Cairngorms National Park

Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend, 12-14 May

Tomintoul Events

Get up close and personal to nature at the Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend on May 12-14

allargue image 1There will be something for all the family in Tomintoul, children will delight in the nature based activities taking place at the Glenlivet Estate Office with the chance to make a bird box and get a hands on taster of what it’s like to take part in a conservation volunteering project. You can go on a walk to look for signs of the elusive Scottish Wildcat with Wildcat project Manager Emma Rawling or join in a bushcraft session.

Why not take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at how a working farm or a highland estate balances conservation with their day to day activities.

Most events are free, so please book your place early to avoid disappointment. You can book your place, get more information and find a list of all the events happening throughout the weekend at

Itinerary of Events for Tomintoul

The links below will take you to another site for booking the event.

DayTimeEvent TitleLocationActivity CategoryBooking Info       
SAT1000 - 1200Discovering NatureGlenlivet Estate Visitor CentreNature SpectacularBook here (Opens in a new window)
SAT1000 - 1200A Question of Balance – Wildlife & Land ManagementAllargueNature SpectacularBook here (Opens in a new window)
SAT1330 - 1530Hands on our NatureGlenlivet Estate Visitor CentreGet InvolvedBook here (Opens in a new window)
SUN1000 - 1230The Nature of FarmingTomintoul village square bus stop (transport to farm via bus is provided)Nature SpectacularBook here (Opens in a new window)
SUN1330 - 1600More than a MoorTomintoul village square bus stop (transport via bus is provided)Nature SpectacularBook here (Opens in a new window)

Find out more about each individual event in the Tomintoul area by clicking on the icons below.

Categories Featured On The Map

Family Fun: Open your children’s minds to the wonder of the Cairngroms! We have it all from wee beasties to magnificent hunters and Neolithic fire to woolly woods.  These events particularly designed with families in mind.

Nature Lovers: We are giving you the chance to immerse yourself in a unique nature experience in the company of a Cairngorms expert. There will be opportunities to get close to some amazing species and go ‘behind the scenes’ with the people who live and work in the Cairngorms National Park.  More suitable for adults and older children/teens.

Get involved: Give something back to the Cairngorms as you Get Involved with one of our volunteering events. It’s immensely satisfying to offer your time to vital conservation work, you’ll have fun, meet new people and know you have made a real difference.  These are volunteering events and may have restrictions on ability depending on the project being worked on.


Do you have any other questions?

Please phone 01479 873535 or email [email protected]