Bennachie Visitor Centre - Where your Bennachie experience begins ...

Pitcaple, Inverurie AB51 5HY

The Bennachie Visitor Centre will be open daily from 10am until 5pm.

For further information contact the Bennachie Visitor Centre on 01467 681 470 or email bennachie.warden@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

What's On - Events in September 2017

GORDON WAY WALK

Saturday 23rd September 8.30am - 4pm

You are welcome to join the Garioch Ranger on a walk along the Gordon Way. Meeting at the Bennachie Visitor Centre a bus will take you to Suie car park. This is a lovely walk with superb scenery along the way. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear along with waterproofs. Also bring snacks, drinks and a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided at the Centre at the end of the walk. This walk is strenuous and approx. 11 miles in length and is only suitable for adults. Booking essential for bus numbers. No dogs allowed. Cost: £7 to cover the bus hire.

MEET: 8.15am at the Bennachie Visitor Centre, Pitcaple, Inverurie AB51 5HY, bus leaves at 8.30am

CONTACT: the Garioch Ranger on 01467 681 470, 07786 021 781, garioch.ranger@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or Email: garioch.ranger@aberdeenshire.gov.uk


What's On - Events in October 2017

OUTDOOR FIRST AID

October 14th and 15th 2017

FAA Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid

A comprehensive two-day course which covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence and safety, particularly where professional medical help is not immediately available. This course fulfils the requirements of the First Aid element of the expedition syllabus and is suitable for Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.

Early booking option from £89:00 per person

MEET: at the Bennachie Visitor Centre, Pitcaple, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HY

CONTACT: For booking and information: 1st Point Training Telephone 01569 767 750 or Email: firstpointtraining@btinternet.com


STAR GAZING

Wednesday 18th October from 7.30pm and Friday 24th November from 7pm

Come along and enjoy a star gazing evening guided by members of the Aberdeen Astronomical Society. In the event of cloud or bad weather we'll have an indoor event, showing what you can see in the night sky, using planetarium software. Booking essential.

MEET: at the Bennachie Visitor Centre, Pitcaple, Inverurie AB51 5HY

CONTACT: the Garioch Ranger on 01467 681 470, 07786 021 781or Email: garioch.ranger@aberdeenshire.gov.uk


BEGINNERS AUTUMN PHOTOGRAPHY

Saturday 21st October 10am to 4pm

The Donside Camera Club joins the Garioch Ranger to guide you through your camera functions and how to use your camera for macro, wildlife and landscape photography.

Bring your camera, a packed lunch and suitable clothing and footwear for the outdoors.

Cost: £15. Booking essential.

MEET: at the Bennachie Visitor Centre, Pitcaple, Inverurie AB51 5HY

CONTACT: the Garioch Ranger on 01467 681 470 or Email: garioch.ranger@aberdeenshire.gov.uk


What's On - Events in November 2017

STAR GAZING

Wednesday 18th October from 7.30pm and Friday 24th November from 7pm

Come along and enjoy a star gazing evening guided by members of the Aberdeen Astronomical Society. In the event of cloud or bad weather we'll have an indoor event, showing what you can see in the night sky, using planetarium software. Booking essential.

MEET: at the Bennachie Visitor Centre, Pitcaple, Inverurie AB51 5HY

CONTACT: the Garioch Ranger on 01467 681 470, 07786 021 781or Email: garioch.ranger@aberdeenshire.gov.uk


From hill races to family holiday fun there's always something happening at Bennachie.

From hill races to family holiday fun there's always something happening at Bennachie.


From hill races to family holiday fun there's always something happening at Bennachie.
From hill races to family holiday fun there's always something happening at Bennachie.
From hill races to family holiday fun there's always something happening at Bennachie.
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