Cairngorms National Park

Uath Lochans from Farleitter Crag, Kingussie

Education & Learning

The Park is a natural, outdoor classroom in which to learn - from important scientific research to teaching the importance of the natural environment to children

Kids reflection in water

We have a range of resources and learning opportunities for students, teachers, voluntary groups and anyone with an interest in the Cairngorms National Park.

Why learn outdoors?

An overview of how the Curriculum for Excellence can be met through outdoor learning is available from Education Scotland.

Education Scotland have put together an excellent resource on Outdoor Learning, including practical guidance, ideas and support for teachers and practitioners.

For guidance on easy steps to learning in local greenspace, see Beyond Your Boundary by Scottish Natural Heritage.

Planning a field trip or visit to the Park?