Dunmore hillfort, near Bochastle just west of Callander, is a well-known local landmark and nationally important monument. As part of our Archaeology project, the hillfort was recently surveyed using drone-based photogrammetry, a form of aerial survey that allows us to see sites from new perspectives and creates highly accurate 3D terrain models by “stitching”
This month we are celebrating the success of our Black Grouse project in partnership with Drumardoch Estate, which is the first project to be completed as a part of Callander’s Landscape! The Black Grouse project, which falls under the project theme of ‘restore’, aims to extend black grouse habitat within the Callander landscape. The
An exciting range of archaeology workshops and training opportunities are taking place in Leny Woods over the next few months to help us uncover the area’s historic past and unlock the cultural heritage of Callander. Leny Woods is situated at the Highland Boundary Fault and holds archaeological sites from the prehistoric, Roman occupation, medieval,
On Saturday 17th November we hosted our first big Callander’s Landscape event as a part of our Dark Skies project – an evening of stargazing at McLaren Leisure Centre. We anticipated that the event would be popular but we were blown away by the support from the community, with well over 250 people attending.
Callander’s Landscape is go! Three new team members, Julie, Ross and Toby, have started and will be supporting Emma Martin who is the Programme Manager. Our new staff have been in post for just over two months now and Julie explains some of the things they have been up to so far. It has
Ever watched Time Team and wondered how to get involved in archaeology? As part of Callander’s Landscape, North Light Heritage and Callander Heritage Society recently ran a series of training sessions to give local volunteers skills in archaeological surveying. Callander’s Landscape is an exciting project that focuses on the dramatic landscapes that surround Callander, improving the area’s
In March this year, thanks to National Lottery players, £1.43million funding was awarded from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help transform Callander over the next three years. Along with contributions from partners, volunteers and other grant funders, this landscape scale project has a total value of around £2.2 million. So, what is Callander’s Landscape
A community-led project to turn the town of Callander into the outdoor capital of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park has been given £1.43million funding from the National Lottery. A grant of £1,430,300 has been awarded to the Callander Landscape Partnership through the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). HLF’s Landscape Partnership programme – which