Visit the Loch Garten Osprey Centre! The centre is the perfect way to spend a day during the Scottish summer months. Also, it is a very relaxing break from walking the Speyside Way. Loch Garten is a beautiful location, on your route to Aviemore. Booking walking holidays in Scotland have their benefits, allowing to you to participate in a huge range of activities!
Looking for something to do in summer?
Located in such an idyllic setting, the Osprey Centre is a place you do not want to miss! EasyWays will make sure that incorporating a stop to the centre on your walking route is a stress free process. We will take care of baggage transfers and booking accommodation along your entire route. At EasyWays we are flexible and when it comes to local knowledge, our team has over 20 years experience in organising walking holidays in Scotland.

What is there to do at the Osprey Centre?


Expect to see some red squirrels!

Overlooking the osprey nest, the centre offers you a chance to get close to amazing Scottish wildlife! Ideal for children, there are a range of family activities and events that take place throughout the year. The staff are more than happy to tell you more about the wildlife and Abernethy forest. Also! Walking through the woodland trails you can enjoy an even larger variety of wildlife! Also, if you are looking for other activities to do in the Speyside area, check out our last post!

Where can I find it?

Located around 12 miles from Aviemore, Loch Garten is reachable by car. At the Osprey Centre there is a car park and disabled parking bays. Being push chair friendly and with group bookings available, why not get the whole family together? There is also a shop selling a range of wildlife books, videos and CDs.
Our previous walkers have enjoyed great experiences with EasyWays! No matter what route is chosen, ensuring our customers have had the best time is our main priority.

EasyWays made the booking process very easy. They provided detailed information regarding accommodation. How to find the accommodation and the route itself.
Alan (UK), December 2014

What you should know!


A great environment for children to learn more about wildlife!

The Osprey Centre is open from 10am to 6pm from April to September. It costs £5 for Adults, £3 concessions and £2 for under 16s. A £10 family ticket is also available and RSPB and Wildlife Explorer members get to go for free!

Live Osprey Webcam

osprey nest

A unique experience and it’s just a click of a button!

The Osprey nest at Loch Garten has an online webcam! After leaving the centre you can continue keeping up with the Ospreys online. The webcam has made the Ospreys world famous! They have returned from spending winter in Africa, Portugal or Spain to Loch Garten to spend the summer. The webcam is extremely popular and an amazing insight into their lives.
Loch Garten is located very near the last leg of the Speyside Way walk, if you like would like to book a walking holiday with EasyWays, contact us!