Experience

Knapdale Forest

Arrive by road from A83 to A816 and on to minor Roads B841 & B8025.
By passenger ferry from Jura at Tayvallich. A limited local bus service provides public transport from Lochgilphead to Barnluasgan & Tayvallich.

Moine Mhor National Nature Reserve

Gaelic for ‘The Great Bog’ Moine Mhor is one of Scotland’s most ancient landscapes. Growing for over 5,000 years the 800 hectares of original peat bog is one of the largest examples of an estuarine raised bog in Europe.

Barnluasgan & Barrandaimh

Site of the Scottish Beaver Trial, Barrandaimh offers a Wildlife Visitor Centre and interesting walks to suit all levels including a 1 mile accessible path. Beavers continue to make their home in the nearby lochs and signs of their activity are easy to spot.

Taynish National Nature Reserve 

A network of trails to suit all abilities lead the visitor through a variety of habitats including remnants of ancient oak woodland. One of the best examples of Temperate Rain Forest in Scotland and rich in wildlife, Taynish offers many opportunities for the
wildlife enthusiast.