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Date:  Sunday 3rd November                       Area: East Sutherland

West Garty Beach Clean

Please come along to help clean the remote beach of West Garty of rubbish & marine waste. This beach clean involves a 3km (1 hr) walk over rough ground from Loth beach (access via Crackaig campsite) and is suitable for active people who will enjoy walking in/out plus the exersions of a beach clean. Rubbish needs to be collected but NOT carried out as we have machinery to assist with transportation. Bags, gloves will be provided on the day as well as refreshments for all volunteers.

Please wear stout footwear & suitable outdoor clothing.

Time:  11am – 3pm                         Booking ref: Drop-in 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.

Contact:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Monday 4th November                     Area: Easter Ross

A Short Walk to Nature:  Waders

Join this regular local High Life Highland Countryside Rangers green health walk and help reconnect with the natural world. This week we will be at Ferry Point to look at the abundance of waders enjoying the mudflats around Dingwall.

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.

Time:  12pm – 1pm         Booking ref: 002249DING

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Tuesday 5th November                  Area: Caithness

Health & Wellbeing Beach Walk & Litter Pick – north end

Join the Ranger at Dunnet Beach north end and enjoy a short, healthy walk along the beach and pick some of the smaller items of litter. Let’s see what interesting wildlife we can see as we walk along at a leisurely pace. It’s a simple way to enjoy being out in the fresh air whilst making a little difference to our local environment. Walks will last no more than one hour. No booking required, just turn up at the public car park by the caravan site. Over 18 years only.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref:       N/A

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.

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday  6th of November        Area: Wester Ross

Around Loch Kensary, Poolewe

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.

Time:  11am – 3pm                         Booking ref: 001732GAIR

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 6th November                              Area: Easter Ross

Lichen Safari, Rogie Falls

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.

Time: 10am – 1pm                            Booking ref: 002088DING

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 7th November,                               Area: Lochaber

A Short Walk into Nature – Caol

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. Booking required. Meet outside Caol library. Adults only.

Time:     11.30am – 12pm              Booking ref: 002680LOCH

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 7th November                                                   Area: Inverness

Winter Wildlife on the Old A96

This abandoned road follows the seawall from Milton towards the Longman. It provides a great chance to see wintering birds sheltering in the Moray Firth as well as other wildlife and fantastic views. 4km/ 2.5 miles. Follow the sign for Milton of Culloden off the A96 and meet at the gate just after the railway bridge. Grid Reference NH 705 468. Please bring binoculars if you have them.

Time:  10am -12pm                                         Booking ref: 002641INHS

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 7th November  Area: Caithness

 Wag Hill Guided Walk, Dunbeath

A fascinating circular walk  over the Wag Hill and to the archaeology beyond, looking out for wildlife along the way.  Walking boots and full waterproof gear essential.  The 8km route will follow a track in part but much will be over hill ground with some fence lines to cross.  Good level of fitness required.  Over 18s only and no dogs.  Bring your lunch. Meet at Dunbeath Heritage Centre car park at 11am.

 

Time: 11am – 3pm                            Booking ref: 002577WICK

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 7th November                   Area: Assynt, Sutherland

A Short Walk to Nature: to look for Spawning salmon

Join the Ranger for some nature therapy. We will meet at the Lochinver Mission (An Cala Café) on a short and slow-paced walk to see if we can see signs of salmon on the Culag River and maybe a cuppa afterwards. This walk is aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would still like to get out in the fresh air for a short period.  Or if you or someone you know are rehabilitating after illness or injury or you are just looking to have a short guided walk with company.  Good path. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 1 km/0.5mi. Please phone Andy on 01571 844654 to book a place.

 

Time: 11am – 12pm                        Booking ref: 002665ULLA

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Friday  8th November                        Area: Sutherland

Birdwatching at Loch Fleet

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.

