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UK Tour Operators offering predominantly local destinations

Escorted Bird Tour Operators based in the United Kingdom offering a more limited range of destinations, or a specific destination, as indicated. Contact the operator for more details. If you are phoning, or faxing, one of these from outside the UK remove from the number the first 0 and replace with +44.

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Visit Birdtour for your Norfolk birding Birdtour, tours of Norfolk and beyond
New Horizons New Horizons - birding courses and tours across Britain and Ireland
Oriole Birding Oriole Birding - worldwide birding tours plus full range of UK destinations

Birdtour, The Bird ID Company has a variety of tours that offer bird watchers the opportunity to see a wide range of bird species in and around Norfolk. Birdtours specialise in helping bird watchers get more from their hobby by teaching them bird identification skills in the field. Contact The Bird ID Company, Church Lane, Hindolveston, Norfolk NR20 5BT. Tel: 01263 861892 Mobile: 07785 534734 e-mail website

Company of Whales present cetacean adventures of whale, dolphin, seabird and shark watching mini-cruises from Portsmouth to northern Spain through the Bay of Biscay. Contact 01950422483. E-mail Web

Frontier Holidays are a small, family-owned business specialised in walking and nature holidays in Spain. Frontier Holidays organise every year a popular Bird Migration Tour at the Donana National Park and the Strait of Gibraltar National Park. Contact or via their website at:

Heatherlea Scottish Birdwatching Centre, Mountview Hotel, Nethybridge, Inverness-shire PH253EB, UK; phone 01479821248; fax 01479821515; e-mail: Scotland)

Hebridean Island & Wildlife Cruise, Northern Light Charters ( Small ship cruises from Oban (max 12 guests) throughout the Hebrides to St Kilda, North Rona etc. Cruises from four nights onboard. Cetaceans, walks, great food. Eagles year round. Seabirds all season but mostly seen May through July.

Honeyguide Wildlife Holidays, 36 Thunder Lane, Norwich NR7 0PX, UK; phone 01603300552; e-mail: (destinations: Europe)

Mid-Wales Birdwatching, Hafod Lodge, Cwmystwyth, Wales SY23 4AD, UK; phone 01974282247; e-mail: (destinations: Wales)

New Horizons, join Christopher Hall as he leads you around the British Isles - birdwatching courses and tours. Contact Christopher or via Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, NG16 3DD, UK +44 (0)1773 716550

Norfolk Birding, Guided birdwatching holidays & wildlife tours in Norfolk & around the UK. Guided wildlife photography workshops. Tours for all levels of birdwatcher. Customised tours both for private individuals and specialist groups. All tours are personally led by Chris Mills who has over 20 years of experience with watching & photographing birds & wildlife. Tel: 01362 683520 or 07876 357677; e-mail: web:

North West Birds, Barn Close, Beetham, Cumbria LA7 7AL, UK; phone 01539563191; e-mail: (destinations: NW England)

Oriole Birding are a UK based company offering a comprehensive range of birding tours covering most UK destinations plus holidays to over 30 countries worldwide. Oriole Birding pride ourselves on genuinely small groups and excellent value. We specialise in tours to our home regions of Norfolk and South Wales, and offer custom tours year round as well as a selection of broader natural history breaks. Email: Tel: 01656 711152 Address: 8 Newcastle Hill, Bridgend CF31 4EY

Romney Marsh Birdwatching Breaks, bird tours throughout Kent and bed and breakfast. Contact Pat and Paul Trodd at or visit their website at Paul is a well known author of a number of bird finding guides and magazine articles. Phone 01797 366935 or 07920 197535

Shetland Wildlife, Longhill, Maywick, Shetland ZE2 9JF, UK; phone 01950422483; fax 01950422430; e-mail: (destinations: Shetland Isles)

Speyside Wildlife, phone 01479812498;; e-mail: (destinations: Speyside, Scotland)

Western Isles Wildlife, offering wildlife and bird tours in the Outer Hebrides. The website ( also doubles up as a local information service for recent wildlife news. Contact Steve at: or phone: 001876 580619 or 07867 555971. Home address: 7 Carinish, isle of North Uist, Western Isles, HS6 5HL.

West London Birding is a bird guiding service based in West London, half way between Heathrow Airport and the West End of London. Bill Haines offers a wide range of trips to birding sites in the south-east of the UK. Longer tours to other parts of the country are also available. Trips can be customised according to a client's birding requirements. For more information e-mail Bill Haines at or visit