Rahoy Hills

Important notice

Please be aware that the bad weather at the weekend has unfortunately closed the Arienas Point Bridge on the Rahoy Reserve. We are working to fix this issue and appreciate your patience.

The Rahoy Hills lie in remote and mountainous land in the Morvern peninsula, encompassing a variety of habitats from windswept grasslands, mires and heaths to cliffs, lochans and ancient oak woodlands. This reserve has an exceptional biodiversity with a number of rare plant and animal species and is an area of outstanding value for its richness of arctic-alpine flora.

Why visit?

Highlights include:

  • Golden and sea eagles
  • Woodland walks
  • Red deer on the open moors

Best time to visit?

  • Spring/early summer for arctic-alpines

Visit for:

  • birdwatching
  • woodlands
  • grasslands
  • geology
  • scenery
  • archaeology

Other information

A route from Black Glen to Arienas Point provides a perfect opportunity for discovering this rugged upland reserve. – change to: A rugged path from Black Glen to Arienas Point provides a perfect opportunity for discovering this magnificent upland reserve.  


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How to get there


Part of the Morvern peninsula, this reserve lies 5 miles north of Lochaline, off the A884.

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Getting onto the reserve

Access is from the Black Glen car park.

Access restrictions

Much of this reserve is rugged upland terrain and walkers should be properly prepared for this. There is a route from the Black Glen to Arienas point which is rugged and often wet and muddy – sturdy boots or wellies are recommended.

Nearest town
Lochaline (6 mi / 9.7 km)
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About Rahoy Hills

Links & downloads

Reserve map


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