Animal and wildlife attractions
There are plenty of animal attractions and activities to visit in the St Andrews area. Delve into an underwater world at St Andrews Aquarium and see over 120 species of sea creatures and other animals. Enjoy bird and wildlife watching at Eden Estuary Nature Reserve. Meet deer, wolves, lynx, wildcats and more at the Scottish Deer Centre. And experience animal encounters and keeper talks at Fife Zoo.
Parks, gardens and farms
You can also explore Scottish wildlife at Craigtoun Country Park, where there are ducks and swans, squirrels, butterflies and more. Plus, learn more about the wildlife of the park in the Countryside Centre. Spot a variety of birds and insects at the beautiful St Andrews Botanic Garden. Then visit Muddy Boots Farm with the kids, where they can see the farm animals and take part in fun activities.
Wildlife walks and trails
In our beautiful part of Scotland, there are many wonderful walks you can go on, where wildlife is abundant. For example, the Kingsbarns and Cambo Circuit, which takes in sandy beaches and woodland paths. Or the wonderful Tentsmuir Forest and Dunes Walk, where you may spot red squirrels, seals and many species of bird.
Isle of May boat trips
The Isle of May is a beautiful little island just off the coast, which is home to a wide variety of seabirds including a puffin colony. From the nearby village of Anstruther, you can take a wildlife boat trip on the May Princess (April to September only).