Our news section displays a selection of media coverage that Luss Estates and our businesses have received, as well as our news releases covering important community and environmental issues.  


The team at the Loch Lomond Arms Hotel were delighted to be awarded Runner-Up in the Best Hotel Restaurant category at the Prestige Hotel Awards. This is a fantastic achievement and a reflection of the talent and leadership of Head Chef David Hetherington. 

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Arrochar Community Hydro, a scheme conceived by Luss Estates and on land leased to the community development trusts at a peppercorn rent, recently welcomed a visit from the new CEO of Scottish Renewables, as well as representatives from Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. 

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Luss Estates is delighted to have been shortlisted in both the Business Divesification and the Conservation & The Environment categories for the Scottish Rural Awards 2018. The Scottish Rural Awards 

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Luss Estates - Arrochar Community Hydro

Sir Malcolm Colquhoun of Luss and Duncan MacLachlan signed the lease between Luss Estates and Arrochar Community Hydro for the land which is being leased by Luss Estates, at a peppercorn rent, for the scheme.

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In November Luss Estates staff completed the last litter pick for 2017. Luss Estates carried out seven litter picks through the year, concentrating on the peak tourist season. Up to twenty five Luss Estates employees were involved in each litter pick.

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The Loch Lomond Arms will host the annual Luss Charity Advent Fair in aid of St Georges Ethiopia on November 11 from 11am - 7pm. A host of talented craft and art producers will fill the Inchconnachan and Sutherland function space at the hotel showcasing a wide range of gifts and homewares. 

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Peatland Restoration Luss Estates

Work has been completed on the second phase of a major project to tackle climate change by restoring vital peat bogs on Luss Estates in in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.

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Luss Estates is pleased to facilitate the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh (RBGE) to collect seeds on behalf of the Millenium Seed Bank Partnership from Kew Gardens. 

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The building of a community hydro scheme in Arrochar, on Luss Estates’ land, in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, will be underway imminently.

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Luss Estates win in the Business Diversification category at the Scottish Rural Awards was featured in an editorial in the July issue of Scottish Field.

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The communities of Arrochar & Tarbet and Luss & Arden are going to be given the opportunity to be a part of a community hydro scheme. Local residents and renewable energy supporters nationwide will have the option of purchasing a stake in the scheme, from £250 to £100,000.

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