Activities for Children

These activities are suitable for families - they will be targetted at children, who should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

2017 Ranger Activities for Children and Families

Wed 12 April EASTER TREASURE HUNT
Join us on a self-guided trail to follow clues and find Easter treasure in the woods.
2.00 - 3.30pm
Meet at Glen Tilt Car Park, by Blair Atholl.
Who for: Families
Cost: Children £2

Sat 13 May  WOOLLY WOODS SAFARI  
Come and wander though the trees looking at our amazing local wildlife - eagles, otters, red squirrels and lots more - all made of wool.
10.00am - 5.00pm
Meet at Blair Atholl Information Centre, Blair Atholl
Who for: Everyone
Cost: Free

Sun 14 May  CAIRNGORMS NATURE WEEKEND
An exciting opportunity to join Nick Baker and the rangers and explore some of the lesser known wildlife of the Cairngorms including electrofishing in the river, meeting reptiles, and Nick's minibeast safari. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Contact the ranger service or visit www.cairngorms.co.uk for more details.
9.30am - 1.15pm
Who for: Families

Thurs 13 July  WOODLAND TREASURE HUNT
A family event searching for clues and treasure on a self-guided trail through the woods.
2.00 - 3.30pm
Meet at Glen Tilt Car Park, by Blair Atholl.
Who for: Families
Cost: Children £2

Thurs 20 July KIDS' RED SQUIRREL TRAIL
Follow the trail, look for these furry tree climbers and do some fun squirrel activities. 1 mile walk. Self-guided trail. Not suitable for buggies.
2.00  - 4.00pm
Meet at Glen Tilt Car Park, by Blair Atholl.
Who for: Children (accompanied by adult)
Cost: £2 per child

Thurs 27 July KIDS' RED SQUIRREL TRAIL
Follow the trail, look for these furry tree climbers and do some fun squirrel activities. 1 mile walk. Self-guided trail. Not suitable for buggies.
2.00  - 4.00pm
Meet at Glen Tilt Car Park, by Blair Atholl.
Who for: Children (accompanied by adult)
Cost: £2 per child

Thurs 3 August  MAKE A NESTBOX
Join Atholl and Perth + Kinross Council rangers to help out nature by making nestboxes and feeders for our wildlife. Lots of activities suitable for different ages.
1.00 - 3.00pm
Meet at Blair Atholl Information Centre, Blair Atholl.
Who for: Everyone
Cost: Donations for materials

Thurs 10 August  DINOSAUR TREASURE HUNT
Creep through the woods looking for clues to where the dinosaurs are lurking. Can you find them?
2.00 - 3.30pm
Meet at Glen Tilt Car Park, by Blair Atholl
Who for: Families
Cost: £3 per child

Tues 11 October  RAGING AND ROARING
See the Atholl red deer and find out more about what they are up to at this time of year.
2.00 - 3.30pm
Meet at Glen Tilt Car Park, by Blair Atholl.
Who for: Children (accompanied by adult)
Cost: £2 per child

 

 

 


 

 

 

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