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

Scotland’s Precious Seas

Scotland’s Precious Seas

19th August 2020 - 10th January 2021

To celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters, this small exhibition explores Scotland’s diverse sea life and the many threats facing our marine life.
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Tree-mendous Walk in the Grounds of Hopetoun House

Tree-mendous Walk in the Grounds of Hopetoun House

Selected dates between 11th October 2020 - 25th October 2020

This exclusive 2 hour Ranger-led walk will guide you through the nature and history of some of the specimen trees found throughout Hopetoun’s designed landscape.
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Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt

Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt

3rd May 2021

Hunt the grounds of Lauriston for creepy crawlies in their natural habitat, then make a giant version of your favourite bug at Lauriston Castle!
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Royal Highland Show 2021

Royal Highland Show 2021

17th June 2021 - 20th June 2021

One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' returns to the Royal Highland Centre from 17th June!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Muddy Monster Club - CANCELLED

Muddy Monster Club - CANCELLED

Selected dates between 9th July 2020 - 10th December 2020

Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!

Find out about Muddy Monster Club - CANCELLED on What's On East Renfrewshire
Beat The Street East Renfrewshire

Beat The Street East Renfrewshire

30th September 2020 - 11th November 2020

Beat the Street is a fun, free game that will see communities in East Renfrewshire transformed into a giant game! See how far you can walk, cycle and run in just 6 weeks!

Find out about Beat The Street East Renfrewshire on What's On East Renfrewshire
Bonkers about Conkers - CANCELLED

Bonkers about Conkers - CANCELLED

12th October 2020

Prepare your own conker and put it to the test at the first ever Whitelee Conker Contest on Monday 12th October!

Find out about Bonkers about Conkers - CANCELLED on What's On East Renfrewshire
Makaton Map Masters - CANCELLED

Makaton Map Masters - CANCELLED

16th October 2020

Learn how to read a basic map and explore the windfarm with your team on this Makaton orienteering course with the Whitelee Rangers!

Find out about Makaton Map Masters - CANCELLED on What's On East Renfrewshire
Wilderland Wildlife Film Festival - POSTPONED

Wilderland Wildlife Film Festival - POSTPONED

20th October 2020

Wilderland Wildlife Film Festival is back for its second year touring the very best of the world's short wildlife films, catch it at Eastwood Park Theatre on Tuesday 20th October!

Find out about Wilderland Wildlife Film Festival - POSTPONED on What's On East Renfrewshire
Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED

Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED

5th December 2020

Deck your halls with your very own festive creations this winter thanks to the Whitelee Countryside Rangers!

Find out about Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Blooming Marvellous

Blooming Marvellous

12th September 2020 - 14th February 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
An Ocean Story

An Ocean Story

2nd October 2020

The Scottish Fisheries Museum have teamed up with Netherlands-based charitable foundation “By the Ocean we Unite” for this special screening.

Find out about An Ocean Story on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Selected dates between 4th September 2020 - 30th October 2020

The Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group meet on Thursdays and Fridays to carry out practical work in the park and keep it looking beautiful!

Find out about Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group on What's On Glasgow
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks For All

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks For All

Selected dates between 14th September 2020 - 9th November 2020

Join the team at Castlemilk Park Project on the second Monday of each month for their online wildlife and photography sessions!

Find out about Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks For All on What's On Glasgow
Plant to Perfume - Natural Perfume & Aromatherapy Workshop

Plant to Perfume - Natural Perfume & Aromatherapy Workshop

5th October 2020

Make your own unique & completely natural, organic perfume, with the finest quality essential oils at Essential Oils & You's Plant to Perfume - Natural Perfume & Aromatherapy Workshop!

Blue Prints: Workshop in Printing with Botanical or Blue

Blue Prints: Workshop in Printing with Botanical or Blue

5th November 2020

Blue Prints is a four week workshop in creating prints with blue techniques using Botanical elements: Indigo, Cyanotype, Logwood and Eco Printing.

Events in Lanarkshire

Tracks And Signs

Tracks And Signs

17th October 2020

Join the Countryside Rangers in Drumpellier Country Park as they go in search of the tracks, trails and signs our wild mammals leave behind.

Find out about Tracks And Signs on What's On Lanarkshire
Frightfully Weird Wildlife - A Halloween Special!

Frightfully Weird Wildlife - A Halloween Special!

29th October 2020

Ahead of Halloween, join the team at Castlebank Horticultural Centre for a virtual tour of the strangest, scariest and weirdest living things on Earth!

Find out about Frightfully Weird Wildlife - A Halloween Special! on What's On Lanarkshire
Woodcarving And Whittling

Woodcarving And Whittling

14th November 2020

Come along and try your hand at carving a spoon, mushroom, or maybe a Scandinavian kuksa cup at Palacerigg Country Park!

Find out about Woodcarving And Whittling on What's On Lanarkshire
Willow Harvest

Willow Harvest

7th February 2021

Put on your wellies and join us for the annual Willow Harvest at National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride!

Find out about Willow Harvest on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet

David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet

28th September 2020 - 4th October 2020

Honest, revealing and urgent, David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet is a powerful first-hand account of humanity’s impact on nature and a message of hope for future generations.

Find out about David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet on What's On Stirling

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Popular Events

EIFF and Unique Events present: Drive In Movies
Edinburgh International Film Festival and Unique Events have teamed up with Edinburgh Airport to produce a new monthly event for cinema fans throughout the rest of 2020!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Conifox Halloween Spooktacular
Conifox Halloween Spooktacular is on from 17th October to 1st November, follow the spooky trail around the park then get creative and carve your own pumpkin!
After Dark in the Witches Wood
There's ancient magic in the air as strings of tiny lights guide your way to secret places in the Witches Wood at Almond Valley Heritage Centre!
Conifox celebrates Grandparents Day
Conifox celebrates its annual Grandparent’s Day on 4th October, welcoming back young and old, bringing together loved ones after months of separation.

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre