November 2017: Volunteers tackle the effects of rain and undergrowth

November 2017: Volunteers tackle the effects of rain and undergrowth

Bute Conservation Trust volunteers spend a bright Saturday morning improving access to the paths at the north of Bute, on the West Island way and the Balnakailly Loop. Pictured are some of the team contemplating a now rather boggy path leading to the popular viewpoint and the World War 2 ‘decoy village’ bunker.

October 2017: Refurbishment works on Tramway Path

October 2017: Refurbishment works on Tramway Path

A notable achievement of the 2008 ‘Discover Bute Landscape Partnership Scheme’ was the creation of the Tramway Path between Port Bannatyne and Ettrick Bay. Substantial works have now been carried out by the Trust to repair wear and tear on this popular section of Bute’s ‘West Island Way’. (Picture: Billy Shields)