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CANCELLED Children's Archaeology Trail [LO] {A1i}
2 October 2022
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:30

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

Unfortunately this event has had to be cancelled

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Children's Archaeology Pit [RC] {A2i}
2 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

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Spean Bridge Circuit Walk [LO] {A44}
2 October 2022
Starts: 11:00
Ends: 15:30

Duncan Kennedy will lead this circular loop starting and ending in Spean Bridge, taking in the remains of the Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway and viaduct; a section of General Wade's Military Road, including the spectacular remains of High Bridge (see photo), the location of the first action of the '45, the Commando Memorial and the Royal Observer Corps bunker and aircraft monitoring post.

The walk is approximately 4 miles/6.5 km on good paths.

MHG17295, MHG60201, MHG3184, MHG35340, MHG17297, MHG30337

Meet at Spean Bridge car park (NN 221 816)

Free / donations welcome

Bring a packed lunch

Level 1 walk

Bookings, preferably by email, to:

Phone 07795 068904
Email Duncan.w.kennedy@googlemail.com


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Dunsgaith Castle and Inver Aulavaig Cists. Tokavaig, Skye [SL] {A45}
2 October 2022
Starts: 14:00
Ends: 17:00

A 3 km coastal moorland walk to a Bronze Age cairn and graves, via the remains of Dunsgaith Castle. A coastal hillside walk with a chance to see marine bird and wildlife. Free minibus available from Armadale.

MHG5171 - Dunsgaith Castle
MHG5232 - Cairn, Inver Aulavaig
MHG54846 & MHG40984 Cists, Inver Aulavaig

Meet at Tokavaig foreshore (NG 600 118)

Free / donations welcome

Fit and well-equipped children welcome if with adult

Dogs on leads, but must be totally controlled in this crofting area

Bring a snack

Level 2 walk

Bookings preferred (and essential if wanting minibus):

Sleat Local History Society / Comunn Eachdraidh Shlèite
Phone 01471 844407
Email dm@cali.co.uk


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