Garden squirrel
February 2018

1st March 2018

As I write, winter is still with us, it is freezing outside, the odd snowflake drifts downwards onto a frosty yard, and there are dire warnings about snow and ice for the… Read More

White tailed eagle over Ardtornish
January 2018 – Winter, weather & wildlife

30th January 2018

We have had a proper January in the West Highlands, this year - lots of snow, some periods of ice and clear skies, and, of course, pouring rain. At least this has almost … Read More

Otter and skate
Happy New Year for 2018!

3rd January 2018

We have experienced some real winter weather here in Lochaber, and as I write the mountains are still coated with snow. Although wildlife watching activities have taken s… Read More

Peregrine, Lochaline
Last Hurrah of Autumn

9th November 2017

The weather in the West Highlands has continued to disappoint, with yet more rain and wind for our last group of guests of the season. Needless to say, since they left, i… Read More

Hen harrier hunting
Martens by candlelight

28th October 2017

The days are becoming considerably shorter now, and we await the clocks going back so that it will still be light before breakfast. Our early morning trips to see the dee… Read More

Pair of sea eagles loch sunart
Eagles Galore w/c 16/9/17

3rd October 2017

Finally, the eagles have appeared in numbers here in Lochaber. Both golden and sea eagles gave dazzling displays during the latest Glenloy Wildlife holiday, with both adu… Read More

cromarty dolphins
Windy Whales and Dolphins

14th September 2017

Along with the rest of the country we had an unseasonably wet and windy week last week – not the ideal conditions for our cetaceans and sharks holiday! However, we made… Read More

devils fingers fungus, Murlough Bay
August weather – a proper Scottish experience

29th August 2017

Here at Glenloy, August is always a between month. It is usually the wettest month of the year in the vicinity of Fort William, apart from February, and this year has bee… Read More

Summer Butterflies 2017

26th July 2017

We must have done something right this year, as the sun actually shone in Lochaber during our summer butterfly week! That gave us a great chance of picking up all our tar… Read More

otter gliding along in the sunshine near Castle Tioram
A celebration of new life

9th July 2017

As the West Highland summer kicks in we are besieged by a plethora of youngsters, from pine marten kits to osprey chicks to baby slow-worms. We have enjoyed a couple of t… Read More

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