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Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 5:30pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001956CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: All about Eagles - Coignafearn near Tomatin Venue: Coignafearn Start Date: 27/06/2019 at 5:30pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger in search of eagles, other raptors and mountain hares in the beautiful surroundings of Coignafearn near Tomatin. Transport provided to and from Inverness. More details given out on booking. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Min Age Age Range: 12 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001614GRAN Proceed >>
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 6:00pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001957CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 7:00pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001958CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 8:00pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001960CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 7:30pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001959CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP-SHARED LESSON (2 PEOPLE) Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 7:00pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP-SHARED LESSON (2 PEOPLE) Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £112.50 Activity Code: 001968CULL Proceed >>
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 8:30pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001967CULL Proceed >>
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 5:30pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001963CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 5:00pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001962CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 6:00pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001964CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 7:30pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001965CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 8:00pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SCOTT KEMP Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001966CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: Black-throated divers in Lochinver Venue: Lochinver Village Hall Car Park Start Date: 27/06/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Ranger led guided walk to see the unique black-throated diver, in spectacular full summer plumage– a speciality of the North Highlands. The walk will take us through some amazing scenery, with lots of other wildlife to see. Bring packed lunch. 6km walk. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children allowed. Meet at Lochinver Village hall, Main Street Lochinver. Grid ref: NC 094225. Please phone Andy if you need a lift 01571 844654. Age Range: 18 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001687ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 8:30pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001961CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 02/05/2019 at 5:00pm Dates: 27/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH KENNY STONE Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001955CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: Birdwatching, The Mound Venue: The Mound Start Date: 28/06/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 28/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Spring time means Ospreys at the Mound! Join the Ranger to watch these wonderful birds and learn about their history in Scotland. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring warm clothing. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001784GOLS Proceed >>
Activity Name: The lost village of Badryrie Venue: Achavanich Stone Setting Start Date: 28/06/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 28/06/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A fascinating circular walk by Loch Stemster taking in the abandoned crofting community of Badryrie as well as the Achavanich standing stones and burial cairn. Looking out for wildlife along the way. Walking boots essential. Will follow a track for part of the way but most of walk is off track, over hill ground with some fence lines to cross. Over 18's only and no dogs. Bring your lunch. Meet at the Loch Stemster road end, Plantlife reserve car park. This event is part of the Flow to the Future project to celebrate our peatlands. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001660WICK Proceed >>
Activity Name: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 5:30pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001928CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 5:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001941CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 5:30pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001942CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 6:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001943CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 5:30pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001935CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 8:30pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001940CULL Proceed >>
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 7:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001937CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 7:30pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001938CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 8:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001939CULL Proceed >>
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 7:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001944CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 6:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001936CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 8:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001946CULL Proceed >>
Activity Name: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 8:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001932CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: Seaweeds – identification, uses and taste Venue: The Seadrift Visitor Centre Start Date: 01/07/2019 at 6:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Come along to the Seadrift Visitor Centre at Dunnet Bay and learn about some of our common seaweed species. Discover how to identify the various species and where to find them. Cooked in a few seconds, why not sample some tasty seaweed crisps? Booking essential. Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001821THUR Proceed >>
Activity Name: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 8:30pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001933CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 6:30pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA MCCULLOCH Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 002012CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 7:30pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001945CULL Proceed >>
Activity Name: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 7:30pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001931CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 8:30pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: GUITAR TUITION WITH ANDY MURRAY Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001947CULL Proceed >>
Activity Name: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 7:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001930CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 6:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: VOCAL TUITION WITH FLORA McCULLOCH Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001929CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Venue: Culloden Library Start Date: 29/04/2019 at 5:00pm Dates: 01/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: DRUMKIT TUITION WITH SEAN FLEMING Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £135.00 Activity Code: 001934CULL FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: A Short walk into Nature - Caledonian Canal East Venue: Inverness Leisure Start Date: 03/07/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 03/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger for a leisurely stroll along the Caledonian Canal heading East for 1 hour. Aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would but would still like to get out in the fresh air to aid their health and well-being. Adults only. Meet at the bottom of the entrance ramp to Inverness Leisure. Age Range: 18 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001598INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Bumblebee Safari at the Coronation Meadow Venue: Dunnet Mid Sand Car Park Start Date: 04/07/2019 at 6:00pm Dates: 04/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Want to learn how to identify our local bumblebee species? Join the countryside Ranger at the Coronation Meadow in Dunnet Bay and we will safely catch, identify and release some of the bumblebees to help you learn how to identify them. Equipment provided, just bring along your enthusiasm. All children must be accompanied. Booking essential. Age Range: 5 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001822THUR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Exploring Rockpools at Clachtoll Venue: Clachtoll Beach Car Park Start Date: 04/07/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 04/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Explore the wonderful world in a rockpool. Hermit crabs, starfish and much, much more - meet some of the really weird wildlife living here. Rocks can be steep and slippery. