Post Category: Learning


Outdoor Learning in Spring

Easter events for children with special needs can be hard for find but we believe that the woods and the …


Kingfisher Club is back from 4th March

Friday afternoon nature themed club for 7 to 11 year olds


Mapping Mills

Here at the Trust we love maps and we recently came across this wonderful website featuring all the mill sites …


Talking to Primary School Children about Climate Change

It’s COP 26 and everyone’s talking climate change. Even the Primary Fives. Last week, I was with a class taking …


The Eel – A Forgotten Fish – Members Evening and Talk

Join us at the centre for this talk on 22nd November 7.30pm – tickets are limited and covid distancing will be in place, please wear a mask

Learning Fire-lighting

Kingfisher Club starts on 5th Nov – spaces available

Our Kingfisher Nature Club is back! This five-week drop off Friday afternoon club for 7-11 year olds is running from …


Water of Leith YouTubers!

We have been popping up content on youtube for a while now, recent uploads are helping to spread the word about what we do to manage the river and help students prepare for river study sessions


Chainsaw skills

“A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one” As a …

Meadow Survey

Back to School-New Biology Field Study Programme

Autumn term is always busy with high schools trying to fit in senior stage field study programmes at the Centre. …


Outdoor Learning Officer Ruth shares the joys and challenges of bringing Outdoor Learning to Braidburn Special School

A focus on sensory learning with multiple approaches to suit the range of learning styles


Kingfisher Club is launched and Birthday Parties are BACK!!

Working outdoors with young people is at the heart of our work and we have been working hard to create Covid secure activities to enable children to enjoy the river.


Our Outdoor Learning work resumes as the Schools return in Edinburgh

We are happy to report that we are open and taking bookings for school visits. Our programmes have been modified …