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 EASTER & SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES

Cost: Child £3.50 per activity  Adult £3.50 per activity

This is an opportunity to explore the natural environment with your children, under the guidance of East Lothian Council Countryside Rangers. 

Events are aimed at families with children aged 3 and over and costs £3.50 per adult or child. Younger siblings are welcome to attend free of charge. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

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Seashore Safari - Longniddry, 9th April 2020

Thursday 9th April 2020 | Longniddry Bents | 10.30-12.00 

Join us for a guddle in the rock-pools and see what amazing creatures we can find. Bring wellies.

Meet: Longniddry Bents Car Park no.2. This can be found along the main coast road between Port Seton and Longniddry (B1348) NT 436 767. There is a height restrictor (2.1m). Car park charging applies.

£3.50

(incl. VAT)
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Minibeast Hunt - Dunbar, 16th April 2020

Thursday 16th April 2020 | John Muir Country Park | 14:00 - 15:30

Join the Ranger and explore the microscopic world of minibeasts! Find out more about the important jobs these creatures undertake in our woodlands.

Meet: Linkfield car park, John Muir Country Park, Dunbar. Grid Ref: NT 651 788. Height restriction access (2.1m). Car park charging applies.

£3.50

(incl. VAT)
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River Dipping - Gifford, 7th July 2020

Tuesday 7th July | Gifford | 14:00 - 15:30

Come and find out what creatures lurk beneath the river. Bring wellies or old shoes.

Meet: Gifford playpark. From Haddington, take the B6369 towards Lennoxlove/Gifford.  When in Gifford at the junction by the church, turn right and then second left.  The playpark is on your right before the gates of Yester House. Grid Ref: NT 534 678.

£3.50

(incl. VAT)
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Minibeast Hunt - Dunbar, 9th July 2020

Thursday 9th July | John Muir Country Park | 14:00 - 15:30

Join the Ranger and explore the microscopic world of minibeasts! Find out more about the important jobs these creatures undertake in our woodlands.

Meet: Linkfield car park, John Muir Country Park, Dunbar. Grid Ref: NT 651 788. Height restriction access (2.1m). Car park charging applies.

£3.50

(incl. VAT)
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Minibeast Hunt - Musselburgh, 21st July 2020

Tuesday 21st July | Musselburgh | 14:00 - 15:30

Join the Ranger and explore the microscopic world of minibeasts! Find out more about the important jobs these creatures undertake in our woodlands.

Meet: Prestongrange Museum east of Musselburgh on the B1348 coast road  NT 372 737

£3.50

(incl. VAT)
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Seashore Safari - Dunbar, 23rd July 2020

Thursday 23rd July | Dunbar | 11:00 - 12:30

Join us for a guddle amongst the rockpools and see what amazing creatures we can find. Bring wellies.

Meet: Slipway to East Beach at the Old (Cromwell) Harbour. NT 681 791.

£3.50

(incl. VAT)
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River Dipping - Haddington, 4th August 2020

Tuesday 4th August | Haddington | 14:00 - 15:30

Come and find out what creatures lurk beneath the river. Bring wellies or old shoes.

Meet: Aubigny Sports Centre

£3.50

(incl. VAT)
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Seashore Safari - Longniddry, 6th August 2020

Thursday 6th August | Longniddry Bents | 11:00 - 12:30

Join us for a guddle in the rock-pools and see what amazing creatures we can find. Bring wellies.

Meet: Longniddry Bents Car Park no.2. This can be found along the main coast road between Port Seton and Longniddry (B1348) NT 436 767. There is a height restrictor (2.1m). Car park charging applies.

£3.50

(incl. VAT)
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Night Life - Aberlady, 28th August 2020

Friday 28th August | 20:30 - 22:00 |  Aberlady

Come along to see and hear what creatures come out as darkness descends. Bats, moths and owls should be about, so let’s see if we can meet them on our journey. Bring a torch and wrap up warm.

Meet: Gosford Bothy Roadside Car Park, next to the A198, west of Aberlady, NT 457 795.

£3.50

(incl. VAT)
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Night LIfe - East Linton, 4th September 2020

Friday 4th September |20:30 - 22:00 |East Linton

Come along to see and hear what creatures come out as darkness descends. Bats, moths and owls should be about, so let’s see if we can meet them on our journey. Bring a torch and wrap up warm.

Meet: NTS Preston Mill off Preston Road, East Linton.  NT 595 778.

£3.50

(incl. VAT)