Winter Programme

There’s a lot of fun to be had in the great outdoors in winter! Crunching across frosty grass, smelling the crisp cold air, admiring the patterns on fallen leaves, spying sleepy ladybirds tucked under trees’ bark, jumping around in snow, and seeing how far your shadows stretch in the low winter sun...

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Winter Programme Topics

All About Winter

All About Winter

Jock o' Bennachie has lots to tell you about what’s going on in winter! Come and find out when Winter begins and just what is the Winter Solstice! What about the changes you might find on Bennachie in Winter?
Bennachie's Winter Wildlife

Bennachie's Winter Wildlife

Learn more about the Winter Wildlife on Bennachie and the surrounding areas, and how to spot it.
Becoming a Nature Detective

Becoming a Nature Detective

Wild creatures can be hard to spot, most are very shy, and many only come out at night. However, if you look closely you might see feed signs, tracks or droppings left behind.
Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team

Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team

Many people are surprised to discover that there is a Mountain Rescue Team based in Aberdeen.
Winter Activities

Winter Activities

Jock o' Bennachie has loads of fun winter activities for you to enjoy so start exploring!
Autumn Feeding Birds

Feeding Birds in Autumn

Give your birds a helping hand by feeding them, especially in autumn and winter.

General Topics

Jock o' Bennachie - Outdoors With The Bailies

Jock o' Bennachie

Do you know the legend of Jock o' Bennachie - come with us on an adventure full of legend and lore. Just who was our big friendly giant on the hill!
Bailies of Bennachie - Watch Activities


Check out our helpful videos to support your nature journey through the forest.
Bailies of Bennachie Activities


Get involved with these fun outdoor activities and there may even be a competition to enter!
Bailies of Bennachie Resources


What do you know about the birds and wildlife in and around Bennachie Forest? Check out these resources to help you get to know what is on your own doorstep.
Bailies of Bennachie Spring Programme

Spring Programme

Join us to learn all about Spring and what changes it bring to animals and environment.
Bailies of Bennachie Autumn Programme

Autumn Programme

Join us over the Autumn period with various activities and challenges for the whole family.
Bailies of Bennachie Summer Holiday Programme

Summer Programme

Join us over the summer holidays with various activities and challenges for the whole family.