Assynt Foundation

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Welcome to Glencanisp

Glencanisp Lodge lies at the heart of the Assynt Foundation's 44,000 acre estate, close to Lochinver, West Sutherland, Scotland. The estate offers many opportunities for visitors to enjoy this stunning landscape. Come and visit us and stay in our Lodge and visit the honesty shop on your route into this wild and rugged landscape.  


A Fantastic Film, featuring Sheila Hancock, about an 83 year woman called Edith who comes to Lochinver to climb Suilven. 

A must see ! Filmed on our very own Estate !!  Trailer for the movie and behind the scenes clips can be seen here.  The film will be shown at the Screen Machine in Lochinver from 18 to 20 May 2018, in advance of wider national cinema release on 25 May 2018.



The Assynt Foundation has been awarded a grant of up to £75,201 from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund, for a two-year project to develop Glencanisp Walled Garden, increasing local food production and reducing carbon emissions. 

We are seeking to employ a Project Supervisor to manage the project until the end of March 2020.

Please get in touch if you're interested in this post, and we can send you a full job specification and application form. Closing Date for applications is likely to be around Tuesday 15th May.


During a guided ranger walk an unusual Fungus called Violet Coral Clavaria zollingeri was discovered. There are very few recorded in Highland Scotland north of Inverness.

Stalking / Fishing

Experience deer stalking in the highlands

Glencanisp Lodge

Relax in the Lodge

Wildlife Tours

Visit us for photography and walking