Days out, Walks

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Social in the Gardens

Scotland's festival of social enterprise that celebrates the field with a day of market stalls, live music, open air family ceilidh, art exhibition, food stalls and a bar - all produced and run by social enterprises that are working to improve people's quality of life here in Scotland. The 2019 event will be free as it…

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Jul

Free / 0131 228 1276

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 27 Jul

Free / 0131 228 1276

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Oor Wullie's Big Bucket Trail

Track down the 200 designed Oor Wullie statues and 350 mini sculptures scattered around Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness and beyond, before they're reunited for a two-day exhibition and then auctioned off for charity.

Various venues: Scotland

Tue 25 Jun

Free

  • 09:00

Wed 26 Jun

Free

  • 09:00

Thu 27 Jun

Free

  • 09:00
…and 64 more dates until 30 Aug

Fairy Day

A fairy-themed day filled with activities for the entire family.

World Horse Welfare, Aboyne

Sun 30 Jun

£4–£5 / 01339 887186

The Skye Festival: Fèis an Eilein

This summer arts festival began in 1991 and celebrates island culture and performing arts with a strong focus on Scottish traditional music. Events include charity cafes, art exhibitions, theatre, ceilidhs, environmental days and a community-led fringe programme of house concerts.

Various venues: Isle of Skye, Isle Of Skye

Wed 3 Jul

Times to be confirmed / prices vary / 01471 844207

Thu 4 Jul

Times to be confirmed / prices vary / 01471 844207

Fri 5 Jul

Times to be confirmed / prices vary / 01471 844207

…and 49 more dates until 23 Aug

Midweek Munro: Lochnagar Guided Walk

A fantastic hill walk to the magnificent Lochnagar. Take in the superb views of Royal Deeside and photograph the stags, mountain hare, ptarmigan and potentially eagles! Learn about history of the area, flora and fauna. Starting at 9:30am, returning to the car park at approximately 5pm, with plenty of breaks along the…

Spittal of Glen Muick Visitor Centre, Ballater

Wed 26 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

Walkies at Wisley

Bring your dog along for an after-hours walk in the gardens.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Wed 26 Jun

£5–£7 (Members free) / 0845 260 9000

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Benmore Guided Walks

Spend an afternoon with our Garden Guides and discover the history, plants and seasonal highlights of Benmore Botanic Garden.

Benmore Botanic Garden, Argyll

Tue 25 Jun

Garden Admission applies to non-members / 01369 706261

Sun 30 Jun

Garden Admission applies to non-members / 01369 706261

Tue 2 Jul

Garden Admission applies to non-members / 01369 706261

…and 34 more dates until 29 Oct

Curious About Glasgow

Explore Glasgow with these two self-guided walks. If you're feeling up to it, you can also include a treasure hunt for added fun.

Glasgow City Centre

Mon 24 Jun

Times to be confirmed / £5.99–£7.99

Booking is essential.

Tue 25 Jun

Times to be confirmed / £5.99–£7.99

Booking is essential.

Wed 26 Jun

Times to be confirmed / £5.99–£7.99

Booking is essential.

…and 226 more dates until 7 Feb 2020

Edinburgh's Greatest Hits: The Story of the Capital's Music

Guided walking tours telling the story of musicians who have played and made music in Edinburgh.

Old Town, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

£12–£14 / 07803204563

  • 11:00 – 12:30

Sat 6 Jul

£12–£14 / 07803204563

  • 11:00 – 12:30

Sat 13 Jul

£12–£14 / 07803204563

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

Glasgow to Edinburgh Trek 2019

Trek 100km overnight from Glasgow to Edinburgh to help raise funds for the British Heart Foundation.

Glasgow Science Centre

Sat 20 Jul

£50–£55 / 0845 130 8663

  • 07:00 – 00:00

Historic Underground

Learn about the history of Georgian Edinburgh through a tour of the Blair Street Underground Vaults.

Mercat Tours, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

£14 (£12; Children £9; Family £37) / 0131 225 5445

  • 12:00 – 13:15
  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 16:00 – 17:15

Wed 26 Jun

£14 (£12; Children £9; Family £37) / 0131 225 5445

  • 12:00 – 13:15
  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 16:00 – 17:15

Thu 27 Jun

£14 (£12; Children £9; Family £37) / 0131 225 5445

  • 12:00 – 13:15
  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 16:00 – 17:15
…and 277 more dates until 31 Mar 2020

Kingsbarns Hidden Gardens

Spend a summer afternoon in the gardens of Kingsbarns and enjoy a plant sale, a book stall, gifts to buy, and a quiz throughout the afternoon, with money being donated to CHAS.

Kingsbarns

Sun 14 Jul

£4

  • 12:00 – 17:00

The Old Curiosity's Gin Garden Tours

Take a tour of the Secret Herb Garden, the drying room and where they distil the colour-changing Old Curiosity Gin, before trying a glass yourself.