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children allowed. Adults must book on also. Meet at Clachtoll Beach car park. Grid ref: NC 040273. Please phone Andy if you need a lift 01571 844654. Age Range: 5 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001741ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Sensory Session at the Botanics Venue: Inverness Botanic Gardens and Nursery Start Date: 06/07/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 06/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Seek out the beautiful and peaceful Inverness Botanic Gardens and explore the delights and wonders nature has to offer using all your senses. We will use a mixture of active and gentle activities to enable us to sense nature in more detailed ways. Most of the session will be outside so please dress appropriately. Booking essential as places are limited. Adults only. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002177INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: A guided woodland walk & Golden Eagle quiz at Ferrycroft Venue: Ferrycroft Woods Start Date: 08/07/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 08/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A leisurely guided walk around the woodland paths at Ferrycroft with an informative Golden eagle quiz on the way. Children welcome but they must be accompanied by a responsible adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage Age Range: 8 - 80 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002076DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: Meet the Gruffalo Venue: Thrumster House Start Date: 09/07/2019 at 3:00pm Dates: 09/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: You never know who you might meet during a wander through Thrumster Woods! This event is for children under six who love the story of the Gruffalo. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Both adults & children must book on to this event. Please meet at Thrumster House car park. Entry is by donation. Age Range: 3 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001910WICK Proceed >>
Activity Name: Meet the Gruffalo Venue: Dunnet Forest Start Date: 09/07/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 09/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: You never know who you might meet during a wander through Dunnet Forest! This event is for children under six who love the story of the Gruffalo. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Both adults & children must book on to this event. Please meet at main entrance to Dunnet forest. Entry is by donation. Age Range: 3 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001909THUR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Kyle of Durness guided walk Venue: Durness Golf Course Start Date: 10/07/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 10/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Superb coastal walk near Durness with masses of flowers, seabirds and otter signs. Age Range: 18 - 80 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001978KNBV Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short Walk to Nature: Bumblebees Venue: Ferry Point Dingwall Start Date: 10/07/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 10/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger for a short walk around Ferry Point in Dingwall in search of Bumblebees and learn how to identify them. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002031DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Wee Walk to Nature: Cloud Watching, Ullapool Venue: Ullapool Library Start Date: 11/07/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 11/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: We will start in the library with a short introduction to understanding the weather from the clouds. This will be followed by a short guided walk to look for some clouds! If you or someone you know is rehabilitating after illness or injury or just looking to have a short guided walk with company, please come along. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 0.5 km/0.25mi Booking essential by 4pm 10th of July. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001712ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Natural Treasure Trail Venue: Merkinch Local Nature Reserve Start Date: 11/07/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 11/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Follow the clues and solve the puzzles hidden around the reserve to find the treasure. Family Event. Booking Essential - no unaccompanied Children. Meet at the picnic area near the bus turning circle at the end of Kessock Road Age Range: 0 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001496INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: A guided walk by Glen Dubh at Kylestrome Venue: Kylestrome Estate Car Park Start Date: 11/07/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 11/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A very atmospheric Scottish walk in a hill[400m] and moorland landscape with a chance of seeing eagles and red deer plus many wild plants, birds and seals. The route may vary slightly depending on the weather. About 13km. Over 18's only. Costs; It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 80 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001986KNBV Proceed >>
Activity Name: Dens Under the Ben Venue: Ben Nevis Visitor Centre Start Date: 15/07/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 15/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Learn how to create a shelter. Will it survive a storm? Please bring waterproofs as you may get very wet! Children to be accompanied by an adult Age Range: 3 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001592LOCH Proceed >>
Activity Name: Bumblebee Safari at Farr Glebe Venue: Clachan Cemetery Car Park Start Date: 15/07/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 15/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Want to learn how to identify our local bumblebees? Join the countryside Ranger at the Farr Glebe bumblebee reserve in Bettyhill, north Sutherland. We will safely catch, identify and carefully release examples of bumblebees to help you learn how to identify the different species. Equipment provided, just bring along your enthusiasm. All children must be accompanied. Booking essential. Age Range: 5 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001823FARR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Fires in the Qaurry Venue: Ballachulish Quarry Start Date: 16/07/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 16/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Come along and learn how to make your own fire and cook your own bread. Children must be accompanied by an adult Age Range: 0 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001593KNLV Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Guided wild flower walk at Oldshoremore by Kinlochbervie Venue: Oldshore Beach Car park Start Date: 16/07/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 16/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Wonderful walk with masses of wild flowers on the dunes/machair and spectacular views, returning along an exceptional beach. Costs; It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 80 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001984KNBV Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short walk into Nature - Caledonian Canal West Venue: Inverness Leisure Start Date: 17/07/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 17/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger for a leisurely stroll along the Caledonian Canal heading West towards Muirton for 1 hour. Aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would but would still like to get out in the fresh air to aid their health and well-being. Adults only. Meet at the bottom of the entrance ramp to Inverness Leisure. Age Range: 18 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001605INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Food for Free Foraging Walk, River Blackwater, Garve Venue: River Blackwater Start Date: 18/07/2019 at 4:00pm Dates: 18/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Learn about edible plants and the cultural uses for them on this guided walk. Take a flask of hot water and a collecting tub to try a tea flavoured by plants that you pick yourself. Distance: 3.5km/2.25mi. Suitable for families and adults. Booking essential by 4pm on 17th of July. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001713DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: Bioblitz for all Venue: Ben Nevis Visitor Centre Start Date: 19/04/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 22/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Drop in for an hour or more to help the Ranger find and identify all the plants and animals that call the outdoor classroom home. Pond dipping, minibeast hunting, bird watching, plant and tree ID and worm charming throughout the day. Age Range: 0 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001587LOCH Proceed >>
Activity Name: Peek in the Pond Venue: Newtonhill Croft Community Woodland Start Date: 22/07/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 22/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Discover the underwater life on Newtonhill pond. join us on for some pond dipping and other environmental activities. Suitable for children over the age of five. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Both adults & children must book on to this event. Please meet at Newtonhill Croft Woodland car park Age Range: 4 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001911WICK Proceed >>
Activity Name: Keiss Crabs Venue: Keiss Beach Car Park Start Date: 23/07/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 23/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Discover life under the waves with meat eating predators and air breathing fish. A family rock pool event. Remember your welly boots! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Both adults & children must book on to this event. Please meet at Keiss beach (Stain beach) layby. Time: 10- 11.30 am Age Range: 4 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002035WICK Proceed >>
Activity Name: Wild in the Quarry Venue: Ballachulish Quarry Start Date: 23/07/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 23/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the countryside Ranger to discover what lives in the water of the quarry and build your own natural mini rafts to sail in the quarry. Please wear your wellies or shoes you don’t mind getting wet! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Age Range: 3 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001600KNLV Proceed >>
