***** The Marine Visitor Centre is now re-open, with new policies and procedures in place to ensure the safety of everyone *****
– Unless exempt, please wear a face covering
– Only one household, or two individuals inside at any time
– For health & safety, we’ve had to modify our displays and minimise our hands-on experience
– Opening days/hours are subject to weekly change – please check our facebook page for most recent updates

The Lamlash Tennis Courts are fully open, on a “pay as you play” basis – please put money in the honesty box at the courts or donate to us online via our website. We are unable to provide equipment at this time, and all players participate at their own risk.

Effects of ecosystem protection on scallop populations within a community‑led temperate marine reserve., Howarth L. et al.

Dive surveys between 2010 and 2013 found an increased abundance of juvenile scallops in the Lamlash Bay NTZ, which may be explained by greater spat settlement and/or survival in complex seabed habitats. Adult king scallop size, biomass and age was greater in the NTZ, while queen scallop populations were random.

Read the full article by Howarth et.al here.