Through the eyes of a capercaillie: Step into the Lek

Learn more about one of the most impressive and rare birds in the UK

Step inside and discover the sights and sounds of a lek, through the eyes of one of our rarest and most threatened birds: The capercaillie.

Enjoy an immersive walk-through indoor experience and find out more about this iconic species in their last UK stronghold, the Cairngorms National Park.


LOCATION Cairngorms National Park Authority Office, Ballater
REQUIREMENTS Suitable for all ages
DISABLED ACCESS Some parking available in Station Square, outside the event. Ampler free parking in Church Square, approx. 3min walk/0.2miles from event.
2 steps into the front door. Building & interpretation room are not wheelchair accessible – No ramp and doors too narrow for wheelchair. No obstacles after the steps to the front door and flat flooring throughout.
Round the back of Albert Memorial Hall (keys/code can be arranged on the day for staff member on site to open)
BOOKING INFO No booking necessary

  • Date : May 14, 2022 - May 15, 2022
  • Time : 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (UTC)
  • Venue : Royal Deeside


Cairngorms Capercaillie Project