The West Highlands of Scotland has a bit of a reputation for...unpredicable weather.
This page is to try & dispel some of the myths around our weather and help you plan your stay.
Best time of the year for visiting, weather-wise?
How much of a 'midgie season' there is is dependent on many varying factors.
Midgies start to be felt around 2nd half of May and have generally disappeared by mid-September.
Although harmless, then can be infuratingly annoying. They can be benign or utterly infiriating.
A slight breeze is the best way that midgies are stopped in their tracks. Here at Inchree, we are in on an elevated site, facing south-west down Loch Linnhe to the open sea. This means we often have a breeze blowing, which can make all the difference.
Below are links to the best forecasts for planning a West Highland visit:
Meteorological Office: Detailed forecasts with 7 day outlook from the national forecaster. (Location forecast we use on this site is Oban Airport - although being 25 miles away, it is a more representative weather station than closer ones to us.)