John Muir Award Scottish-born John Muir was among first to realise that the Earth's resources were finite, and so is regarded as the first conservationist. The John Muir Award encourages people of all backgrounds to connect with, enjoy and care for wild places.

The Latest Met Office Forecast for Lochgoilhead

84 Hour Forecast Synoptic charts for the next three days.

Mountain Weather Information Service has been going for some time, and is developing from a forecasting service, into a major resource for outdoor folk of all levels of experience. We often check it before planning a day in the hills.

XC Weather seems to be one of the better weather sites just now. This link gives the local forecast for Lochgoilhead.

MetCheck provide a quick snapshot of the weather. Link above provides the local forecast for Lochgoilhead,

Easytide Admiralty provided tidal predictions. Click to view the next 7 days of tides on Loch Goil

George Fell is an excellent First Aid trainer who we have used for a number of years to train our staff. He makes the subject interesting and understandable, and we would highly recommend him. Ask him how he broke his ankle....... George Fell First Aid

Cormonachan Woodland is an area of managed woodland owned by Forestry Commission Scotland, and managed jointly by Ardroy Outdoor Education Centre, Lochgoil Community Trust and Lochgoilhead Primary School.

Eco-Schools is a government initiative to cut fuel bills and promote environmental awareness in schools.

Rhumhor is a beautiful self catering facility in Carrick Castle, just south of Ardroy.

Becky Duncan Photography who kindly allowed us to use some of her excellent images in this website, and our other publications. Trading as Social Enterprise, she both takes a mean picture, and is a very nice person!

Green Tourism Award The Green Tourism Business Scheme assesses the environmental credentials of aspirant organisations operating broadly with the tourism sector, and awards the Green Tourism badge at bronze, silver or gold level depending on various factors - energy efficiency, waste management, sustainability and so forth. Ardroy holds the Silver Green Tourism Award.

Lochore Meadows is an area of over 1,200 acres of beautiful countryside in Fife offering recreation and activities including mountain-biking, riding, watersports and golf. It is also the base for Fife's main provision of Outdoor Education.

Mountain Training is the governing body for mountain sports - primarily hill-walking and climbing - in the UK.

Scottish Canoe Association - the National Governing Body for all forms of kayaking and canoeing in Scotland.

BBC Scotland News who produced a radio programme and news item about Ardroy's changes to a charity and social enterprise
The School for Social Entrepreneurs (Scotland), who funded the development of this website, sponsored by The Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme. Thank you!
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