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Scottish Archaeology Month 2012 events - Aberdeenshire region

08 August 2012

Scottish Archaeology Month 2012 events - Aberdeenshire region

Events for Scottish Archaeology Month 2012 in the Aberdeenshire region.

Scottish Archaeology Month 2012 events for the Aberdeenshire region.

Local history tour, 2 September; Crathie Tourist Information Centre car park

Spectacular scenery and fascinating historical sites are the theme for this day. Visit a variety of historical sites with stunning views across this less-visited part of Deeside.
Meeting point: Crathie Tourist Information Centre carpark; Time: 10am to 4pm; Distance: 16Kms. Ascent: 260m. Booking essential, tel: 01339 755059. Mountain walk. Bring lunch.

Forvie Kirk walk, 27 October; Waterside carpark, Newburgh, Aberdeenshire; 7.30-9.30pm

In conjunction with Tell-a-Story Day, a half hour night-walk to the ruined Kirk to hear the local legend of the disaster that overtook the village in 1314.  Suitable for adults and older children. Stout boots, warm cloths, waterproofs advisable. Getting there: Waterside car park is 1.5 miles / 2.5km north of Newburgh on the A975. The Forvie Centre is 3.4 miles / 5.5km further north, just outside the village of Collieston. For details, tel: 01358 726417.

Being BAD in Banchory Museum, throughout September and October 2012

Being BAD is good in Banchory Museum:-  you can handle real archaeological objects,
Meet ‘Doug’ our resident skeleton and learn about archaeology and how to draw dinosaurs and museum finds. For details, tel: 01330 822105.

For the full Scottish Archaeology Month programme for 2012, visit the Scottish Archaeology Month website.

For all the latest Scottish archaeology events and Scottish archaeology news, see each issue of History Scotland.

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