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Get to know your forests a little better

Forthcoming events



Guide in the Hide at Kirroughtree

At: Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Starts: 21/08/2018 2:00 pm
Ends: 21/08/2018 3:00 pm
Price: Free. No booking required.

Pop down to the Wild Watch Trail hide anytime between 2 and 3pm for an informal chat about the wildlife that lives in the Galloway Forest Park.


Den Building at Kirroughtree

At: Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Starts: 23/08/2018 2:00 am
Ends: 23/08/2018 3:00 pm
Price: Free. Space is limited so booking is essential. Please call the visitor centre on 01671 402994 to reserve your place.

Join forest staff to make your very own family woodland den. Great for 7 years and above.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring midge repellent and a hat just in case


10@Kirroughtree Mountain Bike Event

At: Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Starts: 25/08/2018 9:00 am
Ends: 25/08/2018 6:00 pm
Price: Register at www.gallowayhillbillies.org/index.php/10-kirroughtree

The popular 10@Kirroughtree mountain bike event returns for another year. Interested in finding out more? Pop onto the organisers website for more information and to register to take part.


Trossachs Search and Rescue Fun Day

At: The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre
Starts: 26/08/2018 12:00 pm
Ends: 26/08/2018 4:00 pm
Price: For more info call The Lodge on 03000 676 615.

Come and join the Trossachs Search and Rescue team for a day of fun at the Lodge! There will be face painting, Tombola and CPR demonstrations.

Learn all about how they contribute to the community and meet one of their doggy team members.


Guide in the Hide at Kirroughtree

At: Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Starts: 28/08/2018 2:00 pm
Ends: 28/08/2018 3:00 pm
Price: Free. No booking required.

Pop down to the Wild Watch Trail hide anytime between 2 and 3pm for an informal chat about the wildlife that lives in the Galloway Forest Park.


Den Building at Kirroughtree

At: Kirroughtree Visitor Centre
Starts: 30/08/2018 2:00 am
Ends: 30/08/2018 3:00 pm
Price: Free. Space is limited so booking is essential. Please call the visitor centre on 01671 402994 to reserve your place.

Join forest staff to make your very own family woodland den. Great for 7 years and above.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring midge repellent and a hat just in case


Fishing at Loch Grannoch

At: Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre
Starts: 02/09/2018 9:00 am
Ends: 02/09/2018 4:00 pm
Price: Adults £10 Children £5

Join our friendly staff for this popular day of fishing on Loch Grannoch. Some basic fishing rods and bait can be hired if pre-booked. Booking essential - please call 0300 067 6800. Limited spaces available - book early to avoid disappointment. Meet at the Riverside car park at the end of the Raiders Road Forest Drive.


Batty About Bats at The Lodge

At: The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre
Starts: 07/09/2018 7:30 pm
Ends: 07/09/2018 9:30 pm
Price: £7 per person (£5.50 for children & RSPB members). Booking required.

Come and join RSPB and Forestry Commission Scotland on the evening bat walk and learn all about a bats life cycle, their habitat and what they eat.

Use the bat detectors to listen to the bats flying above and try to identify what species live here.

Help set up the moth trap and see what other things fly at night.


Fishing at Loch Grannoch

At: Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre
Starts: 16/09/2018 9:00 am
Ends: 16/09/2018 4:00 pm
Price: Adults £10 Children £5

Join our friendly staff for this popular day of fishing on Loch Grannoch. Some basic fishing rods and bait can be hired if pre-booked. Booking essential - please call 0300 067 6800. Limited spaces available - book early to avoid disappointment. Meet at the Riverside car park at the end of the Raiders Road Forest Drive.