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Ranger Walks, Events and Activities in the Scottish Highlands

Caithness & Sutherland; Great Glen Way; Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey; Lochaber; Skye, Lochalsh, Ross and Cromarty

Thursday 01 January - Monday 21 December

Together with our colleagues we are encouraging visitors into the Scottish countryside, with natural stunning beauty and biodiversity, promoting ways…



Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Friday 27 March - Sunday 26 July

Through over 60 items drawn from across the entire breadth of the Royal Collection, and from the Early Bronze Age…

Stromness Museum

Ness of Brodgar – Art & Archaeology

Stromness Museum, 52 Alfred Street, Stromness, KW17 3DH

Saturday 04 April - Thursday 01 October

Plus activities for all ages! “The Ness is a massive Neolithic walled enclosure that contains numerous well preserved monumental stone buildings…



East Wemyss Primary School, Fife, KY1 4RN

Sunday 12 April - Sunday 27 September

From April to September 2015, Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Society (SWACS) will be hosting Open Sundays which include: guided tours of the…

Archaeology Skills Weekend

Archaeology Skills Weekend

Gartmorn Country Park, Gartmorn Road, Sauchie, Alloa, Clackmannan, FK10 3AZ

Saturday 18 April @ 10:00am - Sunday 19 April @ 4:30pm

Have you ever fancied taking part in an archaeological dig? We have the perfect opportunity to help you learn the…


World Heritage Day at Tamfourhill (Antonine Wall)

Tamfourhill Community Hall Cumbrae Drive Tamfourhill FK1 4AH

Saturday 18 April @ 12:00pm - Saturday 18 April @ 4:00pm

A ‘memory gathering’ day, part of the Tamfourhill fun day, will take place at Tamfourhill Community Centre on the line…

Object Handling

Family Object Handling

St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, KY16 9DP

Saturday 18 April @ 1:00pm - Saturday 18 April @ 4:00pm

Drop into the activity room to grips with some archaeological objects. Think about what we can learn from the items…

Scottish Stone Circles

The Use and Reuse of Scottish Stone Circles

University of Edinburgh, Teviot Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG

Thursday 23 April @ 5:30pm

Speaker: Professor Richard Bradley, University of Reading This lecture is part of the project: Building (Ancient) Lives funded by the…

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MUSA Young Archaeologist – Ancient Bones

Museum of the University of St Andrews, 7a The Scores, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AR

Saturday 25 April

Are you a budding archaeologist? If so, come along to the Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA) from…


Treasure Trove Scotland Workshop and Finds day

St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, KY16 9DP

Saturday 25 April

Treasure Trove Scotland Workshop Hints and tips on identifying archaeological objects. Learn about archaeological material and how to identify it, with…


Boundary Stones in the Lomond Hills

Lomond Hills

Tuesday 28 April - Friday 08 May

Join geographer and explorer Professor David Munro and archaeologist Dr. Oliver O’Grady on an expedition to hunt for lost boundary…

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Wednesday 29 April - Sunday 10 May

Tradition goes live in Edinburgh, when the third annual showcase of Traditional Arts and Culture takes place in Scotland’s capital…

Beltane 2015

Beltane Fire Festival 2015

Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Thursday 30 April

Beltane Fire Festival is a modern reimagining of Celtic traditions, celebrating the beginning of Summer, with stunning performances by hundreds…