The Secret Herb Garden, Lothianburn

Thu 27 Jun

£15 / 0131 445 5888

  • 13:00

Fri 28 Jun

£15 / 0131 445 5888

  • 13:00

Sat 29 Jun

£15 / 0131 445 5888

  • 11:00
  • 13:00
  • 15:00
…and 48 more dates until 21 Sep

The Old King's Highway Tour: The Road to The Green

A walking tour that reveals the history of Aberdeen's Old King's Highway.

Park Inn By Radisson Aberdeen

Sun 7 Jul

Sun 14 Jul

Sun 21 Jul

Sun 28 Jul

Perth Winter Festival

A whole range of days out, activities, theatre and music events to brighten up the cold winter months. Highlights include the Chocolate Festival, a farmers' market, Christmas Light Switch On and a Santa Fun Run. Performances from Alesha Dixon, MUD, The Hunna, East 17, Boyzlife and more.

City Centre, Perth

Sat 26 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01738 475000

Sun 27 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01738 475000

Mon 28 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01738 475000

…and 109 more dates until 14 Feb 2020

Various venues: Perth

Sat 16 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01738 475000

More dates will be added as events are confirmed.

Sun 17 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01738 475000

More dates will be added as events are confirmed.

SENSEcity Self Guided Walking Tour in Augmented Reality

A 90-minute walking tour through the old heart of Glasgow.

George Square, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

Free including guidebook and app

  • 11:00 – 12:30

Sun 30 Jun

Free including guidebook and app

  • 12:30 – 14:00

Sat 6 Jul

Free including guidebook and app

  • 11:00 – 12:30
…and 11 more dates until 24 Aug

Use Your Senses

Raise funds for the charity Guide Dogs at this 5K fun run with a twist.

Glasgow Green

Sat 21 Sep

Heaton Park, Manchester

Sat 10 Aug

Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth

Sat 17 Aug

Free / 0870 7300 960

Walk Together Edinburgh

A walk along the Water of Leith in aid of Bowel Cancer UK.

Tanfield, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Sep

£10 (Children £5)

Active Sunderland BIG Walk

Choose between 3, 7 or 11 mile routes for this walk, with the shortest distance suitable for the entire family (even puppers).

Herrington Country Park, Houghton le Spring

Sun 30 Jun

£11 / 01915 532 000

Around Tripcock Ness - The History of the Thamesmead Area

  This is the fourth of a series of walks following the Thames from London out towards the Thames Estuary, looking at industrial, maritime and military history. The walk takes in an area that was once dominated by the testing grounds of the Royal Woolwich Arsenal. Up until the 1950's most of the route was across…

Plumstead Station, London SE18

Fri 6 Sep

£12 (£9)

Booking is essential.

Art Deco Hatfield - The De Havilland Trail

A guided walk around the site of the De Haviland aircraft factory in Hatfield. Geoffrey De Haviland's amazing career spanned from the very first flights in the UK to the age of the jet airliner. The factory at Hatfield produced some of the most famous aircraft in British aviation history, and you will get to see the…

Hatfield Station

Wed 17 Jul

£12 (£9)

Booking is essential.

Arthur's Adventure

Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Find out about the people who lived and worked in the Park from 7 000 years ago up until the present day and learn more about the rare wildlife that makes the Park so special. This is a strenuous walk and…

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Jul

Free / 0131 652 8150

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Mon 8 Jul

Free / 0131 652 8150

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Mon 15 Jul

Free / 0131 652 8150

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 6 more dates until 26 Aug

Ashclyst Butterfly Walk

Join Butterfly Conservation and National Trust volunteers to explore this large area of woodland best known at this time of year for the beautiful White Admiral, lots of Silver-washed Fritillaries and Scarlet Tiger moths.

National Trust: Killerton, Exeter

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 01392 881345

Ashford-in-the-Water to Bakewell Walk

Nine-mile walk between Ashford-in-the-Water and Bakewell.

The Stone Shelter, Ashford-in-the-Water

Wed 26 Jun

£10 (Family £33 Family Ticket - 2 adults plus up to 3 children)

Booking is essential.

  • 09:30

Wed 17 Jul

£10 (Family £33 Family Ticket - 2 adults plus up to 3 children)

Booking is essential.

  • 09:30

Wed 7 Aug

£10 (Family £33 Family Ticket - 2 adults plus up to 3 children)

Booking is essential.

  • 09:30
…and 6 more dates until 20 Nov

Autumn Glory in the Gardens Guided Walk

The Head Gardener leads a guided tour of the gardens in all their autumnal splendour.

Castle Kennedy Gardens, Stranraer

Wed 9 Oct

£3 plus admission to the gardens, includes a hot drink and a slice of home baking / 01581 400225