Time: 1pm – 4pm                              Booking ref: 002089GOLS

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date: Friday 8th November                          Area: Sutherland

Armadale to Kirtomy Walk

Wonderful hill and coastal walk out to the clearance village of Poulouriscaig and on to Kirtomy in north Sutherland. History, wildlife and stunning views on this 10.5km guided walk.
Some rough ground so suitable walking gear and reasonable level of fitness required. Over 18yrs only. Booking is essential. Help with return vehicles required.

Time: 10am – 3pm                           Booking ref: 002648FARR

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:   Tuesday 12th November                                                  Area: Wester Ross

Full Moon Walk, Ullapool Hill, Ullapool

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.

Time:  4.30pm – 7.30pm                               Booking ref: 001733ULLA

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 13th November                                                            Area: Inverness

A Shenachie Stroll, Ruthven near Moy

Follow the track up Tom na Slaite (426m) and then down to the River Findhorn and the remains of Shenachie.  A remote and breath-takingly beautiful walk.  A reasonable level of fitness is required. Adults only. Booking is essential

Please bring warm and waterproof clothing, lunch and some binoculars if you have them.

Time:  11am – 3pm                                          Booking ref: 002642FARR

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 13th November                           Area: Ardnamurchan

A Short Walk into Nature – Strontian

Join this local 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.

 

Time: 11am – 12pm                        Booking ref: 001754ARDN

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: [email protected] 

 

 

Date:     Wednesday 13th November                         Area: Nairn

Short Walk into Nature – Kingsteps Quarry, Nairn

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. Different theme each walk – you choose?! All of our ‘short walks into nature’ series are generally flat, approximately an hour or so 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. Good dogs very welcome. Over 18’s only please. Booking essential 48 hours beforehand.

Time:     11am – 12pm                     Booking ref:       002569NAIR

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: [email protected]      07818 588 222

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 13th November                          Area: Caithness

A Short Walk into Nature: Dunnet Forest

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 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 ranger any medical or additional support needs you may have prior to the walk.  Not suitable for dogs or children. Meet at Dunnet Forest public car park.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref: 001647WICK

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday  13th November                          Area: Sutherland

Lichen Safari, Golspie

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.

Time: 1.30pm – 4.30pm                  Booking ref: 002090GOLS

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 14th November,             Area: Lochaber

A Short Walk into Nature – Caol

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. Booking required. Meet outside Caol library. Adults only.

Time:     11.30am – 12pm                              Booking ref: 002680LOCH

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 14th November                                                                                 Area: Wester Ross

A Short Walk into Nature: Feed the Birds, Ullapool

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

Time:  2pm – 3pm approx.                          Booking ref: 001734ULLA

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:  Thursday  14th November                Area: Easter Ross

Golden Eagle Talk at Fortrose Library

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.

Time:  7pm – 8pm                             Booking ref: 002091FRTS

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 14th November                              Area: Caithness

Seal Colony Walk at Duncansby

Come along on a guided walk with the ranger at Duncansby to view the breeding colonies of grey seals found along this stretch of coastline. Use our telescope to get a bird’s eye view of the white coated seal pups resting on the beaches here. Learn about their life cycle and habits and watch their antics. Booking is essential.

Time: 10am – 2pm                           Booking ref:  002554THUR

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:   Saturday 16th November                                                Area: Wester Ross

Wester Ross Green Volunteers: Riverside Paths, Ullapool

A chance to do something practical, keep warm, get exercise, meet people and eat biscuits. We will be working by cutting back vegetation and removing old tree guards.

Wear sturdy boots and layers of outdoor clothing. There will be tools and gloves to borrow but please bring your own if you have them.

Please let the ranger know if you think you might come.

Time: 10am – 12pm                         Booking ref: N/A

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.

Contact:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:     Tuesday 19th November                Area: Caithness

Health & Wellbeing Beach Walk & Litter Pick – south end

Join the Ranger at Dunnet Beach south end and enjoy a short, healthy walk along the beach and pick some of the smaller items of litter. Let’s see what interesting wildlife we can see as we walk along at a leisurely pace. It’s a simple way to enjoy being out in the fresh air whilst making a little difference to our local environment. Walks will last no more than one hour. No booking required, just turn up at the public car park by the old mill. Over 18 years only.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref:       N/A

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.

