Located in the remote west coast of Scotland, the tiny but thriving community of Glenuig is an outstanding natural playground full of incredible wildlife.
Boasting a fascinating rocky landscape and seascape, the village is a geologist’s paradise as it is set within the Lochaber Geopark that promotes understanding and appreciation of the extraordinary landscape and how it formed.
Long white sandy beaches and a rocky coastline provide great opportunities for walking but visitors can also enjoy scrambling, paddling to the nearby islands, birdwatching and otter spotting as well as exploring the nearby wildlife of the Small Isles of Eigg, Rum or Muck including dolphins, porpoises or even minke whales and basking sharks.
Close by are Sunart Oakwoods. The sheltered and windswept moors are home to the best collection of lower plants (plants that do not flower) in the whole of Europe while the Sound of Arisaig Marine as has been designated as a Special Area of Conservation due to the particularly high density of otters and marine reefs.