• Our 2019 excavation focused on the Barrow Cemetery. The excavation was directed by Steve Birch of West Coast Archaeological Services, whilst Dr Gordon Noble of University of Aberdeen was an advisor. Read about our day by day progress on the blog, see our photo gallery, and find out about our spectacular last day find on BBC News.

  • The winners for The Tarradale Challenges competition have now been announced. You can see the winning entries here.

  • Check out our newly released video of the 2018 Tarradale excavations at Gilchrist and Balvattie here.

  • See also Eric Grant's Blog Post containing the radiocarbon dating results from the Mesolithic Shell Midden sites excavated in 2017. It also includes photos of the rare antler tools. The story has been featured in The Scotsman, BBC Online and in the national press.

  • The North of Scotland Archaeological Society's new publication - A Year of Highland Archaeology - is out now at a bookshop near you. It includes a chapter by Eric Grant on the Tarradale Through time project. 

  • The updated Tarradale archaeological display is now in Dingwall library until the end of February. It includes a new panel describing last year's barrow cemetery excavation, together with a display on the Conan Pictish stone - so double the reason to pay a visit!



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