The temperatures have dipped and the colours are beginning to change, sadly summer is coming to and end, but what a glorious summer it was! Here’s a quick look back at our top social media posts from a long hot summer at Rothiemurchus.

June

The last bit of snow hangs on to the mountains as the weather hots up and Osprey watching season is in full swing at the Fishery.

Uploaded straight from our hide this morning! "Action had been rather dramatic with the mallards attacking the…

Posted by Rothiemurchus on Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Another scorcher of a day in the Cairngorms! Loch an Eilein and Lochan Mor looking stunning tonight in the evening sunlight.

Posted by Rothiemurchus on Thursday, 28 June 2018

 

July

Our Ranger team are kept busy managing the extreme fire risk while the Farm staff make the most of the dry weather and get to work with silage making.  A patient photographer captures this colourful Kingfisher from our hide while waiting for the Osprey’s.

Keeping an eye out keeps fire out. Hear from Countryside Manager & Head Ranger Matthew about the extreme fire risk.

Posted by Rothiemurchus on Tuesday, 17 July 2018

 

Our farm staff hard at work silage making. The exceptionally dry weather we've been having means we'll have some top quality winter feed for our hairy coos!

Posted by Rothiemurchus on Tuesday, 3 July 2018

It's usually Osprey's that people come to photograph but they aren't the only expert fishers in town! This lovely wee Kingfisher showed the bigger birds how it's done this morning with their catch of Minnow.

Posted by Rothiemurchus on Tuesday, 24 July 2018

August

The quad squad get a new addition to the team and capture this video of our Highland Cattle during a trek.  Fiona and Ryan’s share the pictures of their beautiful Loch an Eilein wedding.

It's not all about the bike when you come quad trekking at Rothiemurchus!Led by a fully experienced guide, your quad trek will take you along a network of tracks and trails through the ancient forest with stunning views of the Cairngorms. You'll often have the chance to see Highland Cattle on your trek and if you are really lucky you might even get close up like these trekkers did!Book now http://bit.ly/quadtrek

Posted by Rothiemurchus on Saturday, 4 August 2018

What do you think of the new girl in town? 😍http://bit.ly/quadtrek

Posted by Rothiemurchus on Friday, 31 August 2018

Stunning photos of Fiona and Ryan who chose to hold their small wedding ceremony at Loch an Eilein <3

Posted by Rothiemurchus on Monday, 27 August 2018

 

September

The first of our Autumn Highland calves arrives at the start of the month quickly followed by others.  The temperature starts to drop as the Autumnal colours start to appear.

Hit ❤️ if this is the cooootest thing you've seen today!Thank you Bernie McGee for sharing this beautiful shot of a newborn Highland Calf (taken with a long lens so they weren't disturbed)

Posted by Rothiemurchus on Sunday, 16 September 2018

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