Ranger Service

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The North Harris Ranger Service came into being in October 2009 and is currently supported by funding from NatureScot and Bord na Gaidhlig.


The main aims of the Ranger service are:

  • To ensure a warm welcome to visitors and provide support for people to enjoy the outdoors
  • To increase awareness, understanding, care and responsible use of the natural and cultural heritage of North Harris
  • To support the sustainable management and use of the outdoors


Guided Walks

The Ranger, leads a comprehensive programme of guided walks and events from May through to October.

The Guided Walks programme for the year will be advertised on this website in spring time and posters with further information will be located across the Island.

Each year there is a monthly walk; ‘mountain of the month’. This walk showcases the finest of Harris’ mountains. The location of each walk is published on this website and Facebook the week before the start of the walk.


School Work

The Ranger also works with all the Harris Schools to help foster a greater appreciation, responsibility and belonging to the local environment among young people.

Monitoring and Survey Work

The Ranger service carries out surveys and monitoring of various aspects of our rich natural heritage and is also working to control invasive plant species such as Gunnera.

For more information or to get involved with the Ranger service contact our Ranger on 01859 502 222, ranger@north-harris.org