Primary 7 pupils discover the Secrets of the Celtic Rainforest


This blog post from Fintry and Buchlyvie Primary 7 classes describes their outdoor week exploring sites within Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park , where they find out what makes a Celtic Rainforest, and achieve a John Muir Celtic Rainforest Discovery Award with the support of Plantlife Scotland.

Read More Published: 20.04.17

The new Cairngorms National Park Partnership Plan (2017-2022) has been approved


Have a look at  Priority Project 6 (pp. 38-41) which describes opportunities for Learning and Inclusion within the Cairngorms National park,  an area which offers outstanding opportunities for outdoor learning.

Read More Published: 20.04.17

World Heritage Day 18th April 2017 – and some great sites to visit


Scotland has plenty to celebrate on World Heritage Day. We have six magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Sites which combine all sorts of history – architectural, cultural…..and natural! Check out this great blog post to inspire a visit outdoors.

Read More Published: 20.04.17

Historic Environment scotland pledges for 2017/18

 This includes a commitment to 75,000 free education places and 20,000 travel subsidies, detailed in this published Annual Operating Plan 2017/18.

Read More Published: 18.04.17

Primary school pupils star in Peatland Action film

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This SNH News release describes how pupils from Glassary Primary School, Lochgilphead took part in a short film highlighting the importance of Scotland’s internationally-renowned peatlands. ‘People and Peatland’ was partly recorded in Mid Argyll, at the Moine Mhor National Nature Reserve (NNR).

Read More Published: 06.04.17

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry Commission Scotland Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland