Nature events in Lanarkshire

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

Events in Lanarkshire

Delivering for the Future: Public Consultation on Plans for RSPB Baron’s Haugh

Delivering for the Future: Public Consultation on Plans for RSPB Baron’s Haugh

Selected dates between 2nd June 2021 - 3rd July 2021

Drop in to Baron's Haugh car park to find out about the plans being developed for the future of this fantastic nature reserve via their Public Consultation events!
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Badger Watch

Badger Watch

23rd June 2021

Learn more about these shy mammals in their natural habitat at Palacerigg Country Park's Badger Watch on Wednesday 23rd June!
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Dalzell At Dusk

Dalzell At Dusk

1st September 2021

Join NLC Countryside Rangers on a guided walk through this historic estate, where the mature woodlands provide an excellent habitat for night-loving creatures like bats, badgers, owls and more!
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Tracks And Signs

Tracks And Signs

16th October 2021

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

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Scotland’s Precious Seas

Scotland’s Precious Seas

19th August 2020 - 15th August 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.

Find out about Scotland’s Precious Seas on What's On Edinburgh
The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits: The Botanical Photography of Levon Biss

The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits: The Botanical Photography of Levon Biss

28th May 2021 - 26th September 2021

Feast your eyes on stunning, macro-photographic studies of seeds and fruits from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s Herbarium Collection.

Insectarium

Insectarium

3rd June 2021 - 25th July 2021

An exhibition by members of the Society of Scottish Artists in response to the conflicting feelings insects inspire in a wide range of media.

Find out about Insectarium on What's On Edinburgh
Wonder Wander

Wonder Wander

3rd June 2021 - 26th September 2021

Wonder Wander, by Edinburgh-based sculptor Andrea Geileis, is the first extensive display of outdoor sculptures in the grounds of Waterston House.

Find out about Wonder Wander on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Zoo After Hours

Edinburgh Zoo After Hours

4th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

Edinburgh Zoo After Hours events return for summer 2021 giving you more opportunity to see your favourite animals!

Find out about Edinburgh Zoo After Hours on What's On Edinburgh
Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th September 2021

This Ranger-led walk at Hopetoun House will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun’s designed landscape.

Find out about Hopetoun Grounds Walk on What's On Edinburgh
Human Nature

Human Nature

12th June 2021 - 21st July 2021

Take a fascinating journey around the world through this large-scale outdoor photography exhibition and explore how we connect to nature as humans.

Find out about Human Nature on What's On Edinburgh
Climate Detectives

Climate Detectives

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

The Heriot-Watt campus is a lovely, scenic spot for a walk with a side of learning. Framed by greenery and nature, the campus is brimming with intriguing facts about research into our climate's histor

Find out about Climate Detectives on What's On Edinburgh
Coastal Knowledge

Coastal Knowledge

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

As Scotland's (prolonged) Year of Coast and Waters continues, join us as we learn how to keep up with our beautiful country's seas and coasts in an ever changing landscape!

Find out about Coastal Knowledge on What's On Edinburgh
Outdoor Family Walks

Outdoor Family Walks

Selected dates between 26th June 2021 - 4th July 2021

Join the Dynamic Earth team for these family-friendly walks in Holyrood Park exploring Edinburgh's past.

Find out about Outdoor Family Walks on What's On Edinburgh
Pale Blue Dot

Pale Blue Dot

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

National Museum of Scotland is proud to be hosting Edinburgh Science Festival’s brand-new exhibition, Pale Blue Dot, created to celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020–21.

Find out about Pale Blue Dot on What's On Edinburgh
Rockpool Rambles

Rockpool Rambles

26th June 2021 - 29th June 2021

Join the wild side of life on this informative walk along the North Berwick shoreline with the team at the Scottish Seabird Centre!

Find out about Rockpool Rambles on What's On Edinburgh
Urban Fossil Detective

Urban Fossil Detective

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Become a fossil detective and discover what ancient creatures can be found in rocks, buildings and even pavements right here in Edinburgh in this self-guided walking trail!

Find out about Urban Fossil Detective on What's On Edinburgh
Seaweed Excursion

Seaweed Excursion

2nd July 2021

Come along for an introductory seaweed foray at North Berwick with Greg Kenicer on 2nd July and find out all about these incredible organisms in real-life!

Find out about Seaweed Excursion on What's On Edinburgh
European Stone Stacking Championships

European Stone Stacking Championships

10th July 2021 - 11th July 2021

Rounding off Edinburgh Science Festival’s contribution to the Scottish Year of Coasts and Waters, the European Stone Stacking Championships returns to Dunbar for the 4th Year.

Find out about European Stone Stacking Championships on What's On Edinburgh
Flora Medica: Foraging Walk

Flora Medica: Foraging Walk

10th July 2021

Join Anna Canning, an expert botanist and wild plant forager, on this guided walk around Hopetoun and collect some wild ingredients to make a delicious snack or herbal remedy.

Find out about Flora Medica: Foraging Walk on What's On Edinburgh
Groovy Geology

Groovy Geology

2nd August 2021

Enjoy your Bank Holiday at Hopetoun House with a Ranger-led stroll along the foreshore exploring part of the best of West Lothian's geological resource!

Find out about Groovy Geology on What's On Edinburgh
Fringe by the Sea: Gordon Buchanan – Animal Families and Me

Fringe by the Sea: Gordon Buchanan – Animal Families and Me

7th August 2021

Animal Families and Me promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of Gordon’s globetrotting travels, as he delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife.

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival

1st September 2021 - 2nd September 2021

Experience an extraordinary collection of short films when the Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre on 1st and 2nd September!

