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 […]