The Story of Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve

Explore the history, key features and management of Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve, one of Scotland’s most important upland sites. You’ll find extraordinarily diverse vegetation stretching from mountain top to loch side.

Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve is 45 kilometres north-east of Fort William. It extends from the shores of Loch Laggan (250m) to the summit of Creag Meagaidh (1,130m). The reserve is home to an exceptional range of plant life, from the moss heath of the summit plateau to the ancient woodland of the lower ground. The plateau is also an internationally important breeding ground for dotterel.

Read the Story of Creag Meagaidh. Delve into the history of the site before it became a National Nature Reserve in 1986. Find out more about the reserve’s most important features. And discover how the reserve is managed to restore its natural habitats.

Pages: 49
Published: 2008

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