Before 12pm, Kids, Nature

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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)

Jurassic Seas

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

Sea Life Brighton

Sun 29 Mar

£9.95 / 0871 423 2110

Mon 30 Mar

£9.95 / 0871 423 2110

Tue 31 Mar

£9.95 / 0871 423 2110

…and 268 more dates until 24 Dec

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

Badger Bonanza 2015

Learn all there is to know about badgers! Except where they keep their money, because they're really secretive about that.

Secret World Wildlife Rescue, Bridgwater

Fri 3 Apr

Free but donations are welcome. / 01278 783250

Sat 4 Apr

Free but donations are welcome. / 01278 783250

Sun 5 Apr

Free but donations are welcome. / 01278 783250

Mon 6 Apr

Free but donations are welcome. / 01278 783250

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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)

Bushcraft Apprentice

The first of our series on bushcraft covering shelter building and fire lighting.

Skelbo Wood, Dornoch

Thu 9 Jul

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11)

Bushcraft Apprentice

This time we will make cord, charcoal and whittle some wood.

Skelbo Wood, Dornoch

Thu 16 Jul

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11)

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)

Culloden Creature Trail

Meet some creatures of the forest on this fun, family quest for treasure.

Culloden Wood, Balloch

Thu 9 Jul

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11) / 01463 791575

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Damsels and Dragons

The nifty little damsel and dragonflies are the dinosaurs of the pond and some of the fastest creatures in the world. Learn more about these fascinating fliers.

Dog Falls Car Park, Drumnadrochit

Thu 23 Jul

Free / 01463 791575

Newtonhill Woodland Car Park, Inverness

Wed 8 Jul

£3 per child, adults go free with accompanying children; £7 family

Den Building

Try your hand at building a shelter and learn about staying warm and dry outdoors.

Farr, Inverness

Sat 11 Jul

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11)

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

Easter Bunny Hunt

Search for the hidden bunnies that are planted around the park – there may well be chocolate treats involved.

Drumpellier Country Park, Coatbridge

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 01236 422257

Easter Littlesparks

Outdoor sessions for the Easter holidays – messy fun and craft sessions for ages 3–5.

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Fri 10 Apr

£10 per session / 01506 889900

Sat 11 Apr

£10 per session / 01506 889900

Sun 12 Apr

£10 per session / 01506 889900

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Fairies and Wizards of Dunnet Forest

Create some magic wand and flower potions with the wizards and fairies. Suitable for under eights.

Dunnet Forest

Thu 16 Jul

£3 per child, adults go free with accompanying children; £7 family

Fairies and Wizards of the Wick River

Make some wand and flower potions with the fairies and wizards of the river. Suitable for under eights.

Riverside, Wick

Wed 15 Jul

£3 per child, adults go free with accompanying children; £7 family

Family Bushcraft Experience

Get the family together to see if you could survive out in the wild. Create bows and arrows, learn how to build a cool den, plus there are fun campfire treats.

Green Aspirations Scotland CIC, Balfron Station

Sat 4 Apr

£45–£88 Please check on the website for price options. / 07540 246081

Go Wild on the Canal at Banavie

Scottish Waterways Trust and Scottish Canals present a day of activities on the Caledonian Canal. There are boat trips, raft races, a climbing way, traditional music and community stalls.

Banavie Basin

Sat 16 May

Free charges for certain activities

Part of Wild Lochaber Festival.

Gold Panning

Check out the famous site of the 1868 gold rush and see if you can find any gold. Wellies essential!

Helmsdale Harbour

Tue 7 Jul

£4 (£3; Familiy £11)

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I'm a Survivor Get me Out of Here

Family survival challenge with a twist. Girlguiding UK members can gain the I'm a survivor Guide me out of here badge subject to availability.

Ballachulish Quarry, Ballchulish

Tue 14 Jul

£4 (Children £3; Familiy £11)

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)

Largs Regatta Week

Starting with the Cumbrae's weekend, the annual Largs Regatta sees keelboats and dinghies competing in the two-day event followed by the 100 Guineas and Hems Kalis races over three nights. The regatta culminates in the two-handed race around the isle of Arran.

Largs Sailing Club

Sat 22 Aug

Free / 01475 670011

Sun 23 Aug

Free / 01475 670011

Mon 24 Aug

Free / 01475 670011

…and 6 more dates until 30 Aug

Learning in Animals

An interactive trail that looks at how animals learn and shows how the ways they learn have led to a lot of their traditions.

Edinburgh Zoo

Fri 17 Apr

Included in admission / 0131 334 9171

Sat 18 Apr

Included in admission / 0131 334 9171

Sun 19 Apr

Included in admission / 0131 334 9171

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)

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