Friday 7th July 2017 11am–1pm – Dog Falls Car Park, Glen Affric
Dragons and Damsels
Do you know your damsels from your dragonflies? Walk to Coire Loch to look for and find out about the lives of these amazing insects. Weather permitting. Bring waterproofs, wellies, midge hood and repellent. For more information contact our local office 0300 0676100.
Wednesday 19th July 2017 11am–1.30pm – Dog Falls Car Park, Glen Affric
On the trail of the lonesome Pine Marten
Come for a wander around the trails in Glen Affric to hear how pine marten and his neighbours in the pinewoods live. Look for signs that he’s about and see why Glen Affric is such a great home. PS It is unlikely that we’ll see a pine marten! Bring waterproofs, strong footwear and midge repellent. For more information contact our local office 0300 0676100.
July & August every day – Milton Trail, Craigmonie Woodland, Drumnadrochit
Whodunit at Craigmonie
Can you help with this murder mystery? Follow the clues on the trail to find who took the pigeon. Consider the evidence left at the scene of the crime, interview the suspects and using your nature detective skills find out who the culprit is. Print off your evidence sheet from scotland.forestry.gov.uk/visit/craigmonie or collect from the Visitor Information Centre in Drumnadrochit. Send your answers to Sandra Reid, Balnain Forest Office, Glenurquhart, By Drumnadrochit, IV63 6TJ or email your answers to Sandra.email@example.com to get a Nature Detective Certificate.
August every day – Coire Loch trail, Glen Affric
Are you nuts about squirrels? Test your knowledge on our native red squirrels, on a walk around the Caledonian pinewoods in Glen Affric. Collect an answer sheet from the shop in Cannich and return or send your answers to Sandra Reid, Balnain Forest Office, Glenurquhart, By Drumnadrochit, IV63 6TJ or email to Sandra.firstname.lastname@example.org to get a Squirrel Expert Certificate.
Saturday 26th August 2017
Glenurquhart Highland Games
Blairbeg Park, Drumnadrochit 10am: Includes traditional events by the heavyweight athletes – throwing weights and hammers and tossing the caber. In addition, there is the Glen Challenge, hill race, track running for adults and children, solo piping, highland dancing and the very popular tug o’war.
Events across the HighlandsEvents from The Listasync defer
Information provided from The List including film, music, drama and sporting events within a 30 mile radius of Cannich. Please note that the distance is as the crow flies and therefore travel by road might be longer.