All Nature Reserves

  • Blarbuie Woodlands

    Beautiful, inspiring, tranquil, healing and accessible woods in the heart of Argyll. The woodlands form part of the sanctuary of Lochgilphead’s Argyll and Bute Hospital. Restored in 2007 there are all-abilities access paths, sculptures and artworks. The woods are open to all and feature a mix of native and exotic Read more [...]

  • Crarae Gardens

    Crarae is one the finest examples of Himalayan-style woodland gardens in Britain. The 50 acre site is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the banks of Loch Fyne in Argyll, Scotland. Crarae Garden was created in 1912 by Lady Grace Campbell, the aunt of intrepid plant hunter Read more [...]

  • Heart Of Argyll Wildlife Organisation

    Visit us at our new visitor centre at Barr an Daimh (opening April 2017) and let us show you the fantastic variety of wildlife the Mid Argyll area has to offer. We provide an Environmental Interpretation Officer (Ranger) service within Knapdale and its surrounding area offering wildlife guided walks and Read more [...]

  • Knapdale Wildlife Reserve

    Steep, rocky ridges – or ‘knaps’ – cloaked in woodland and separated by narrow, often flooded ‘dales’, create a landscape unique in Scotland where land juts out into the sea at Loch Sween. The site is owned by Forestry Commission Scotland and was home to the Scottish Beaver Trial, a Read more [...]

  • Moine Mhor National Nature Reserve

    Moine Mhor is an amazing place, full of natural history interest, at the heart of historic Kilmartin Glen. Such an unspoilt area of wild wetland habitat is full of life. Mosses abound, and 242 species of lichens have been recorded. The bog surface is home to many flowering plants, including Read more [...]

  • Taynish National Nature Reserve

    Taynish, where the ancient oakwoods sweep down to the shore, where lichens and mosses form nature’s carpet and bog myrtle and heather grow together like old friends. The remnants of the past are still visible today, each holding their stories of the past as the otters and deer, the woodpeckers Read more [...]

  • Wild Argyll

    Nature, People and Inspiration. Explore one of Europe’s most fascinating and dramatic landscapes on a bespoke adventure. Our journeys by kayak or on foot can be quite short but our journeys of the mind go far and wide. Discover extraordinary natural and cultural worlds and enjoy freedom, fresh air, fun Read more [...]

  • Woodland Trust – Crinan Wood

    Crinan Wood it is often described as a remnant of Scotland’s own rainforest. It is home to a vast variety of ferns and lichens and 24 species of bird. Spectacular views west to the Isle of Jura, east across the River Add estuary and the Moine Mhor and north to Read more [...]

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