Activity Name: The natural sea archway at Rubh’ an Dúnain near Stoer Venue: Culkein Stoer Beach Start Date: 23/07/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 23/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Coastal walk to the sandstone arch at Rubh’ an Dúnain. Great place to see seabirds, bonxies, peregrines, seals and we may even see some dolphins or otters. We will explore the Iron-age fort and the lazy beds on the point and stories of shipwrecks. Path is boggy in places. Bring packed lunch. 3km. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children allowed. Meet at the Beach at Culkein Stoer. Grid ref: NC 038332. Please phone Andy if you need a lift 01571 844654. Age Range: 8 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001743ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Guided coastal walk from Talmine to Port vasco Venue: Car Park Talmine Pier Start Date: 23/07/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 23/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Beautiful coastal walk with superb views, mass of wild flowers and seabirds. Rough track with some high areas. Age Range: 18 - 80 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001979FARR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Animal Tracks and Signs at Shin Falls Venue: Shin Falls Car Park Start Date: 25/07/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 25/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger in search of clues left by some of the forest animals of the Highlands of Scotland. Learn some tips about footprints and see just how much wildlife there is in these woodlands. We just might see the resident otters, pine martens, sparrowhawks and other birds. Good paths. Bring packed lunch. 3km. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children allowed. Meet at the Shin Falls Car park beside the café. Grid ref: NC 038332. Age Range: 6 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001744GOLS Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short Walk to Nature: Tracks and Signs Venue: Dingwall Woods Start Date: 25/07/2019 at 1:30pm Dates: 25/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger for a short walk in the woods in Dingwall to learn how to identify the tracks and signs that tell us what animals have been up to while we are asleep. Meet at the entrance to the woods off Bridgend Avenue and Back Road. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002032DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: Water under the Ben Venue: Ben Nevis Visitor Centre Start Date: 29/07/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 29/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the countryside Ranger to discover what lives in the River Nevis and the outdoor classroom pond and build your own natural mini rafts to sail on the river. Please wear your wellies or shoes you don’t mind getting wet! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Age Range: 3 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001601LOCH Proceed >>
Activity Name: Mountain Life: Cul Mor, Coigach Venue: Cul Mor Start Date: 30/07/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 30/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: On the boundary of Wester Ross and Sutherland, Cul Mor is a Corbett with spectacular views from the top. It is a hard but worthwhile climb and we will be searching wildlife including a rare plant called Norwegian Mugwort. Suitable for adults only. Participants must have good fitness for steep and rocky terrain and bring appropriate outdoor clothing, footwear and lunch. Distance 13.5km/8.5mi. Places are limited and booking essential by 29th July, 4pm. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 80 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001715ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: A guided walk at Kinloch by Tongue Venue: Kinloch Bridge Start Date: 30/07/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 30/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A fine walk along a super Highland river trail, returning over the hill by the estate road, about 8km, adults only. Remote and beautiful, Highland and moorland wildlife. Costs; It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 80 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002021FARR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Whale and Dolphin Watch at Duncansby Head Venue: Duncansby Head lighthouse car park Start Date: 31/07/2019 at 9:30am Dates: 31/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: As part of the National Whale and Dolphin Watch week, enjoy a guided whale and dolphin watch from Duncansby Head in north Caithness. Use our telescope and bring your own binoculars to look for and record any cetaceans we may see. Wrap up warm! This event very weather dependent so please ring if unsure. All children must be accompanied. Booking essential. Age Range: 5 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001824THUR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Orienteering for families, Newtonhill Croft Woodland Venue: Newtonhill Croft Community Woodland Start Date: 31/07/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 31/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A family friendly introduction to maps and compasses. Learn by joining in with a fun team games. Children must be accompanied by an adult, BOTH adults and children must book a place. Meet at the croft building. Gates will be open. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 0 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001914WICK Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short Walk to Nature: Bugs Venue: Dingwall Woods Start Date: 31/07/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 31/07/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger in the woods in Dingwall for a short walk in search of the fascinating insects that make it their home. Meet at the entrance to the woods off Bridgend Avenue and Back Road. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002033DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: A coastal guided walk in Scourie Venue: Scourie Pier Car Parking Area Start Date: 01/08/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 01/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A guided coastal walk across hill and moorland, shores and bogs, out to headland viewpoint with superb views across to Handa Island and the hills of Assynt, possibly to the isle of Lewis. Moorland and coastal wildlife and plants. Adults only. About 4km. Price: It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 80 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002160KNBV Proceed >>
Activity Name: Rockpool exploring at Clashnessie Venue: Clashnessie Beach Car park Start Date: 01/08/2019 at 1:30pm Dates: 01/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Explore the wonderful world in a rockpool. Hermit crabs, starfish and much, much more - meet some of the really weird wildlife living here. Rocks can be steep and slippery. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children allowed. Adults must book on also. Meet at Clashnessie Beach car park. Grid ref: NC 057309. Please phone Andy if you need a lift 01571 844654. Age Range: 5 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001745ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Nursery rhyme trail, Big Burn Golspie Venue: Big Burn Start Date: 02/08/2019 at 1:30pm Dates: 02/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: The under fives will enjoy the songs and activities on this interactive nursery rhyme trail in the Big Burn woods. Oh and watch out for the crocodile! Children must be accompanied by an adult; BOTH adults and children must book a place. There is a suggested donation of £2 per child for this event. Age Range: 0 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002077GOLS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Strathy Point Sea Watch Venue: Totegan Car Park Start Date: 02/08/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 02/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: As part of the National Whale and Dolphin Watch week, why not join the Ranger at Strathy Point in north Sutherland to look for whales, dolphins and porpoises. Use our telescopes to look for and record these magnificent sea mammals from this wonderful headland. Wrap up warm. Booking essential. Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001825FARR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Fires under the Ben Venue: Ben Nevis Visitor Centre Start Date: 05/08/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 05/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Come along and explore the outdoor classroom, learn how to use a fire steel and build a fire to toast some marshmallows. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Age Range: 3 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001602LOCH Proceed >>
Activity Name: A guided walk at Balnakeil & Faraid head dunes and beach. Venue: Balnakeil Beach Start Date: 06/08/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 06/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A guided walk across beautiful Balnakeil beach, over the headland, returning through the amazing dune system. Lovely views, seabirds, sand, seashells and high dunes. Adults only. About 3km It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 80 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002161KNBV Proceed >>
Activity Name: Shell Art at the Seadrift Centre Venue: The Seadrift Visitor Centre Start Date: 06/08/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 06/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A family craft event, so bring along your imagination and create your very own work of art made from shells found locally. Decorate your sculpture and take it home with you to proudly show everyone your efforts. Children must be accompanied. Numbers are limited. Booking essential. Age Range: 5 - 12 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001826THUR Proceed >>