Contact:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Wednesday 20th November                         Area: Nairn

Short Walk into Nature – Riverside Park

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. Different theme each walk – you choose?! All of our ‘short walks into nature’ series are generally flat, approximately an hour or so 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. Good dogs very welcome. Over 18’s only please. Booking essential 48 hours beforehand.

Time:     11am – 12pm                      Booking ref:  002570NAIR

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:  [email protected]    07818 588 222

 

 

Date:  Wednesday  20th November                          Area: Easter Ross

A Short Walk to Nature: Winter Tree ID

Join this regular local High Life Highland Countryside Rangers green health walk and help reconnect with the natural world. This week we will be in Dingwall woods to learn how to identify trees when they don’t have their leaves.

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.

Time: 12pm – 1pm                           Booking ref: 002250DING

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Wednesday 20th November                         Area: Sutherland

Loch Craggie to Scullomie Harbour

Wonderful walk in open country crossing hills, woodland and shoreline in north Sutherland. Some very rough walking on this 9km route so good level of fitness required and suitable walking gear. Over 18yrs only. Booking is essential. Help with return vehicle required.

Time: 10am – 3pm                           Booking ref: 002649FARR

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 21st November                 Area: Assynt, Sutherland

A Short Walk to Nature: simple winter tree identification

Join the Ranger for some nature therapy. We will meet at the Lochinver Mission (An Cala Café) on a short and slow-paced walk to learn how to identify the different tree species in winter and maybe a cuppa afterwards. This walk is aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would still like to get out in the fresh air for a short period.  Or if you or someone you know are rehabilitating after illness or injury or you are just looking to have a short guided walk with company.  Good path. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 1 km/0.5mi. Please phone Andy on 01571 844654 to book a place.

Time: 11am – 12pm                        Booking ref: 002665ULLA

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date: Friday 22nd November                                                      Area: Inverness

Willow Weaving for Christmas – Merkinch Local Nature Reserve

Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger and the Merkinch Project Officer to create some wreaths and mini Christmas trees for the festive season using natural materials. We have a shelter so will be going ahead even if it’s raining but please wrap up warm. Suitable for ages 12 upwards. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Time: 10.30am – 2.30pm                              Booking ref:  002637INHS

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Friday  22nd November                     Area: Sutherland

Winter Tree ID, Golspie

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.

Time: 1pm – 3pm                              Booking ref: 002150GOLS

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Sunday 24th November                                    Area: Caithness

Seal Pups of the Corbigoe Coast

Beautiful walk from Sarclet haven along to Ires Geo where we hope to view some seal pups from the clifftop. We will pass the dramatic sea arch at Ashy geo. Not suitable for dogs. Over 18’s only please. Wear walking boots, full outdoor/waterproof gear. Bring packed lunch or snack. Meet at Sarclet haven layby at 11am. Approximately 7km. Good level of fitness required. Some fence lines & rough walking.

 

Time: 11am – 2pm            Booking ref[email protected]

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Tuesday 26th November                                                 Area: Wester Ross

Tree Walk at Bad an Sgalag, near Gairloch 

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.

Time:  11am – 2pm                                                              Booking ref: 001735GAIR

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:  Tuesday  26th November                Area: Easter Ross

Winter Tree ID, Milton

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.

Time: 10am – 12pm                         Booking ref: 002151IVGN

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Wednesday 27th November                                         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: 11am – 12pm                                        Booking ref:  002644INHS

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 27th November                           Area: Ardnamurchan

A Short Walk into Nature – Strontian

Join this local 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.

