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Deer Stalking Scotland

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Welcome to Deer Stalking Scotland, a website providing a comprehensive guide to red and roe deer stalking in Scotland. On this website, you will find detailed information about stalking, hunting and shooting in Scotland - everything from deer stalking seasons to the role of gamekeepers. You will also find information to help you organise a deer stalking trip to Scotland, including a list of recommended estates where you can enjoy deer stalking.

If you would like to tell us about a recent deer stalking trip to Scotland, we would love to hear from you - please email us with your reports and photographs.

We hope you enjoy exploring our website and hope that you find it useful next time you organise a deer stalking trip to Scotland.

Stalking and Hunting Breaks in Scotland

Stalking red or roe deer is a fascinating way to discover Scotland's landscape and culture. You will spend time walking through beautiful landscapes - mountains, glens and forests - as you go in search of the deer. You will spend time with local stalkers on the hill and often join them for a wee dram of whisky in a local pub after the stalk - so it also gives you an insight to Scottish life and culture. Finally, the tradition of deer stalking will offer you an insight of Scottish culture which many other visitors will never experience.

If there are non-stalkers in your group, they can simply enjoy the scenery or take advantage of the superb accommodation and diverse range of activities now offered by many of Scotland's leading stalking escapes. If you are planning your next stalking trip, Scotland should be top of your list of destinations.

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Latest Stalking News

We have just launched a new bookstore on our website. Featuring a range of books covering practical tips, stories and much more, there is something for everyone.

Red  Deer Stag in Scotland

NEW - 1st July 2012
We are now in the glorious red deer stag stalking season! For details of how to arrange your deer stalking trip, click on this link - take me deer stalking!

Deer stalking in Scotland is worth over £100 million to the Scottish economy every year, says a new report. For details, visit our news page.

Stalking in Scotland

The most popular type of deer stalking in Scotland is for Red Deer. These magnificent animals are a symbol of Scotland and a red deer stag with a full set of antlers is a sight to behold. Most red deer stalking takes place in the Highlands.

Roe deer stalking also takes place in Scotland and is an increasingly popular sport, as roe deer numbers are now said to at least match the population of red deer in Scotland.

Deer Stalking Information and Ethics

Deer stalking is the term we use in Scotland for hunting and shooting deer. It is an important part of modern day land management. It also contributes to the local economy, helps protect many native plants and species and maintain a healthy and strong population of red deer. Deer stalking is also a traditional activity in Scotland, a link to the traditional culture of the Highlands.

Deer stalking should not be just about the kill. It must be part of the land management plan which is aimed at reducing the near-chronic over population of red deer in Scotland, as well as the growing population of roe deer. This website aims to promote responsible and sustainable organisers of deer stalking in Scotland, and will help you organise a deer stalking trip or vacation to Scotland.

We can also help you find the perfect self-catering accommodation and holiday cottages for your stalking or hunting trip to Scotland. Click here to view cottages

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