Our retreats team is passionate about nature-based travel as a force for good and is committed to providing unforgettable rewilding experiences.


Emma Brown

Behind the Scenes

With an extensive background in marketing within the nature tourism, conservation media and charity sectors, Emma now mananges our marketing and communciations activity. Having been based in the Scottish Highlands for almost 20 years, she is passionate about the area and its spectacular wild places.



James Shooter


James is an award-winning nature photographer, filmmaker and guide with a passion for rewilding. He enjoys taking small groups of people to search for amazing wildlife in spectacular scenery, whilst exploring the potential for wilder landscapes. James is an advocate for ecotourism as one of the benefits of rewilding and has been guiding nature lovers and photographers across the Scottish Highlands for several years.

Ewan Miles


Living on the Isle of Mull surrounded by sea lochs, mountains and glens, Ewan provides a range of wildlife and photography experiences. His passion for bird conservation has led him to become the BTO Regional Representative for North Argyll and a Golden Eagle Fieldworker on his island patch. Ewan incorporates the monitoring and recording of wildlife into his guiding role and hopes to provide all his guests with a memorable and educational experience, reconnecting them to the natural world.

Philip Price


Philip is a professional wildlife photographer who has focused his career on the rich array of wildlife in Scotland. He has worked for the BBC, National Geographic and many other production companies as a guide, filmmaker and presenter. 10 years ago he started running wildlife photography workshops in Argyll and knows this area of Scotland intimately. For the last 5 years Philip has been documenting the Scottish Beaver Trial in Knapdale, with many of his images used to promote this ground-breaking reintroduction.

Jack Ward


Jack has been a professional guide in the Highlands for the past ten years. He now works directly for the Cairngorms Connect project, carrying out practical conservation on the ground within the project area. He has combined a lifelong love of the outdoors with a working knowledge of land management in the Highlands. He is enthusiastic to share the wonders of the Cairngorms and the conservation work of Cairngorms Connect project with guests from around the world.

Dan Puplett


Dan is a naturalist, conservationist and environmental educator. He runs a wide-range of nature-based activities from guided walks to bespoke wildlife tracking courses. In addition to his guiding work with SCOTLAND: The Big Picture, his clients include Aigas Field Centre, Field Studies Council, National Trust, NatureScot, Scottish Wildlife Trust, Trees for Life, University of Edinburgh and Wilderness Awareness School.