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Cairngorms Nature

BIG Weekend 2022

Flagship Events

This year, the Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend is full of fun things to do for all the family.

Ceilidh & Cocktails

Ceilidh & Cocktails

Hamish Napier launches his new album along with a Highland Boundary cocktail tasting...

BIG Weekend BBQ

BIG Weekend BBQ

Celebrate the BIG Weekend with us with music, fun and food...

Landscapes and Livelihoods

Landscapes and Livelihoods

A hot-topic panel discussion on land management in the National Park...

What's it all about?

The Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend is an annual celebration of all things nature across the whole National Park.

It's about getting out into nature and experiencing the Cairngorms National Park up close, having fun and maybe learning something you didn't know before.

Red squirrel

Art Competition

Are you feeling creative? We would love to see what inspires you about the Cairngorms for this year’s Art Competition!

The competition is open to children from across the country! We want you to create a beautiful piece of art which is inspired by the Cairngorms National Park. 


View the wide variety of events happening all across the Park.


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Find a Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend event near you!

Get Involved

The Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend is one way to connect with the wild side of the Cairngorms, but there are great opportunities all year round to get stuck in!