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 …

Ardentinny beach – the big clean-up (updated 13 August)

Discarded barbecues, pizza boxes, drinks cans and the associated rubbish of the modern camper deposited in a bright yellow skip, alongside overflowing bins, was the result of the hottest weekend so far this year at Ardentinny beach. Saturday and Sunday's warm weather brought with it an influx of overnight beach visitors complete with tents and …