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CANCELLED Children's Archaeology Trail [LO] {A1r}
11 October 2022
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:30

Unfortunately this event has had to be cancelled

A treasure hunt through Fort William, themed around archaeology, for children 12 and below to partake in. Children will need adult supervision as it's walking around Fort William. The sheet for the treasure hunt can be collected from the West Highland Museum, and a prize can be collected at the end.

Free/Donations welcome.

West Highland Museum
Phone 01397 702169
Email info@westhighlandmuseum.org.uk
https://www.westhighlandmuseum.org.uk/
 

 


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Gairloch Museum Archaeological Dig – Iron Age Roundhouses [RC] {A76a}
11 October 2022
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:00

The final season of community excavation at a well-preserved Iron Age roundhouse [MHG8263] with the Gairloch Museum, muddy fun for all! We would recommend that attendees wear steel-toe boots if possible, or if not possible, sturdy walking boots with high ankles. Attendees should also bring waterproofs and work gloves, and kneeling pads if they have them.

The event will also run later than the end of HAF up to the end of Sunday 16th October at 16:00. Toilet and welfare facilities are provided by the Gairloch Museum a 2 minute walk away, but are not provided directly on site.

Meet at Gairloch Museum

Free / donations welcome

Children welcome if with adult

Dogs welcome if on lead

Bring a packed lunch

Level 1 walk

Bookings essential to:

Gairloch Museum
Phone 01445 712287
Email events@gairlochmuseum.org
www.gairlochmuseum.org


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Children's Dig at West Highland Museum [LO] {A75a}
11 October 2022
Starts: 10:15
Ends: 11:30

We are hosting a mini-dig for children inside the museum, where they will search for finds in our sandpit, and then record their find as an archaeologist would. We will also teach them about the found object and take them for a short look round the museum. The event will run in two sessions for 12 children between the ages of 5 and 8. First session 10:15-11:30am, second session 12:15-1:30pm. Specify which session when booking.

Venue: West Highland Museum, Fort William

Free / donations welcome

Special event for children, ages 5-8

Suitable for wheelchair access

Bookings, preferably by phone, to:

West Highland Museum
Phone 01397 702169
Email info@westhighlandmuseum.org.uk
www.westhighlandmuseum.org.uk/


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Children's Archaeology Pit [RC] {A2r}
11 October 2022
Starts: 10:30
Ends: 15:00

Calling Young Archaeologists! Our Archaeology Pit has been newly refurbished, so you get hands on and have a go at digging.  You will uncover Pictish and medieval features and find lots of exciting artefacts on the way. Children must be supervised by accompanying adult. Only 3 children in the pit in each 30 minute session. Sessions can be booked online – recommended but not essential. Children and adults are welcome to visit the museum after the session.

Children must be supervised by an adult

Cost: £2 / child; Accompanying adult: £5 (up to 65 years) or £4 (65+ years).

Bookings via the booking form on our website https://www.tarbat-discovery.co.uk/booking-form-childrens-archaeology-pit

Tarbat Discovery Centre
Phone 01862 871351
Email admin@tarbat-discovery.co.uk
www.tarbat-discovery.co.uk/


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Fossil Making Children's Workshop [RC] {A77}
11 October 2022
Starts: 10:30
Ends: 12:00

Explore and investigate our prehistoric fossils and them make and decorate some of your own to take home.

Venue: Highland Museum of Childhood, Strathpeffer

Cost: £5, £2.50 for Highland Museum of Childhood members

Special event for children (under 4 must be accompanied by an adult)

Suitable for wheelchair access

Booking essential to:

Highland Museum of Childhood
Phone 01997 421031
Email curator@highlandmuseumofchildhood.org.uk 
www.highlandmuseumofchildhood.org.uk


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Time Travelling @ the Plock [SL] {A78}
11 October 2022
Starts: 12:00
Ends: 14:30

Exploring the historical features and stories of The Plock, Kyle of Lochalsh.

Meet at: The Plock (NG 754 273)

Free / donations welcome

Children welcome if with adult

Partially suitable for wheelchair access

Level 1 walk

Kyle & Lochalsh Community Trust
Phone 01599 534505
Email Judith.bullivant@lochalsh.uk
www.lochalsh.uk


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Children's Dig at West Highland Museum [LO] {A75b}
11 October 2022
Starts: 12:15
Ends: 13:30

We are hosting a mini-dig for children inside the museum, where they will search for finds in our sandpit, and then record their find as an archaeologist would. We will also teach them about the found object and take them for a short look round the museum. The event will run in two sessions for 12 children between the ages of 5 and 8. First session 10:15-11:30am, second session 12:15-1:30pm. Specify which session when booking.

Venue: West Highland Museum, Fort William

Free / donations welcome

Special event for children, ages 5-8

Suitable for wheelchair access

Bookings, preferably by phone, to:

West Highland Museum
Phone 01397 702169
Email info@westhighlandmuseum.org.uk
www.westhighlandmuseum.org.uk/


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What's Under Your Feet? [IN] {A74a}
11 October 2022
Starts: 13:30
Ends: 14:30

Walk across the Culloden Battlefield with one of Culloden's Engagement team.  This hour long tour will take you through the archaeological features of the field and explore new discoveries.

Meet at: Culloden Battlefield

Cost: details on website

Children welcome if with adult

Level 1 walk

Bookings via website to:

Culloden Battlefield (National Trust for Scotland)
Phone 01463 796090
Email Culloden@nts.org.uk
www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/culloden


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Dornoch Town Walk [SU] {A79}
11 October 2022
Starts: 14:00
Ends: 15:30

Hear the history of Dornoch and its people on this guided walk around the medieval market  town.

Meet at: Historylinks Museum

Cost: £5

Children welcome if with adult

Dogs welcome if on lead

Level 1 walk

Bookings to:

Historylinks Museum
Phone 01862 811275
Email curator@historylinks.org.uk
www.historylinks.org.uk

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