Midges Hate the Isle of Lismore
Midges thrive in damp, acidic soil which is prevalent in the West Coast of Scotland.
However, midges hate limestone and as we are on a limestone strata there are comparatively few midges on the island.
They also hate a breeze of more than 3mph so once again we are lucky that the gentle sea breezes and occasional stronger winds keep them away.
The Scottish Midge Forecast gives a general picture - but this can be toned down for Lis