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Guided Walk to Dalnamain, a Deserted Settlement [SU] {A55}
6 October 2022
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 12:30

The walk led by Anne Coombs will go around Dalnamain, a village that was cleared in 1813 and converted into part of a sheep farm. Numbers are limited to 10 due to limited parking space.

Meet at parking area beside Dalnamain footbridge (NH 72128 98452)

Free / donations welcome

Children welcome if with adult

Level 2 walk

Bookings to:

Phone 07833 920532
Email annecoombs1@gmail.com


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CANCELLED Children's Archaeology Trail [LO] {A1m}
6 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] {A2m}
6 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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Dunrobin Castle Museum Trails [SU] {A56}
6 October 2022
Starts: 12:00
Ends: 16:00

Explore the collections of Dunrobin Castle Museum using recently launched trails and case sheets. Dunrobin Castle Museum, situated in the grounds of Dunrobin Castle, has an important collection of prehistoric finds and Pictish stones, as well as geological and natural history specimins, and a range of curiosities.

There will be timed slots, as some of the collections have limited access. Specify on booking preferences for 12, 1, 2 or 3pm. Contact the organiser if you have mobility issues.

The event is only to the museum, and anyone wishing to visit the castle and grounds will need to purchase entry tickets.

Meet at the main entrance to the castle.

Free / donations welcome

Children (8+) welcome with adults

Bookings to:

Phone 077888 35466
Email info@archhighland.org.uk



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DingWalk 1: Dingwall’s Thousand Years (plus a bit) [RC] {A49b}
6 October 2022
Starts: 14:00
Ends: 15:00

Explore over a thousand years of Dingwall’s life and times on this guided walk led by Jonathan McColl.

Meet at Renato's on the High Street, Dingwall

Free / donations welcome

Children welcome with adults

Suitable for wheelchair access

Dogs welcome if on lead

Level 1 walk

Dingwall Museum  / Dingwall History Society
Phone 07754 625805
Email Jonathanmccoll@hotmail.com

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Dingwall and the British Empire [RC] {A54}
6 October 2022
Starts: 18:30
Ends: 19:30

Talk by Jonathan McColl. 

Now the Four-way Lodge is opened …North and South America, Africa, India, Far East, Australia and New Zealand, and all the oceans that link them.

Dingwall has a long history and it played its part in the worldwide expansion of the British Empire. There are those who feel that Dingwall is the centre of the world; this evening’s talk may help to show why!

Jonathan retired some years ago from teaching people how to use their computers. He is a member of the Dingwall History Society, the Highland Family History Society and a Trustee of the Dingwall Museum. He gives history tours on the streets of Dingwall too, some included in this year’s Highland Archaeology Festival.

Venue: Dingwall Library

Free / donations welcome

Children welcome with adults

Accessible by wheelchair

Jonathan McColl / Dingwall Library
Phone 01349 869869
Email jonathanmccoll@hotmail.com



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Beyond Inverlael: Archaeology around Lochbroom during Lockdown (talk) [RC] {A58}
6 October 2022
Starts: 19:30
Ends: 21:00

A talk by Cathy Dagg giving a round-up of other archaeological events, commercial and community, happening around Lochbroom over the past couple of years.

Venue: Ullapool Museum, West Argyle St, Ullapool

Free / donations welcome

Children welcome if with adult

Bookings to:
Ullapool Museum
Phone 01854 612987
Email curator@ullapoolmuseum.co.uk


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