 

Time: 11am – 12pm        Booking ref: 001754ARDN

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: [email protected] 

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 27th November                          Area: Caithness

A Short Walk into Nature: Dunnet Forest

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 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 ranger any medical or additional support needs you may have prior to the walk.  Not suitable for dogs or children. Meet at Dunnet Forest public car park.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref: 001647WICK

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 28th November                 Area: Wester Ross

A Short Walk into Nature: National Tree Week, Ullapool

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

Time:  2pm – 3pm                           Booking ref: 001736ULLA

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:  Saturday 30th November                 Area:  Caithness

Christmas for Nature

Why not give wildlife a treat this Christmas? Come and make some beautiful tree decorations that will not cost the planet.  Everything we make can be eaten by the birds, bugs and slugs in your garden!  Could you go plastic free this festive season? Take part in our quiz trail to find out.  This is a drop in event for families; there is no need to book.  Find us in the cottage during the Newtonhill Croft tree sale.

Time:     11am – 3pm                       Booking ref:  Drop in

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Tuesday 3rd December                   Area: Caithness

Health & Wellbeing Beach Walk & Litter Pick – north end

Join the Ranger at Dunnet Beach north end and enjoy a short, healthy walk along the beach and pick some of the smaller items of litter. Let’s see what interesting wildlife we can see as we walk along at a leisurely pace. It’s a simple way to enjoy being out in the fresh air whilst making a little difference to our local environment. Walks will last no more than one hour. No booking required, just turn up at the public car park by the caravan site. Over 18 years only.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref:       N/A

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.

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 4th December                               Area: Inverness

Castle to Garden Walk

Take gentle walk from Inverness Castle through the Ness Islands to the Botanic Gardens with your local High Life Highland Ranger. We shall be looking at the local history and wildlife to be discovered along this beautiful route.

Booking essential & children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

 Time: 10am – 12pm                       Booking ref: 002643INHS

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 5th December                    Area: Easter Ross

A Short Walk to Nature: Winter Survival

Join this regular local High Life Highland Countryside Rangers green health walk and help reconnect with the natural world. This week we will be at Ferry Point to investigate the different strategies animals use to survive the colder months.

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.

Time: 12pm – 1pm                           Booking ref: 002251DING

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 5th December                 Area: Caithness

Thurso East to Castlehill Walk

Lovely coastal edge guided walk passing Thurso Castle, Murkle Bay and Castlehill Battery. Enjoy wonderful views and hopefully plenty of wildlife to see on route. Reasonable level of fitness required. Help with return vehicles required. Over 18yrs only. Booking is essential.

Time: 10am – 3pm                           Booking ref:  002650THUR

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 5th December                  Area: Assynt, Sutherland

A Short Walk to Nature: To look for lichens in the Culag wood

Join the Ranger for some nature therapy. We will meet at the Lochinver Mission (An Cala Café) on a short and slow-paced walk to look for the variety of different lichen species out just now and maybe a cuppa afterwards. This walk is aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would still like to get out in the fresh air for a short period.  Or if you or someone you know are rehabilitating after illness or injury or you are just looking to have a short guided walk with company.  Good path. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 1 km/0.5mi. Please phone Andy on 01571 844654 to book a place.

Time: 11am – 12pm                        Booking ref: 002665ULLA

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Tuesday  10th December                                                                  Area: Wester Ross

Mountain Life: Inspired by Mountains, Achiltibuie

Wester Ross is well known as one of the most beautiful mountainous areas in Scotland but what do they mean to you and how do they influence you?

Whether we climb up them or enjoy their changing colours from home, they inspire many of us to write, draw and create.

Please join the ranger for a session in Achiltbuie Library to learn about mountain writers and artists and produce something yourself.

We’re looking to create a pocket book about living under and amongst mountains and would love your input.

If you think you might come, please let the ranger know.

Time:  evening TBC .                                       Booking ref: N/A

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:  Tuesday 10th December                   Area: East Sutherland

Natural Christmas Crafts at Golspie Library

Come along to Golspie library to make some natural Christmas crafts from natural materials. How about a willow star or a wooden Santa? Children under the age of 8 should be accompanied by an adult. Entry is by donation.

Time: 10.30am                   Booking ref: N/A

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.

