Kids, Wildlife

107 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

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

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

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

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

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

Bankhead Moss Wildlife Reserve Visit

Spot bog plants, damselflies and dragonflies on this walk through the Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve.

Bankhead Moss, Cupar

Sun 21 Jul

Free

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Bat Roost Survey

Take part in a bat roosting survey with the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre, Dunkeld

Fri 19 Jul

£8 (Members £6; Children £3) / 01350 727337

  • 20:45 – 22:30

BBC Springwatch Experience

Your chance to see if you could cut it as a Springwatch presenter.

London Wetland Centre, SW13

Tue 25 Jun

Included in centre admission / 020 8409 4400

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Wed 26 Jun

Included in centre admission / 020 8409 4400

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Thu 27 Jun

Included in centre admission / 020 8409 4400

  • 09:30 – 17:30
…and 696 more dates until 25 May 2021

Birds By Barge

All aboard the Sailing Barge Victor, where you can see thousands of birds on the Stour Estuary.

Sailing Barge Victor, Ipswich

Sat 23 Nov

£45 (Children £0–£35)

Sat 7 Dec

£45 (Children £0–£35)

Sun 5 Jan 2020

£45 (Children £0–£35)

Sun 19 Jan 2020

£45 (Children £0–£35)

Birds of Prey

Meet some gorgeous birds of prey and join in on a workshop on the local birds.

Castle Kennedy Gardens, Stranraer

Sun 4 Aug

Free Included with admission to the Gardens / 01581 400225

Birds of the World

Meet some of our feathered friends as they swoop above your head in this amazing free-flying bird demonstration.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable

Tue 25 Jun

Base Camp

Included in admission / 01582 872171

Wed 26 Jun

Base Camp

Included in admission / 01582 872171

Thu 27 Jun

Base Camp

Included in admission / 01582 872171

…and 117 more dates until 22 Oct

Brown Bear Talk

If you go down to the woods today you’re sure of a big surprise! Spot our three brown bears in their very own wild woodland.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable

Tue 25 Jun

Included in admission / 01582 872171

Wed 26 Jun

Included in admission / 01582 872171

Thu 27 Jun

Included in admission / 01582 872171

…and 117 more dates until 22 Oct