Nature events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Nature events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

Selected dates between 3rd October 2021 - 6th March 2022

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Lost Creatures and Hidden Rivers

Lost Creatures and Hidden Rivers

9th October 2021 - 18th October 2021

Join us at Almond Valley this October school holiday for games that explore stories of lost lands and changing climate over the last million years, and the struggle for survival.
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Holyrood Herbs

Holyrood Herbs

14th October 2021 - 30th October 2021

This October half term join us on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to discover how herbs have been used for centuries at the Palace of HolyroodHouse.
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October Half Term at Dynamic Earth

October Half Term at Dynamic Earth

16th October 2021 - 24th October 2021

Explore the universe through explosive demos, fun interactive activities, and hands-on crafts at Dynamic Earth this October Half Term!
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Doug Allan - Its A Wrap

Doug Allan - Its A Wrap

3rd November 2021

Doug Allan looks back over his successes and setbacks during 35 years of natural history film making with this special event at Assembly Roxy Edinburgh!
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Climate Science Showcase at Dynamic Earth

Climate Science Showcase at Dynamic Earth

6th November 2021

To celebrate the globally important climate conference, COP26, happening right here in Scotland, Dynamic Earth is hosting a Climate Science Showcase Day on Saturday 6th November.
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Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

19th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Make your evenings merry and bright this festive season with a magical journey through Edinburgh Zoo!
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Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

22nd February 2022

Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at the Assembly Rooms on Tuesday 22nd February!
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The Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show

23rd June 2022 - 26th June 2022

One of Scotland's most iconic events, The Royal Highland Show, returns to the Royal Highland Centre between the 23rd and 26th June 2022!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Off Grid Community Outdoor Toddler Group

Off Grid Community Outdoor Toddler Group

Selected dates between 23rd August 2021 - 23rd June 2022

Off Grid Community hold outdoor toddler sessions at Aidans Brae Woods, Clarkston on Mondays and Wednesdays during term time!

Find out about Off Grid Community Outdoor Toddler Group on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Blooming Marvellous

Blooming Marvellous

27th April 2021 - 24th October 2021

Everything in the garden’s lovely as we explore the wonderful world of wildlife and plants through our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition!

Find out about Blooming Marvellous on What's On Fife
Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

30th January 2022

Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at the Alhambra Theatre on January 30th 2022!

Events in Glasgow

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Selected dates between 7th June 2021 - 7th March 2022

This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!

Find out about Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group on What's On Glasgow
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 12th March 2022

Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!

Find out about Castlemilk Explorers on What's On Glasgow
African Wall Art & Tales By Lantern Light

African Wall Art & Tales By Lantern Light

22nd October 2021

Join the team at the Hidden Gardens on Friday 22nd October as they celebrate Black History Month with special event, African Wall Art & Tales By Lantern Light!

Find out about African Wall Art & Tales By Lantern Light on What's On Glasgow
Doug Allan - It’s a Wrap

Doug Allan - It’s a Wrap

27th November 2021

Doug Allan looks back over his successes and setbacks during 35 years of natural history film making with this special event at Oran Mor Glasgow!

Find out about Doug Allan - It’s a Wrap on What's On Glasgow
Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

26th February 2022

Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at The Old Fruitmarket Glasgow on Saturday 26th February!

Events in Lanarkshire

Marvellous Migrants at Baron’s Haugh

Marvellous Migrants at Baron’s Haugh

13th November 2021

Come along and learn about the birds that make Baron's Haugh their own during the winter months after flying thousands of miles to spend the winter in Scotland!

Find out about Marvellous Migrants at Baron’s Haugh on What's On Lanarkshire
Festive Wreath Making at Baron’s Haugh

Festive Wreath Making at Baron’s Haugh

4th December 2021

Join the RSPB to enjoy a seasonal wander around Baron's Haugh to gather all kinds of natural craft materials and make your own festive wreath!

Find out about Festive Wreath Making at Baron’s Haugh on What's On Lanarkshire
Festive Wildlife Wander

Festive Wildlife Wander

19th December 2021

Wrap up warm, stick on your boots, grab a flask of something hot and come along to experience what winter has to offer at RSPB Baron's Haugh!

Find out about Festive Wildlife Wander on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Alpaca Trekking

Alpaca Trekking

Selected dates between 9th October 2021 - 19th December 2021

West Coast Alpacas offer scenic walks through Ardgowan Estate with their fluffy, friendly alpacas twice daily at weekends!

Find out about Alpaca Trekking on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Living Proof: A Climate Story Film Screening

Living Proof: A Climate Story Film Screening

4th November 2021

The Hippodrome is proud to present ‘Living Proof’ a new release exploring this country’s complex relationship to the global climate crisis, through film and music.

Find out about Living Proof: A Climate Story Film Screening on What's On Stirling
Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

25th February 2022

Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at Macrobert Arts Centre on Friday 25th February!

Events in Other Areas

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