Isle of Rum Events
always something new to discover.
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Midsummer Rum (c) Ali Morris

 
 
 

Spring

As Rum reawakens from winter hibernation and the cuckoo begins to call, a visit in spring is full of wonderful things, stay longer and join in with them all!

Every Tuesday - Seawatch with Community Ranger Trudi. Meet at the Otter Hide 1100-1300hrs. No charge

Every Wednesday - Discover Rum. Guided walk in conjunction with CalMac ferries. Meet at the ferry pier, 11.45am £5/£2.50

Every Tuesday and Thursday - Evening Talk - The Isle of Rum, An Introduction. Village Hall 1930hrs. £4/£1

Every Friday - Where Eagles Dare. Guided walk with Community Ranger Trudi. Meet at the Village Hall at 0930hrs. £6/£3

May

Monday 1st May: 2-4pm: Beltane Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Monday 8th May:

The Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk

Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Tuesday 9th May: 1-3pm: Seashore Forage Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Wednesday 10th May: 2-4pm: Wildlife under the Bright Moon Guided Walk Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Monday 22nd May: 

The Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk

Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Tuesday 23rd May: 2-4pm: Spring Birds Guided walk Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Monday 29th May:

The Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk

Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

For more information on these events, visit the Ranger Service page  here or email ranger@isleofrum.com

Summer

When the midges do bite if its not too bright and the wind doesn't blow them away, join us on Rum for a whole lot of fun for a day trip or a holiday

Every Tuesday - Seawatch: with Community Ranger Trudi. Meet at the Otter Hide 1100-1300hrs. No charge

Every Wednesday - Discover Rum: Guided walk in conjunction with CalMac ferries. Meet at the ferry pier, 11.45am £5/£2.50

Every Tuesday and Thursday - Evening Talk: The Isle of Rum, An Introduction. Village Hall 1930hrs. £4/£1

Every Friday - Where Eagles Dare. Guided walk with Community Ranger Trudi. Meet at the Village Hall at 0930hrs. £6/£3

June

Saturday 3rd June: 2nd Rock from the Sun! Watch the skies before sunrise: Venus at Greatest Western Elongation

Monday 5th June: Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk

Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Tuesday 6th June: 3-5pm: Wildflowers of Rum Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Friday 9th June: 4-6pm: Wildlife under the Horse Moon Guided walk Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Wednesday 14th June: 4-6pm: Seashore Walk Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Thursday 15th June: Watch the skies! Saturn at Opposition

Monday 19th June: Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk
Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Wednesday 21st June: 3-5pm: Alban Heruin, the Summer Solstice Join the Ranger for a guided wildlife walk

Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Saturday 24th June: 1-8pm: Meet the Locals: Rum’s Red Deer at Kilmory

<<No dogs please>> Cost £10 Adults / £5 Children

*Booking essential* For booking and more details speak to the Ranger or contact her on ranger@isleofrum.com

Wednesday 28th June: 3-5pm: Summer Birds of Rum Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

July

Monday 3rd July: Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk
Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Friday 7th July: 3-5pm: Children’s Nature Afternoon Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £2.50 per child (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult)

Monday 10th July: 2-4pm: Wildlife under the Herb Moon Guided walk Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Wednesday 12th July: 3-5pm: Summer Birds of Rum Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Friday 14th July: 3-5pm: Children’s Nature Afternoon Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £2.50 per child (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult)

Monday 17th July: Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk
Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Friday 21st July: 3-5pm: Children’s Nature Afternoon Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £2.50 per child (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult)


Saturday 22nd July: 2pm onwards: SMALL ISLES GAMES


Friday 28th July: Watch the skies! Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

Saturday 29th July: 8pm-1am: Meet the Locals: Rum's Manx Shearwaters, evening walk For more information contact: Lesley.watt@snh.gov.uk

Tel: 01687 462026

Monday 31st July: 11am-1pm: Lughnasadh Wildlife Walk Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

August

Friday 4 th August: 3-5pm: Children’s Nature Afternoon

Cost £2.50 per child (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult)

Monday 7th August: 2-4pm: Wildlife under the Lynx Moon

Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Friday 11 th August: 3-5pm: Children’s Nature Afternoon Cost £2.50 per child (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult)

Saturday 12th August: Watch the skies! Perseids Meteor Shower

Monday 14th August: Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk
Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Friday 18th August: 4-6pm: Children’s Nature Afternoon Cost £2.50 per child (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult)

Wednesday 23 rd August: 3-5pm: Summer Birds of Rum Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Friday 25 th August: 3-5pm: Children’s Nature Afternoon Cost £2.50 per child (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult)

For more information on any of these events visit the Ranger Service page here or email ranger@isleofrum.com

Autumn

As the leaves change colour and fall from the trees and the red deer rut, bellow and fight, we harvest Rum's larder, feast on our produce and send fireworks into the night!

Every Tuesday - Seawatch: with Community Ranger Trudi. Meet at the Otter Hide 1100-1300hrs. No charge

Every Wednesday - Discover Rum: Guided walk in conjunction with CalMac ferries. Meet at the ferry pier, 11.45am £5/£2.50

Every Tuesday and Thursday - Evening Talk: The Isle of Rum, An Introduction. Village Hall 1930hrs. £4/£1

Every Friday - Where Eagles Dare. Guided walk with Community Ranger Trudi. Meet at the Village Hall at 0930hrs. £6/£3

September

Monday 4th September: Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk
Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Wednesday 6 th September: 3-5pm: Wildlife under the Singing Moon Guided walk Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Monday 18th September: Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk
Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Friday 22 nd September: 3-5pm: Alban Elued – Autumn Equinox Guided Wildlife Walk Cost £6 Adults / £3 Children

Monday 25th September: Monday Sandwich: 9.30-11.30am: Wildlife Walk /Ferry in at 12.45pm/ 2-4pm: Wildlife Walk
Meet outside the Village Hall Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Saturday 30 th September: 9.15am-5pm: The Rum Rut – guided walk to Kilmory: Cost £15 Adults / £5 Children *Places are limited to 12 for each walk, so booking is essential*

October

Thursday 5 th October: 10am-12pm: Wildlife under the Harvest Moon Guided walk Cost £5 Adults / £2.50 Children

Saturday 7 th October: 9.15am-5pm: The Rum Rut – guided walk to Kilmory: Cost £15 Adults / £5 Children *Places are limited to 12 for each walk, so booking is essential*

Sunday 22nd October: Calmac switch to Winter Timetable

For more information on Ranger led activities, please e-mail ranger@isleofrum.com

For more information on SNH events, please e-mail lesley.watt@snh.gov.uk

Winter

It may be cold but it's sure not bleak as we light candles and twinkling lights, we'll light up the dark as we celebrate -shorter days just mean longer nights!

Page updated 17th August 2017

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