Caithness Field Club
Tel: 01847 89 6989
CAITHNESS FIELD CLUB PROGRAMME 2014 -15
3 - 6 October 2014
A Picts weekend based in Caithness Horizons. Talks/Outings etc. booking forms and information from Caithness Horizons in Thurso.
24 - 25 October 2014
A Viking Weekend - Caithness Horizons
Sunday 26 October 2014
In search of salmon at Braemore - Geoff Leet to lead. Leaving Wick and Thurso train stations 10.00am meeting at telephone box at the end of Braemore road at approximately 10.45am.
Saturday 15 November 2014
Annual dinner at Mackays hotel, Wick - Price including gratuties £26. Booking Essential -phone Marion 01847 892999 or email marrowATtiscali.co.uk
Thursday 11 December 2014
Don Mason - who was a pilot in World War Two will speak "Their Past, Your Future" at Pentland hotel, Thurso 7.30pm
Tuesday 20 January 2015
A talk from George Bethunes entitled "From the Land to the Sea and Beyond - One family 150 years sojourn in the fishing" at Assembly rooms, Wick - 7.30pm.
Sunday 1 February 2015
Gerston River Walk - Halkirk, Braal Castle, Waterworks, then the main road to Gerston and riverside back to Halkirk. Geoff to lead. Meeting at Sutherland's Garage, Halkirk. Cars leave Wick station at 10.15am and Thurso Station 10.30am.
Tuesday 10 February 2015
Geoff Bates talk - Raptors of the North" - Pentland hotel, Thurso 7.30pm
Sunday 1 March 2015
A walk with Jenny - "Auld Wick Castle to Wick" Cars leave Thurso train station at 10.00am meeting at Lidl Car Park 10.30am.
Tuesday 24 March 2015
Dr Elizabeth Ritchie will give a talk "Why did the clearances happen" - Pentland hotel, Thurso 7.30pm.
Tuesday 14 April 2015
Annual General Meeting - 7.30pm Castletown hotel - a small charge for refreshments.
Tuesday 21 April 2015
Susan Kruse of ARCH highland wil give a talk - "Flint Scatters and Farmsteads" - Pentland hotel, Thurso - 7.30pm. - .
Friday 24 - Monday 27 April 2015
The Club Weekend - changed date - - at the Eight Acres hotel, Elgin. Terms £49 each - Dinner Bed and Breakfast. More details near to the time. book with Marion 01847 892999
NON-MEMBERS WELCOME.( SORRY – NO DOGS!) PLEASE WEAR SUITABLE CLOTHING AND BRING A PACKED LUNCH . EVERYONE COMES AT THEIR OWN RISK. WE NORMALLY MEET AT WICK AND THURSO TRAIN STATIONS. THE COMMITTEE SUGGESTS THAT MEMBERS SEEKING LIFTS IN OTHER CARS SHOULD CONTRIBUTE TO THE COST OF PETROL.
16 November 06
11 November 06
The Caithness Field Club has members from all over Caithness with many different backgrounds and interests. Many of the members are keenly interested in Local History, Archaeology, Geography, Natural History, Palaeontology and other topics. The Members lead walks and are available to answer questions on the many outings organised throughout the year. In the winter months indoor activities include lectures, talks, slide shows on a wide range of topics.
The Caithness Field Club has been publishing bulletins since 1973 with articles covering many aspects of Caithness/Scottish history, geography, wildlife and many other subjects. Click here for the Bulletins Index.
Inverness Field Club
Orkney Field Club
Canmore Database - Canmore is the window into the RCAHMS database - Information on almost all of Scotland's archaelogical sites - See Also RCAHMS Links List for many more sources. RCHAMS Photo Stream On FlickR
Am Baile - Highland History and Culture - web site of Highland council - See Also Am Baile Links Lists
Links On Caithness.org
Caithness Museums and Visitor Centres
Google Maps - Zoom in on Caithness in Map, Satellite or Terrain View - amazing detail
A - Z of Caithness for photos and specific links to Google Maps and more.