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Spring into our Easter events

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There’s a change in the air - the daffodils are coming out in bloom, the days are getting that wee bit longer and brighter, and the kids are super excited about two whole weeks off school.

If you’re looking for something to entertain the family this Easter, look no further. Our Easter events in the forest promise to be so much fun, even the Easter bunny himself is hoping to come along…

Our Easter events

North East

Easter Eggstravaganza
Roseisle
Sunday 5th April, 1pm-4pm
£5 per car

Near Forres, you’ll find the lovely coastal forest of Roseisle. Join us on Easter Sunday for an Easter egg hunt and other shenanigans. Bring your bike too – there are lots of flat routes to explore on two wheels.

West Highlands

Easter Trail
Craig Phadrig
Sunday 5th April, 11am-3pm
Free

If you’re based near Inverness, make sure you come along and try out our Easter fun trail. It’s a great way to get out for some fresh air and kids love the hill fort that dates back to 300 BC.

Loch Lomond & Trossachs

Alice in Wonderland & Easter Fun
The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre
Sunday 5th April, 11am-4pm
£2 per duck, plus small charge for some craft activities

A visit to the Lodge is a great day out any day of the year, but during Easter the forest comes alive with Alice in Wonderland inspired trails and entertaining duck races.

Argyll

Easter Eggstravaganza
Ardentinny
Monday 6th April, 11am-3pm
£3.50 per person (under 5’s go free)

Celebrate spring on the beautiful banks of Loch Long. Join us for a bunny hunt, Easter competitions, crafts, and forest theatre, and don’t forget to stretch your legs afterwards on one of the enchanting trails.

Easter Fun at Carradale
Carradale Network Centre, Carradale
Monday 6th April, 10.30am – 3pm
Free

Come to the Kintyre peninsula this Easter for fun activities in the forest – keep an eye out for the playful animals hiding amongst the trees.

Spring into Easter
Achnabreac
Monday 6th April, 2pm – 4pm
Free

Hop over to Lochgilphead for an Easter adventure. Get all the family involved in exploring the Easter trail, doing crafts and getting their face painted. This is a joint event with Kilmartin House Museum, and booking is essential, so get in touch on 01546 602518 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Glenmore

Easter trail
Glenmore Visitor Centre
Friday 3rd to Monday 6th April, 10am-4pm
Free

Come along and follow the woodland Easter trail, and find out all about tremendous trees, with plenty of fun activities along the way. Pick up an activity sheet from the visitor centre. For further information, please contact 01479 861220.

Scottish Lowlands

Bushcraft Bunny
Selm Muir
Saturday 28th March, 10am - 4pm
Free

Join your local ranger to learn some outdoor skills, with a few Easter surprises too.

Galloway

Easter at Kirroughtree
Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Sunday 5th April, 1pm-2pm
Free

Keep your eyes peeled for the Easter bunny at Kirroughtree. There’s plenty of fun for all the family at our recently revamped visitor centre, so make a day of it and enjoy everything Galloway Forest Park has to offer.

You don’t need to come along to one of our events to enjoy the forest, there are plenty of places to explore! Have a fantastic Easter weekend.


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