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Join SFP for a Seashell Guided Walk at the Wig

Join SFP for a Seashell Guided Walk at the Wig – Wednesday 17 August. The Rhins of Galloway Coast Path and Solway Firth Partnership are running a seashell guided walk and identification event on Wednesday 17 August, 10.00am to 12.00nooon at the Wig Beach, Kirkcolm, near Stranraer. Drop in to meet a seashell expert to… Read more »

Discover Forts on the Rhins – FREE guided mini bus tour

Discover Forts on the Rhins – FREE guided mini bus tour Graeme Cavers from AOC Archaeology will be leading a small minibus tour of four forts on the Rhins on Sunday 21 August – please poster below. This is being organised by Kirkcolm Community Trust and booking is essential through ansleykct@gmail.com or 07355 035937.

Excavations at the Mull of Galloway, Monday 22 to Saturday 27 August 2022

Excavations at the Mull of Galloway, Monday 22 to Saturday 27 August 2022 Join AOC Archaeology Group for a new programme of investigation at the Mull of Galloway. The Mull of Galloway forms the southernmost tip of the Rhins peninsula. A pair of huge earthworks run from north-west to south-east, effectively cutting off the Mull… Read more »

Solway Coast AONB Summer Events

Solway Coast AONB Summer Events Event: Dune den drop-in day with the Solway Coast AONB and Cumbria Wildlife Trust Description: Drop into the dune den for a range of wildlife and craft activities for all of the family to enjoy. Learn about your wonderful sand dunes and coastal wildlife, make dune dragons, explore the wildflowers,… Read more »

Discovery Day at RSPB Campfield Marsh

Discovery Day at RSPB Campfield Marsh. Join RSPB at Campfield Marsh, Bowness on Solway on Sunday 14 August for a family friendly Discovery Day! See poster below for more details. For more information phone 01697 351330

Stranraer Oyster Festival 2022

Stranraer Oyster Festival 2022 This year the Stranraer Oyster Festival will take place from the evening of Friday 2 September till the evening of Sunday 4 September. General admission for the 2022 Stranraer Oyster Festival costs £5 per day or £10 for the full three-day event for over 16s. Concessions are available and under 16s… Read more »

Green Fayre at Newton Stewart

Come along to the Green Fayre at Newton Stewart on Saturday 6 August. This free event is aimed at communities, local residents and visitors and will raise awareness of the environment, sustainable living, climate, wildlife, opportunities to join groups or volunteering.

Rhins of Galloway Coast Path Entrance Feature

Rhins of Galloway Coast Path Entrance Feature. The Rhins of Galloway Coast Path is progressing and the community is now being engaged on the signage and start/finish features. The Rhins of Galloway Coast Path will start and finish on the harbourside, beside the Gateway to Galloway Tourist Information Centre and Community Hub. This point was… Read more »

Consultation on Scottish Biodiversity Strategy 2022

Consultation on Scottish Biodiversity Strategy 2022 The Scottish Government are seeking views for their Biodiversity Strategy, which is due for publication in 2022. The Strategy is the starting point in a process which will lead into the development of rolling delivery plans and, through the introduction of a Natural Environment Bill, statutory nature restoration targets…. Read more »

Creative Writing Workshop – The Saltmarsh Experience

Creative Writing Workshop – The Saltmarsh Experience Saltmarshes occupy the boundary between land and sea, a special margin with shape-shifting structures, and unusual sights, sounds and smells. How would you write about them? On Wednesday 14 September  join Ann Lingard for a day’s writing workshop at the RSPB Campfield Reserve near Bowness on Solway, to… Read more »