Isle of May
The Isle of May is great place to walk, watch wildlife or see historical buildings. From April to July it comes alive with breeding birds. Throughout the year there are seals around the island with numbers peaking in the Autumn. From August to September there is more freedom to explore its long human history. A map is available showing the best bits to visit and giving a top ten things to do on the May.
The Isle of May lies in the mouth of the Firth of Forth, south of the Fife coast and north of the Lothian coast. Boat trips to the Isle of May depart from Anstruther and North Berwick.
Up to five hour round trip including time to explore the island, 100 seats (35 covered), refreshments, toilet, partial disabled access, parking (20m), bus stop (East Shore - 10m).
Anstruther Pleasure Trips - Booking/info 07957 585200 email firstname.lastname@example.org website www.isleofmayferry.com
The fast RIB Osprey (open to the elements) suitable for groups up to 12 giving 2 to 3 hours on the island or non-landing round island trips. Isle of May boat trips www.isleofmayboattrips.co.uk email email@example.com Phone number: 07473 631671
Four hour round trip including time to explore the island. Depending on when you land trips are either accompanied by a guide or you are free to explore on your own: please check with the Seabird centre when booking. Travel is on a RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) which is open to the elements; waterproofs will be provided.
Scottish Seabird Centre - 01620 890202, www.seabird.org .
Virtual tour - would you like to know more about the Isle of May NNR before your visit - then why not explore the wildlife and history of the island on our virtual tour?
Looking for ideas on where else to visit? have a look at Explore for a day - East Lothian.
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