Capture the history of Lanarkshire

Capture the history of Lanarkshire with the launch of a new project being headed up by The Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership (CAVLP). 

The CAVLP will be running a series of events and providing training sessions in all things archaeology from November 2015 to summer of 2016. The purpose of this fascinating programme is to promote engagement with the industrial, agricultural and horticultural heritage of the Clyde and Avon Valley region.

The project begins on Saturday 28 November with an official launch being held at RSPB Baron Haugh's Nature Reserve

Participants can embrace their inner Indiana Jones by learning how to conduct archaeological surveys, undertaking research, discovering and recording sites, all under the guidance of the professionals. 

The following day, Sunday 29 November, members of the public are invited to drop in and take part in discussions about the interesting heritage of the area. Visitors are further encouraged to bring along objects which the archeologists can examine and identify.   

By taking part in this extraordinary project you will not only develop some new and exciting skills, you will be actively assisting the CAVLP paint a picture of what life was like in the area thousands years ago.

So dig out your tools and learn something interesting about your hometown!

Get travel information on the Baron Haugh's Nature Reserve section of our website.

Dates and Times

Saturday 28 November

RSPB Baron’s Haugh

10.30am – 3.30pm

This is a free event, however booking is essential, confirm your place via email to

Sunday 29 November

RSPB Baron’s Haugh

11am- 4pm

Free drop in sessions all day

Further information on the Clyde and Avon Valley Partnership can found on their official website.