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Get to know your forests a little better

Forthcoming events



Summer Family Nature Club – Wildlife Watchers

At: The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre
Starts: 18/08/2017 10:00 am
Ends: 18/08/2017 12:00 pm
Price: £4 for non RSPB members and £3 for RSPB members (adults and under 3’s are free of charge)

Become trained bird watcher with the knowledge of bird calls and colours. Once you’re ready we’ll got off to our wildlife hide to see what we can recognise.

Please contact the Lodge for more information and to book on 0300 0676615. Booking for this event is essential. All children must be accompanied.


Galaxies

At: Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Starts: 18/08/2017 9:00 pm
Ends: 18/08/2017 11:00 pm
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 – Wildlife Watchers

At: The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre
Starts: 20/08/2017 10:00 am
Ends: 20/08/2017 12:00 pm
Price: £4 for non RSPB members and £3 for RSPB members (adults and under 3’s are free of charge)

Become trained bird watcher with the knowledge of bird calls and colours. Once you’re ready we’ll got off to our wildlife hide to see what we can recognise.

Please contact the Lodge for more information and to book on 0300 0676615. Booking for this event is essential. All children must be accompanied.


Meet the Deer

At: Red Deer Range
Starts: 21/08/2017 12:00 pm
Ends: 21/08/2017 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.


Chalamain Gap Path Maintenance Day

At: Sugarbowl
Starts: 22/08/2017 10:00 am
Ends: 22/08/2017 12:00 am
Price: Free

Join us for a hands on day repairing and maintaining the spectacular path from Glenmore to the Chalamain Gap. All tools and gloves will be provided on the day.

Open to anyone 18 years +. No previous experience required. Please bring suitable clothing, footwear, food and drink.

Places are limited so please contact Lucy Ford on 01479 861220 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book a place.


Meet the Deer

At: Red Deer Range
Starts: 22/08/2017 12:00 pm
Ends: 22/08/2017 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: 22/08/2017 2:00 pm
Ends: 22/08/2017 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 is required, just turn up between 2 and 3pm.


Meet the Deer

At: Red Deer Range
Starts: 23/08/2017 12:00 pm
Ends: 23/08/2017 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: 24/08/2017 12:00 pm
Ends: 24/08/2017 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.


Den Building

At: Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Starts: 24/08/2017 2:00 pm
Ends: 24/08/2017 3:00 pm
Price: Free

Join our staff on this very popular family activity. Will your team win the den building challenge?

Booking is essential as numbers for this activity are limited. Book your places now to avoid disappointment on 01671 402994.