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Countryside Rangers Upcoming Events 2023

 

Date:  Thursday 26th January                                                                            Area: Wester Ross

Ullapool Nature Club: How to identify and help garden birds, Ullapool Library

 Come and join the ranger for some nature-related fun, games and learning at Ullapool Nature Club.

This new nature club in Ullapool for children aged 5-12 begins with learning about garden birds, how to identify them and how to help them in winter. We will be playing games and making feeders for them.

This is an inside session and is the first of three trials to see if the time and day suits participants.

Parents or guardians must register their child/children on arrival but can leave until pick up time at 7.30pm. No booking required.

We make no charge, but we rely on your donations to help us to run these sessions and to protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Suggested donation £1-£2 per child.

Time: 6pm – 7.30pm                                                             Booking ref: n/a

Contact: [email protected]        M: 07917307499

 

 

 

Date:  Thursday 26th January                                                                                       Area: Caithness

Thurso to Castletown Walk

For my first walk of 2023, join the ranger on an 8.7km coastal edge walk from Thurso east to Castlehill in Castletown, Caithness. Enjoy fresh air and good company as we make our way along the coast looking for wildlife and wonderful sea views. Some rough walking so reasonable fitness, suitable walking gear and packed lunch required. Dogs are not welcome. Over 18 years only. Help with return vehicles needed. Booking essential.

Time: 10am – 2.30pm                     Booking ref: ACT000546

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 1st February                                                                                               Area: Inverness

Winter Wildlife Walk – Carnac Point

Join us for some fresh air and a 3 km walk to Carnac Point and along the South Kessock shoreline. Run by the High Life Highland Ranger and the Merkinch Local Nature Reserve Officer, we will be looking out for seashore wildlife. Binoculars are available. Meet at the car park next to The Carnac Point entrance gate on the Kessock Road.

Time: 10am -12pm                          Booking ref: ACT000559

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] 07771370959

 

 

Date: Friday 3rd February                                                                              Area: Badenoch & Strathspey

Healthy Minds Group

Join your local countryside ranger for a day of calm in the woods. We make a cosy camp to connect and engage with nature in our perfect spot! This week we’ll celebrate the fabulous nature found in the Cairngorms, doing some citizen science, and recording what we find. Contact Saranne if you are interested. Runs every fortnight to ensure a regular dose of natures’ medicine.

Time: 11am – 3pm

Contact:  [email protected]    07818 588 222

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 8th February                                                                  Area: Inverness

Connecting Carers – A Tour of Clava Cairns

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. A journey into the past at this magical Bronze Age site not too far from Inverness. Uneven ground but reasonably accessible for wheelchair users & prams

Time: 11am – 12.30pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date: Saturday 11th February                                                                                      Area: Easter Ross

Dingwall Community Clear up

Join us for a community clear up event and some fun in the woods! We will be litter picking, removing garden waste and non-native Rhododendron bushes to improve the woods for local people and wildlife. We will also have a fire going and a shelter up so we can stop for hot drinks.

We need your help to get it all done! It’s a great way to stretch your legs and get active outdoors after Christmas!

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring warm clothing and snacks for around the fire (hot water will be provided)

Time: 1pm – 4pm                             Booking ref: N/A

We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Contact:  marcia.o’[email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 15th February                                                                               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 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

We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking:  Call or email to book

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:     Thursday 16th February                                                                                                  Area: Inverness

A City Stroll – Ness Islands & The River Ness

Join the High Life Highland Countryside Ranger for a leisurely 3km stroll through the Ness Islands and along the river looking out for wildlife and the changing of the season. Adults only. Meet at the main entrance to The Botanic Gardens.

Time: 10.30am – 12pm                                   Booking ref: ACT000596

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] 07771370959

 

 

Date: Friday 17th February                                                                           Area: Badenoch & Strathspey

Healthy Minds Group

Join your local countryside ranger for a day of calm in the woods. We make a cosy camp to connect and engage with nature in our perfect spot! This week we’ll celebrate the fabulous nature found in the Cairngorms, doing some citizen science, and recording what we find. Contact Saranne if you are interested. Runs every fortnight to ensure a regular dose of natures’ medicine.

Time: 11am – 3pm

Contact:  [email protected]    07818 588 222

 

 

Date:  Tuesday 21st February                                                                                       Area: Assynt, Sutherland

Bone Caves, Inchnadamph

Ranger led guided coastal walk through a crofting township rich in wildlife, to the iron-age broch. Hear about the new discoveries of the recent excavation, stories of how the iron age people lived and catastrophic collapse that ended it all.  Watch for skuas, terns and divers and see signs of otters and see oyster plant and bog bean and others early flowers. Bring packed lunch. This is a 4km walk. Meet at Clachtoll Beach car park. Grid ref: NC 040273.

