Evening events, Kids, Nature

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Adventures in the Trees for Teenagers Weekend

Make a rope net structure for sleeping on (only if it's dry and warm enough) and discover the experience of using a compost loo.

Hazel Hill Wood, Salisbury

Fri 13 Jun

£95

  • 18:00

Amazing Diversity

Meet experts from the Scottish Wildlife Trust, learn more about Scotland's wildlife and celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sun 30 Nov

£29.50–£110.75 / 0844 856 0202

An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Bat Walk and Night Geocache

Use bat detectors to find bats and other beasties. A geocache is also hiding, waiting to be tagged. Meet at the Barrmill Road Gate.

Spier's School, Beith

Sat 30 Aug

Free

  • 21:00 – 22:30

Bat Walk

Join the rangers for this night-time search for bats and other beasties, using special detectors. Meet at the Car Park off Moor Park Road East.

Ardeer Park, Stevenston

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 21:00 – 22:30
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Cool Pools at the Bay

Enjoy the ranger at Coldingham Sands for a spot of rockpooling and learn fascinating facts about the shore creatures. Meet at the Lifeguards’ hut on Coldingham Sands.

Coldingham Sands, Eyemouth

Sun 25 May

Free / 01835 826750

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Family Badger Watch

Take a walk, follow the clues and hopefully you'll end up at the secret badger sett! Booking is essential.

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve – Scottish Wildlife Trust, New Lanark

Sat 10 May

£8 (Children £4) / 01555 665262

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Sat 24 May

£8 (Children £4) / 01555 665262

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Sat 14 Jun

£8 (Children £4) / 01555 665262

  • 19:00 – 22:00
…and 5 more dates until 23 Aug

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show – Preview

Be the first to see the world's largest annual flower show at this elegant garden party preview. With live music, al fresco dining and a fireworks display against the palace backdrop.

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey

Mon 7 Jul

£65; £55 RHS members / 0844 482 7777

Brilliant Bats Walk and Talk

It's National Bat Night Learn more about the critters and try your hand at bat detecting. Wear suitable clothes, and bring a torch if possible.

Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre, Dunkeld

Fri 29 Aug

£3 (£2; Children £1) / 01350 727337

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Children's Nature Club

Local nature club for kids with a whole load of different activities throughout the year. Booking is essential.

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve – Scottish Wildlife Trust, New Lanark

Sat 3 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01555 665262

Follow the clues to find the badgers and their sett. Please wear warm clothing and sturdy footwear and bring a torch and binoculars.

  • 18:30 – 22:00

Fright by Lantern Light

Make some lanterns and then head out on a spooky walk around the nature reserve, with refreshments available and a prize for the best costume.

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve – Scottish Wildlife Trust, New Lanark

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 01555 665262

For ages 6–12.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Sun 26 Oct

£5 / 01555 665262

For ages 6–12.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Let's Go Batty

Learn all about bats during this nocturnal wander around the estate.

Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate, Dumfries

Sat 9 Aug

£2 plus admission (Children £1) / 01848 331555

  • 21:00 – 22:30