To help people discover and connect with the amazing natural spaces we have in Scotland and to support the protection and restoration of Scottish landscapes.
Annie spent her childhood summers exploring the enchanting forests and dramatic tumbling rivers of the cairngorms.
She is a qualified Open Water Swimming guide, outdoor first aider, a volunteer ranger for the Cairngorms National Park and a Forest School Leader. She is also an experienced host and uses her background in hospitality to create luxury, bespoke wilderness packages for travel agents, groups and individuals looking for a unique experience.
She studied Zoology at the University of St Andrews and has worked with ecologists in South Africa, studied in Singapore and trained with scientists in the heart of the Bornean rainforest.
Throughout her travels she learned about wildlife conservation efforts going on throughout the world, and became determined to return to Scotland and try to make a difference in her own country.
Her love for meeting new people, creative arts, adventure sports and the natural world in combination with a strong connection to Scottish culture and heritage led her to start her own business Wild Braemar, incorporating all her interests and showcasing some of the best natural spaces Scotland has to offer.
WHAT WE DO
Wild Braemar began in 2022 as a nature education and outdoor experience business. Wild Braemar provides private, bespoke experiences in nature including guided walks, wild swimming adventures, outdoor learning and nature art sessions.
IN THE MEDIA
Scotland the Big Picture interviewed Annie along with various other stakeholders living in rural Scotland about their thoughts on their proposal to reintroduce European Lynx.
Markus Stitz interviewed Annie in this brilliant film about bike-packing through the Cairngorms national park.