Contact:  01408 634084/e-mail:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Tuesday 10th December                   Area: Caithness

Natural Christmas Craft

The ranger will be in the Wick library to talk about natural materials and how they can be used to make Christmas decorations. At this drop-in event, you can make and bring home your own wooden Santa! Please drop-in to the Wick Community Campus 3.15-4pm. All children should be accompanied by an adult. Donations welcome.

Time: 3.15 – 4pm                              Booking ref: Drop-in

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.

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Wednesday 11th December                         Area: Aviemore

Short Walk into Nature – Youth Hostel Association

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. Different theme each walk – you choose?! All of our ‘short walks into nature’ series are generally flat, approximately an hour or so 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. Good dogs very welcome. Over 18’s only please. Booking essential 48 hours beforehand.

Time:     10am – 11:30am               Booking ref:       002571GRAN

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:  [email protected]    07818 588 222

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 11th December                            Area: Ardnamurchan

A Short Walk into Nature – Strontian

Join this local 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.

 

Time: 11am – 12pm                        Booking ref: 001754ARDN

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: [email protected] 

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 11th December                            Area: Wester Ross

Mountain Life: Inspired by Mountains, Ullapool 

Wester Ross is well known as one of the most beautiful mountainous areas in Scotland but what do they mean to you and how do they influence you?

Whether we climb up them or enjoy their changing colours from home, they inspire many of us to write, draw and create.

Please join the ranger for a session in Ullapool Library to learn about mountain writers and artists and produce something yourself.

We’re looking to create a pocket book about living under and amongst mountains and would love your input.

If you think you might come, please let the ranger know.

Time:  evening TBC.                       Booking ref: N/A

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:  Wednesday  11th  December                          Area: Easter Ross

A Short Walk to Nature: Festive Plants and Animals

Join this regular local High Life Highland Countryside Rangers green health walk and help reconnect with the natural world. This week we will be at Ferry Point to investigate the different strategies animals use to survive the colder months.

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.

Time: 12pm – 1pm                           Booking ref: 002252DING

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 12th December                                 Area: Lochaber

A Short Walk into Nature – Caol

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. Booking required. Meet outside Caol library. Adults only.

Time:  11.30am – 12pm                 Booking ref: 002330LOCH

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 12th December                                  Area: Wester Ross

A Wee Walk to Nature: Festive Plants and Animals, Ullapool

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

Time:  2pm – 3pm                                           Booking ref: 001737ULLA

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:  Thursday 12th December                                  Area: Wester Ross

Mountain Life: Inspired by Mountains, Gairloch 

Wester Ross is well known as one of the most beautiful mountainous areas in Scotland but what do they mean to you and how do they influence you?

Whether we climb up them or enjoy their changing colours from home, they inspire many of us to write, draw and create.

Celebrate International Mountain Day and join the ranger for a session in Gairloch Library to learn about mountain writers and artists and produce something yourself.

We’re looking to create a pocket book about living under and amongst mountains and would love your input.

If you think you might come, please let the ranger know.

Time:  evening TBC .                       Booking ref: N/A

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:  Thursday 12th December                 Area: Caithness

A Short Walk into Nature: Dunnet Forest

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 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 ranger any medical or additional support needs you may have prior to the walk.  Not suitable for dogs or children. Meet at Dunnet Forest public car park.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref: 001647WICK

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Friday 13th December                                        Area: Wester Ross

Mountain Life: Inspired by Mountains, Lochcarron  

Wester Ross is well known as one of the most beautiful mountainous areas in Scotland but what do they mean to you and how do they influence you?

Whether we climb up them or enjoy their changing colours from home, they inspire many of us to write, draw and create.

Please join the ranger for a session in Lochcarron Library to learn about mountain writers and artists and produce something yourself.

We’re looking to create a pocket book about living under and amongst mountains and would love your input.

If you think you might come, please let the ranger know.

