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Guided tour: Newtonmore ...

20 September 2021

Early Newtonmore

Join this free guided walk led by Mary Mackenzie, author of The New Townies of the Moor, to hear about the fascinating history of Newtonmore. 

This route is graded as EASY, a short gentle walk along the main street.

The walk will meet at the Sustrans 7 sign (see photo below) beside the west entrance to the Monarch Apartments (near the Harris Tweed Shop at the Laggan Road junction) and walk along to the Balavil carpark before crossing the road and walking back towards the starting point.

There are two tour start times, 9.30 am and 11.30 am. Please arrive 5 mins early. On arrival, please make yourself known to the Badenoch Heritage staff, who will check your registration.

This tour is for adults only and is accessible for wheelchair users. No dogs, please.

Participants are responsible for ensuring that they are sufficiently fit and healthy to take part in this walk.

There is free parking at the Highland Council car park on Glen Road and some limited parking along the Main Street.

Although this event is free, pre-booking via Eventbrite is essential as the group size will be limited.


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In person and Online Talk: Putting Gairloch Museum’s prehistoric finds in context [Gairloch] ...

20 September 2021

Starts: 20:00

Putting Gairloch Museum’s prehistoric finds in context

Talk by  Dr Alison Sheridan

In person and Online talk and AGM for Gairloch Museum.  Tje AGM will take place at 7:30.  Agenda and papers available on request. Booking from Gairloch Museum website.

Free and open to Members and non-Members of the Museum.

Dr Alison Sheridan is a Research Associate and Former Principal Archaeological Research Curator (Prehistory) at National Museums Scotland. Alison will be discussing her current work on the Highland Archaeology Research Framework with a specific focus on the prehistoric objects within Gairloch Museum's collection.



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Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), The Goods Shed, The Old Station, Strathpeffer, Ross-Shire, Scotland IV14 9DH
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