Find out about Banff Mountain Film Festival on What's On Edinburgh
Ocean Film Festival

Ocean Film Festival

3rd September 2021

The Ocean Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre with a brand new selection of the most amazing ocean films.

Find out about Ocean Film Festival on What's On Edinburgh
Tracks, Trail and Signs

Tracks, Trail and Signs

20th September 2021

A Ranger-led guided walk to help you investigate the tracks, trails and signs of the Hopetoun wildlife.

Find out about Tracks, Trail and Signs on What's On Edinburgh
Fascinating Fungi

Fascinating Fungi

16th October 2021

Come along for a gentle Ranger-led walk on to explore the fascinating world of fungi at Hopetoun House.

Find out about Fascinating Fungi on What's On Edinburgh
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!

Find out about Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights on What's On Edinburgh
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!

Find out about The Royal Highland Show on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Events in Glasgow

Outdoor Nature Art Workshops for Kids

Outdoor Nature Art Workshops for Kids

Selected dates between 6th June 2021 - 27th June 2021

Every Sunday in June, MAKE at Dumbreck Stables will host outdoor nature art workshops for your mini creatives aged 5 - 11!

Find out about Outdoor Nature Art Workshops for Kids on What's On 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
Woodland Wildlife Workshops

Woodland Wildlife Workshops

Selected dates between 10th June 2021 - 10th September 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team to find out more about what lives in your woodland, from edible plants to busy bees and species that invade to bats that soar at night!

Find out about Woodland Wildlife Workshops 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
Summer Solstice Story Time

Summer Solstice Story Time

18th June 2021

Celebrate the Summer Solstice, enjoy hot drinks and listen to local stories over a fire at Castlemilk Park on Friday 18th June!

Find out about Summer Solstice Story Time on What's On Glasgow
Butterflies of RSPB Loch Lomond

Butterflies of RSPB Loch Lomond

19th June 2021

This workshop will help you identify some of the common butterfly species found at RSPB Loch Lomond, as well as going in search of the more unusual species like the small pearl-bordered fritillary!

Find out about Butterflies of RSPB Loch Lomond on What's On Glasgow
Wild Food Foraging

Wild Food Foraging

26th June 2021

Join the team at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond in Gartocharn and go in search of some natural foodie delights!

Find out about Wild Food Foraging on What's On Glasgow
Early Summer Foraging Walk

Early Summer Foraging Walk

28th June 2021

As the plants come in to their Summer season, join herbalist and foraging tutor Catriona Gibson on a guided walk around Queen's Park!

Find out about Early Summer Foraging Walk on What's On Glasgow
Volunteer Action Day: Woodland Clean-up and Pizza

Volunteer Action Day: Woodland Clean-up and Pizza

10th July 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for a community clean before heading back to the stables to try an amazing wood-fired pizza using their outdoor pizza oven!

Find out about Volunteer Action Day: Woodland Clean-up and Pizza on What's On Glasgow
Get Close To Nature: Stream Dipping

Get Close To Nature: Stream Dipping

21st July 2021

Get close to nature and find out all about Castlemilk Park stream's inhabitants on this dipping workshop!

Find out about Get Close To Nature: Stream Dipping on What's On Glasgow
Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day

Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day

28th July 2021

Head along to Castlemilk Park on Wednesday 28th July for the annual Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day, this year's theme is Fairies & Goblins!

Find out about Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day on What's On Glasgow
Get Close To Nature: Wildflower Walk

Get Close To Nature: Wildflower Walk

14th August 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for a walk around Castlemilk Park whilst learning how to identify wildflowers or refresh your existing identification skills!

Find out about Get Close To Nature: Wildflower Walk on What's On Glasgow
Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow

Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow

11th September 2021

Your Community Wildflower Meadow needs some annual TLC! Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for their Volunteer Action Day on Saturday 11th September!

Find out about Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow on What's On Glasgow

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Crazy Duck Hunt - Little Explorer’s Challenge

Crazy Duck Hunt - Little Explorer’s Challenge

31st May 2021 - 18th June 2021

Explore the woodland trail and search for the hidden clues on RSPB Lochwinnoch's Crazy Duck Hunt!

Find out about Crazy Duck Hunt - Little Explorer’s Challenge on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Bo’mains Meadow Orchid Walk

Bo’mains Meadow Orchid Walk

26th June 2021

Bo'mains is a Site of Special Scientific interest (SSSI). Join us for a leisurely guided walk of wildflower discovery and to learn why this site is so important. ​

Find out about Bo’mains Meadow Orchid Walk on What's On Stirling
Ocean Film Festival World Tour

Ocean Film Festival World Tour

12th September 2021

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back with a brand-new collection of the world’s most incredible ocean films! Dive into a night of mesmerising ocean adventure at Macrobert Arts Centre!

Find out about Ocean Film Festival World Tour on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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Jurassic Lanark Trail
After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!
The Gruffalo Trail
Join the Scottish Equestrian Hotel for a woodland adventure exploring their Gruffalo Trail on the ponies!
Jurassic Adventures - Kids Craft & STEM Workshops (Part of Jurassic Lanark’s Dinosaur Trail)
Material Geeks are running a series of workshops in Lanark this summer to compliment Discover Lanark with their 'Walking in their Footsteps' Dinosaur trail!
Dalzell At Dusk
Join NLC Countryside Rangers on a guided walk through this historic estate, where the mature woodlands provide an excellent habitat for night-loving creatures like bats, badgers, owls and more!
New Lanark Markets
New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!

Popular Venues

Airdrie Town Hall East Kilbride Arts Centre East Kilbride Village Theatre Lanark Memorial Hall Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre Rutherglen Town Hall The Town House Hamilton