North of Scotland

Welcome to the North of Scotland Group. We cover the largest area of any Group and have some of the most dramatic and wild landscape in Scotland including the Trust's Living Landscape at Ben Mor Coigach.

What we do

We have winter talks and summer activities.

There are monthly conservation days on our reserves. Further information from Mark Foxwell, SWT Reserves Manager – Highlands and Islands. Tel: 01463 811497, Mobile: 07795527291, E-mail:

How to get involved

Come to our meetings, or contact a Committee member, to discuss what you would like to do and what you think the Group should be doing. Some ideas are:- working on reserves, running stalls at local shows and events, taking action to preserve habitats, recruiting new members, fund raising.

If you want to discuss wildlife or conservation matters just contact us.

Group information


Kenny Taylor  Chair
Evelyn Cromarty  Treasurer
Heather Bantick Secretary



Where and when?

Where we meet

Evening meetings (Oct- Apr) are at The Waterside Hotel, Nessbank, Inverness starting at 7.30 pm and finish about 9.30 pm. 

A range of events are held during the summer months.


Directions - The Waterside Hotel is on the banks of the River Ness opposite Eden Court. There is a car park at the back of the Hotel which can be accessed from Castle Road.

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North of Scotland news

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Puffin Homecdoming - or not!

An illustrated talk by Kenny Taylor – On April 14th each year, villagers on Lovund island, near the Arctic Circle, gather in hopes of welcoming back thousands of puffins. Kenny Taylor’s experience of this event is at the core of his story of
current puffin conservation and research work around the northern world,
including in Iceland, Maine USA, Scotland and Norway. 7.30pm in the Waterside Hotel, Inverness IV2 4SF. All welcome.
Puffin picture by Chrys Mellor


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