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Glenesk Wildlife

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Retreat Folk Museum, Glenesk DD9 7YT, Scotland
+44 1356 624566
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Day with Ranger, Andy Malcolm, on the Invermark Estate in Glen Esk

Thoroughly enjoyable day, spectacular scenery, some of which was only accessible in very high land... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
cherry347
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Highlight of our trip to Angus

We took the half day secrets of the Glen trip. Our tour guide Jackie facilitated simply the best... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Dave_n_Emma
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Unlock the 'Secrets of the Glens' and embark on a Wildlife Tour/Safari with Game Keeper Andy Malcolm. Your adventure will take place in Glen Esk, Angus - a stunning, undiscovered region of Scotland. The safari will begin in a Land Rover Defender followed by some walking, depending on the customers requirements (waterproofs provided). Tours start from The Glenesk Retreat and Folk Museum in Glenesk.
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Retreat Folk Museum, Glenesk DD9 7YT, Scotland
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Thoroughly enjoyable day, spectacular scenery, some of which was only accessible in very high land rover, stopping to look at natural and historical objects of interest, wildlife and birdlife. Amusing and informative guide who talked about his work during the year and was quite happy...More

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Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It sounds like you had the perfect day! Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Glenesk Wildlife tour. We are delighted you enjoyed the picnic - prepared by Glenesk Retreat and Folk Museum! Hope to see you again, tours will run...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We took the half day secrets of the Glen trip. Our tour guide Jackie facilitated simply the best tour trip. It would be easy to fill this page with superlatives but that would dilute the sincerity of our review. To put this into context Glen...More

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Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We will be sure to pass on your comments to Jackie! Jackie joined the team this year and we are lucky to have two fantastic guides, both with so much knowledge of and passion for Glenesk! We do hope...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch to the Retreat on Sunday and noticed there were wildlife land rover trips into the glen for £10 for an hour per person . We had the most interesting hour and the lady who took us out had my full respect...More

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Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

What a lovely review! We are so pleased you enjoyed the taster trip and hope you will join us again on the half or full-day tour. Jackie, is our new tour guide who works alongside Andy who also runs the tours for Glenesk Wildlife. We...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We began our tour with a warm welcome and a coffee before setting of in the Landrover. Andy was keen to ensure we were all comfortable, the tour took us to our first small lochan and wood where we saw treecreeper, Red squirrel Curlew mallard...More

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Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

It sounds like you managed to see plenty of wonderful wildlife! Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed your tour and do hope you will join us again on a full-day tour where you will also experience a delicious picnic with...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

We felt very fortunate to be able to go with such a knowledgeable guide as Andy, and to have the opportunity to see the wide variety of wildlife of the area. He went out of his way to show us everything we wanted to see....More

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Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

What a lovely review! Thank you, we will be sure to pass on your comments to Andy. We hope we can welcome you back again this year so you can explore somewhere different, there is so much to see!

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was bought as a present for my parents and son (9), but I ended up joining the trip as well. The best day out ever! Andy asked about our interests and hopes for the day, so that he could tailor the trip for us...More

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Victoria B, Guest Relations Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

It sounds like you had a fantastic experience! We are excited about the new season of tours starting again soon and hope you will join us again! Thank you for your lovely review.

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

I spent an enjoyable day with Andy Malcolm showing me around the Invermark Estate. Andy is very knowledgable about the area and the wildlife. The day was tailored to suit my requirements. As a photographer I am always looking for places that offer the opportunity...More

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GleneskWildlife, Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

It sounds like you had a wonderful day with Andy, he certainly knows the land and where to see the magnificent wildlife! Hope we can welcome you back one day...

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

I'd been looking for a wildlife day out in order to try and improve my photography and hopefully pick up some info on animal behaviour. After ruling out booking a hide I found Glenesk via google and thought it sounded like a good option, especially...More

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GleneskWildlife, Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review! It sounds like you had a great day. Andy is a fantastic tour guide and is good at tailoring the experience to the guest. There are so many spectacular places within Glenesk, the perfect day out for a photographer!...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Had a half day tour with Andy at the beginning of May, really was a brilliant trip. Andys knowledge of the local wildlife is astounding and hearing about Andys job and the management of the estate throughout the year was also very interesting. We saw...More

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GleneskWildlife, Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review of your half-day tour with Andy, it sounds like you had a lovely time. Andy is incredibly knowledgable - not only about wildlife and the land but also the history of Glenesk. We hope to see you again soon...

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Reviewed 2 July 2015

By wife myself and 2 friends were on this trip with Andy Malcolm and had the most wonderful time. The scenery is breathtaking and we had our picnic high in the hills with a view to die for overlooking Loch Lee. Add to that the...More

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GleneskWildlife, Manager at Glenesk Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Glenesk Wildlife and we are glad you also took the opportunity to enjoy the Retreat! A special place.. The Retreat supply the picnic for the tours and Andy is good at finding just the...More

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