Time:  evening TBC .                                       Booking ref: N/A

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:     Friday 13th December                     Area: Sutherland

Borgie to Modsary Loch Hopping

Join the ranger on a guided walk searching for and walking by many of the hill lochs at Modsary near Skerray, north Sutherland. Enjoy wonderful wild open country and fresh air to blow away the winter blues. Some rough walking and wet ground so reasonable level of fitness and suitable walking gear required. Help with return vehicle needed. Over 18yrs only booking is essential.

Time: 10.30am – 3pm                    Booking ref:  002651FARR

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Saturday 14th December                  Area: Caithness

Seals and Stacks

 

A clifftop walk down the coast from beautiful Latheronwheel harbour to view seal pups on the beaches at Fraigheach. Take in the blow hole and dramatic coastal scenery including sea stacks. Not suitable for dogs. Over 18’s only please. Wear walking boots, full outdoor/waterproof gear. Bring packed lunch or snack. Meet at Latheronwheel harbour at 11am. Approximately 6km. Good level of fitness required. Some fence lines & rough walking.

 

Time:  11am – 2pm          Booking ref[email protected]

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Sunday 15th December                     Area: Caithness

‘Build A Snowman’

Take a wander around Newtonhill woodland collecting materials to make your own wooden snowman. Enjoy the log fire in the cosy cottage during this festive event. Stout footwear and outdoor clothing required. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Adults and children should book a place on this event.

Time:  3pm – 4.30pm                       Booking ref: 002558WICK

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Tuesday 17th December                                                  Area: Wester Ross

Get Away from it All! Gruinard Bay and the Eas Dubh Falls

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.

Time:  11am – 1pm                                         Booking ref: 001738GAIR

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:  [email protected]       01854 613526

 

 

Date:  Tuesday 17th December                   Area: Caithness

Health & Wellbeing Beach Walk & Litter Pick – south end

Join the Ranger at Dunnet Beach south end and enjoy a short, healthy walk along the beach and pick some of the smaller items of litter. Let’s see what interesting wildlife we can see as we walk along at a leisurely pace. It’s a simple way to enjoy being out in the fresh air whilst making a little difference to our local environment. Walks will last no more than one hour. No booking required, just turn up at the public car park by the old mill. Over 18 years only.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref:  N/A

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.

Contact:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 19th December                               Area: Lochaber

A Short Walk into Nature – Caol

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. Booking required. Meet outside Caol library. Adults only.

Time:     11.30am – 12pm                              Booking ref: 002680LOCH

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 19th December                Area: Assynt, Sutherland

A Short Walk to Nature: To look for Dippers at Brackloch

Join the Ranger for some nature therapy. We will meet at the Lochinver Mission (An Cala Café) on a short and slow-paced walk to look for birds along the river Inver at Brackloch and maybe a cuppa afterwards.  This walk is aimed at folk who don’t wish to undertake longer more demanding walks but would still like to get out in the fresh air for a short period.  Or if you or someone you know are rehabilitating after illness or injury or you are just looking to have a short guided walk with company.  Good path. Over 18 years only. Distance approx. 1 km/0.5mi. Please phone Andy on 01571 844654 to book a place.

Time: 11am – 12noon                    Booking ref: 002665ULLA

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 19th December                              Area: Caithness

 

Crosskirk to Scrabster Walk

 

Just before the Festive excesses begin enjoy a bracing winter walk along the north coast of Caithness between Crosskirk and Scrabster Harbour. Enjoy high cliffs and stunning views across the Pentland Firth to Orkney. Some rough walking so reasonable level of fitness and suitable walking gear required. Over 18yrs only. Booking is essential. Help with return vehicles required.

Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm                              Booking ref:  002652THUR

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Tuesday 7th January                        Area: Caithness

Health & Wellbeing Beach Walk & Litter Pick – north end

Join the Ranger at Dunnet Beach north end and enjoy a short, healthy walk along the beach and pick some of the smaller items of litter. Let’s see what interesting wildlife we can see as we walk along at a leisurely pace. It’s a simple way to enjoy being out in the fresh air whilst making a little difference to our local environment. Walks will last no more than one hour. No booking required, just turn up at the public car park by the caravan site. Over 18 years only.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref:  N/A

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.