Time: 11am – 2pm                            Booking ref: SORRY FULLY BOOKED

Cost: £10

Bookinghttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ranger-guided-walk-to-the-bone-caves-inchnadamph-tickets-510588693527

Contact: [email protected]   Tel:07825 116516

 

 

Date:  Thursday 23rd February                                                                     Area: Wester Ross

Ullapool Nature Club: Tracking animals in Winter, Ullapool Library

 Come and join the ranger for some nature-related fun, games and learning at Ullapool Nature Club.

This is a new nature club in Ullapool for children aged 5-12. This second meeting involves learning to be a nature detective and how to know animals are around when we can’t see them. Using footprints, hair, sounds and more we can learn to look for signs of animals in the wild.

This is an inside session and is the second of three trial sessions to see if the time and day suits participants.

Parents or guardians must register their child/children on arrival but can leave the child until pick up time at 7.30pm. No booking required.

We make no charge, but we rely on your donations to help us to run these sessions and to protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Suggested donation £1-£2 per child.

Time: 6pm – 7.30pm                                                                 Booking ref: n/a

Contact: [email protected]        M: 07917307499

 

 

 

Date:  Thursday 23rd February                                                                                    Area: North Sutherland

Strathy Hall to Melvich Walk

Visit old lime kilns, a promontory fort site and enjoy wonderful coastal scenery on this ranger led 10.9km coastal walk, in north Sutherland. Some rough walking involved so good level of fitness, suitable walking gear and packed lunch required. Over 18years only and booking is essential. Dogs are not welcome on these walks. Help with return vehicles needed.

Time: 10am – 3pm                                           Booking ref: ACT000548

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 24th February                                           Area: Easter Ross

Lily Loch Lichen Safari

Do you like Lichen? Have you never heard of it before but interested to know more? Join the Ranger for a short walk at Lily Loch in Muir of Ord to discover a whole new world!

Lichen are a combination of fungi and algae working together to support each other and they come in a variety of colours, shapes, sizes and forms. They were one of the first organisms to start colonising the earth and they can tell us a lot about our environment. They are well worth getting to know better.

This event is not suitable for children.

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm                                Booking ref: ACT000570

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:  marcia.o’[email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 1st March                                                                       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 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

We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking:  Call or email to book

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 2nd March                                                                                            Area: Caithness

Connecting Carers – Thurso River 

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. Enjoy a leisurely 2km walk with the countryside Ranger to spot and learn about the coastal wildlife found by Thurso river mouth and shore. Use our telescope to get a close-up view of some of the wildlife we find – who knows what we’ll see?

Time: 10.30am – 12pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date: Friday 3rd March                                                                   Area: Badenoch & Strathspey

Healthy Minds Group

Join your local countryside ranger for a day of calm in the woods. We make a cosy camp to connect and engage with nature in our perfect spot! This week we’ll celebrate the fabulous nature found in the Cairngorms, doing some citizen science, and recording what we find. Contact Saranne if you are interested. Runs every fortnight to ensure a regular dose of natures’ medicine.

Time: 11am – 3pm

Contact:  [email protected]    07818 588 222

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 15th March                                                                                   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 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

We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking:  Call or email to book

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 15th March                                                                                     Area: Easter Ross

Connecting Carers – Dingwall Walk

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. Join Ranger Marcia for a short walk into nature in Dingwall.

Time: 10.30 – 11.30am

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date:  Thursday 16th March                                                                                          Area: Wester Ross

Connecting Carers – Spring Unfolding at Ullapool Riverside

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. Join Ranger Jenny  on this short walk recognising early signs of spring in trees and flowers and birds.

Time: 11am – 12.30pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date: Friday 17th March                                                                 Area: Badenoch & Strathspey

Healthy Minds Group

Join your local countryside ranger for a day of calm in the woods. We make a cosy camp to connect and engage with nature in our perfect spot! This week we’ll celebrate the fabulous nature found in the Cairngorms, doing some citizen science, and recording what we find. Contact Saranne if you are interested. Runs every fortnight to ensure a regular dose of natures’ medicine.

Time: 11am – 3pm

Contact:  [email protected]    07818 588 222

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 22nd March                                                                                              Area: Sutherland

Lichen Safari at Ledmore and Migdale

Do you like Lichen? Have you never heard of it before but interested to know more? Join the Ranger for a short walk around the Woodland Trust Reserve at Ledmore and Migdale to discover a whole new world!

