Before 12pm, Kids, Nature

29 events

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The Royal Highland Show

Part agricultural show, part food festival, part family fun day out, with everything from motor, equine and craft programmes to food and drink and children's activities.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Jun

£22–£25 Adult (£18–£22; under 15s free) / 0131 335 6200

Fri 19 Jun

£22–£25 Adult (£18–£22; under 15s free) / 0131 335 6200

Sat 20 Jun

£22–£25 Adult (£18–£22; under 15s free) / 0131 335 6200

Sun 21 Jun

£22–£25 Adult (£18–£22; under 15s free) / 0131 335 6200

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾

Kid-oriented wildlife activities.

National Trust: Erddig, Wrexham

Sat 28 Feb

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

Apple Day

Apple yay, more like. Celebrate the variety of English apples, with tastings and apple-themed crafts. Sessions run for approximately 45 minutes and are suitable for ages 4–10.

The Forest Centre, Bedford

Mon 26 Oct

£3 / 01234 762616

  • 10:00 – 14:00 Apple Day The Forest Centre, Bedford

Autumn Adventure

Forage in the park and create an autumnal wreath from the hedgerow harvest. Suitable for ages 4–10. Parental supervision is required, please dress for an outdoor activity.

The Forest Centre, Bedford

Thu 29 Oct

£4 / 01234 762616

Bird's Eye View

Climb up Ullapool Hill for fantastic views of Loch Broom, the town and surrounding hills. Learn about the area and its natural history along the way.

Broom Park, Ullapool

Thu 16 Apr

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11)

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Campfire Challenge

Bushcraft adventure for families - build your own shelter, make a fire and cook some food. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Glen Nevis Visitor Centre, Fort William

Sat 13 Jun

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11)

Celebrating Scotland's Sharks

Activity day organised by the Scottish Shark Tagging Programme.

Loch Lomond Aquarium & Sea Life Centre, Balloch

Sat 14 Mar

£13.20 / 0871 423 2110

Last admission 4pm.

Dragons, Bugs and Minibeasts

Have a look for minibeasts in the park, aswell as dragonflies and butterflies. Sessions run for approximately one hour and 15 minutes and are suitable for ages 4–10.

The Forest Centre, Bedford

Thu 30 Jul

£4 / 01234 762616

Tue 25 Aug

£4 / 01234 762616

Dumfries and Galloway Environment Fair

A fair aimed at making you more environmentally aware and informed, with information stalls on recycling, energy efficiency, green health and local wildlife as well as fun activities and games for all.

The Crichton Campus, Dumfries

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 01387 702131

Rutherford McCowan building

Easter Egg-case Hunt at Sandside

Come along and join the hunt to see how many mermaids purses (skate, ray and shark egg-cases) we can find, especially the large common skate egg cases. Any finds will be recorded to help in the conservation effort for these rare fish. All children must be accompanied.

Sandside Harbour

Mon 6 Apr

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11)

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Jurassic Seas

High-tech installation bringing to life aquatic dinosaurs and ancient creatures.

Sea Life Brighton

Sat 28 Feb

£9.95 / 0871 423 2110

Sun 1 Mar

£9.95 / 0871 423 2110

Mon 2 Mar

£9.95 / 0871 423 2110

…and 297 more dates until 24 Dec

The Kymin Adventure Trail

Become a Kymin explorer as you join the adventure trail to win prizes.

The Kymin, Monmouth

Fri 3 Apr

£3 (Children £1.50; Family £6.75)

Sat 4 Apr

£3 (Children £1.50; Family £6.75)

Sun 5 Apr

£3 (Children £1.50; Family £6.75)

Mon 6 Apr

£3 (Children £1.50; Family £6.75)

Let's Make Homes for Wildlife!

Some fun activities to create your very own wildlife homes for you to put in your garden.

Grantown-on-Spey Town House

Sat 16 May

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11)

Lindt Daffodil Pot Decorating

Make your own daffodil pot to take away.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sat 14 Mar

Usual garden fees apply / 0845 260 9000

Little Acorns

Environmental fun in the great outdoors for pre-school children and their parents/carers.

Forfar Loch Country Park

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 01307 461118

Fri 20 Mar

Free / 01307 461118

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Marston Mud

Have a go at mud modelling and create mud animals, mud faces and mud pies in the forest using the Marston clay. Suitable for ages 4–10. Parental supervision required.

The Forest Centre, Bedford

Tue 26 May

£4 / 01234 762616

Pond Dipping

Discover what creatures live in the pond and make a pond pendant or minibeast medal. Sessions run for approximately one hour and 15 minutes, and are suitable for aged 4–10.

The Forest Centre, Bedford

Thu 23 Jul

£4 / 01234 762616

Tue 11 Aug

£4 / 01234 762616

Really Wild Fest

Fun activities for the whole family, including dolphin watching (from the shore), guided walks, music and food. Children must be accompanied.

WDCS Scottish Dolphin Centre, Fochabers

Mon 4 May

Free / 01343 820339

RSPB: Give Nature a Home

Find out how to make your garden more wildlife friendly and enjoy a range of nature activities.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sat 16 May

Free / 0131 652 8150

Sun 17 May

Free / 0131 652 8150

Seashore Shenanigans

Fun family morning with activities based around 'Herring'.

Keiss Harbour

Sun 24 May

Free

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Seashore Shenanigans

Fun family afternoon with activities based around 'Herring'.

Lybster Harbour

Sun 24 May

Free

Secret Strolls

Get the family together for some guided walks that explore the less-known nooks and crannies of Bowhill Estate. Learn about the history, wildlife and nature of the estate, while also experiencing some top secret paths.

Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Sat 25 Apr

£3 (Children £2; Family £8) / 01750 22204

  • 11:00 – 13:00 Secret Strolls Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Sat 30 May

£3 (Children £2; Family £8) / 01750 22204

  • 11:00 – 13:00 Secret Strolls Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Sat 27 Jun

£3 (Children £2; Family £8) / 01750 22204

  • 11:00 – 13:00 Secret Strolls Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk
…and 3 more dates until 26 Sep

SkyeLarks: Dinosaurs and Seashores

Come and see the fossils at Staffin Museum and learn about the dinosaurs which once roamed Skye! Then take a walk to the beach where there are giant dino footprints, and have a go at making your own! Suitable for children aged 6-12.

Staffin Museum

Sat 18 Apr

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11)

Spring Fling

Enjoy some special family activities at Bowhill House & Country Estate to get you out in the fresh air! Plus, enjoy the Chair ‘o’ Plane ride in the courtyard (additional charge applies).

Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Sat 2 May

Included in admission / 01750 22204

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Spring Fling Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Sun 3 May

Included in admission / 01750 22204

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Spring Fling Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Mon 4 May

Included in admission / 01750 22204

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Spring Fling Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Stories in the Woods

Celebrate World Book Day as we read woodland stories and lead you on a fantasy walk. Meet some familiar characters and create some of your own tales. Suitable for all ages, including the young at heart.

Drumnadrochit

Sat 7 Mar

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11) / 01456 450100