“Definitely worth a look.
Such history – wonderful!”

Natural history

Larachmhor Garden


An introduction to the history of this remarkable rhododendron collection, now looked after by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

16 pages, A5, colour photos, revised and updated 2019 (£1.45 postage and packing.

Fungi of Larachmhor Garden


A guide to the amazing fungi found in Arisaig’s own wild ‘botanic garden’, with colour photos and short descriptions of the fungi you might see.

28 pages, A5, colour photos, published 2018 (£1.45 postage and packing)

Wartime and SOE

Arisaig and the Special Operations Executive

A description of how the SOE trained in Arisaig, with lists of the men and women who became agents and accounts of European operations (including the Czech mission to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich).

A4, laminated covers, updated 2016
(£4.45 posted and packing)

Para-military training in Scotland during
World War Two

A fascinating compilation of wartime memories written by those were trained in Arisaig and those who trained them.

A4, laminated covers, published 2000, revised and updated in 2016 (£4.45 posted and packing)

Special Operations Executive Driving Trail


Follow this driving tour around the local houses used by the SOE as wartime training establishments. (The properties are privately owned and cannot be visited, but most are accessible and visible from the road).

16 pages, A5, revised and updated 2018 (£2.05 postage and packing)


An archaeological survey of the Rhu peninsula, 2012-2016

A detailed description of the many historical settlements scattered across the Rhu peninsula, with maps and photographs, plus information on the families who lived there.

137 pages, A4, laminated covers, colour images, published 2016 (£4.45 postage and packing.

How to order

We do not (as yet) have a fully functioning online shop up and running, but ordering from our website is simple and straightforward.

Please email your order to lsic@arisaigcommunitytrust.org.uk together with details of the name and address to which you would like your order to be delivered.

On receipt of your emailed order a secure card payment link for the total amount, including delivery, will be sent to your email inbox. Once you have made your card payment, the goods will be dispatched by Royal Mail 1st class post.


There’s a small variable charge for postage and packing, depending on the weight of the book/s. (Please request a quote for overseas deliveries)