Lichen are a combination of fungi and algae working together to support each other and they come in a variety of colours, shapes, sizes and forms. They were one of the first organisms to start colonising the earth and they can tell us a lot about our environment. They are well worth getting to know better.

This event is not suitable for children.

Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm                 Booking ref:       Eventbrite

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:  marcia.o’[email protected]  

 

 

Date:  Thursday 23rd March                                                                                          Area: Caithness

Brough to Dwarick Pier via Dunnet Head

If you are feeling fit enough? Why not join the countryside ranger on a 11.4km walk, the full way around Dunnet Head in north Caithness, the most northerly point of mainland U.K.  Spectacular sea views and hopefully some interesting wildlife to enjoy on route. Some rough walking involved so a good level of fitness, suitable walking gear and packed lunch are required. Over 18 years only. Dogs are not welcome on these guided walks. Booking is essential. Help with return vehicles needed.

Time: 10am – 3pm                           Booking ref: ACT000549

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 March                                                                               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 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

We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking:  Call or email to book

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 30th March                                                                                        Area: Wester Ross

Ullapool Nature Club: Amphibians and Reptiles, Ullapool Library 

 Come and join the ranger for some nature-related fun, games and learning at Ullapool Nature Club.

This is a new nature club in Ullapool for children aged 5-12. Our third session is all about our native amphibians and reptiles

If the weather allows, we will go outside for some of this session so please bring appropriate outdoor clothing and shoes.

Parents or guardians must register their child/children on arrival but can leave the child until pick up time at 7.30pm. No booking required.

We make no charge, but we rely on your donations to help us to run these sessions and to protect our Highland wildlife and heritage. Suggested donation £1-£2 per child.

Time: 6pm – 7.30pm                                                                       Booking ref: n/a

Contact: [email protected]        M: 07917307499

 

 

Date: Friday 31st March                                                                 Area: Badenoch & Strathspey

 Healthy Minds Group

Join your local countryside ranger for a day of calm in the woods. We make a cosy camp to connect and engage with nature in our perfect spot! This week we’ll celebrate the fabulous nature found in the Cairngorms, doing some citizen science, and recording what we find. Contact Saranne if you are interested. Runs every fortnight to ensure a regular dose of natures’ medicine.

Time: 11am – 3pm

Contact:  [email protected]    07818 588 222

 

 

Date:  Tuesday 4th April                                                                                  Area: Arisaig/Mallaig

Easter Family day in Arisaig Gardens

Join Active Schools Co-Ordinator Pam and Countryside Ranger Eilidh-Ann for soe fun family activities in Arisaig Gardens. This is a drop-in event so no need to book!

Time: 11am – 2pm

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] or  [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 12th April                                                                        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 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

We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking:  Call or email to book

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Friday 14th April                                                                                               Area: Easter Ross

Connecting Carers – Alness Walk

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. Join Ranger Marcia for a short walk into nature in Alness.

Time: 1pm – 2pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date:  Sunday 16th April                                                                                                                 Area: Inverness

Community Beach Clean – Ardersier Bay

Join us on ‘Keep Scotland Beautiful’ month and help clear up the rubbish blown into the bay after the winter storms. Litter pickers, gloves and bags provided. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Meet at the slipway car park down the lane opposite The Gun Lodge Hotel, Ardersier.

Time:  10.30am – 12.30pm

We make no charge for this event, but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking: No booking required just turn up at the car park.

Contact:  [email protected] 07771370959

 

 

Date:  Thursday 20th April                                                                                            Area: Inverness

Connecting Carers – Culloden Woods Walk

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. A wildlife and history tour of this beautiful woodland. Path uneven in places with some gentle slopes. Not suitable for wheelchairs.

Time: 11am – 12.30pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date:  Tuesday 25th April                                                                               Area: Badenoch & Strathspey

Connecting Carers – Craigellachie National Nature Reserve

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. Immerse yourself in the glorious Craigellachie National Nature Reserve.

Time: 11am – 1pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 26th April                                                                        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 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

We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking:  Call or email to book

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Thursday 4th May                                                                                                Area: Lairg

Connecting Carers – Ferrycroft woodland walk

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. Join Ranger Donald for a short woodland walk into nature at Ferrycroft.

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date:  Sunday 7th May                                                                                                    Area: Inverness

Guided Hill Walk No 1: Stac Gorm by Loch Ruthven. 3km/1.86 miles

A short but steep walk up this beautiful little hill with amazing views over Loch Ruthven and Strathnairn.  We will be taking it slow and steady, but a reasonable level of fitness is required. Boots and gaiters for the boggy lower slopes essential! Please bring a hot drink and snack. If we have time at the end, we can visit the Loch Ruthven bird hide.

