The Gairloch Conservation Unit (GCU) DMG is situated in Wester Ross in the North-West Highlands, over an area of land bordered by Loch Maree on the East side, Glen Torridon to the South, the sea-lochs of Upper Loch Torridon and Loch Torridon to the West, and Loch Gairloch along much of its Northern march.