Cairngorms National Park

The snowy mountains of Cairngorms

Rangers Events

The Park is the perfect stage for events whether its exploring the Parks wild side with the Countryside Rangers, enjoying a night out at a ceilidh or shopping at the Cairngorms Farmers Market.

Next Events

Saturday 11th March 10.00am – 3.00pm

Cost: Free

Come along and help us keep Insh Marshes tidy and litter free.  Open to all, families welcome, tea and coffee at the ready, juice and biscuits too.  Pack a lunch and make a day in the great outdoors.

  • Booking:   
    • Not required
  • Contact:
    • Cat Vis-Christie – 01540 661518
    • [email protected]
  • Meet:        
    • Ardvoney car park, Kingussie

RSPB Insh Marshes

Sunday 19th March 11.00am – 2.00pm

Cost: Free

Join the Ranger for a health walk in Upper Glen Clova to discuss the management and natural history of the area. We might see an Eagle.

  • Booking:   
    • Essential
  • Contact:    
    • Neil Lowther – 01575 550233
    • [email protected]
  • Meet:        
    • Glen Doll Car Park (DD8)

ANGUSalive Ranger Service

Saturday 1st April – Sunday 23rd April (DAILY) 10am – 4pm

Cost: Activity pack £2 each

Sunday 9th April 11am – 3pm

Cost: £3 per Child, Adults Free, RSPB Members Free

Family Easter shenanigans @ Insh Marshes.  Kick start the Easter holidays with fresh air and family fun.  Games, trails and more.

  • Booking:   
    • Not Required
  • Contact:
    • Cat Vis-Christie – 01540 661518;
    • [email protected]
  • Meet:         
    • RSPB Insh Marshes car park; Grid Ref: NN 773999

RSPB Insh Marshes

Thursday 13th April 2pm – 3.30pm

Cost: Adults £5; Children £3

Get to grips with the gory details of this gruesome battle. Interactive battle talk, weapons display and children’s craft activities.

  • Booking:   
    • Not Required
  • Contact:    
  • Meet:         
    • Killiecrankie Visitor Centre

North Perthshire Ranger Service

Saturday 15th April 11am – 2pm

Cost: Children £3; accompanying adults free

The Easter bunny has hidden clues at lots of National Trust for Scotland places!

Collect your hunt map, follow the clues, solve the puzzle and claim your chocolatey reward! Each hunt is completely different – the perfect excuse to hop along to more than one!

  • Booking:   
    • Not Required
  • Contact:    
  • Meet:         
    • The Hermitage Lower Car Park, 1 mile north of Dunkeld, signposted from A9

North Perthshire Ranger Service

Sunday 16th April 1pm – 3pm

Cost: Free

Sunday 16th April 11am – 2pm

Cost: Children £3; accompanying adults free

The Easter bunny has hidden clues at lots of National Trust for Scotland places!

Collect your hunt map, follow the clues, solve the puzzle and claim your chocolatey reward! Each hunt is completely different – the perfect excuse to hop along to more than one!

  • Booking:   
    • Not Required
  • Contact:    
  • Meet:         
    • Killiecrankie Visitor Centre

North Perthshire Ranger Service

Sunday 16th March 10am-12pm

Cost: £3 per child.

Decorate a special Easter Tree and receive a map to find hidden yummy Easter treasures

For accompanied children age 2-7.

  • Booking:   
    • Not required.
  • Contact:    
    • Alison Greggans – 07710 387510
    • [email protected]
  • Meet:        
    • Milton Loch Boat of Garten

RSPB Community Ranger

Monday 17th April 10am-12pm

Cost: £3 per child.

Decorate a special Easter Tree and receive a map to find hidden yummy Easter treasures

For accompanied children age 2-7.

  • Booking:   
    • Not required.
  • Contact:    
    • Alison Greggans – 07710 387510
    • [email protected]
  • Meet:        
    • Dell Woods. Start at the Visitor Centre Nethy Bridge

RSPB Community Ranger

Monday 17th April 12pm-3pm

Cost: Free

It’s Easter! Pop into the visitor centre to pick up an answer sheet then, enjoy a springtime walk while you hunt for the clues to win an Easter Egg!

  • Booking:   
    • Not essential, just drop in.  All under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Contact:    
    • Catriona Reid – 013398 81667; http://www.snh.gov.uk/news-and-events/events/
  • Meet:        
    • Burn o Vat Visitor Centre – AB34 5NB

Scottish Natural Heritage

Wednesday 19th April 9.30am – 1pm

Cost: Adults £5, RSPB Members £3

Join the reserve Warden to experience the bird sights and sounds of a spring morning at Insh Marshes.

  • Booking:   
    • Essential
  • Contact:    
    • Pete Moore – 01540 661518;
    • [email protected]
  • Meet:         
    • RSPB Insh Marshes Reserve

RSPB Insh Marshes