First Time Diggers: Archaeology with our Apprentices

By |2020-01-30T09:37:07+01:00January 23rd, 2020|General News, Archaeology, Heritage skills|

Our Heritage Skills project primarily aims to engage and support young people through training and apprenticeship opportunities. Across the three years of the project a number of Modern Apprentices will be recruited, creating a network of young people working together for Callander. All of our apprentices are hosted by Callander’s Landscape partner Callander Youth

Drones above Dunmore

By |2019-05-14T08:51:33+01:00May 13th, 2019|General News, Archaeology|

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”

Digging into Callander’s History

By |2019-05-02T09:37:49+01:00March 12th, 2019|General News, Archaeology|

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,

Volunteers enjoy a series of archaeology training days as part of Callander’s Landscape

By |2019-05-02T09:38:48+01:00October 11th, 2018|General News, Archaeology|

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

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