A River Dee Adventure

The river bank is an amazing place to explore because it is always changing. Join our rangers for an afternoon of fun and creative activities, and find out what makes the River Dee so special. Activities include sketching, mapping, playing games and model building, all materials will be provided and yours to keep!

The event is for children (aged 8 and over) with an interest in the outdoors, nature and making or drawing things. They need to be comfortable walking about 3/4 mile (1.2km) along a path and over some rough ground.

LOCATION Old Line Road picnic area, Sluievannachie, Ballater
REQUIREMENTS Attendees will need to wear grippy footwear suitable for walk of 3/4 mile and warm clothing suitable for sitting in landscape in one place for up to 30 minutes. We will provide basic sketching materials and equipment. We recommend you bring a snack and drink. Seat mats can be provided if requested.
This event is for children over 8 years. All children must be supervised by an adult (maximum 2 per child).
TOILETS Toilets at Church Square Car Park, Ballater, approx. 20 min walk away from start point
DOGS No dogs at this event, please.
DISABLED ACCESS This event is unlikely to be suitable for disabled attendees
COST £5 per child ticket, accompanying adult tickets free
BOOKING INFO Booking essential: click here to book now

  • Date : May 15, 2022 - May 15, 2022
  • Time : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm (UTC)
  • Venue : Royal Deeside


Cairngorms National Park Authority