Activity Name: All about Eagles - Coignafearn near Tomatin Venue: Coignafearn Start Date: 07/08/2019 at 5:30pm Dates: 07/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger in search of eagles, other raptors and mountain hares in the beautiful surroundings of Coignafearn near Tomatin. Transport provided to and from Inverness. More details given out on booking. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Min Age Age Range: 12 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001612GRAN Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short Walk into Nature: Nairn Venue: Nairn Community & Arts Centre Start Date: 07/08/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 07/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join this regular local High Life Highland Countryside Rangers green health walk and help reconnect with the natural world. Enjoy some leisurely exercise, friendly company, great views, and fresh air. All of our ‘short walks into nature’ series are flat, under an hour in length and suitable for all abilities and levels of fitness. Please disclose to your local ranger any medical or additional support needs you may have prior to the walk. Over 18’s only. Good dogs very welcome Meeting place to be given out after booking It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001842NAIR FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: Bone caves, Inchnadamph Venue: Bone Caves Start Date: 08/08/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 08/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Guided walk back in time to the ice-age where the bones of reindeer, polar bears and even humans were discovered in the caves. Stout footwear is essential. Bring packed lunch. Good path but steep in places. 5km. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children. Meet at Bone caves car park 4km, south of Inchnadamph. Please phone Andy if you need a lift 01571 844654. Age Range: 8 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001742ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Behind the tide - Seashore Exploration Venue: Merkinch Local Nature Reserve Start Date: 08/08/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 08/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the local HLH Ranger and the Reserve's Project Officer for a walk behind the tide, exploring the strandline and rockpools on the Merkinch shoreline. We will also be playing a few seashore related games. Donations welcome. Meet at the picnic area next to the turning circle at the end of Kessock Road. Suitable for all ages. Booking essential, no unaccompanied Children. Age Range: 0 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001507INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Wee Walk to Nature: A Wander at Lael, near Ullapool Venue: Lael Forest Start Date: 08/08/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 08/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Meeting at Lael Forest Garden, we will take in the sights and sounds surrounded by trees. Find out about trees from around the world (there are over 200 species here!) If you or someone you know is rehabilitating after illness or injury or just looking to have a short guided walk with company, please come along. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 0.5 km/0.25mi Booking essential by 4pm 7th of August. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001716ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Bugs under the Ben Venue: Ben Nevis Visitor Centre Start Date: 12/08/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 12/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Come along and discover what bugs live in the outdoor classroom before making your own bug to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Age Range: 2 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001603LOCH Proceed >>
Activity Name: Navigation for Beginners Venue: Dunnet Head Start Date: 13/08/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 13/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Enjoy a family activity with the local ranger at Dunnet Head to help you learn the very basics of using a map and compass. This is aimed at all ages to introduce navigation techniques to people for the first time. Materials provided but limited numbers. All children must be accompanied. Booking essential. Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001828THUR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Navigation for Beginners Venue: River Naver Peir Start Date: 13/08/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 13/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Enjoy a family activity at Bettyhill with the local Ranger to help you learn the very basics of using a map and compass. This event is aimed at all ages to introduce navigation techniques to people for the first time. Materials provided but limited numbers. All children must be accompanied. Booking essential. Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001827FARR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Sunset and Seawatch Walk Red Point, near Gairloch Venue: Red Point Beach Start Date: 14/08/2019 at 6:00pm Dates: 14/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the ranger for an evening walk at the Red Point beaches. As part of National Whale and Dolphin Week we will be stopping part-way on this circuit to complete a short survey of the waters. Failure to see any cetaceans should not disappoint. The views in itself to Skye, along the Wester Ross coast and other wildlife will be well worth it. Fingers crossed for a good sunset too. Suitable for adults and families with children over 8 years old. Participants must have good fitness for walking on rough ground. Please bring outdoor clothing, sturdy footwear, a torch and a snack or packed tea. Distance 5km/3.25mi. Places are limited and booking essential by the 14th of August at 12 noon. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 8 - 98 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001717GAIR Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short Walk into Nature: Grantown Venue: Grantown Primary School Start Date: 15/08/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 15/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join this regular local High Life Highland Countryside Rangers green health walk and help reconnect with the natural world. Enjoy some leisurely exercise, friendly company, great views, and fresh air. All of our ‘short walks into nature’ series are flat, under an hour in length and suitable for all abilities and levels of fitness. Please disclose to your local ranger any medical or additional support needs you may have prior to the walk. Over 18’s only. Good dogs very welcome Meeting place to be given out after booking It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001843GRAN Proceed >>
Activity Name: Wildlife of a Highland woodland; Shin Falls Venue: Shin Falls Car Park Start Date: 15/08/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 15/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger in search of forest animals of this stunning woodland. We just might see the resident otters, pine martens, sparrowhawks, crossbills, great spotted woodpeckers and other birds. Good paths. Bring packed lunch. 3km. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children allowed. Meet at the Shin Falls Car park beside the café. Grid ref: NC 038332. Age Range: 6 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001747GOLS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Golden Eagle Puppet Making Craft at the Seadrift Visitor Centre Venue: The Seadrift Visitor Centre Start Date: 15/08/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 15/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Bring the family to the Seadrift Centre for a craft activity to make and decorate your very own golden eagle hand puppet. You will need to bring along a sock to help make the eagle head but all other materials will be provided. All children must be accompanied. Numbers are limited and so booking is essential. Age Range: 5 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001829THUR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Moth Morning Strathpeffer Venue: Highland Museum of Childhood Start Date: 16/08/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 16/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Get Mothy with a Coffee! Join the Ranger for a morning of moth identification, hot drinks and of course biscuits. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002079DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: Nursery rhyme trail, Latheronwheel Venue: Latheronwheel Harbour Start Date: 16/08/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 16/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: The under fives will enjoy the songs and activities on this interactive nursery rhyme trail in Latheronwheel woods. Oh and watch out for the crocodile! Children must be accompanied by an adult, both adults and children must book a place. There is a suggested donation of £2 per child for this event. Age Range: 0 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002078WICK Proceed >>
Activity Name: Mountain Life: Beinn Damh, Torridon Venue: Beinn Damh Start Date: 20/08/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 20/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Beinn Damh, 'The Stag Mountain' is a great day out. Following a stalkers path to begin with, we explore ancient Scots Pine forest with glimpses of waterfalls before reaching the higher ground. The summit at 903m has amazing views of Torridon, the sea loch and islands. Booking is essential. Suitable for adults only. Participants must have good fitness for steep and rocky terrain and bring appropriate outdoor clothing, footwear and lunch. Distance 13.5km/8.5mi. Places are limited and booking essential by the 19th August, 4pm. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 98 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001718GAIR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Clachtoll Coastal walk Venue: Clachtoll Beach Car Park Start Date: 06/08/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 06/08/2019
