News & Updates

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New for June – Wildlife and more breaks

15th May 2018

Spring activity breaks at Glenloy Wildlife If you have a nagging doubt about all the carbon emissions created by foreign travel then maybe now is the time to discove… Read More

otter eating scorpion fish
Early Summer Scorcher

10th July 2018

Along with the rest of the West Highlands, Glen Loy has been enjoying some brilliant weather so far this year. What a pleasant change that makes from the cool damp summer… Read More

Mating chequered skippers Glen Loy
Butterfly Weather!

12th June 2018

Well, what a couple of weeks we have just had in the West Highlands! - wall to wall sunshine and temperatures up to 29oC. All sorts of insects on the wing, not least of w… Read More

First chequered skipper
Highland Spring Underway

23rd May 2018

Here in Lochaber we have reached probably the best time of the year to visit. The oak leaves are just starting to unfurl, the bluebells are unfolding, the gorse is glowin… Read More

Otters - taken by Kev Mullins
Otters and Eagles 2018

8th May 2018

After a number of false starts, spring is finally on its way in Lochaber. We actually saw our first butterfly of the year (a peacock in the garden) on Wednesday, and the … Read More

Pine marten on branch
Spring dates available – 5th to 12th May

13th April 2018

  May is a fantastic month to visit the west highlands, spring flowers in bloom, leaves unfurling, migrant birds here and singing, early butterflies and very few … Read More

Lekking black grouse
March Highlights 2018

1st April 2018

Here at Glenloy Wildlife the new season is finally upon us. The weather, however, thinks differently and there is fresh snow on the hills in time for Easter. The snow bun… Read More

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

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