Before 12pm, Kids, Nature

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Wildlife Explorers Club

Join the Wildlife Rangers as they ring birds of prey, visit Highland Cattle and their calves, explore the forest to check on the wood ants' nests and discover what's living in our rivers. Children do not need to be accompanied by an adult. Outdoor clothing and footwear recommended.

Queen Elizabeth Forest Park, Aberfoyle

Thu 24 Jul

£3.50 / 01877 382383

Join the Rangers for a river-dipping session and make a river creature from clay to take home

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Sat 26 Jul

£3.50 / 01877 382383

Join the Rangers for a river-dipping session and make a river creature from clay to take home

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Thu 31 Jul

£3.50 / 01877 382383

Help make a huge work of Natural Art for everyone to see at The Lodge

  • 10:00 – 13:00

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

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Family Bushcraft Experience

Get the family together to see if you could survive out in the wild. Create bows and arrows, learn how to light (and extinguish!) fires, plus there are fun campfire treats.

Tir Na Nog, Balfron Station

Sun 31 Aug

£45 per family / 07540 246081

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Pollok Family Day and Highland Cattle Show

A chance for the whole family to enjoy entertainment and activities to get closer to nature.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 276 0924

Part of Homecoming Scotland. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Summer Trasure Trail

Use your detective skills to follow the treasure trail as you explore Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum and win a summery surprise!

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere

Wed 23 Jul

Free / 01539 435544

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 01539 435544

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 01539 435544

  • 09:30 – 17:30
…and 44 more dates until 7 Sep back to top

Tweeting Toddlers

Group for young animal lovers and their guardians. Expect songs, stories and activities, including – if the weather behaves – outside exploring. Suitable for ages 0–3.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Tue 29 Jul

£4 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:30 – 12:00

Tue 5 Aug

£4 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:30 – 12:00

Tue 12 Aug

£4 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:30 – 12:00
…and 7 more dates until 30 Sep

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 2 Aug

Free / 01241 860360

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 01241 860360

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01241 860360

  • 10:30 – 12:30
…and 15 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾

Kid-oriented wildlife activities.

Clumber Park, Worksop

Fri 1 Aug

Free, plus admission charges

  • 11:00 – 12:30

Sat 2 Aug

Free, plus admission charges

  • 11:00 – 12:30

Sun 3 Aug

Free, plus admission charges

  • 11:00 – 12:30
…and 28 more dates until 31 Aug

National Trust: Croft Castle, Leominster

Wed 23 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.10, child £4, family £19.50 / 01568 780246

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.10, child £4, family £19.50 / 01568 780246

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.10, child £4, family £19.50 / 01568 780246

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 100 more dates until 2 Nov

National Trust: Erddig, Wrexham

Wed 23 Jul

Free, plus admission £10.30, child £5.15, family £25.75 / 01978 355314/315151

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £10.30, child £5.15, family £25.75 / 01978 355314/315151

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £10.30, child £5.15, family £25.75 / 01978 355314/315151

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 218 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

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50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Activity Day

Visit the 50 things station and discover all the kit needed to complete the latest set of challenges in the 50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾ campaign.

National Trust: Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth

Sat 2 Aug

Free, plus admission £9.70, child £4.80, family £14.50 & £24.20 / 01752 333500

  • 12:00 – 15:00

National Trust: Souter Lighthouse, Whitburn, Sunderland

Wed 30 Jul

£5.80 (Children £3.15; £14) / 0191 529 3161

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Wed 13 Aug

£5.80 (Children £3.15; £14) / 0191 529 3161

  • 11:00 – 16:00

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Bring Up a Butterfly

Learn how to encourage butterflies into your garden, plus make your own butterfly house and take part in the national Big Butterfly Count.

National Trust: The Courts Garden, Trowbridge

Thu 31 Jul

Free, plus admission £6.55, child £3.25, family £16.35 / 01225 782340

  • 11:00 – 13:00
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50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Build a Den

Collect natural materials in the woodlands and use them to create a den that you can stand up in.

National Trust: Aberdulais Tin Works And Waterfall, Neath

Sat 23 Aug

£2.40 ( £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 24 Aug

£2.40 ( £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 25 Aug

£2.40 ( £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Ham House & Garden, Richmond

Wed 23 Jul

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 100 more dates until 2 Nov

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Wed 23 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 15:00
…and 159 more dates until 31 Dec

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50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Catch a Falling Leaf

Try and catch leaves falling from trees in the garden and parkland.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Sat 20 Sep

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 15:00
…and 69 more dates until 30 Nov

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Climb a Tree

Follow the Ringwood Toll natural playtrail and climb up onto some of the trees along the route.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Wed 23 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 159 more dates until 31 Dec

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Wed 23 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 159 more dates until 31 Dec

National Trust: The Courts Garden, Trowbridge

Thu 28 Aug

Free, plus admission £6.55, child £3.25, family £16.35 / 01225 782340

  • 11:00 – 13:00

National Trust: Aberdulais Tin Works And Waterfall, Neath

Sat 9 Aug

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Aug

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Find Your Way With a Map and Compass

Learn how to find your way around the parkland using a map and compass.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Wed 23 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 159 more dates until 31 Dec

National Trust: Aberdulais Tin Works And Waterfall, Neath

Sat 2 Aug

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 3 Aug

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Wed 23 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 38 more dates until 1 Sep

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Make a Grass Trumpet

Create an instrument using the material.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Wed 23 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 98 more dates until 31 Oct

National Trust: Aberdulais Tin Works And Waterfall, Neath

Sat 30 Aug

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 31 Aug

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Make a Trail With Sticks

Lay a stick trail down using materials from the natural woodland playtrail or East Park.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Wed 23 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 159 more dates until 31 Dec

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Fri 1 Aug

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 58 more dates until 30 Sep

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Plant It, Grow It, Eat It!

Make a pot and plant a seed to take home and nurture.

National Trust: Aberdulais Tin Works And Waterfall, Neath

Sat 16 Aug

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 17 Aug

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: The Courts Garden, Trowbridge

Thu 21 Aug

Free, plus admission £6.55, child £3.25, family £16.35 / 01225 782340

  • 11:00 – 13:00

National Trust: Aberdulais Tin Works And Waterfall, Neath

Sat 26 Jul

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 27 Jul

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Track Wild Animals Summer Trail

Test your tracking skills on this self-led animal footprint trail around the arboretum.

National Trust: The Courts Garden, Trowbridge

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £6.55, child £3.25, family £16.35 / 01225 782340

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Sat 26 Jul

Free, plus admission £6.55, child £3.25, family £16.35 / 01225 782340

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Sun 27 Jul

Free, plus admission £6.55, child £3.25, family £16.35 / 01225 782340

  • 11:00 – 17:30
…and 35 more dates until 31 Aug back to top