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Exploring Nature in Summer

Nature is exploding with life at this time of year on the Scottish west coast. After an uncharacteristically wet May, June’s hot weather is allowing our animal and plantlife to flourish with something new and exciting to see everywhere you look. If you’ve got a keen eye you can spot rare orchids flowering amongst the buttercups in the meadow outside the hotel.

Rare orchid

Rare orchid

The weather is perfect for paddling in the refreshing waters of Asknish Bay and the shoreline and rockpools are teeming with life which always makes an amble along the shore interesting.

Crab hunting

Crab hunting

We’re now waiting for larger marine animals to make their annual appearance; whales, dolphins and porpoises. The whales tend to stick to deeper water, but their smaller cousins are often visible from the shore during the summer months. Watch this space for updates…