News - 2018
Outreach Officer for The Bailies of Bennachie
The Bailies of Bennachie are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to this post so as to raise the profile of the Bailies and increase engagement with existing members, local landowners, organisations and the general public.
Bede House Walk
One of the Bailies guided tours to the Bede House excavations. There is a lot to see and new features are continually being unearthed. There is a short walk to the site. Each tour should last about 90 minutes.
Bailies Workparty - Saturday 7th July 2018
This month’s workparty was clearing bracken, etc., around two of the Colony Houses.
Bede House Excavation in July 2018
Due to the good turn out of excavators fine sections of wall are now appearing and survey work is well underway.
Bailies Calendar 2019
The Bailies of Bennachie 2019 Calendar has just been delivered and is now on sale, you can download an order form from our Publications page, a big thank you to all photographers for the use of their photos. we hope you like it.
Bede House Dig Starts
Start of the excavation at the Bede House site showing wall footings and recording a hearth. Early indications show some promising archaeology to be found.
Recording stone quarries to the north of Shepherds Lodge, as part of the Bennachie Landscapes Project.
The Bede House Excavations on Bennachie
A programme of fieldwork being carried out by the ‘Bennachie Landscapes Fieldwork Group’ is attempting to locate and explore the historically-attested ‘Bede House’ on the Pittodrie Estate.
Pupils from Insch Primary School came along to The Bennachie Visitor Centre yesterday, to help launch the Digital Bennachie Colony Trail App, along with Jeff Oliver and Liz Curtis from Aberedeen University, Chris Foster from the Bailies of Benn...
Tapping and Swiping - The Past at the Bennachie Centre
New app 'The Digital Bennachie Colony Trail' tells the story of crofters at Aberdeenshire’s iconic hill and is available for free download for both Android and Apple operating systems.
Digital Bennachie - Insch Primary School
Pupils from Insch Primary School came along to The Bennachie Visitor Centre to help launch the Digital Bennachie Colony Trail App.