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Summer in the forest

The evenings are getting longer, the sun is finally making an appearance and the smell of barbecues is in the air - it must be summer! Make the most of the good weather with our round up of activities, including our What can you spot? (PDF 1.2MB) activity sheet, treats and events.

 

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Budget-friendly fun for the family

Summer doesn't need to be expensive with these child friendly activities.

 

Windsurfer on Loch Morlich, Glenmore Forest Park

Cool off in the loch (or sea!)

Swim, sail, paddle or row, it's up to you.

 

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Perfect picnic spots

The sun is finally out so why not grab your blanket, some tasty treats, and enjoy a meal surrounded by nature.

 

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Camping and glamping in the forest

There's nothing better than waking up in the forest - whether you're wild camping or upgrade to something a bit fancier.

 

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Summer stargazing at the Dark Sky Park

The skies change with every season. Catch Orion before he disappears for the summer, or see if you can spot Ursa Major (The Great Bear) by following the tail of the Plough. Why not visit the UK's first Dark Sky Park? 

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Keep it clean: tree health and you

Can you help us protect Scotland's precious forests? Find our how with our top tips for keeping it clean. If you still have questions, you can visit our Keep it Clean FAQ page for more detailed information.