Ranger Service Guided Walks in ASSYNT 2018 (a short summary)

Date                                                                          Time                 Meeting place                                     Booking reference


Thurs 21 June       Clachtoll coastal walk                      11-3pm            Clachtoll beach car park                        000710ULLA     

Tues 26 June        The lost township, Dubh Clais           11-3pm            Lochinver Village Hall                           000711ULLA          

Mon 2 July            Self-led Seashore wildlife                 3.30-5pm         Stoer beach                                         N/A     

Mon 2 July            Evening coastal walk at Stoer           7-9pm              Stoer beach                                        KNBV014494     

Tues 24 July          Self-led Rockpooling                       11-1pm             Clashnessie beach car park                   N/A     

Thurs 2 Aug          Stoer to Balchladich                        11-3pm             Stoer beach                                        KNBV014497             

Tues 7 Aug            Clachtoll Sand Sculpture competition (morning)                                                           

                                & Seashore Activities Day           11-3pm                Clachtoll Beach Car Park                     N/A                     

Tues 14 Aug         Bothy Tales & Marshmallows            11-3pm                Glencanisp lodge car park                   KNBV014499    

You will need to book on most of these events so please visit https://booking.highlifehighland.com/ and use the booking reference number for the event given above. 

It costs £9.73 per visitor to operate our Countryside Ranger Service.  We make no charge for some events but we rely on your donations to help us protect our highland wildlife and heritage.

All the walks are led by one of the Rangers. It is important that you think of your own safety and that of any children for whom you are responsible. Remember too that these are country walks in the Highland weather so please dress accordingly. Bring sturdy shoes/ boots, and a sense of fun. 

Walk Grades: A is easiest, D most challenging, including very rough ground and sometimes steep climbs.

Assynt Crofters Trust 25th Anniversary Celebration

Date                    Event                                                                                                                       Location

Sat 30 June          A Celebration of Fishing                                                                                       Drumbeg Loch and Hal

                           The Wheelie boat launch and Ceilidh and All-abilities fishing competition

Sun 1 July            A Celebration of Faith                                                                                           The Marquee Stoer Green

                           A non-denominational service by Murray Campbell

Mon 2 July            A Celebration of our Past                                                                                     The Marquee Stoer Green

                           Events including Broch activities, geological exhibitions, photgraphic exhibition

                           guided walks and an evening hill run - The Peat Road Challenge and also the

                           Feis Fun Run for the Kids

Tues 3 July           A Celebration of Music and Poetry                                                                        The Marquee Stoer Green

                           Music workshops with Rory Matheson, Anna Buxton, Kim MacLennan, Henry

                           Fosbroke and others. Creative Writing workshop with poet Anne-Marie Fyfe

                           Creative Writing prize-giving and concert

Wed 4 July           A Celebration of a Life - Allan MacRae                                                                  The Marquee Stoer Green

                          A debate from the Scottish Crofting Federation and launch of Judith Napier's

                          definitive biography of Allan (legendary ACT member)

Thurs 5 July         A Celebration of Sheep - Ewe to You                                                                     The Marquee Stoer Green

                          Sheepdog handling, sheep shearing and husbandry alongside demonstrations

                          of wool crafts including spinning, weaving, knitting and felting

Fri 6 July             The Feis in the Fank                                                                                                The Marquee Stoer Green

                          A special night of music, food and dance to end the week.  Performances from 

                          Blazin' Fiddles, Skerryvore, Rory Matheson, Kenny John, Skala Ceilidh Dance

                          Band, James Graham, Traligill and 2+1. A night to remember. Ticketed

More information and tickets available at www.theassyntcrofterstrust.co.uk

Other Activities

Date                      Event                                                                           Location

Fri 10 Aug              Assynt Highland Games, 12pm                                      Lochinver Football Pitch

                            This Years Chieftain (joint) is retired local Doctor John Vine and his wife Grace.

                             More info TBC

This will be updated as and when information becomes available


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