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CANCELLED Children's Archaeology Trail [LO] {A1p}
9 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
https://www.westhighlandmuseum.org.uk/
 

Unfortunately this event has had to be cancelled

 


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Children's Archaeology Pit [RC] {A2p}
9 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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Explore the Dava Moor [BS] {A65}
9 October 2022
Starts: 10:30
Ends: 14:30

Guided walk of the Dava Moor: history, myths & legends, placenames & old hill farms.

Meet at the 'Jesus Saves Stone' on the A939 (NJ 011 351)

Cost £10

Bring a packed lunch

Level 2 walk

Bookings, preferably by email, to:

Strathspey Tours
Phone 07876 235408
Email info@strathspeytours.com
www.strathspeytours.com


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Castle Roy Open Day [BS] {A62b}
9 October 2022
Starts: 11:00
Ends: 16:00

Guided tours of the picturesque medieval castle ruins [MHG4571] will be throughout the day.

Free / donations welcome

Children welcome

Wheelchair access on footpaths

Dogs welcome if on leads - please bring 'poo-bags'

Level 1 walk

Castle Roy Trust
Phone 07764 944742
Email chairman@castleroy.org.uk
www.castle roy.org.uk


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Myths, Mysteries and Murder Children's Event [LO] {A6c}
9 October 2022
Starts: 11:00
Ends: 15:00

We’ll dig, scrape and brush away to gather clues to solve Glencoe’s mysteries whilst learning about local legends and histories.

Venue: Glencoe Folk Museum

Cost: £3 per child

Special event for chilrden

Dogs welcome if on lead

Glencoe Folk Museum
Email learning@glencoemuseum.com
www.glencoemuseum.com/


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Half-forgotten Tales of the Distant Past of Fortrose and Rosemarkie [RC] {A68}
9 October 2022
Starts: 11:00
Ends: 15:00

Join Black Isle author Vee Walker as she explores tales of the distant past in Fortrose and Rosemarkie. The day is split into two, with a tour of Fortrose 11am-12:30pm,  meeting at the war memorial gate into Fortrose Cathedral. The tour will explore the cathedral itself and the streets around it.

There will then be an opportunity for lunch at the Beach Café after driving to Rosemarkie. The afternoon tour will commence at the gateway to Rosemarkie Kirk and burial ground off Rosemarkie High Street at 2pm. The tour will end at Groam House Museum which will be open to allow people to explore.

Free / donations welcome

Children welcome if with adults

No dogs

Fortrose session in morning accessible by wheelchair

Level 1 walks, some on roads, some on grass. There is very uneven soft ground in Rosemarkie Burial Ground.

Bookings to:

Vee Walker
Phone 01381 620575
Email info@majortomswar.com

What is the connection between this famous painting and Vee Walker’s walk on 9th October? All will be revealed on the walk.


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Hidden Inverness - an archaeological tour of the town [IN] {A66}
9 October 2022
Starts: 11:00
Ends: 12:00

This interactive tour will take you through the streets of Inverness – you will discover the stories and hidden histories of the town as you look up and down through time!

Meet at Abertarff House, Church Street, Inverness

Cost: see website for details

Children welcome if with adult

Level 1 walk

Bookings via website:

Abertarff House (National Trust for Scotland)
Email abertarff@nts.org.uk
www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/abertarff-house

 


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DingWalk 2: The Road to the Castle [RC] {A59b}
9 October 2022
Starts: 14:00
Ends: 15:00

A gentle walk led by Jonathan McColl through the history found along Castle Street in Dingwall, from the Earls of Ross to the explorers of Africa.

Meet at Castlebank House on High Street, Dingwall

Free / donations welcome

Children welcome if with adult

Suitable for wheelchair access

Dogs welcome if on lead

Level 1 walk

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


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Cille Choirrill Walk and Tour [LO] {A67}
9 October 2022
Starts: 14:00
Ends: 16:00

A tour from Kenny Mackintosh around Cille Choirrill church, a 15th-century Roman Catholic church situated in Glen Spean, which is dedicated to St. Cyril. The visit will include a look inside the restored 15th century chapel.

Meet at Cille Choirrill car park

Free to members of West Highland Museum; £2 for non-members

Children welcome if with adult

Dogs welcome if on lead

Level 1 walk

Bookings, preferably by phone, to:

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

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