Kids, Nature

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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

Nunney Street Fayre

A street market and fair with stalls, music, food and children's activities, with all funds going towards improving and supporting the local village and surrounding communities.

English Heritage: Nunney Castle

Sat 3 Aug

0370 333 1181

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Crathes Castle Summer Fun Day and Castle Camp Out!

PART I: 10am–5pm Calling all children! The famous Family Fun Day at Crathes Castle just got bigger! Complete the Highland Coo Trail and Fun Challenge to get your special personalised Crathes adventure badge. Meet furry friends, go wild on bouncy castles and have an amazing time at our circus, dance and drumming…

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory

Sat 20 Jul

£25 Adults:Including Castle Camp Out; £15 Adults 6pm-11pm (Children £6 10am-5pm) / 01330 844 525

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure

Meet Dippy the Diplodocus, a 21.3 metre long skeleton of a dinosaur, which is currently on tour around the UK.

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle

Tue 25 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 222 6765

Wed 26 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 222 6765

Thu 27 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 222 6765

…and 101 more dates until 6 Oct

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

Ayr & District Flower Show

Flower show based around horticulture, focusing on the plants and traders, with a range of exhibits on show ranging from begonias to pansies, vegetables to bonsai and floral art to photography, as well as entertainment throughout the day and a food fair.

Ayr Racecourse

Fri 16 Aug

£5 / 07803782821

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 17 Aug

£5 / 07803782821

  • 10:00 – 17:00

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

Coastal Capers

Head to the beach for a fun morning of rockpooling, beach art and games! Aimed at children aged between 8 and 12, must be accompanied by an adult. Free but booking is essential. Please contact 0131 652 8150 or rangers@hes.scot. A booking form will be sent to you to complete and return. Historicenvironment.scot/eventsFree…

Blackness Castle, Linlithgow

Sat 20 Jul

Free / 01506 834807

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Crathes Castle Outdoor Cinema: Jurassic Park

Rawrrrr! One of the biggest adventure classics comes to Crathes in its full 90s sci-fi glory! Allow to be taken onto a faraway island where a fun theme-park experience with living dinosaurs is about to turn deadly! Cheer on your favourite characters and enjoy the thrills of Jurassic Park under the stars! 6pm start…

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory

Fri 26 Jul

£10 (Free Under 3; Children £6; Family £27 2+2) / 01330 844 525

  • 18:00 – 20:30

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

The Enchanted Forest

A stunning sound and light show that transforms Faskally Wood using dazzling visuals and innovative design set against an original music score.

Enchanted Forest, Faskally Wood, Pitlochry

Thu 3 Oct

£21.40–£22.47 (Children £0–£11.77; Family £0–£60.99) / 08712 887655

Tickets on sale Thu 13 Jun at 10am.

Fri 4 Oct

£21.40–£22.47 (Children £0–£11.77; Family £0–£60.99) / 08712 887655

Tickets on sale Thu 13 Jun at 10am.

Sat 5 Oct

£21.40–£22.47 (Children £0–£11.77; Family £0–£60.99) / 08712 887655

Tickets on sale Thu 13 Jun at 10am.

…and 29 more dates until 3 Nov

Free Family Forest School

Participate in nature conservation activities with the whole family, hosted by the charity Nature Vibezzz.

Knights Hill Wood, West Norwood

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 07984662996

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 6 Jul

Free / 07984662996

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Jul

Free / 07984662996

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 15 more dates until 26 Oct

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

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 Trails

Explore the gardens of the Bishop's Palace with the whole family, with differently-themed trails each week.

The Bishop's Palace & Gardens, Wells

Wed 24 Jul

included in standard admission / 01749 988111

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 25 Jul

included in standard admission / 01749 988111

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 26 Jul

included in standard admission / 01749 988111

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 37 more dates until 1 Sep

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

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

African hunting dogs talk

Girl power rules at the home of these super dogs. Find out how teamwork makes them such great hunters.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable

Tue 25 Jun

Africa

Included in admission / 01582 872171

Wed 26 Jun

Africa

Included in admission / 01582 872171

Thu 27 Jun

Africa

Included in admission / 01582 872171

…and 96 more dates until 1 Oct

Animal Handling with Cool Creatures

To celebrate the latest temporary exhibition 'A Design for Life' this is your chance to meet some amazing animals up close and see for yourself the incredible variety found in the animal kingdom. What makes a mammal a mammal? Does a snake have a backbone? Do insects have skeletons? Come along and find out for yourself…

Surgeons' Hall Museums, Edinburgh

Tue 6 Aug

£10.30 Adult / 0131 527 1711

£10.30 Adult (Children £6 Child) / 0131 527 1711

Wed 7 Aug

£10.30 Adult (Children £6 Child) / 0131 527 1711

Animals in Action

Prepare for action as flying, leaping and climbing animals show off their natural skills.

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