to be specially organised and carefully... More
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P W
12 May 2017|
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Hot porridge and croissants are served daily - rest of breakfast is Continental. Guests take out packed lunches and there is a substantial 3 course set dinner menu at night.
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kenl431
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Response from AigasFieldCentre | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. If possible please can you email your request to us via our website contact page, specifying exactly which programme your are interested in? We'll be happy to give you full details for the dates... More
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