Ardura Forest

We are very excited to announce that we have started the formal process to purchase Ardura Forest. This is an amazing opportunity to do something a little differently with a strong focus on restoring the ancient woodlands that were replaced in the 1960’s by coniferous plantation. The photo below shows the old on the left and the plantation on the right…

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Mull Eagle Watch 2018

Mull Eagle Watch – 2018 season information

Mull Eagle Watch is open April to September 2018.

Where are we: We are at a new base this year and are being hosted by Craignure Golf Club (NM704384) on the outskirts of the village of Craignure (just over a mile from the Craignure ferry terminal). On booking you will be given more details about where and when to meet.

Booking: Booking is essential. Bookings and further information can be obtained from Visit Scotland at Craignure and by phone on 01680 812556. Each trip lasts about one and a half hours. Trips will run at 11am and 2pm, Sunday – Friday (closed on Saturdays)

Price: Adult tickets (including RSPB members) cost £8. If you’re under 16, your ticket costs £4. A family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) costs £20. If you live on Mull, it’s free. Please pay the ranger on the day by cash or cheque (‘Mull & Iona Community Trust’). Sorry, we don’t have a card machine at the moment.

What should I bring:Wet weather gear is best (just in case) as are practical shoes as the trip involves a short walk along the edge of the golf course.

Extra info: toilets and refreshments available on site. Dogs welcome on trips.

Mull Eagle Watch is brought to you with the help of Forestry Commission Scotland, Mull and Iona Community Trust, Police Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage, RSPB Scotland Craignure Golf Club, the local community and volunteers. 







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Storage units available

We have several storage containers available for short and long term rental in Craignure, with immediate entry. Please give us a call in the office if you’re interested. 01680 812900

Volunteer Assistant Ranger


We are looking for a volunteer assistant ranger for 3 months full time beginning late May.  This is a great opportunity to develop skills and experience in nature conservation and rangering. The role is based in the south of Mull and involves assisting with varied tasks over a number of island sites including Iona and Staffa.  Tasks will include wildlife survey work, delivery of education projects and public events programme, providing information to visitors, practical maintenance.  Accommodation and some travel costs will be covered.


You must show enthusiasm for wildlife and the great outdoors.  Some knowledge/experience in the relevant field would be useful but more important is flexibility, good communication skills, an ability to work under your own initiative, and a desire to learn.  You will need to be willing and able to work inside or outside in all weathers, including some lone working in rugged coastal terrain.  Some weekend/evening hours will be required.


Please contact Emily Wilkins for more information and an application form (no CVs please).  07717581405

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 14th March 2018

Interview date: week of 26th March

Seasonal Ranger Job Vacancy

Please note – now closed

Latest Vacancies: February 2018



Please download the job description and application form below:

Please send all completed applications to Jan Dunlop –

The closing date is Friday 16th February 2018 at 4pm. Interviews are planned for the week of 26th February with a potential start date of 2nd April.

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