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Lichens on the apple tree in Ardtornish Kitchen Garden

By |2020-01-15T09:53:35+00:00October 29th, 2018|Garden, Wildlife|

Written by Sandy & Brian Coppins, Sandy is an internationally recognised lichen expert and recent visitor to the estate. Reference: Atlantic Hazel – Scotland’s special woodlands Lichens are amazingly varied in shape, form and [...]

Land Management Strategy – Summary for Consultation

By |2020-01-15T09:53:57+00:00May 12th, 2018|Estate News, Wildlife|

25 years from 2018 – incorporating ecological restoration This consultation document – which we hope will circulate widely – is intended to gather opinions about plans to change land use at Ardtornish. It proposes, [...]

Spring on the Ardtornish Estate – a seasonal trilogy (part 3)

By |2018-03-19T13:59:43+00:00March 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

On 28 February the ‘Beast from the East’ arrived with a vengeance and much of Scotland ground to a halt. Roads were impassable, public transport stopped, schools and workplaces closed and panic buyers cleared [...]