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Lunga Daill – Closing Date Set

Lunga Daill Forest Due to the level of interest shown in the above property, a closing date for the receipt of offers has been set for: 12 noon Thursday 14th December 2017 Offers should be sent to this address marked for the attention of Sandy Anderson, clearly marked Lunga Daill to ensure offers are not opened prior to 12 noon. If bidding by email, offers should be emailed to and offerors should check with DGA Forestry LLP, prior to 12 noon on the closing date that the email has been received. To comply with Anti Money Laundering Legislation any offer must be accompanied by proof of identity and the residential address of the purchaser. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the property or the above.

Forest for Sale

  DGA Forestry are pleased to bring Lunga Daill to the market.  This single 162.5ha block of commercial conifer is located in the stunning scenery on the west coast of Argyll, approximately 21 miles south of Oban and 17 miles north of Lochgilphead just off the A816 on the Ardfern peninsula.  The attractive village of Ardfern, with it’s well established marina, is only 1 mile from the forest.  The forest has been managed on a commercial basis since establishment, with regular income from timber sales over the past 10 years.  It is located within a proven area for forestry with extensive commercial forests, good growth rates, a good contractor base and existing infrastructure. Guide Price: £650, 000 A copy of the sales particulars can be downloaded by following the link below: Sales Particulars For more information please call 01387 850497 or email:  

New Appointment

We are pleased to welcome Ewan Batchelor to DGA Forestry.  Ewan joins DGA as a forest manager after a number of years working up in the north east of Scotland.  He will be responsible for the day to day management of a portfolio of properties for DGA across Scotland.  To find out more about Ewan please visit the people page of our website.

New Appointment

We are pleased to welcome Francis Hepburne Scott to DGA Forestry.  Francis joins the firm on a student placement as he works towards completing his MSc in Forestry at Bangor University.  Francis will be assisting the rest of the team with a wide variety of tasks such as GIS mapping, field surveys and contract supervision.  for more information on Francis, please see his profile on the People page of our website.

New Appointment

We are pleased to welcome Kendric Main to DGA Forestry.  Kendric is a recent graduate from Cumbria University where he gained a BSc (Hons) in Forestry & Woodland Conservation.  He joins DGA as a graduate forest manager where he will be assisting the other forest managers with their management portfolios.  For more information on Kendric, please see his profile on the People page of our website

Current Vacancies

We are seeking to recruit an experienced forest manager and a graduate trainee forester to join our team based in Dumfries.  Please see our careers page for more details.  

New Office Telephone Number

Please note that our telephone number has now changed – you can reach us on: 01387 850497 We have now completed our move to our new premises in New Abbey, please ensure you have updated your contact information.

DGA Forestry have moved!

DGA Forestry have moved premises to New Abbey, 8 miles south of Dumfries on the A710.  Our new address is: 40 Main Street New Abbey DG2 8BY We are still awaiting the activation of our new phone lines and broadband and as such have limited access to email or telephone until Friday 28th of April.  In the meantime you can contact individual members of staff by mobile or email.  If your query is urgent please call 01387 730634 and leave a message or email and we will reply as soon as possible.  Thank you for your patience.

Richard Wins ICF Student Award.

Richard, our graduate forest manager, has been awarded the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) Student Award for the National School of Forestry.  This award is given out to the student who achieves the highest average grade in their year, which for 2016 was Richard!  Everyone here at DGA would like to offer Richard our congratulations on winning this prestigious award.  The full story is published on the University of Cumbria’s website.    


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