Days out, Wildlife

186 events

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Fairy Day

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

World Horse Welfare, Aboyne

Sun 30 Jun

£4–£5 / 01339 887186

Folk at the Farm - Shropshire Folklore, Story and Music Festival

A festival in a day! Celebrate Folklore, stories & music at the wonderful Acton Scott Historic Farm (Famed Victorian Farm BBC TV) nestled within the Shropshire hills landscape. Tranquillity, farm animals, storytelling, folklore, folk music, folk art exhibition, stalls, food, bar, family activity paddock, pop up…

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Church Stretton

Sat 20 Jul

£15 Adult (in advance) (£9 OAP (in advance); Children £5 Child (in advance); Family £30 2 adults & up to 3 children (in advance)) / 01694 781306

BBC Countryfile Live

A country fair with live arena shows, rare breed and farm machinery displays, outdoor activities, off-road driving and exhibitors displaying food, drink, crafts and clothing.

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

Thu 1 Aug

£20.90–£137.50 (Children £9.90–£68.75; Family £79.75–£95.70) / 01993 810530

Fri 2 Aug

£20.90–£137.50 (Children £9.90–£68.75; Family £79.75–£95.70) / 01993 810530

Sat 3 Aug

£20.90–£137.50 (Children £9.90–£68.75; Family £79.75–£95.70) / 01993 810530

Sun 4 Aug

£20.90–£137.50 (Children £9.90–£68.75; Family £79.75–£95.70) / 01993 810530

Castle Howard Estate, York

Thu 15 Aug

£119.90 (Children £59.95; Family £0–£82.50)

Fri 16 Aug

£119.90 (Children £59.95; Family £0–£82.50)

Sat 17 Aug

£119.90 (Children £59.95; Family £0–£82.50)

Sun 18 Aug

£119.90 (Children £59.95; Family £0–£82.50)

The Orangery at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

Thu 1 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £12–£115 / 01993810518

Nature Night Camping at ZSL…

Back for 2019, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is excited to bring you an overnight experience like no other, Nature Night Camping! Have you ever wanted to know what animals get up to at night? Now’s your chance with Nature Night Camping at the Zoo. Pitch your tent on our main lawn and spend the evening discovering what both…

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable

Tue 25 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01582 872171

Wed 26 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01582 872171

Thu 27 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01582 872171

…and 72 more dates until 7 Sep

Wild Live Safari Nights

Series of live concerts and family entertainment.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster

Sat 3 Aug

£20.95–£40 includes day entry to Yorkshire Wildlife Park (£18.95–£38; Children £17.95–£37; Members £2–£15) / 01302 535057

Sat 10 Aug

£20.95–£40 includes day entry to Yorkshire Wildlife Park (£18.95–£38; Children £17.95–£37; Members £2–£15) / 01302 535057

Sat 17 Aug

£20.95–£40 includes day entry to Yorkshire Wildlife Park (£18.95–£38; Children £17.95–£37; Members £2–£15) / 01302 535057

Sat 24 Aug

£20.95–£40 includes day entry to Yorkshire Wildlife Park (£18.95–£38; Children £17.95–£37; Members £2–£15) / 01302 535057

All Day Bushcraft - Wilderness Survival with Willow Lohr!

All Day Bushcraft comes to Crathes Castle! Are you an outdoor type and spending free time in the woods sounds like your cup of tea? Do you like sitting around a campfire learning new and old skills? This may be the workshop for you! Far from just admiring nature, this is a special opportunity to acquire some…

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory

Sat 6 Jul

£45 (£40 Students, Over 60s) / 01330 844 525

  • 09:00 – 17:00

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

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

Beekeeper for a Day Experience

Learn about the work of a beekeeper and give it a go yourself.

Elm Farm, Langtoft

Sat 13 Jul

£104.17

Sat 3 Aug

£104.17

Mon 5 Aug

£104.17

Birds and Botany at Aberlady

Ranger-led walk through the nature reserve with John Harrison.

Aberlady Local Nature Reserve, Longniddry

Sat 6 Jul

£3

  • 15:30 – 18:30

BRICKOSAURS!

Exhibition of LEGO dinosaurs.

Marwell Zoological Park, Winchester

Tue 25 Jun

£15.29–£72 Included with general admission / 01962 777407

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 26 Jun

£15.29–£72 Included with general admission / 01962 777407

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 27 Jun

£15.29–£72 Included with general admission / 01962 777407

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 66 more dates until 1 Sep

Bristol Zoo Gardens Friday Twilights

Experience the zoo after-hours with a live band and a BBQ.

Bristol Zoo Gardens

Fri 5 Jul

£7.50 (Members £6.50) / 0117 974 7399

Fri 19 Jul

£7.50 (Members £6.50) / 0117 974 7399

Fri 26 Jul

£7.50 (Members £6.50) / 0117 974 7399

Dragons Live!