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 9th January                       Area: Sutherland

Melvich Bay to Strathy Bay

Dramatic sea cliffs, promontory fort site, lime kilns and stunning views on this 8.8km coastal guided walk. Rough walking so good level of fitness and suitable walking gear is essential. Over 18yrs only. Help with return vehicles required. Booking is essential.

Time: 10am – 3.30pm                     Booking ref: 002653FARR

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Wednesday 15th January                               Area: Caithness

A Short Walk into Nature: Dunnet Forest

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 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 ranger any medical or additional support needs you may have prior to the walk.  Not suitable for dogs or children. Meet at Dunnet Forest public car park.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref: 001647WICK

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 16th January                    Area: Lochaber

A Short Walk into Nature – Caol

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. Booking required. Meet outside Caol library. Adults only.

Time:     11.30am – 12pm                              Booking ref: 002680LOCH

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 16th January                       Area: Caithness

Warth Hill to John O’Groat’s Walk

Enjoy walking on the open hill ground and coastal cliff edge along this 9.2km route around Duncansby Head in Caithness. Revel in the stunning scenery and wonderful views across the Pentland Firth to Orkney. Some rough walking so reasonable level of fitness and suitable walking gear required. Help with return vehicle needed. Over 18yrs only. Booking is essential.

Time: 10.30am – 3pm                    Booking ref: 002654THUR

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Tuesday 21st January                         Area: Caithness

Health & Wellbeing Beach Walk & Litter Pick – south end

Join the Ranger at Dunnet Beach south end and enjoy a short, healthy walk along the beach and pick some of the smaller items of litter. Let’s see what interesting wildlife we can see as we walk along at a leisurely pace. It’s a simple way to enjoy being out in the fresh air whilst making a little difference to our local environment. Walks will last no more than one hour. No booking required, just turn up at the public car park by the old mill. Over 18 years only.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref:       N/A

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.

Contact:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 22nd January                                 Area: Ardnamurchan

A Short Walk into Nature – Strontian

Join this local 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.

Time: 11am – 12pm                        Booking ref: 001754ARDN

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: [email protected] 

 

 

Date:     Wednesday 22nd January                              Area: Grantown

Short Walk into Nature – Old Railway Line

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. Different theme each walk – you choose?! All of our ‘short walks into nature’ series are generally flat, approximately an hour or so 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. Good dogs very welcome. Over 18’s only please. Booking essential 48 hours beforehand.

Time:     10am – 11am                     Booking ref:       002576GRAN

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:   [email protected]   07818 588 222

 

 

Date: Thursday 23rd January                        Area: Sutherland

Sandside to Bighouse Walk

Walk 9.8km along this breath taking section of coastline between north Caithness and north Sutherland. Some rough walking so reasonable level of fitness and suitable walking gear required. Over 18yrs only. Booking is essential. Help with return vehicles needed.

Time: 10am – 3.30pm                     Booking ref:       002655FARR

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date: Wednesday 29th January                   Area: Caithness

A Short Walk into Nature: Dunnet Forest

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 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 ranger any medical or additional support needs you may have prior to the walk.  Not suitable for dogs or children. Meet at Dunnet Forest public car park.

Time: 10am – 11am                         Booking ref: 001647WICK

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: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 30th January                    Area: Lochaber

A Short Walk into Nature – Caol

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. Booking required. Meet outside Caol library. Adults only.

Time:  11.30am – 12pm                                 Booking ref: 002680LOCH

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:  [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 30th January                    Area: Caithness

Ben Dorrery to Beinn Freiceadain Walk

Lovely bracing 7.8km winter walk to the summits of these two Caithness hills. Wonderful 360 degree views across the interior peatlands of Caithness and Sutherland. Some rough walking so good level of fitness and suitable walking gear required. Over 18yrs only booking is essential.

Time: 10am – 3.30pm                     Booking ref:  002657THUR

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:  [email protected]