Nature events in Edinburgh

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

Events in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling:  Waterways of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling: Waterways of Edinburgh

7th June 2018 - 24th June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Take a guided ride along the waterways of Edinburgh following the Union Canal and the Water of Leith with a at the Water of Leith visitors centre. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

19th June 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Summer Solstice Trip to Stonehenge from Edinburgh

Summer Solstice Trip to Stonehenge from Edinburgh

19th June 2018 - 21st June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Take part in one of the most magical nights of the year as you experience the Summer Solstice with a coach trip to Stonehenge. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

20th June 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
The Royal Highland Show 2018

The Royal Highland Show 2018

21st June 2018 - 24th June 2018
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre from 21st June! Read more
Flora Medica- Foraging Walk

Flora Medica- Foraging Walk

23rd June 2018
Join the the Hopetoun rangers and a botanical expert on this foraging walk to pick flowers and plants and make a herbal remedy to take home. Read more
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

23rd June 2018
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS. Read more
Wildflower Wander

Wildflower Wander

23rd June 2018
Join a Ranger on a guided walk to learn more about the flowers and plants of Holyrood Park. Read more
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

24th June 2018
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

25th June 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

26th June 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

27th June 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Den Building Adventures

Den Building Adventures

30th June 2018 - 20th August 2018
Join the tribe for daring daily adventures exploring some of the wildest and remote corners of the Almond Valley site during the summer holidays! Read more
RSPB Forth Seabird Cruise

RSPB Forth Seabird Cruise

1st July 2018
North Berwick
Join us for a fantastic cruise aboard the ‘Seafari Explorer’ catermaran for a two hour trip around the fascinating Forth Islands! Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

2nd July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

3rd July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club - Minibeast Mini Adventure

Linlithgow Holiday Club - Minibeast Mini Adventure

3rd July 2018
Come along and search for Linlithgow Peel's smallest residents. Can you find a wolf spider, a leopard slug or even a devil's coach horse? Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

4th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

9th July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

10th July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club - Water world

Linlithgow Holiday Club - Water world

10th July 2018
Find out about the amazing beasts that live below the surface of Linlithgow Loch and see what you can find! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

11th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

11th July 2018
Join a ranger and travel back in time 350 million years to discover the fascinating story behind the rocks of Holyrood Park. Read more
A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Lusan is Flùraichean : Plants & Flowers

A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Lusan is Flùraichean : Plants & Flowers

13th July 2018
Come along on this guided walk to learn to identify and name the plants of Holyrood Park in Gaelic. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

16th July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

17th July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club - Microworlds

Linlithgow Holiday Club - Microworlds

17th July 2018
Microworlds - Zoom in and explore the Peel as you've never seen it before with the Linlithgow Holiday Club! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

18th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Getting the ‘bug’ for biodiversity

Holyrood Holiday Club: Getting the ‘bug’ for biodiversity

18th July 2018
Explore both terrestrial and aquatic habitats and discover some of the beasts that lurk in Holyrood Park. Ages 10-14. Read more
George Forrest: A Scots Plant Collector in China

George Forrest: A Scots Plant Collector in China

19th July 2018
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh archivist Leonie Paterson will talk about Falkirk born George Forrest using his words and pictures in this lecture at Lauriston Castle on 19th July. Read more
Tree Climbing!

Tree Climbing!

21st July 2018
Penicuik
Join Wild Tree Adventures to take a rope up into the tree tops and enjoy a bird’s eye view. This is a unique experience coming to Beeslack Wood, Penicuik for the first time! Read more
Arthur’s Amble -Sunday Special

Arthur’s Amble -Sunday Special

22nd July 2018
Another chance to join these popular guided walks in Holyrood Park. This time it's Arthur’s Amble -Sunday Special. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

23rd July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

24th July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club - Adventure around the loch

Linlithgow Holiday Club - Adventure around the loch

24th July 2018
Get away from it and enjoy a longer adventure around the loch to discover what makes it special – plenty of fun along the way. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

25th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Citizen Science: What’s the Buzz?

Holyrood Holiday Club: Citizen Science: What’s the Buzz?

25th July 2018
Join the Holyrood Rangers in surveying for bumblebees and butterflies and learn what makes these incredible creatures special. Read more
Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt

Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt

29th July 2018
Hunt the grounds of Lauriston for creepy crawlies in their natural habitat, then make a giant version of your favourite bug at Lauriston Castle on 29th July. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

30th July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

31st July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club - Bushcraft-y

Linlithgow Holiday Club - Bushcraft-y

31st July 2018
Like to learn how to build a den, light a fire and maybe even cook a snack at Linlithgow Holiday Club - Bushcraft-y! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

1st August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets - Sunday Specials

Arthur’s Secrets - Sunday Specials

5th August 2018
Come along for a Sunday special guided walk and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire & ice. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

6th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

7th August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club - Bird bonanza

Linlithgow Holiday Club - Bird bonanza

7th August 2018
Grab a pair of our binoculars and see what birds you can spot at Linlithgow Loch. Suitable for ages 8-12. Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

8th August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Gettin’ Bushcraft-y

Holyrood Holiday Club: Gettin’ Bushcraft-y

8th August 2018
Join the Holyrood Rangers on 8th August for a day of outdoor skills in the woods. Suitable for ages 10-14. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Our Planet and Us

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Our Planet and Us

11th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
This series of events looks at the precarious pact between people and planet Earth and how it’s time to act while the future of the planet is still in our hands. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

13th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

14th August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

15th August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

19th August 2018
Bring your pooch along on a dog friendly guided walk in Holyrood Park and learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

20th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

21st August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

22nd August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

24th August 2018
Come along for a night time walk around the Palace and Peel as we search for Linlithgow's nocturnal inhabitants. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

25th August 2018
Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

27th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

28th August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

29th August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Ialtagan : Bats

A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Ialtagan : Bats

31st August 2018
Learn about the fascinating world of Scottish bats in this information session in Holyrood Park. This event will be in Gaelic. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

7th September 2018
Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

8th September 2018
Come along for a night time walk around the Palace and Peel as we search for Linlithgow's nocturnal inhabitants. Read more
Celtic Crag

Celtic Crag

9th September 2018
Join a Ranger for a guided walk and discover the story of the Park’s history from the Stone Age right up to the present day. Read more
Ocean Film Festival

Ocean Film Festival

15th September 2018
The Ocean Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre with a brand new selection of the most amazing ocean films. Read more
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

15th September 2018
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS. Read more
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

16th September 2018
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS. Read more
Sea Creatures: Life Beneath The Ocean

Sea Creatures: Life Beneath The Ocean

21st September 2018 - 18th October 2018
An immersive and interactive new exhibition allowing visitors to explore the secrets of life beneath the ocean’s waves is coming to the Royal Highland Centre! Read more
Historical Holyrood Foraging

Historical Holyrood Foraging

22nd September 2018
Join Anna Canning from Floramedica for this fascinating guided walk to discover what natural foods and medicines people have used throughout history. Read more
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

29th September 2018
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS. Read more
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

30th September 2018
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS. Read more

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The Royal Highland Show 2018
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre from 21st June!
Don Broco
DF Concerts presents Don Broco plus very special guests Neck Deep and Issues at the Usher Hall on 7th February.
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2018 at Sighthill Park from 29th June until 8th July.
Paws by the Prom (Open Day)
An exciting day is in store for all the family at this years 'Paws by the Prom', Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home's Open Day, on Sunday 2nd September.
A Night of Dirty Dancing
Join our "All Singing, All Dancing" Boy & Girl tribute show at the Village Hotel Edinburgh on 6th July!

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