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Welcome to the Islay Natural History Trust.  

Established in 1984, we're the only charity dedicated to wildlife and geology on Islay.  We aim to encourage the observation and appreciation of all Islay's natural beauty to locals and visitors by providing information and interpretation.

Become a member to hear about upcoming events, wildlife spectacles and to help support our work in maintaining the invaluable record of Islay’s wildlife. 


We can't wait to see you

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our doors are open wide.

Nature Centre:  April - September, weekdays 10.00-16.00

Open Today —- Sunday 28th july 1-4pm

Family Activity Sessions:  July - August, Thursday afternoons

Nature Walks:  June - September, Sundays


It's time to find us

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we'd love to hear from you.

The Islay Natural History Trust, Islay Nature Centre, Main Street, Port Charlotte, Isle of Islay, PA48 7TX

01496 850288

Download our PDF for more details on finding our Visitor Centre.