20/08/2019
Must Book All Dates? No Description: Ranger led guided coastal walk through a crofting township rich in wildlife, to the iron-age broch. Hear the stories of skeletons, ancient saunas and catastrophic collapse. Find extraordinary ancient life forms. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children allowed. Bring packed lunch. 4km walk. Meet at Clachtoll Beach car park. Grid ref: NC 040273. Please phone Andy if you need a lift 01571 844654. Age Range: 5 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001746ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short Walk into Nature: Strontian Venue: Ardnamurchan Library Start Date: 06/03/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 10/07/2019
24/07/2019
07/08/2019
21/08/2019
Must Book All Dates? No Description: Join this regular local High Life Highland Countryside Rangers green health walk and help reconnect with the natural world. Enjoy some leisurely exercise, friendly company, great views, and fresh air. Following a different theme each week, find out a bit more about the nature on your doorstep. All of our ‘short walks into nature’ series are flat, under an hour in length and suitable for all abilities and levels of fitness. Please disclose to your local ranger any medical or additional support needs you may have prior to the walk. Over 18 yrs only. Booking is essential. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001754ARDN Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short walk into Nature - Ness Islands & Infirmary Bridge Venue: Inverness Leisure Start Date: 21/08/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 21/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger for a leisurely stroll through the Ness Islands and along the river for 1 hour. Aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would but would still like to get out in the fresh air to aid their health and well-being.Adults only. Meet at the bottom of the entrance ramp to Inverness Leisure. Age Range: 18 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001607INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Moth Morning Evanton Venue: Evanton Community Wood Start Date: 21/08/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 21/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Get Mothy with a Coffee! Join the Ranger for a morning of moth identification, hot drinks and of course biscuits. All children must be accompanied by and adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001631ALNE Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Wee Walk to Nature: Maths in Nature , Ullapool Venue: Ullapool Library Start Date: 22/08/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 22/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Meeting at Ullapool Library, we will have a brief introduction to numbers in nature before going outside in search of this. You don’t have to be mathematical to come along and enjoy. If you or someone you know is rehabilitating after illness or injury or just looking to have a short guided walk, learning something new, with company, please come along. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 0.5 km/0.25mi Booking essential by 4pm 21st of August. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001719ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short Walk to Nature: Small Mammals Venue: Ferry Point Dingwall Start Date: 22/08/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 22/08/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger at Ferry Point in Dingwall to discuss the importance of small mammals and look out for signs of them. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002034DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: Eagle walk Venue: Steall Start Date: 26/06/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 03/07/2019
17/07/2019
24/07/2019
31/07/2019
07/08/2019
14/08/2019
21/08/2019
28/08/2019
Must Book All Dates? No Description: Join the Countryside Ranger on a 5km walk to Steall to try and catch a glipse of the majestic golden eagles and other wildlife that call the glen home. We will pass the wire bridge and ruins of old shepherd's houses before returning back through the gorge with its woodland wildlife. Children over 10 only and all children must be accompanied by an adult who must also book a place on the walk. A good level of fitness and good walking footwear is required as due to the terrain as though we will be on paths, they can be slippery and muddy in places. Please bring a drink and a snack as well as waterproofs (just in case!). Booking is essential and meeting place will be given out after booking. Booking closes at 11am on the day of the walk. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 10 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001585LOCH Proceed >>
Activity Name: Harbour seals at Oldany, Drumbeg Venue: Drumbeg View Point Car Park Start Date: 03/09/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 03/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: The estuary and salt marsh area of Oldany is great for wildlife. We will look for greenshanks and other waders at the water’s edge. We will watch harbour seals basking on the rocks and there is always a chance of seeing the resident otter. Suitable for over 18’s only. Bring packed lunch. Short 3km walk but can be boggy in places. Meet at Drumbeg view point car park. Grid ref: NC 120330. Please phone Andy if you need a lift 01571 844654. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001750ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short walk into Nature - West Link Bridge & River Ness Venue: Inverness Leisure Start Date: 04/09/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 04/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger for a leisurely stroll over the new West Link bridge and along the River Ness for 1 hour. Aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would but would still like to get out in the fresh air to aid their health and well-being. Adults only. Meet at the bottom of the entrance ramp to Inverness Leisure. Age Range: 18 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001608INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Golden Eagle Tour Venue: Glen Banchor Start Date: 04/09/2019 at 4:00pm Dates: 04/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: The Golden Eagle is an iconic part of the Scottish Upland Landscape. Join your local Countryside Ranger for a Golden Eagle tour in a stunning location within the Cairngorms National Park. We’ll be searching for these beautiful symbolic birds while looking at its ecology and impact on the Highlands of Scotland. As with all ranger walks we will be enjoying fresh air, company and wildlife sights and sounds. Dress warm as we’ll be stationary at times.There will be some walking so a relatively good fitness level is required. Booking essential as places limited to 10. Pick up Aviemore Over 18's only please. Details given out via email after booking. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001844KING Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Wee Walk to Nature: Looking for Fungi , Ullapool Venue: Ullapool Library Start Date: 05/09/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 05/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Meeting at Ullapool Library, we will have a brief introduction to fungi and mushrooms before going outside to look for them. If you or someone you know is rehabilitating after illness or injury or just looking to have a short guided walk, learning something new, with company, please come along. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 0.5 km/0.25mi Booking essential by 4pm on the 4th September. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001720ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Golden Eagle Talk Venue: Kingussie High School Library Start Date: 05/09/2019 at 5:30pm Dates: 05/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: The Golden Eagle is an iconic part of the Scottish Upland Landscape. Join your local Countryside Ranger for a talk about this majestic bird, its natural history and impact on the Highlands. Booking essential. No bookings taken after midday on 5th Sept. Venue given out on booking via email. Over 18 only please. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 0 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001912KING FULLY BOOKED!
Activity Name: Castle of Mey Bat Walk Venue: Castle of Mey Start Date: 30/08/2019 at 8:00pm Dates: 30/08/2019
06/09/2019
Must Book All Dates? No Description: Discover all about the life cycle of the bats living and feeding around the grounds of the Castle of Mey in the dark. Use our bat detectors to find these amazing flying mammals as they hunt for insects at this iconic location. Wrap up warm and bring a torch. All children must be accompanied. Numbers are limited so booking is essential. Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001830THUR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Bat Walk, Flowerdale Glen, Gairloch Venue: Flowerdale Glen Start Date: 06/09/2019 at 7:30pm Dates: 06/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the ranger for an evening walk in Flowerdale Glen to listen for bats. The bats are feeding up in preparation for hibernation at this time of year so should be hunting at dusk. We will listen to the bats using detectors to translate their high-pitched echolocation squeaks. Suitable for adults and families with children over 4 years old. Please bring a torch. Distance approx. 2.5km/1.5mi. Places are limited and booking essential by 6th of September at 12 noon. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 4 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001721GAIR Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Walk in the Woods Venue: Ariundle National Nature Reserve Start Date: 30/04/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 02/07/2019
10/09/2019
