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Highland Council Ranger Events 2016

13th March 2016

All the walks are led by a Countryside Ranger. It is important that you think of your own safety and that of any children for whom you are responsible. Remember too that these are country walks in the Highland weather so please dress accordingly. Bring sturdy shoes/ boots, and a sense of fun.

Sat 19th March Bushcraft at Seadrift 7-9pm. Seadrift Centre, Dunnet. A. Family event for Earth Hour.
Mon 28th March. Easter Mask Making 11am-1pm. Seadrift Centre, Dunnet. A. Family Easter craft event.
Wed 6th April. Willow Bees (1) 6-8pm. Seadrift Centre, Dunnet. A. Family craft event (part 1).
Wed 13th April. Willow Bees (2); 6-8pm. Seadrift Centre, Dunnet. A. Family craft event (part 2).
Sat 16th April. Dunnet Beach Clean 11am-2pm. Dunnet Bay. B. FREE community beach clean.
Wed 27th April. Kites at Seadrift 6-8pm. Seadrift Centre, Dunnet. A. Family craft event.
Wed 18th May. Moine Path Guided Walk 11am-3.30pm. Moine, Sutherland. C. Guided hill walk. FREE EVENT!
Wed 25th May. Bumblebee Presentation 6-8pm. Seadrift Centre, Dunnet. A. Digital wildlife presentation.
Sun 29th May. Ship a Hoy (£45pp) 10.15am-6pm. Hoy, Orkney. C. Guided boat trip and walk.
Wed 1st June. Thurso Rock Pools 11am-1pm. Thurso shore. B. Kids seashore activity.
Wed 1st June. Sea Watching Presentation. 7-8.30pm. Seadrift Centre, Dunnet. A. Digital wildlife presentation.
Wed 15th June. Puffin Along to Sandside. 6-9pm. Drum Hollistan. C. Guided coastal cliff walk.
Mon 20th June. Melvich to Portskerra Stroll. 2-4pm. Portskerra, Sutherland. C. Guided coastal walk.
Wed 22nd June. Puffin Watch.; 6-8pm. Drum Hollistan. C. Guided wildlife watching.
Thurs 30th June. Invernaver Guided Walk.11am-3pm. Invernaver, Sutherland. C. Guided wildlife walk.
Mon 4th July. Strathy Point Whale Watch. 10am-12pm. Strathy Point, Sutherland. B. Guided wildlife watching.
Mon 4th July. Holborn head Whale Watch. 3-5pm. Holborn Head, Thurso. B. Guided wildlife watching.
Wed 6th July. Pond Dipping, Nellys Pool. 10am-12pm. Bettyhill, Sutherland. B. Family wildlife event.
Wed 6th July. Strathy Point Whale Watch. 2-4pm. Strathy Point, Sutherland. B. Guided wildlife watching.
Mon 11th July. Portskerra Rock Pools. 10am-12pm. Portskerra, Sutherland. B. Family wildlife event.
Mon 11th July. Farr Glebe Bumblebee Safari. 3-5pm. Bettyhill, Sutherland. B. Guided wildlife event.
Wed 13th July. Thurso River Ramble. 3-5pm. Thurso, Caithness. B. Guided wildlife walk.
Thurs 14th July. Bushcraft Cooking at Seadrift. 11am-1pm. Seadrift Centre, Dunnet. A. Family event.
Wed 27th July. Thurso Rock Pools. 11am-1pm. Thurso shore. B. Kids seashore activity.
Wed 27th July. Bumblebee Presentation. 3-5pm. Seadrift Centre, Dunnet. A. Digital wildlife presentation.
Thurs 28th July. Duncansby to John O Groats. 10am-12pm. Duncansby Head. C. Guided coastal walk.
Mon 1st August. The Very Hungry Caterpillar. 11am-12pm. Bettyhill, Sutherland.; B. Young childrens event.
Wed 10th August. Armadale to Kirtomy Walk 11am-3pm. Armadale, Sutherland. C Guided hill walk.
Tue 16th August. St Johns Point Walk. 1-4pm. St John's Point, Caithness C. Guided coastal walk.
Fri 9th September. Castle of Mey Bat walk. 8-9.30pm. Mey, Caithness. B. Guided wildlife watching.
Fri 16th September. Castle of Mey Bat Walk. 8-9.30pm. Mey, Caithness. B. Guided wildlife watching.

Extra events may be added to our programme - watch out for additional posters and regularly check www.outdoorhighlands.co.uk

Walk Grades: A is easiest, D most challenging, including very rough ground and sometimes steep climbs.

Event Charges.
Under three hours: Adults £4.50 concession £3.50.
Over three hours: Adult £8 concession £4. Family Rates available.
Accompanying adults free on kids events.

Enquiries/Bookings
Paul Castle 01847 821531 paul.castle@highland.gov.uk

 

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