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Ranger Events For Mid July

7th July 2016

Photograph of Ranger Events For Mid July

Check out these Ranger events in July.

Sunday July 10, 2016
10.00am - 12.30pm
Crabs at Keiss
Discover life below the waves with meat eating predators & exciting rock pool life. Welly boots essential.
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade B.
Adults free with accompanied children, conc. £3.50,
Contact Marina on 07818 588256 or marina.swanson@highland.gov.uk.

Tuesday July 12, 2016
11.00am - 12.00pm
Flower Fairies of Wick Riverside
Childrens event most suitable for under 8s. Come for a magical time up the Wick riverside with wand and flower potions.
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade A.
Adults free with accompanied children, conc. £3.50,
Contact Marina on 07818 588256 or marina.swanson@highland.gov.uk.

Wednesday July 13, 2016
11.00am - 12.00pm
Flower Fairies of Dunnet Forest
Childrens event most suitable for under 8s. Come for a magical time in Dunnet forest with wand and flower potions.
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade A.
Adults free with accompanied children, conc. £3.50,
Contact Marina on 07818 588256 or marina.swanson@highland.gov.uk.

Wednesday July 13, 2016
3.00pm - 5.00pm
Thurso River Ramble
Spend the afternoon leisurely wandering along the Thurso River looking for the different wildlife which call this waterway their home. We shall see if we can find signs of otters and take a look at the birds, insects and wildflowers found around this popular stretch of water.
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade B.
Adults £4.50, conc. £3.50, family £15.00.
Contact Paul on 01847 821531 or paul.castle@highland.gov.uk.

Thursday July 14, 2016
11.00am - 1.00pm
Bushcraft Wild Cooking at the Seadrift Centre
Ever eaten seaweed crisps or nettle soup? Come along to the Seadrift Centre at Dunnet Bay and learn how to prepare and also sample some of these natural wild food delights which can be gathered locally. All materials provided but limited numbers so book early to avoid disappointment.
Booking essential. Meet at the Seadrift Visitor Centre in Dunnet Bay. Grid ref: ND 219706. Grade A.
Adults £4.50, conc. £3.50, family £15.00.
Contact Paul on 01847 821531 or paul.castle@highland.gov.uk.

Tuesday July 19, 2016
11.00am - 12.00pm
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Wick
Join the caterpillar as he munches his way around Argyll Square. Inspired by the work of Eric Carles fantastic book, this hands on interactive story walk is suitable for children aged 3- 6yrs.
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade B.
Adults free with accompanied children, conc. £3.50,
Contact Kirsty on 07500 784123 or kirsty.rosie@highland.gov.uk.

Wednesday July 20, 2016
11.00am - 12.00pm
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Dunnet
Join the caterpillar as he munches his way through Dunnet Forest. Inspired by the work of Eric Carles fantastic book, this hands on interactive story walk is suitable for children aged 3- 6yrs.
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade B.
Adults free with accompanied children, conc. £3.50,
Contact Kirsty on 07500 784123 or kirsty.rosie@highland.gov.uk.

Tuesday July 26, 2016
11.00am - 12.00pm
Nursery Rhyme Trail, Thrumster
The under fives will enjoy the songs and activities on this interactive nursery rhyme trail around Thrumster woods. Watch out for the crocodile!
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade B.
Adults free with accompanied children, conc. £3.50,
Contact Kirsty on 07500 784123 or kirsty.rosie@highland.gov.uk.

Wednesday July 27, 2016
11.00am - 12.00pm
Nursery Rhyme Trail, Dunnet
The under fives will enjoy the songs and activities on this interactive nursery rhyme trail around Dunnet Forest. Watch out for the crocodile!
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade B.
Adults free with accompanied children, conc. £3.50,
Contact Kirsty on 07500 784123 or kirsty.rosie@highland.gov.uk.

Wednesday July 27, 2016
11.00am - 1.00pm
Thurso Rock Pools
Kids bring your nets or use ours and have great fun catching and learning all about the fascinating creatures found in the Thurso rock pools. Wear wellies and warm clothing. All children must be accompanied.
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade B.
Adults free with accompanied children, conc. £3.50,
Contact Paul on 01847 821531 or paul.castle@highland.gov.uk.

Wednesday July 27, 2016
3.00pm - 5.00pm
Bumblebee Presentation at the Seadrift Centre, Dunnet
Enjoy a fascinating digital presentation all about the life cycle of the bumblebees we find in the far north. Learn how to identify the different species and discover why this area is so special and how you can help in their conservation.
Booking essential. Meet at the Seadrift Visitor Centre in Dunnet Bay. Grid ref: ND 219706. Grade A.
Adults £4.50, conc. £3.50, family £15.00.
Contact Paul on 01847 821531 or paul.castle@highland.gov.uk.

Thursday July 28, 2016
11.00am - 1.00pm
Bushcraft; volcanoes, Sannick
Did you know Caithness had volcanic vents? Learn about our geology and try out some fire lighting skills to create your own smouldering volcanoes by the lava rocks at Sannick. Unsuitable for under 6's due to fire danger.
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade B.
Adults £4.50, conc. £3.50, family £15.00.
Contact Kirsty on 07500 784123 or kirsty.rosie@highland.gov.uk.

Friday July 29, 2016
10.00am - 12.00pm
Duncansby Head to John O Groats Guided Walk
A great guided walk from the seabird city at Duncansby Head passing the wonderful Sannick Bay and also the best local shell beaches on route to John O Groats. Lots of wildlife to see and can you find a lucky Groatie Buckie shell?
Booking essential. Meeting place given out on booking. Grade B.
Adults £4.50, conc. £3.50, family £15.00.
Contact Paul on 01847 821531 or paul.castle@highland.gov.uk.

 

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