Must Book All Dates? No Description: Join us for a very gentle walk around the Ariundle Oakwoods – admire the beautiful scenery and enjoy a chat over a cuppa in the great outdoors. There will be a different theme for each walk - see local posters for details. A walk in the woods has many health benefits…….come along and find out how it can help you! This event is run in partnership with Ewens Room. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001764ARDN Proceed >>
Activity Name: Seawatch and Sunrise, Mellon Udrigle, Laide Venue: Mellon Udrigle Beach Start Date: 10/09/2019 at 6:15am Dates: 10/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Set your alarm clock for an early walk starting at the beautiful beach of Mellon Udrigle and continuing on a circuit of a rugged bit of coast. This time of day can have calm waters and makes seeing seabirds, whales and dolphins easier. We will stop part-way to conduct a short survey of the waters. Suitable for adults and families with children over 8 years old. Bring a torch for the start of the walk, binoculars if you have them, a hot drink and some breakfast if you like. Distance approx. 4 km/2.5 mi Booking essential by 4pm on the 9thof September. Please ask if you would like to bring your dog. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001722GAIR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Fungi Foray at Kildary Venue: Lochanan nan Tunag, Kildary Start Date: 13/09/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 13/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Fun guy or foe? Join us to look at some of the spectacular mushrooms to be found around the beautiful Loch at Kildary, and learn what you need to look for to identify them. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 7 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002081IVGN Proceed >>
Activity Name: Bat Walk at the Botanics Venue: Inverness Botanic Gardens and Nursery Start Date: 13/09/2019 at 6:30pm Dates: 13/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A short talk on bats at the Botanic Gardens followed by a walk to the Ness Islands to try and spot them using bat detectors. Please wrap up warmly and bring a torch. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 0 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001499INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Dunnet Beach Clean Venue: Dunnet Beach Start Date: 14/09/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 14/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Please spare some time and help other willing volunteers give Dunnet Beach a good clean ready for the coming winter season. Gloves and bags will be provided, just wrap up warm. All children must be accompanied. Area of beach to be cleaned will be decided closer to the date. Please look out for posters/adverts nearer the time. Age Range: 5 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001856THUR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Bat Walk at the Botanics Venue: Inverness Botanic Gardens and Nursery Start Date: 16/09/2019 at 6:30pm Dates: 16/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A short talk on bats at the Botanic Gardens followed by a walk to the Ness Islands to try and spot them using bat detectors. Please wrap up warmly and bring a torch. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 0 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001500INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Mountain Life: Tollie to Slattadale, Loch Maree Venue: Tollie Start Date: 17/09/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 17/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: After some car shuffling, we will start our walk at Tollie near Poolewe, walking over the pass and down to Loch Maree. The views are fantastic and the walk has some interesting history and wildlife to discuss along the way. The route is 8km/5mi and is rough in places and boggy in others. Please bring good footwear, outdoor clothing and lunch. Booking essential by 4pm on the 16th of September. Please ask if you would like to bring your dog. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 98 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001723GAIR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Clachtoll Coastal walk Venue: Clachtoll Beach Car Park Start Date: 07/05/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 18/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Ranger led guided coastal walk through a crofting township rich in wildlife, to the iron-age broch. Hear the stories of skeletons, ancient saunas and catastrophic collapse. Find extraordinary ancient life forms. Suitable for over 18’s only. Bring packed lunch. 4km walk. Meet at Clachtoll Beach car park. Grid ref: NC 040273. Please phone Andy if you need a lift 01571 844654. Age Range: 18 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001674ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short walk into Nature - Culloden Avenue Venue: Culloden Avenue Start Date: 18/09/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 18/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger for a leisurely stroll along Culloden Avenue. Aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would but would still like to get out in the fresh air to aid their health and well-being. For adults only. This event is suitable for wheelchair users. Meet at the gate at the Culloden House end of Culloden Avenue – Grid reference NH 719 464. Parking is available at the Doocot car park. Age Range: 18 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001609CULL Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Wee Walk to Nature: Collecting Tree Seeds, Ullapool Venue: Ullapool Library Start Date: 19/09/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 19/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Meeting at Ullapool Library, we will have a brief introduction to tree seeds before going outside to look for them and collect them for planting up in the winter. If you or someone you know is rehabilitating after illness or injury or just looking to have a short guided walk, learning something new, with company, please come along. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 0.5 km/0.25mi Booking essential by 4pm on the 18th of September. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001724ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Bat Walk at The Muir Hub Venue: The Muir Hub Start Date: 19/09/2019 at 7:00pm Dates: 19/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger for a Batty Night at the Muir Hub. There will be a short presentation about the bats around the Black Isle, then we will go out searching to see how many species we can find. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. All donations for this event will be split between the Ranger and the Muir Hub. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002082DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: Bone caves, Inchnadamph Venue: Bone Caves Start Date: 30/04/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 24/09/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Guided walk back in time to the ice-age where the bones of reindeer, polar bears and even humans were discovered in the caves. Stout footwear is essential. Bring packed lunch. Good path but steep in places. 5km. Suitable for over 18’s only. Meet at Bone caves car park 4km, south of Inchnadamph. Please phone Andy if you need a lift 01571 844654. Age Range: 18 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001672ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Fungi in the Culag woods, Lochinver Venue: Abernethy Primary School Start Date: 10/09/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 10/09/2019
26/09/2019
Must Book All Dates? No Description: Explore the marvellous world of fungi. Meet the different characters and learn their secrets in one of the best woods for fungi in Sutherland. Suitable for over 18’s only. Bring packed lunch. 3km walk. Meet at Woodside car park, Culag Woods, past Lochinver Primary on the road to Inverkirkaig. Grid ref: NC 093215. Please phone Andy if you need a assistance with transport 01571 844654. Age Range: 18 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001751ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Foraging Walk, Isle Martin near Ullapool Venue: Isle Martin Start Date: 01/10/2019 at 12:00pm Dates: 01/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the ranger for a potter about Isle Martin (a community owned Island run by The Isle Martin Trust) where we will look at food from the land and coast. Following the walk, there is a museum and café on the island which you can enjoy. Suitable for adults and families with children over 8 years old. Distance approx. 2.5km/1.5mi. Please bring lunch, sturdy footwear and outdoor clothing. Places are limited and booking essential by 4pm on the 30th of September. The Ferry is run by the Isle Martin Trust and charged seperately. The ranger will meet you on the island. For ferry updates and information please visit www.islemartin.org. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 12 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001725ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short walk into Nature - Caledonian Canal - East Venue: Inverness Leisure Start Date: 02/10/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 02/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Date: Wednesday 3rd July Area: Inverness A Short Walk into Nature –The Caledonian Canal - East Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger for a leisurely stroll along the Caledonian Canal heading East for 1 hour. Aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would but would still like to get out in the fresh air to aid their health and well-being. Adults only. Meet at the bottom of the entrance ramp to Inverness Leisure. Time: 11-12:00 Booking ref: 001598INHS Price: It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Booking: Please click here to book Contact: john.orr@highlifehighland.com Age Range: 18 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001610INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Family Fossil Fish Forray Venue: Achanarrus Quarry Car Park Start Date: 06/10/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 06/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Discover fossil fish, older than the dinosaurs, and tiny adult fish the size of a tadpole! Learn why Caithness is so famous for its fossil fish. the walk is approximately 4km along a track. Stout footwear and outdoor clothing required. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. All adults and children need to book. Age Range: 4 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002056WICK Proceed >>
