Rowan Tree Consulting

24 Ballifeary Lane

Tel: 01463 715225
Fax: 01463 715225


  1. Archaeology/industrial archaeology
  2. Copywriting/scriptwriting/editing
  3. Interpretive design/production
  4. Interpretive planning/development
  5. Market research and evaluation


Rowan Tree Consulting was established in September 2000. We offer a range of tourism, heritage and marketing services to the public, private and voluntary sectors in the Highlands and further afield. We can help with:

  • interpretive planning/development
  • interpretive design/production (including research and copywriting)
  • feasibility studies
  • business and marketing plans
  • surveys of archaeological sites and advice on how to interpret them to the public
  • marketing and PR
  • market research
  • special events, activities and festivals
  • evaluation and monitoring, and
  • general project management
Please visit our website for further details.


  • The Nevis Partnership - planning, co-ordination and promotion of the first-ever Glen Nevis Festival (October 2004), encouraging local people and visitors to enjoy the Glen’s natural environment and archaeology.

  • The Highland Council – co-ordination and promotion of Highland Archaeology Week in 2003 and 2004.

  • Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (Moray Firth Wildlife Centre) - market research, preparation of marketing plan and review of interpretation as part of wider feasibility study for the development of the centre.

  • The Highland Council - design, implementation and analysis of face-to-face visitor survey evaluating impact of new interpretive trail in East Quarry, Ballachulish. Completed March 2004.

  • Highland Buildings Preservation Trust - preparation of interpretive plan and audience development plan as part of wider successful Heritage Lottery Fund application for the restoration of the Old Sail Loft, Stornoway

  • The Highland Council - preparation of interpretive plan and research/ copywriting of interpretive panels for Badbea Clearance settlement, Caithness.

  • The Highland Council - preparation of Local Interpretive Plan for Broadford, Isle of Skye, including preparation of inventory of local natural and cultural heritage resources.

  • Durness Development Group Ltd - audit of archaeological sites and preparation of interpretive plan.
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