Not just found in fairy tales - come and see our real life Komodo dragon and find out why they are one of the world’s top predators…

ZSL London Zoo, NW1

Tue 25 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

Wed 26 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

Thu 27 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

…and 33 more dates until 30 Jul

Land of the Giants

Come and see our real-life dragon and measure up to our Galapagos tortoises in this island giants special.

ZSL London Zoo, NW1

Tue 25 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

Wed 26 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

Thu 27 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

…and 117 more dates until 22 Oct

Loch Garten's 60th Anniversary Exhibition

Exhibition about the pioneering conservation work that has been done to protect ospreys at Loch Garten over the past six decades.

RSPB Loch Garten

Tue 25 Jun

£5 (£3; Members free; Children £2; Students £3; Family £10 up to two adults and four children) / 01479 831476

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Wed 26 Jun

£5 (£3; Members free; Children £2; Students £3; Family £10 up to two adults and four children) / 01479 831476

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 27 Jun

£5 (£3; Members free; Children £2; Students £3; Family £10 up to two adults and four children) / 01479 831476

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 66 more dates until 1 Sep

Meet the Keeper

Meet some of our fantastic, friendly animals and their keepers.

ZSL London Zoo, NW1

Tue 25 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

Wed 26 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

Thu 27 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

…and 117 more dates until 22 Oct

Meet the Mermaids

See mermaids swimming in the sea turtle tank at Sea Life Manchester.

Sea Life Manchester

Sat 13 Jul

Included in standard admission price / 0871 221 2483

Sun 14 Jul

Included in standard admission price / 0871 221 2483

Sat 3 Aug

Included in standard admission price / 0871 221 2483

…and 4 more dates until 31 Aug

Second BIAZA certified…

Join us for the second callitrichid husbandry and behaviour management workshop hosted by ZSL London Zoo in collaboration with Zoolokal. This one-day BIAZA certified training event is supported by the BIAZA Mammal Working Group, Animal behaviour and training working group and the EAZA Callitrichid Taxon advisory…

ZSL London Zoo, NW1

Thu 12 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7722 3333

Sensory Storytelling and Crafts

An afternoon of storytelling and craft activities, drawing inspiration from the natural wonders around Loch of the Lowes.

Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre, Dunkeld

Sat 29 Jun

£4.50 (£3.50; Family £8.50; Children £1) / 01350 727 337

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Shetland Nature Festival

From puffins to killer whales, otters to Britain's rarest flowers, Shetland is a cornucopia of wildlife, and this festival wants everybody to know it as well as to experience it first hand. This Nature Festival features a series of guided walks, family days out and evening talks.

Various venues: Shetland

Sat 6 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01595 694688

Sun 7 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01595 694688

Mon 8 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01595 694688

…and 6 more dates until 14 Jul

Summer Wildlife Photography Course

Photograph the summer wetland wildlife with practical guidance and tuition from wildlife photographer and tutor Iain Green. A practical course, the event will begin with an introductory session inside before heading out onto the reserve. This course is suitable for beginner and intermediate photographers, Iain's tuition…

London Wetland Centre, SW13

Fri 12 Jul

£13 £60.50 per person, plus paid admission to the Centre. Booking essential. / 020 8409 4400

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tropical Birds

Join our presenter team as they tour you through our tropical bird house, where you will come nose to beak with our amazing tropical birds.

ZSL London Zoo, NW1

Tue 25 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

Wed 26 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

Thu 27 Jun

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

…and 33 more dates until 30 Jul

Wetland Explorers

Here's your chance to become a Wetland Explorer! There are loads of exciting wetland challenges waiting for you including pond dipping, wild painting and raft building. Head to our Wetland HQ where you can pick up a trail map and set off into the wild to get wet and muddy and learn explorer skills through our wild play…

London Wetland Centre, SW13

Sat 20 Jul

£7.90–£35.54 Free with paid admission to the centre / 020 8409 4400

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Sun 21 Jul

£7.90–£35.54 Free with paid admission to the centre / 020 8409 4400

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Mon 22 Jul

£7.90–£35.54 Free with paid admission to the centre / 020 8409 4400

  • 09:30 – 17:30
…and 41 more dates until 1 Sep

Woodland Crafts: Wildlife Watch Group

Crafty afternoon of activities for all ages.

Balmacara Estate, Kyle

Tue 23 Jul

Children £2 / 0844 493 2233

  • 10:00 – 14:00

African Hunting Dogs

Come and see our pack of African hunting dogs and find out about their great family unit and what makes them one of Africa’s most successful predators. African hunting dogs, behind giraffe house.

ZSL London Zoo, NW1

Tue 25 Jun

Africa

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

Wed 26 Jun

Africa

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

Thu 27 Jun

Africa

Included in admission / 020 7722 3333

…and 33 more dates until 30 Jul