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 Highland Council Ranger Service Guided Walks in ASSYNT 2017 , Scottish Borders

Highland Council Ranger Service Guided Walks in ASSYNT 2017

Highland Council Ranger Service
Guided Walks in ASSYNT 2017 (a short summary)


Thurs 20 April
Clachtoll Coastal walk
11-3pm Clachtoll Beach Car Park
B
Celtic Broch, dolphins, and ancient fossils.

Tues 2 May
Achmelvich coastal walk
11-3pm Achmelvich beach car park
B
Orchids, runrigs, otter tracks and clack mills.

Tues 9 May
Bone Caves, Inchnadamph
11-3pm Bone Caves Car Park
B
Reindeer and ring ouzels, polar bears and eagles.

Tues 23 May
Clachtoll Coastal walk
11-3pm Clachtoll Beach Car Park
B
Celtic broch, dolphins, and ancient fossils.

Thurs 25 May
The lost township of Dubh Clais
11-3pm Lochinver Village Hall
B
Highland clearance village, river wildlife, views.

Tues 30 May
Drumbeg peat road 1
1-3pm Drumbeg view point car park
B
Sundews, dragonflies, birds and murder stories.

Tues 20 June
Valley of the Trolls
11-4pm Inchnadamph Car park
C
Secret caves, limestone plants, waterfalls.

Thurs 22 June
Clachtoll coastal walk
11-3pm Clachtoll beach car park
B
Redshanks, porpoises, meteorites, and brochs.

Tues 27 June
Achmelvich coastal walk
11-3pm Achmelvich beach car park
B
Orchids, runrigs, otter tracks and clack mills.

Thurs 29 June
Glen Leireag
7.30pm Nedd Bridge, 2 mls east of Drumbeg.
A
Moorland wildlife, fascinating history.

Thurs 6 July
Bone Caves, Inchnadamph
11-3pm Bone Caves Car Park
B
Reindeer and ring ouzels, polar bears and eagles.

Tues 18 July
Elphin to Lochinver
7.30-5pm Meeting place on booking.
D
Hermit crabs and starfish and much, much more!

Thurs 20 July
Rockpools at Clachtoll
11-2pm Clachtoll Beach Car Park
A
Hermit crabs, starfish and much, much more!

Tues 25 July
Rockpools at Clashnessie
2-4pm Clashnessie beach car park
A
Wonderful world of marine life on the beach.

Thurs 27 July
Bothy Tales & marshmallows
11-3pm Glencanisp lodge car park
C
Tales of the bothies' with local story teller.

Thurs 3 Aug
Clachtoll Coastal walk
11-3pm Clachtoll Beach Car Park
B
Celtic broch, dolphins, and ancient fossils.

Tues 8 Aug
Clachtoll Sand Sculptures
11-3pm Clachtoll Beach Car Park
A
Great prizes for the best sculptures or just watch.

Thurs 10 Aug
Treasure hunt, Culag Woods
2-4pm Woodside car park, Culag Woods
A
Search for animal clues and gather the evidence.

Mon 14 Aug
Quinag
10-5pm Meeting place on booking
D
Assynt mountain (808m), hares and ptarmigan.

Tues 22 Aug
Bone Caves, Inchnadamph
11-3pm Bone Caves Car Park
B
Reindeer and ring ouzels, polar bears and eagles.

Tues 29 Aug
Suilven
9am-6pm Meeting place on booking
D
Assyntís most famous mountain, great views.

Tues 5 Sept
Fungi at Culag Woods
11-2pm Woodside car park, Culag Woods
B
Strange but true- Fungi in all their glory.

Tues 12 Sept
Culkein to Old Man of Stoer
11-5pm Culkein Stoer beach
B
Watching coastal birds and maybe an otter.

Tues 19 Sept
Lost township of Dubh Clais
11-3pm Lochinver Village Hall
C
Highland clearance village, river wildlife, views.

Tues 26 Sept
Clachtoll Coastal walk
11-3pm Clachtoll Beach Car Park
B
Celtic broch, dolphins, and ancient fossils.

All the walks are led by one of the Rangers.
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.
All events are within the North West Highlands Geopark

The costs for walks:
under three hours are Adults £4.50/Children £3.50;
over three hours are Adult £9/Children £5.
Family Rates available.

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

For further information contact:
Highland Council Countryside Rangers,
Lochinver Mission, Culag Park, Lochinver IV27 4LEIV27 4LX;

Telephone: 01571 844654/07825116516
Email: andy.summers@highland.gov.uk or go to www.highland.gov.uk/outdoorhighlands

Highland Council Ranger Service Guided Walks in ASSYNT 2017 , Scotland