Activity Name: The Slochd Sheilings Venue: The Slochd Start Date: 09/10/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 09/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: A four mile walk from the Slochd along the old military road to explore some of the deserted villages on the hillside. Walk is in an upland area with some steepness and over rough ground at times. A reasonable level of fitness is required. Meeting place given out when booking. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please bring a packed lunch. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 12 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001613GRAN Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Wee Walk to Nature: Colour Changes in Nature, Ullapool Venue: Ullapool Library Start Date: 10/10/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 10/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Meeting at Ullapool Library, we will have a short introduction on changing colours of the season before going out to see it in action. If you or someone you know is rehabilitating after illness or injury or just looking to have a short guided walk, learning something new, with company, please come along. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 0.5 km/0.25mi Booking essential by 4pm on the 9th October. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001727ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Monarchs of the Glen Venue: Glen Meinich Start Date: 15/10/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 15/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger for a fabulous opportunity to witness the wonder of the annual red deer rut, where the males show off their funky moves and loud bellows while the females hang around watching. We will meet in Dingwall and travel in a small minibus to Strathconon, where we will listen for the deer and hopefully see some Eagles too! Spaces are very limited for this event, so booking is essential. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002083DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: Story by the Fire Venue: Evanton Community Wood Start Date: 16/10/2019 at 10:30am Dates: 16/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger for a story in the woods. There will be a different story and some associated activities on each day. All children must be accompanied by an adult, who must also book on to the event. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 0 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002204ALNE Proceed >>
Activity Name: Over the Hill, Dundonnell to Clachan on the Coffin Route, Loch Broom Venue: Dundonnell Start Date: 16/10/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 16/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Follow this old coffin route from Dundonnell over the hill to Clachan Church. As part of Highland Archaeological Festival we will be looking at the history of the area and for wildlife while taking in views of Little Loch Broom, Loch Broom, An Teallach and the Fannich hills. The way is rough, steep and boggy in places and there is a river crossing. Participants must have good fitness, wear sturdy boots and bring lunch. Car shuffling to be arranged on receipt of bookings. Booking essential by 4pm on the 15th of October. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001728ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Fungi in the Ferrycroft Woods, Lairg Venue: Ferrycroft Woods Start Date: 16/10/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 16/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Explore the marvellous world of fungi. Meet the different characters and learn their secrets in one of the best woods for fungi in Sutherland. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children allowed. Bring packed lunch. 3km walk. Meet at Ferrycroft Visitor Centre, Lairg. Grid ref: NC 093215. Age Range: 6 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001752GOLS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Stories and Art in the Culag woods, Lochinver Venue: Culag Woods Start Date: 17/10/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 17/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Family event: Create your own natural sculptures around the woodland trails. Search for images hidden among the trees and rocks. Release your inner creativity - for all the family. With guest story teller Griogar Dawson Allen. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children allowed. Bring packed lunch. 3km walk. Meet at the An Cála Café, Lochinver Mission and we can finish with a coffee. Age Range: 6 - 110 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001753ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Fungi Foray Loch Fleet Venue: Balblair Wood Start Date: 18/10/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 18/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Fun guy or foe? Join us to look at some of the spectacular mushrooms to be found at Loch Fleet NNR and learn what you need to look for to identify them. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002085GOLS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Mountain Life: Lunch at the Coire, Torridon Venue: Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve Start Date: 23/10/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 23/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: For this wild walk, we will follow a footpath flanked by iconic Torridon mountains . As we walk, we will look for wildlife and discuss the geology which shapes this incredible landscape. The path eventually leads to the Beinn Eighe Munros. However, we will be stopping before the very steep sections and the ridge and having lunch by a loch in beautiful Coire Mhic Fhearchair, before returning home on the same route. This is an ideal walk for those who want to be among the mountains but not on top of them! Distance is 10km/6.25 mi mostly on path but with some rough and steep sections leading up to the coire. Booking essential by 4pm on the 22nd of October. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 98 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001729GAIR Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Short walk into Nature - Caledonian Canal West Venue: Inverness Leisure Start Date: 23/10/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 23/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Date: Wednesday 31st July Area: Inverness A Short Walk into Nature – Caledonian Canal - West Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger for a leisurely stroll along the Caledonian Canal heading West towards Muirton for 1 hour. Aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would but would still like to get out in the fresh air to aid their health and well-being. Adults only. Meet at the bottom of the entrance ramp to Inverness Leisure. Time: 11-12.00 Booking ref: 001605INHS Price: It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Booking: Please click here to book Contact: john.orr@highlifehighland.com Age Range: 18 - 99 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001611INHS Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Wee Walk to Nature: How Does Wildlife Cope with Winter? Ullapool Venue: Ullapool Library Start Date: 24/10/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 24/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Meeting at Ullapool Library, we will have a short introduction on the challenges that face wildlife in winter before wrapping up to head out on a short walk. If you or someone you know is rehabilitating after illness or injury or just looking to have a short guided walk, learning something new, with company, please come along. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 0.5 km/0.25mi Booking essential by 4pm on the 23rd October. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001730ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Fungi Foray Culbokie Venue: Culbokie Woods Start Date: 24/10/2019 at 1:30pm Dates: 24/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Fun guy or foe? Join us to look at some of the spectacular mushrooms to be found in Culbokie woods and learn what you need to look for to identify them. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002086FRTS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Brilliant Bothies: Uags, Applecross Venue: Uags Start Date: 29/10/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 29/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: This walk to Uags Bothy from Toscaig on the Applecross peninsula is a rugged walk with spectacular views of Skye and other islands along the way. Much of the walk is off-path and on rough ground. As we walk, we will look for wildlife and discuss the geology which shapes this area. When we reach the bothy we will have lunch and a beachcomb at the bay at Uags. Participants must have good fitness, wear suitable outdoor boots, clothing and bring lunch. Distance is 8.5km/5.25 mi. Booking is essential by 4pm on the 28th of October. Please ask if you would like to bring your dog. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001731PLOC Proceed >>
Activity Name: Fungi Foray Rogie Falls Venue: Rogie Falls Start Date: 30/10/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 30/10/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Fun guy or foe? Join us to look at some of the spectacular mushrooms to be found in the woods by Rogie Falls and learn what you need to look for to identify them. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002087DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: Lichen Safari, Rogie Falls Venue: Rogie Falls Start Date: 06/11/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 06/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: What is lichen? What can it tell you about your local environment? What can you use it for? Delve in to this fascinating topic and learn about the hidden world of lichens! Booking is essential as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002088DING Proceed >>
