Saturday 25 March. Sound of Gigha. Led by Mike Harrison (contact details: phone 01631 710656, email ). Meet at Ronachan Point car park (grid ref NR741548) on the A83 at 10.00 hrs. Lunches will be available at the hotel on Gigha.

Saturday 29 April. Benmore Gardens and surrounding area (Cowal). Led by Steve Petty (contact details: phone 01369 810024, email ). Meet in the Benmore Gardens car park (grid ref NS142866) at 10.00 hrs. Lunches will be available at the cafe. Please let Steve know by 24 April if you would like places at tables for lunch booked.

Saturday 10 June. Loch Lomond RSPB Reserve. Led by Anne Archer (contact details: phone 01700 811611, email ). Meet at the RSPB visitor hub car park. Please contact Anne if you wish to go on this trip as places are limited. RSPB will charge £5 per person for a guided tour. Wellies may be required and walking will be across open ground off paths.

Sunday 25 June. Skipness (Kintyre). Led by Katie Pendreigh (contact details: phone 01583 441359, email ). Meet in the car park beside the entrance to Skipness Castle at 10.00 hrs. The Sea Food Cabin will be open for lunch.

Saturday 29 July. Clachan (Kintyre). Led by Malcolm Chattwood (contact details: phone 01546 603389, email ). Meet in the Clachan Village Hall car park at 10.00 hrs (Grid Reference NR766562).

Saturday 26 August. Colonsay. Led by David Jardine (contact details: phone 01546 510200, email ). A full-day visit with transport provided. Further details from David Jardine. You must book with David in advance to attend this trip, as numbers are limited by vehicle spaces.


The autumn indoor meeting, including the Annual General Meeting of the club, will be held on Saturday 4 November 2017 at the Cairnbaan Hotel, near Lochgilphead. The programme will be posted in June 2017.

The spring 2018 indoor meeting will be held on Saturday 3 March 2018 at the Inveraray Inn, Inveraray.