Seven Lochs Activities May 2018

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Check out activities happening in the Seven Lochs area throughout May!

May 2018 

Activities in the Seven Lochs area:


Saturday 5th May 2018 at Drumpellier Country Park

Come and join us for our textiles workshop. From start to finish, learn how to card sheep’s wool and drop-spin carded wool to produce yarn. You can also weave yarn on mini-looms to produce your very own fabric sample to take away.

 There are two separate workshops with limited space so booking is essential. So, to get involved or for more information, please contact the Visitor Centre on: 01236 422257.


Saturday 12th May 2018 at Drumpellier country Park

Join the Countryside Ranger in our woodland camp, as we take in the sights and sounds of our natural surroundings. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Meet outside the Visitor Centre. Furthermore, the event takes place from 11am – 2pm. Contact the Countryside Ranger Service on 01236 422257.


Saturday 12th May 2018 at RSPB Scotland Baron’s Haugh Nature Reserve

With spring in full swing, the woods at Baron’s Haugh are full of bird song in the early hours. It may seem awfully early for an event. However, you early birds will be rewarded with one of nature’s most beautiful experiences as the woods wake up around you. There will also be coffee and croissants for breakfast – what more could you want? The event begins at the reserve car park at the end of Manse Road in Motherwell, ML1 2PZ. Furthermore, the event costs £4 for adults, £2 for children and free to RSPB members. Please book as places are limited. Contact the RSPB warden on 07872 814911 or 0141 331 0993 or by email at . Children under 16 are welcome, but should be accompanied by an adult. Additionally, please wear suitable footwear and clothing appropriate for Scotland’s unpredictable climate and bring binoculars if you have them. Some of this event will involve standing for periods of time so remember to wrap up well. The event is from 6am – 8am.


Sunday 13th May 2018 at Strathclyde Country Park

Discover what lurks below the surface of our newly improved Wildlife Pond. All pond nets and materials will be supplied by the Countryside Ranger Service to help you get the most out of this session. And who knows, you might even learn something along the way! Meet at the Roman Fort Car Park at 1:30pm or join us at the Wildlife Pond before 3pm. Furthermore, you can contact Countryside Ranger Service on 01698 402090.


Sunday 27th May 2018 at Drumpellier Country Park

A walk with the Countryside Rangers, looking at various wild bird of prey species within the country park. The event will take place from 10am – 12pm at the Visitor Centre, Drumpellier Country Park. Additionally, booking is essential as spaces are limited. So contact Countryside Ranger Service on 01236 422257.

Find out more

To find out more about activities in the Seven Lochs area, Stepps and Glasgow, see Red Deer Village Holiday Park‘s news page here!