Loch Roag Lagoons

Site overview: This site, as the name suggests, is made up of a series of lagoons which include both fresh and saltwater. Beds of eelgrass and tasselweed grow here, along with marine algae and brown algae.

Designation Status
Last Updated
6 June 2017
MPA Type
Special Area of Conservation
MPA Purpose
areas which have been identified as best representing the range and variety within the European Union of habitats and (non-bird) species listed on Annexes I and II to the Directive


58° 14' 15" North,
6° 51' 20" West

Surface Area

0.44 km2
(0.17 mi.2 )


9.21 km
(5.72 mi.)

Iconic features protected by this site


  • Lagoons (Coastal lagoons)