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Argyll and Outer Hebrides

Argyll and the Outer Hebrides stretches from the Mull of Kintyre to the Butt of Lewis, encompassing a myriad of islands all possessing their own individual and unique characters. The Atlantic Ocean is a powerful influence in creating the right conditions for the rich habitats and species found in the area to live and thrive.

Renowned for the stunning landscapes shaped by the elements over millennia, the spectacular nature of Argyll & Outer Hebrides makes it a stunning place to live and work attracting visitors from across the globe. Our Area Team is committed to working in partnership with local communities, helping people to care for our wildlife and scenery, securing sustainable economic development and conserving our natural and landscapes for future generations.
David MacLennan, Unit manager

Dog walker enjoying the outdoors. ©Lorne Gill/SNH For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Contact us

Our area staff are based in 6 local offices across Argyll and the Outer Hebrides from Dunoon to Stornoway

View south from the top of the Barr Mor trail, Taynish NNR - ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

What to see and where

There's so much to see and do in Argyll & Outer Hebrides.


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