Morning events, Days out, Wildlife

20 events

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Whirly Birds Fun Day

A family fun day celebrating the amazing world of flight. Events include wildlife talks, a paper aeroplane competition, helicopter flights and aircraft modelling demonstrations.

Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare

Sun 29 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 01934 635227

Meet The Otters

Observe the otters playing, foraging, feeding, swimming and grooming. You'll even be able to watch them sleeping in their specially designed holt.

London Wetland Centre, SW13

Sun 28 Dec

Free, plus admission £10.59, child £5.91, concs £7.91, family £29.55, under 4s free / 020 8409 4400

Mon 29 Dec

Free, plus admission £10.59, child £5.91, concs £7.91, family £29.55, under 4s free / 020 8409 4400

Tue 30 Dec

Free, plus admission £10.59, child £5.91, concs £7.91, family £29.55, under 4s free / 020 8409 4400

Wed 31 Dec

Free, plus admission £10.59, child £5.91, concs £7.91, family £29.55, under 4s free / 020 8409 4400

Bark Trail

A chance for those interested in trees and textures to get a little closer to the garden's collection of towering trees and learn more about their bark.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sat 27 Dec

Included in admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 16:30 Bark Trail RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sun 28 Dec

Included in admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 16:30 Bark Trail RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Mon 29 Dec

Included in admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 16:30 Bark Trail RHS Garden Wisley, Woking
…and 92 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

In last year's Big Garden Birdwatch the RSPB counted over nine million birds in British Gardens. Help them reach ten million in 2014.

RSPB South Essex Wildlife Garden and Visitor Centre, Pitsea

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Free

Butterflies in the Glasshouse

Wander around the colourful butterfly collection.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Free / 0845 260 9000

Sun 18 Jan 2015

Free / 0845 260 9000

Mon 19 Jan 2015

Free / 0845 260 9000

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Butterfly Photography Morning

Check out the colourful butterflies before opening hours and go snap happy. There's a base for participants in the Clore Learning Centre, where refreshments are served.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£21–£34 / 0845 260 9000

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£21–£34 / 0845 612 1253

Crispy Marsh

Guided walk through parks and wildlife habitats in the south side of Glasgow.

Cathkin Braes Country Park, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar 2015

Free

  • 11:30 – 15:30 Crispy Marsh Cathkin Braes Country Park, Glasgow

Family Bushcraft Experience

Get the family together to see if you could survive out in the wild. Create bows and arrows, learn how to build a cool den, plus there are fun campfire treats.

Green Aspirations Scotland CIC, Balfron Station

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£45 adult & child; £53 adult & two children; £72 two adults & child; £80 two adults & two children; £88 two adults & three children / 07540 246081

We are teaching the bushcraft knife technique which is very safe if instructions are followed but we also have potato peelers for younger children.

Get Your Hands Dirty: Merkland Nature Park

Pop on your wellies and get ready to get messy with some conservation work. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet in the car park.

Merkland Nature Park Car Park, Kirkintilloch

Sat 10 Jan 2015

Free

Gleann Undalain–Sgùrr a' Bhraonain

A wander through the hills above Shiel Bridge. From Bealach Ràtagain we will climb Sgùrr a' Bhraonain, then follow forestry tracks to Bealachasan. From there into Gleann Undalain and down to Sheil Bridge where we thoughtfully left cars before setting off.

Shiel Bridge, Glenshiel

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10 (£5)

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Path to the Point

An old favourite this walk, to the south-most point on the Isle of Skye via Camus Daraich (Oak Bay). Track and path most of the way with some stretches of heather moorland between.

Aird of Sleat, Isle of Skye

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£5 (£3; Familiy £12)

The Power of Poetry

A ranger-led walk which focuses on discovering your creative abilities.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 276 0924

Race for Nature Orienteering

Compete in an orienteering race around the park, completing an activity at each marker.

Dams to Darnley Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 15 Aug 2015

Free

Really Wild Fest

Fun activities for the whole family, including dolphin watching (from the shore), guided walks, music and food. Children must be accompanied.

WDCS Scottish Dolphin Centre, Fochabers

Mon 4 May 2015

Free / 01343 820339

Srath Beag–Srath Mòr

A circular walk, through the Red Hills to Torrin, starting and ending at Strollamus, just outside Broadford. We will start with the climb through Srath Beag to Torrin, returning via Srath Mòr to Luib and finishing by following the old road back to Strollamus.

Strollamus, Isle of Skye

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£5 (£3; Familiy £12)

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Wakey Wakey Wildlife

Learn all about butterflies and how to plant their favourite flowers. There are some craft activities going on too, so get your creative caps on.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sat 14 Feb 2015

Free / 0845 260 9000

Sun 15 Feb 2015

Free / 0845 260 9000

Mon 16 Feb 2015

Free / 0845 260 9000

…and 6 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

Winter Walk

Take a wander around the wintry gardens and enjoy the view.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sat 27 Dec

Included in admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 16:30 Winter Walk RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sun 28 Dec

Included in admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 16:30 Winter Walk RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Mon 29 Dec

Included in admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 16:30 Winter Walk RHS Garden Wisley, Woking
…and 92 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Winter Wonderland

See Pollok Park in all its winter glory. Booking is essential.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Free / 0141 276 0927

World Wetlands Day

Celebrate World Wetlands Day by exploring the biodiversity of Glasgow.

Commonhead Moss, Glasgow

Sun 1 Feb 2015

Free / 07504 131693

Young Naturalists Club: Health Walk with Added Bio

Young ones can get healthy and learn about nature on this 4k wander round the reservoir. Healthy snacks recommended! Meet at the cabin car park.

Crombie Country Park, Monikie

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 01241 860360

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Free / 01241 860360

Sat 31 Jan 2015

Free / 01241 860360

…and 4 more dates until 28 Mar 2015