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CANCELLED Children's Archaeology Trail [LO] {A1l}
5 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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Wonderful Things Finds Workshop [SL] {A53}
5 October 2022
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 17:00

Learn how archaeologists date and identify the objects they find and what happens to them afterwards.  Advice also given on what to do with something you've found. Bring along any mysterious or wonderful things you have, and we'll try to identify them. 

Venue: Skye & Lochalsh Archive Centre, Portree. Note venue is closed 1-2 for lunch.

Free / donations welcome

Skye U3A Archaeology and History Group / Skye & Lochalsh Archives
Phone 01478 614078
Email Skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com


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Children's Archaeology Pit [RC] {A2l}
5 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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The Dava Way (BS) {A51}
5 October 2022
Starts: 10:30
Ends: 14:30

Guided walk of the Dava Way from Dava Station to Grantown-on-Spey. Limited to 8 people. Transport provided from Grantown to the start at Dava Station, walk back to Grantown.

Meet at Burnfield Avenue car park, Grantown-on-Spey (NJ 036 281)

Cost: £10

Dogs welcome if on lead

Bring a packed lunch

Level 2 walk

Bookings, preferably by email, to:

Strathspey Tours
Phone 07876 235408
Email info@strathspeytours.com

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The Slochd Shielings [IN / BS] {A52}
5 October 2022
Starts: 11:00
Ends: 16:00

A 4 mile walk from the Slochd along the old military road to explore some deserted villages on the hillside.

Meeting place given on booking

Cost: £10 adult; £7.40 per child (12+).

Children (12+) welcome if with adult

Dogs welcome if on lead

Bring a packed lunch

Level 3 walk

Bookings to:

High Life Highland Ranger Service
Phone 07771 370959
Email john.orr@highlifehighland.com

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Recent Work by AOC Archaeology at Bettyhill, Staffin, Kirkhill and Dornoch [online] {A96}
5 October 2022
Starts: 13:00
Ends: 14:00

Recent Work by AOC Archaeology at Bettyhill, Staff, Kirkhill and Dornoch 

Online talk by Mary Peteranna and Callum Murray of AOC Inverness office.

Bookings via Eventbrite.

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Walking Through Time in Kilmartin Glen [AR] {A31b}
5 October 2022
Starts: 13:20
Ends: 16:00

Join our knowledgeable volunteer walking guides who will be able to tell you about the history of the ancient glen monuments whilst enjoying a walk in the stunning landscape of Kilmartin Glen. On your guided walk you will visit key prehistoric sites in the glen, including Temple Wood Stone circle, Burial Cairns and the Nether Largie Standing Stones. Further details will be provided after booking.

Meet at Kilmartin Village Green

Free / donations welcome via Kilmartin Museum website

Children 10+ welcome with adults

Guide dogs only

Bookings essential by email (only advanced bookings accepted):

Kilmartin Museum
Phone 01546 510278
Email education@kilmartin.org

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