FLS reveals plan to create two Ardentinny campsites (updated 31 March)

In a letter to Ardentinny Community Council, Stuart Chalmers of Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) outlined plans to seek planning permission to ’temporarily formalise’ the use of the area as a campsite. The proposal would be to create a campsite at the beach (Glenfinart Bay) and a second in the ’nursery field’ (a field west of …

Beach parking and signage

In October 2020 Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) undertook a community consultation on its proposals for the beach area. Since then the only hint of an outcome has been the recent renewed signage which indicates that there will be a charge for beach parking. In response, Ardentinny Community Council (CC) secretary, Marian Norris, wrote to …

Ardentinny’s gift

We may lament the Argyll rain but it, along with Ardentinny’s particular topography, provide the perfect constituents for the efficient production of hydro electricity. So much so that the village now has 3 schemes in operation with another about to come online. These, while making a significant contribution to Scotland’s renewable energy output, also make …