Wildlife Locations


This area is covered by the photo-location guidebook, Photographing Wildlife in the UK by Andrew Marshall. The book features over 70 wildlife locations illustrated with beautiful photographs. Below the map there are sample viewpoint locations from that guidebook. If you know a great wildlife photography spot in UK, that is not already covered in the book, you can share it here by clicking on this link.

Featured Viewpoints

Martin Mere

Martin Mere used to be the largest body of fresh water in England. The lake formed in a depression left after the retreat of glacial ice at the end of the last Ice Age. The lake has long since been mostly drained but the area remains a large and,...

Richmond Park

Situated in the middle of London, Richmond Park may not seem like the wildest of places to go photographing wildlife. The park’s accessibility and popularity means there are a lot of people about, especially at weekends. It is however surprisingly easy to lose yourself in the woodland and be...

Upton Warren

Upton Warren is a small reserve run by the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust. The 26 hectare reserve is split into two distinct areas: the freshwater Moors Pools in the north and the saline pools of the Flashes in the south. The Flashes attract a variety of specialist birds and plants that...

Chanonry Point

Close to the city of Inverness by the village of Fortrose the River Ness meets the sea at Chanonry Point. The 18th century fortress of Fort George forms the backdrop to this location where bottlenose dolphins offer a spectacular wildlife encounter as they hunt for salmon running up-river. This...