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Clachtoll peat road

Clachtoll

Ranger led guided through some of the most amazing landscapes of Assynt. On the way we will explore the mysterious Druid’s cave, see sailing ships carved into the bedrock by folk nearly 200 years ago before they left for America and the unique wildlife of the gneiss landscape. Bring packed lunch. 10km walk. Note this […]

Free

Rockpool exploring at Clashnessie

Clashnessie

Explore the wonderful world in a rockpool. Hermit crabs, starfish, beadlet anemones, sea scorpions, colourful sea slugs, porcelain crabs, and much, much more - meet some of the really weird wildlife living here. Rocks can be steep and slippery. Suitable for all the family but no unaccompanied children allowed. Adults must book on also. Meet […]

Free

Guided Tour of Knockan Crag

Knockan Crag Scotland

Join a Geopark guide for a tour of Knockan Crag Knockan Crag is situated 13 miles north of Ullapool. It is home to an open air visitor centre and interpretative trail about the area’s geological history. Here you can visit the rock formation known as the Moine Thrust and learn how the landscape was formed […]

Free

Oldshoremore Field Day

Oldshoremore

Relationships Within and Between the Lewisian Gneiss and Torridonian Sandstone of the Kinlochbervie Area Field day with Geopark Geologist Pete Harrison and Geopark Director Murdo MacPherson. The day will consist of a walk along the coast between Oldshoremore and Sheigra, examining the wide variety of structures within the Lewisian Gneiss of the area north of […]

£5 – £9

Harbour seals at Oldany, Drumbeg

Drumbeg

The estuary and salt marsh area of Oldany is great for wildlife. We will look for red-breasted mergansers, shelducks, greenshanks, whimbrels and other waders at the water’s edge. We will watch harbour seals basking on the rocks and there is always a chance of seeing the resident otter or even a white-tailed sea eagle flying […]

Free

Knockan Crag Tour

Knockan Crag Scotland

Join Rob Butler, Professor of Tectonics from the University of Aberdeen, for a short tour of Knockan Crag, visiting the Moine Thrust which is a ancient fault zone that runs for over 100 miles down North West Scotland and s one of the most famous tectonic structures in the World. It has been recognised by […]

Free

Fungi in the Culag woods, Lochinver

Lochinver

Destroying Angels, Ergot and Chanterelles are a some of the marvellous fungi you will find in this wonderful woodland. Meet the different mushrooms and learn their secrets in one of the best woods for fungi in Sutherland. Bring packed lunch. 3km walk. Meet at Woodside car park, Culag Woods, past Lochinver Primary on the road […]

Free

Geopark Geotour

Travel the length of the Geopark visiting the areas of geological significance in the company of  local geologist Pete Harrison

£275.00

Clachtoll Broch and Coastal walk

Clachtoll

Ranger led guided coastal walk through a crofting township rich in wildlife and steeped in history, to the mysterious 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 out for skuas, great-northern divers, gannets and grey seals; […]

Free

Geoheritage Festival Talk – Discovering the Moine Thrust

Zoom Call Virtual

Rob Butler, Professor of Tectonics from the University of Aberdeen, hosts a zoom talk on Discovering the Moine Thrust. The Moine Thrust is a ancient fault zone that runs down NW Scotland – one of the most famous tectonic structures in the World. It has been recognised by UNESCO in their top one hundred global […]

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