The Vital Spark

A foraging and fire workshop as part of the Nairn Book and Arts Festival, Saturday 14th September.

A riverside foray celebrating our local woodlands and the food freely available there. We’ll get back to our primitive roots with a fire-lighting skills session, bake some bannock bread and have a freshly made brew over the fire.

Accessibility – Easy walking, max 2km.

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Upcoming events with the nation wide Foraging Fortnight:


Foraging Workshop

Monday 9th September, 9:30am – 12:30pm, Sanquhar Loch

Nature 4 Health aims to help people connect with nature, each other and themselves. Experience the mindful benefits of green and blue space and the fascinating species we share the planet with. We meet at Sanquhar Loch to enjoy and appreciate nature, bringing a mindfulness to experience and using all our senses. Wild foods, wildlife, art and tracks are part of the experience, which is rounded off with foraged delicacies cooked for round a fire for an open air lunch before you go!

Free event with priority given to community groups so booking essential on application. To apply please email


Walking for Wellbeing,

Tuesday 10th September, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Quarrelwood

Join us on a walk to enjoy and appreciate nature, using all our senses. Wild foods and wildlife watching, nature tracking and storytelling, will all be part of the experience, which is rounded off with tea around the fire with a home-made flapjack. Meet at the Brumley Brae car park.
Organised by Nature4Health. Special event for priority groups. Email Ruaraidh at for these and alternative options.

Nature Tours starting in October

Our Nature Walks are going on tour! Twice monthly we will be taking a minibus of folk from Inverness to meet other like minded folk for a walk in different places around the highlands. Come join us on one, or…