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Climbing Festival to continue in 2016

Saturday April 2nd 2016

***Climbing Festival dates announced as 13-18th October 2016*** We are pleased to announce that the Lochinver Climbing Festival launched by the North West Highlands Geopark will be continuing into its second year. Rebadged as the ‘Reiff Climbing Festival’ the organisation of the festival has been taken on by a small team of volunteers from the […]

Support our Countryside Rangers

Tuesday February 23rd 2016

  The Highland Council are currently discussing their 2016/2017 revenue budget and examining areas where savings can be made. The Countryside Ranger service has been ear-marked as a possible savings opportunity, read more from the Highland Council directly here. The North West Highlands Geopark have written to the Highland Council in support of the Countryside Ranger […]

Geopark Job Opportunity

Wednesday December 16th 2015

Why not join the team .. North West Highlands Geopark Ltd is a company limited by guarantee, a social enterprise, which promotes and enhances our fantastic geological heritage and geotourism potential. Recognised as the “Cradle of Geology” and supported by UNESCO, the Board has gained significant funding from the Scottish Government. We wish to employ […]

2015 in the NW Highlands

Wednesday December 16th 2015

Check out our video above or download our December Newsletter here: NewsletterDecember2015

November Newsletter – Global Geoparks become UNESCO Sites

Tuesday November 17th 2015

UNESCO – the United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture –announced a new programme on the 17th November which creates UNESCO Global Geoparks. This is the first new UNESCO programme to be established in over 40 years and puts the Global Geoparks alongside UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. Previously operating with the informal support of […]

October Update

Wednesday October 14th 2015

Download our October News Update here :  NewsletterOctober2015

Its a Green Card !

Thursday September 3rd 2015

Global Geopark Network awards our Geopark a green card, more details here

Download the August Newsletter here

Monday August 31st 2015

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Our first Geopod has landed

Saturday August 1st 2015

If you are exploring the North of our Geopark you will find a great new information pod at Rhiconich near Kinlochbervie. The Geopod is located close to the start of our Pebble Route along Loch Inchard to Oldshoremore Beach and is carefully sited where there is good mobile phone coverage and safe parking. If you have a […]

Download the July Newsletter

Tuesday July 7th 2015

Download the July Newsletter here