DIY Tree Removal

Tree removal could be hazardous and even lethal. It is never suggested to remove a tree by yourself unless it is a small one that you are confident you can manage securely. Or else, tree removal should be left in the hands of professionally-trained as well as complete tree service professionals. If you have a […]

Geology in the Region

Loch Sunart is a long, narrow, winding loch comprised of a series of interconnecting basins which plunge to a depth of 124 metres. The loch is exceptionally rich and diverse in marine life due to the complexity of the system, with its many channels and sills and the differences in exposure along the 31 kilometres […]

Red Squirrel

Sunart contains small populations of Red Squirrels at Glenborrodale, Glenmore, Strontian, Acharacle and Moidart. These are at the extreme far north west of their range in Britain, and their presence poses a number of questions – How did they get here? Have they always survived in native oak woodland (Red Squirrels were thought to be […]

Explore Our Woodlands

Around Loch Sunart lie some of the finest temperate oakwoods in the British Isles, remnants of a formerly much more extensive band of coastal woodland which once stretched from Scotland down the Atlantic coast of Europe as far as Spain and Portugal. These ancient semi-natural woodlands are home to some of the best collections of […]

Our Heritage

In past times easy access from the sea has meant that Ardnamurchan and Morvern, though considered remote today, have been continuously peopled since the first settlers arrived in the bronze age. Throughout this time local people have valued the extensive native woodlands of the area. The survival to this day of many of these woodlands, […]

About The Hide

Loch Sunart and the surrounding woodlands are justly recognized for their wildlife interest. For many visitors, the chance of seeing an otter or a pine marten is a great draw and if successful, will be a highlight of their holiday remembered for years to come. This interest from visitors to the area in wildlife watching […]

Cycle Routes

1. Drimnin to Doirliinn (11km) See it here 2. Fiunary Forest (64 km to choose from) See it here 3. Lochaline old road (3km)         4. Old Ardtornish Castle (6km) 5. Glencripesdale National Nature Reserve (5km – 12.5 km)       6. Scotstown – Longrigg loop (8km with 3km off-road) 7. […]