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Get to know your forests a little better

Forthcoming events



Meet the Deer

At: Red Deer Range
Starts: 28/06/2017 12:00 pm
Ends: 28/06/2017 1:00 pm
Price: Adults £8, Children (under 16) £5, Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £20

Join our friendly rangers on a guided tour to discover the fascinating world of Scotland’s largest land mammal. You’ll get fantastic views of these amazing animals!

No booking required – just turn up!

Please note we can only accept cash or cheques.


Meet the Deer

At: Red Deer Range
Starts: 29/06/2017 12:00 pm
Ends: 29/06/2017 1:00 pm
Price: Adults £8, Children (under 16) £5, Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £20

Join our friendly rangers on a guided tour to discover the fascinating world of Scotland’s largest land mammal. You’ll get fantastic views of these amazing animals!

No booking required – just turn up!

Please note we can only accept cash or cheques.


Summer Family Nature Club – Minibeasts

At: The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre
Starts: 30/06/2017 10:00 am
Ends: 30/06/2017 12:00 pm
Price: £4 for non RSPB members and £3 for RSPB members (adults and under 3’s are free of charge)

Come along to the Lodge and collect your jars and magnifying glasses to get up close to our woodland insects! Learn all about who we find and how you can help them out at home. This club will be a mixture of outdoor exploration and crafting inside.

Please dress appropriately for the weather with sturdy shoes. Children must be accompanied.

Please contact the Lodge for more information and to book on 0300 0676615. Booking for this event is essential.


Glenmore Summer Fun

At: Glenmore Visitor Centre
Starts: 01/07/2017 12:00 am
Ends: 31/08/2017 12:00 am
Price: Challenge packs £2 each

Head to Glenmore Forest Park this summer to take part in fun activities and challenges, including: wild art, pine forest bingo, the selfie challenge and mini-beast hunts!

Challenge packs with challenge sheets, magnifying glasses and activity map are available for the Visitor Centre, which is open daily from 10am to 4pm. Packs cost £2 each.

For more information, contact Lucy on 01479 861220 or on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


The Solar System

At: Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Starts: 01/07/2017 10:00 pm
Ends: 01/07/2017 12:00 am
Price: Adults £15.00, children £8, (age 12 or under, under 3’s free), Family Ticket £38 (2 adults & 2 Children)

To book tickets call Kirroughtree Visitor Centre on 01671 402994. Payment upon booking essential and is non-refundable.


Summer Family Nature Club – Minibeasts

At: The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre
Starts: 02/07/2017 10:00 am
Ends: 02/07/2017 12:00 pm
Price: £4 for non RSPB members and £3 for RSPB members (adults and under 3’s are free of charge)

Come along to the Lodge and collect your jars and magnifying glasses to get up close to our woodland insects! Learn all about who we find and how you can help them out at home. This club will be a mixture of outdoor exploration and crafting inside.

Please dress appropriately for the weather with sturdy shoes. Children must be accompanied.

Please contact the Lodge for more information and to book on 0300 0676615. Booking for this event is essential.


Paws Outdoor Inverness Roadshow

At: Daviot Wood
Starts: 02/07/2017 1:00 pm
Ends: 02/07/2017 4:00 pm
Price: £3 per dog (incl. goody bag)

Join us for a fun activity afternoon for you and your four-legged friends. Follow the fun trail and see how clever your canine friends are including: agility games, obedience, tricks & games.

It's a great way to socialise your pets, meet new people and enjoy woodland trails.

Price includes a goody bag with treats and toys for use around the trail.


Meet the Deer

At: Red Deer Range
Starts: 03/07/2017 12:00 pm
Ends: 04/07/2017 1:00 pm
Price: Adults £8, Children (under 16) £5, Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £20

Join our friendly rangers on a guided tour to discover the fascinating world of Scotland’s largest land mammal. You’ll get fantastic views of these amazing animals!

No booking required – just turn up!

Please note we can only accept cash or cheques.


Meet the Deer

At: Red Deer Range
Starts: 04/07/2017 12:00 pm
Ends: 04/07/2017 1:00 pm
Price: Adults £8, Children (under 16) £5, Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £20

Join our friendly rangers on a guided tour to discover the fascinating world of Scotland’s largest land mammal. You’ll get fantastic views of these amazing animals!

No booking required – just turn up!

Please note we can only accept cash or cheques.


Guide in the Hide

At: Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Starts: 04/07/2017 2:00 pm
Ends: 04/07/2017 3:00 pm
Price: Free

Drop into the Wild Watch hide at Kirroughtree for an informal chat with Forestry Commission Scotland Ranger Lucy. Learn about the wildlife that visits the hide at Kirroughtree and the wider Galloway Forest Park.

No booking required, just turn up between 2 and 3pm.