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Guided Walk around Dornoch [Dornoch] ...

30 August 2022


Starts: 14:00
Ends: 15:30

Guided Walk around historical town of Dornoch, led by Anne Coombs or Lynne Mahoney. Start at Historylinks Museum.

Sites to be visited include: 16th Century Bishop's Palace, 18th Century Court and Jail and 13th Century Cathedral. Along the way you will learn about the Mercat Cross, St. Michael's well and the Dornoch Light Railway as well as the Highland Clearances, Golf Club and the burning of Janet Horne, the last alleged witch to be executed in Britain.

The walk is approximately 2 miles in length and takes about 1.5 hours. The walking is easy on pavements and footpaths and suitable footwear and appropriate weather gear is advised. Dog friendly.

Cost £5, Accompanied children (up to 16yrs) FREE. Bookings from Historylinks website.

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Dig: Swartigill [Caithness] ...

30 August 2022

The dig of an early Iron Age site at Swartigill, Caithness returns this year, organised by ORCA (Orkney Resarch Centre for Archaeology and Yarrows Heritage Trust.

Further information from  https://www.yarrowsheritagetrust.co.uk/kids-corner. If you're interested in participating, contact: heritage@yarrowsheritagetrust.co.uk or 01955 651387

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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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