An ancient semi-natural woodland typical of the Scottish Atlantic coast, Shian Wood stands on a low, flattened ridge jutting out of Loch Creran. In spring, the floor is cloaked with wildflowers, enticing many butterflies.
Carpets of spring flowers, , Saltmarsh on loch edges, Enjoyable short circular walk
Best time to visit?
May to Jun for spring flowers, May to Jul for breeding birds, ,
Woodland birds dart through the trees and breeding birds nest where wet heath merges into reedbeds and saltmarsh near the shore.
A waymarked path weaves through the reserve.