Activity Name: Around Loch Kensary, Poolewe Venue: Loch Kensary Start Date: 06/11/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 06/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Are you a bit stressed, not getting enough daylight, exercise or company? Get winter off to a good start and join the ranger for a 10km/6.25mi walk around Loch Kensary from Poolewe for National Stress Awareness Day. We will look for wildlife as we walk and enjoy fresh air and stretching our legs. The route is rough and rocky in places. Please wear sturdy outdoor shoes, wear waterproofs and bring lunch and a hot drink. Distance is 8.5km/5.25 mi. Booking essential by 4pm on the 5th of November. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 98 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001732GAIR Proceed >>
Activity Name: Birdwatching at Loch Fleet Venue: Balblair Wood Start Date: 08/11/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 08/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger for a short walk through Balblair woods to the bird hide overlooking Loch Fleet. Then enjoy a relaxing hour or more watching the winter visitors to the area, and learning how to identify them. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002089GOLS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Full Moon Walk, Ullapool Hill, Ullapool Venue: Ullapool Hill Start Date: 12/11/2019 at 4:30pm Dates: 12/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Providing clear weather, the way on this walk will be lit by the full moon. We aim to get to the top of the hill depending on weather and the group. We will talk about the effect of the moon on wildlife and its cultural significance at different times of the year. The walk will follow paths but it is steep and rough in places and can be wet. Please bring good footwear, a decent torch, a snack and drink. Suitable for adults and families with children over 10. Distance 5km/3mi. Booking is essential by midday on the day of the walk. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 10 - 98 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001733ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Lichen Safari, Big Burn Venue: Golspie Library Start Date: 13/11/2019 at 1:30pm Dates: 13/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: What is lichen? What can it tell you about your local environment? What can you use it for? Delve in to this fascinating topic and learn about the hidden world of lichens! For this event we will meet at the library and have a short presentation before going out to look for Lichen. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002090GOLS Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Wee Walk to Nature: Feed the Birds, Ullapool Venue: Ullapool Library Start Date: 14/11/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 14/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Meeting at Ullapool Library, we will have a short session making bird feeders before heading out to hang them up around the village. If you or someone you know is rehabilitating after illness or injury or just looking to have a short guided walk, learning something new, with company, please come along. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 0.5 km/0.25mi Booking essential by 4pm 13th November It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001734ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Golden Eagle Talk at Fortrose Library Venue: Fortrose Library Start Date: 14/11/2019 at 7:00pm Dates: 14/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: The Golden Eagle is an iconic part of the Scottish Upland landscape. Join the Countryside Ranger for a talk about this majestic bird, its natural history and impact on the Highlands. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you are struggling to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 12 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002091FRTS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Winter Tree ID, Big Burn Golspie Venue: Big Burn Start Date: 22/11/2019 at 1:00pm Dates: 22/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Struggling with the difference between Birch and Beech, Holly and Hawthorn, or Alder and Elder? Join us at Big Burn in Golspie to learn how to distinguish between our native tree species, and learn about their historic use and folklore. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring warm clothing. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you need help to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002150GOLS Proceed >>
Activity Name: Winter Tree ID, Milton Venue: Milton Community Woodland Start Date: 26/11/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 26/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Struggling with the difference between Birch and Beech, Holly and Hawthorn, or Alder and Elder? Join us at Milton woods to learn how to distinguish between our native tree species, and learn about their historic use and folklore. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring warm clothing. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage. For more information or if you need help to book contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 8 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002151IVGN Proceed >>
Activity Name: Tree Walk at Bad an Sgalag, near Gairloch Venue: Bad an Sgalag Start Date: 26/11/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 26/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Celebrate National Tree Week on a guided walk through native pine woods. Learn about the young Scots pine forest and the other wildlife while enjoying views of hills, lochs and waterfalls. Distance is 7km/4.5mi and is rough and boggy for part of the route. Wear good outdoor boots, waterproofs and bring lunch. Booking essential by 4pm on the 25th of November. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 98 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001735GAIR Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Wee Walk to Nature: National Tree Week, Ullapool Venue: Ullapool Library Start Date: 28/11/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 28/11/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: It is National Tree Week so we will be going for a short walk and planting a tree or two. If you or someone you know is rehabilitating after illness or injury or just looking to have a short guided walk, learning something new, with company, please come along. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 0.5 km/0.25mi Booking essential by 4pm on the 27th November. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001736ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Winter Wander Milton and Nigg Bay Venue: Milton Community Woodland Start Date: 06/12/2019 at 10:00am Dates: 06/12/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Join the Ranger for a walk to blow away the winter blues. This is a low level 6km (3.7miles) circular walk through woodland and by the coast. The majority of the route is on a track but there may be some muddy patches. We will look out for creatures taking shelter in the woods and also the winter visitors making use of the fuel rich mudflats. Suitable for adults over 18 years old with a relatively good level of fitness. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. If you need more information or help to book please contact Marcia Rae at marcia.rae2@highlifehighland.com or 07788387634 Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 002149IVGN Proceed >>
Activity Name: A wee nature walk at John O Groats Venue: John O'Groats Playing Field and Changing Start Date: 21/02/2019 at 3:00pm Dates: 04/07/2019
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Must Book All Dates? No Description: Get out and enjoy some fresh air, good company and find out about the natural world on your doorstep. Join the Ranger for a short walk, on pavement or track throughout. Lasting 30 – 45 minute and aimed at folk who don't wish to undertake a more strenuous or demanding walk. Meet at John O Groats Hall. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001647WICK Proceed >>
Activity Name: A Wee Walk to Nature: Festive Plants and Animals, Ullapool Venue: Ullapool Library Start Date: 12/12/2019 at 2:00pm Dates: 12/12/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: We will go out for a short walk to identify and collect some festive plants for use in natural Christmas decorations. We will also look out for animals associated with Christmas time. If you or someone you know is rehabilitating after illness or injury or just looking to have a short guided walk, learn something new, with company, please come along. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 0.5 km/0.25mi Booking essential by 4pm 11th December It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 100 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001737ULLA Proceed >>
Activity Name: Get Away from it All, Gruinard Bay and the Eas Dubh Falls Venue: Gruinard Bay Car Park Start Date: 17/12/2019 at 11:00am Dates: 17/12/2019 Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: Escape from the busy nature of Christmas and join the ranger for a beachcomb and a walk to a waterfall. Optional picnic on the beach afterwards. Distance is 3km/2mi and can be boggy. Wear good outdoor boots, waterproofs and bring lunch. Booking essential by 4pm on the 16th of December. It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service. We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Age Range: 18 - 98 Price: £0.00 Activity Code: 001738GAIR Proceed >>
Activity Name: TEST - PLEASE IGNORE Venue: Achanlochy Car Park Start Date: 02/03/2020 at 9:30am Dates: 02/03/2020
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Must Book All Dates? Yes Description: This is a test being used by the system developer - please do not book. Age Range: 0 - 99 Price: £4.00 Activity Code: 002011GAIR Proceed >>

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