Plan your wild Scottish summer

Are you looking for summer holiday activities? Why not plan a fun, pocket-pleasing day out that your whole family will love. These RSPB reserves are nearer to you than you think. Wild adventures await...

Perfect for summer

Each of our nature reserves is different, but here are some of the experiences you can look forward to:

  • Fun activities the whole family will love, from quiz trails to pond dipping, bug hunting to den-building
  • Nature play areas to jump, clamber and run in
  • Friendly volunteers and staff to help you have a wild adventure
  • Paths to suit everyone, from tiny tots to intrepid explorers
  • Picnic facilities so you can make a day of it
  • Delicious, locally-sourced snacks and drinks for sale 
  • Shop filled with games, toys and craft activities at pocket-money prices

Mapping it out... make a day of it

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    • Loch Garten, Abernethy

      Loch Garten, Abernethy

      Loch Garten reserve has some great days out for you and the kids this Easter break: nest-building, bark-rubbing, tree-hugging fun for all. Have a close encounter at the bird feeding station, or spot a red squirrel. Experience all the joy of

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    • Loch Leven

      Loch Leven

      For a cracking day out with the family this Easter break, head to Loch Leven. There’s so much for the kids to do: build a den, go on a bug hunt or hug a tree! There’s a fab natural play area, and even a family hide – and it’s great value

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    • Lochwinnoch


      Have an amazing time with the whole family this Easter break at Lochwinnoch. Your kids will love the natural play area’s tree swing and clamber hill, or following the fantastic fairy trail. Get out in nature, at great value-for-money.

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    Children climbing on a log in the sunshine at Lochwinnoch