Ranger Events in May
8th May 2017
Armadale Burn Guided Walk
Wednesday 10th May 2017. 10am - 1pm.
Join the countryside Ranger on a great spring walk along this stunning glacial meltwater gorge, visiting the remains of a broch on route to the open hill beyond. History, spring flowers and other wildlife to enjoy on this 4miles/6.3km, Grade C guided walk.
Adults £4.50 concessions £3.50.
Moine Path Guided Walk
Wednesday 17th May 2017. 11am - 3.30pm.
Walk east with two local countryside Rangers along this traditional Highland route over the dramatic open, wild countryside of the Moine in north Sutherland. Enjoy lots of wildlife on-route including eagles, deer, plants, along with stunning wild scenery. Assistance with return vehicles is needed please ring if you are able to help. Suitable walking gear and reasonable level of fitness required. 7.5miles/12km.
This walk is free as part of the Flows to the Future peatland project.
All children must be accompanied at all events.
Bookings - Paul Castle 01847 821531
A few Ranger events in June. See poster For many more Ranger events across Highland go to - https://www.highlifehighland.com/rangers/upcoming-events/ Don't forget about - Friday 1st June 2018 Area: Wick Foosum Fingers, outdoor messy play, Newtonhill croft forest Have you got a toddler that enjoys exploring outside? Come along for outdoor fun with multi-sensory play activities.
If you want to find out more about bats in Caithness you could not do better than head to Thrumster Woodlands with the Rangers. You might be surprised how many there are and where you can find them.
Join us for a walk along the breath taking cliff tops of Caithness for the 3rd in our series of 7 ranger guided walks along the East Coast, following the John O'Groats Trail. There's a lot to see on this walk - two beautiful harbours, sea stacks and nesting seabirds, coastal flora and a ruined Norse keep.
An interesting evening sure to be a hit with the kids..
The Rangers are planning a series of exciting events such as guided walks and children's activities throughout the Highlands. "There is something here for everyone" says Eilidh-Ann Phillips, Senior Ranger for South Highlands.
Over 5000 North Highland pupils have undertaken a project with the Highland Council's Rangers so far this year. It has been a really busy year in the North Highlands for The Highland Council's Countryside Ranger team.
Friday night on 2nd September 2016 gives you the chance to go out with an experienced ranger to find out about the bats that are all around us in Caithness..
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.
Over forty members of the public attended a series of high profile guided walks on the peatlands of Caithness and Sutherland led by the Highland Council Rangers. Andy Summers, Senior Countryside Ranger said: "We saw lots of exciting wildlife including great views of a peregrine falcon, breeding greenshanks and red-throated divers, dragonflies hunting around bog pools.
Enjoy an illustrated talk on 'An Introduction to Caithness Seabirds' with some coffee/tea & home baking before taking a short walk to view a puffin colony in the Dunbeath area. 3rd June 2016.
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