The estate has a mix of woodland, including native Scots pines, oak and birch as well as commercial conifers, open ground, a water lily filled lochan, a trout pond and many pools and burns, providing a haven for wildlife.  It is home to red deer, which are frequently seen right next to the Cottage.


The varied landscape of the glen, including moorland, forest, mountain, river, loch and sea loch, together with its remoteness, attracts a wide range of wildlife (with sightings on or close to the estate) including deer, pine martens, red squirrels, wild boar, otters, bats, frogs and toads.  Birds include osprey, herons, owls, red-throated divers, black-throated divers, common scoter, greenshank, sandpiper, mallard ducks, red and black grouse, ptarmigan, dotterel, golden eagles, white tailed sea eagles, buzzards, kestrels, pipits, redstarts, warblers, crested tits, common and Scottish crossbills as well as other garden birds.  There is also a range of flora, insects and fungi.


Black throated divers regularly nest on Loch Garry and ospreys nest and fish on Loch Lochy.  Seals, otters and divers are seen in Loch Hourn.  Birds of prey, including eagles, fly above the ridges of the glen.


Wild West Safaris operates wildlife watching safaris in Glengarry (Facebook page with recent sightings).  Boat trips operate on Loch Linnhe, Loch Shiel, Loch Ness and, using a glass bottom boat, from Kyle of Lochalsh (with occasional sightings of whales, dolphins and sharks).

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