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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Admire the wildflowers in the woods
  2. Watch sand martins nesting in banks along the river
  3. Resident and migrant birds are setting up nesting territories

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Look for ducklings on the Haugh
  2. Explore the fields and rides and look for butterflies as you go
  3. Listen for the high-pitched whistles of kingfishers flying along the river

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Wading birds drop in on the haugh on their migration south
  2. There's a riot of autumn colour in the trees
  3. How many fungi can you find in the woods? (look, but don't touch!)

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Look for whooper swans on the haugh and surrounding fields
  2. Wintering wildfowl - wigeons, teals and goldeneyes - are looking their best
  3. Sparrowhawks and buzzards display on sunny, late winter mornings

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Just Breathe: Get Out, Get Active, Unwind

Just Breathe: Get Out, Get Active, Unwind

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We’d like to recommend some great places to visit, in and around Glasgow, that give you that 'outdoor' feeling, without being a million miles from home.

Date: 27 April 2012


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