Put a spring in your step

Bluebells in the forests, spring lambs in the fields, and a host of family friendly events to enjoy. Spring is always an enjoyable season with lots to see and do, whether in the city or the countryside. Enjoy a traditional Easter Festival at the Scottish Crannog Cenre, or head to the capital for the famous Edinburgh Science Festival or Beltane Fire Festival. Kids will be delighted with a trip to Auchingarrich Wildlife Park or Blair Drummond Safari parks as they open their gates for the new season. The Scottish Wool Centre is the place if you want a spot of shopping, and to see their popular dog and duck show. Or explore the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park with Aquila Ecology’s wildlife walks.

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Spring has sprung

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Aquila Ecology offer wildlife tours catered to you. Allow their knowledgeable naturalists to show you all the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park has to offer this season.

Go Wild

Both Auchingarrich Wildlife Park and Blair Drummond Safari Park are open for the season.

Bluebells

Check out the great displays of bluebells at Loch of the Lowes, Glen Finglas, or lesser known spots. You can look out for bluebells along any forest walk.

Sheep and cheerful

Shop for your wool goods and enjoy the ever-popular dog and duck shows.

Events

Great Stirling Run (Stirling, 28th April 2019). Marathon and half marathon events. Sign up and run for a great cause or get out there and cheer on the runners.

Edinburgh Science Festival (Edinburgh Science Centre, 6-21st April 2019). A great family event with this year’s theme being “Frontiers”.

Beltane Fire Festival (Edinburgh, 30th April 2019). Enjoy a modern take on the traditional Celtic Festival celebrating the coming of spring.

Perth Beer Festival (Perth’s North Inch, 12th May). Enjoy a Comedy Night on Friday the 11th and the Beer Festival from 12pm on the Saturday.