WLF’16 GeoPark Events

We’re all looking forward immensely to the Wild Lochaber Festival 2016, organised by the GeoPark this year.  To celebrate the GeoPark have four awesome events planned!

Rock Safaris

Parallel Roads photo from Lochaber GeoparkOn Saturday 21st and 29th May we have Rock Safaris to the Parallel Roads of Glen Roy.  Starting at Darwin’s Rest Coffee Shop, Craft Shop and Visitor Exhibition, we’ll talk you through the history and geology of the famous Parallel Roads and their fascination for the geological minds of the 1840’s, while you sample our fantastic Limini Coffee or speciality teas, before meeting up at the Parallel Roads viewpoint for a guided tour.

 

 

Meet the GeoPark

On Monday the 23rd May, we have our ‘Meet the GeoPark’ event in our High Street Visitor Centre, where you’ll be able to meet our directors, staff and volunteers, find out everything you ever wanted to know about the GeoPark, and have a sneak preview of our refurbishment plans.  We will be launching our latest publication, the ‘Wild Lochaber Trails Booklet’ where you can read all about the best places to see the wildlife the Park has to offer in these handy tour guides.  Also featuring in this evening is a guided GeoTour of Fort William High Street, featuring the geological origins of many of our familiar buildings, and a geological outlook of the familiar High Street views.

Wildlife Talk

DR SignOn Wednesday 25th May, we have a Wildlife Talk at Darwin’s Rest, where you’ll be treated to a relaxed and informal talk on the abundant wildlife to be found in the Park, some amazing local wildlife photography from one of our own Directors, and of course you can sample our coffee, tea and homebaking, courtesy of our lovely Darwin’s Rest staff.

We hope to see you for any or all of the above events, and enjoy the festival! Call 01397 705314 to book GeoPark events, or for general information on any of the festival events.