Things To

See & Do

  • Whats on in the Argyll area
  • Beekeeping in Argyll
  • Dry Stone Walling in Argyll
  • Animal Husbandry in Argyll
  • Horticulture in Argyll
  • Woodcraft in Argyll
  • Woodland Management in Argyll

What's on in the Area

There's always something happening in and around the area and in further Argyll. Here are some events of note:



Winter talks

Kilmartin Glen will be running a series of illustrated evening talks. These will be held (except March) on the second Tuesday of the month in the Living Stones Christian Centre, Kilmartin, Argyll, PA31 8UN from 7pm - 8.30pm. Talks are free though donations are always welcome. For more details visit www.kilmartin.org, call 01546 510278 or email education@kilmartin.org

Tuesday 13th February 2018 - Dr Anuschka Miller, Blue Planet Scotland - Stories from Below the Waves

This talk will give an overview of the history and wor of SAMS followed by an introduction to their current research projects.

Friday 16th March 2018 - Dr Tertia Barnett - Scotland's Rock Art Project

A discussion of what we know about Scotland's rock art & how this project aims to enhance our understanding & awareness.


Access to Crofting toolkit

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th February 2018 - Kilmartin Museum | £70 per person, limited fully fundede places available for under 25s
An introduction to Scottish agriculture directly related to crofters and smallholders. Peer to peer support and face-to-face training event with industry experts to give you a step up to starting out in crofting taking on a croft or to update your knowledge and develop your crofting business.

This highly acclaimed 2 day classroom-based course is designed specifically for new or aspiring crofters, successors or smallholders or anyone else interested in this traditional way of life.

For information or to book a place contact Cathy on training@crofting.org or call 01854 612220.

This course will be followed by a series of practical courses;

Croft Woodland - 24th March 2018
Free for existing crofter and smallholders or £40 per person.

Scything - 19th & 20th May 2018
£80 per person

Permaculture - 26th May 2018
£40 per person

Horticulture - 30th June 2018
£40 per person

Animal Husbandry - Sunday 24th June 2018
£40 per person

To book, contact Cathy on training@crofting.org or phone 01854 612220.