Minibus transport provided to and from Inverness. More details given out on booking. This is the 1st in a series of 4 guided hill walks we are offering over the summer. They get progressively higher and longer so you can build up your fitness level and experience if you book on all four walks. If you prefer you can just book on individual walks at the level that would suit you best.

Time:    10am – 1.30pm

There is a charge of £15 for this event and transport is included. We rely on your support to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking: Please click here to book

Contact:  [email protected] 07771370959

 

 

Date:  Friday 12th May                                                                                    Area: Caithness

Connecting Carers – Thurso River 

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. Enjoy a leisurely 2km walk with the countryside Ranger to spot and learn about the coastal wildlife found by Thurso river mouth and shore. Use our telescope to get a close-up view of some of the wildlife we find – who knows what we’ll see?

Time: 10.30am – 12pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 7th June                                                                           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 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

We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking:  Call or email to book

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date: Friday 9th June                                                                                                                       Area: Inverness

Flutter by Butterflies – Ardersier Common

We shall be searching for some of the insect world’s most beautiful creatures. Ardersier Common is a haven for butterflies including some rarities. Suitable for families, wheelchair users and butterfly boffins of all ages. If you have your own butterfly net please bring it along. We will be walking no further than 1km.

Time:  1pm – 2.30pm                                      Booking ref: ACT000597

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]07771370959

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 14th June                                                                                        Area: Caithness

Connecting Carers – Thurso River 

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. Enjoy a leisurely 2km walk with the countryside Ranger to spot and learn about the coastal wildlife found by Thurso river mouth and shore. Use our telescope to get a close-up view of some of the wildlife we find – who knows what we’ll see?

Time: 10.30am – 12pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date:  Sunday 18th June                                                                                                                 Area: Inverness

Guided Hill Walk No 2: Meallan na Ceardaich from Dog Falls – Glen Affric, 6km/3.75 miles

A 6km walk up this beautiful hill with amazing views across Glen Affric.  The hill is steep in places so we will be taking it slow and steady, but a reasonable level of fitness is required. Boots and gaiters for the boggy lower slopes essential! Please bring a snack and a hot drink.

Minibus transport provided to and from Inverness. More details given out on booking. This is the 2nd in a series of guided hill walks we are offering over the summer. They get progressively higher and longer so you can build up your fitness level and experience if you book on all four walks. If you prefer you can just book on individual walks at the level that would suit you best.

Time:  10am – 4pm

There is a charge of £25 for this event and transport is included. We rely on your support to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking: Please click here to book

Contact:  [email protected] 07771370959

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 21st June                                                                               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 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

We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking:  Call or email to book

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 21st June                                                        Area: Badenoch & Strathspey

Connecting Carers – Craigellachie National Nature Reserve

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. Immerse yourself in the glorious Craigellachie National Nature Reserve.

Time: 11am – 1pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560

 

 

Date:  Wednesday 5th July                                                                            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 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

We make no charge for this event but we rely on your donations to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking:  Call or email to book

Contact: [email protected]

 

 

Date:  Sunday 16th July                                                                                                                   Area: Inverness

Guided Hill Walk No 3: Meal Fuar-mhonaidh near Drumnadrochit. 9km/5.5miles

Join us for walk up this beautiful pudding shaped hill by Loch Ness with magnificent views all around. The hill is steep in places so we will be taking it slow and steady, but a reasonable level of fitness is required. Boots and gaiters for the boggy lower slopes essential! Please bring a snack and a hot drink.

Minibus transport provided to and from Inverness. More details given out on booking. This is the 3rd in a series of 4 guided hill walks we are offering over the summer. They get progressively higher and longer so you can build up your fitness level and experience if you book on all four walks. If you prefer you can just book on individual walks at the level that would suit you best.

Time: 10am – 5pm

There is a charge of £25 for this event and transport is included. We rely on your support to help us protect our Highland wildlife and heritage.

Booking: Please click here to book

Contact:  [email protected] 07771370959

 

 

Date:  Thursday 20th July                                                                                               Area: Inverness

Connecting Carers – A Walk around Inshes Park

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are working in conjunction with Connecting Carers to provide a series of short walks, giving carers across the Highlands the opportunity to engage with nature. A new park on the edge of Inverness with wooded slopes and stream. Very good tarmac paths and gentle slopes.

Time: 11am – 12.30pm

Booking:  Walks and other adult Connecting Carers events can be browsed and booked on our website page for events: https://connectingcarers.org.uk/activities-events/all-events/

Contact: [email protected] or the Carer Support line on 01463 723560