Post Category: Learning


Wild about Birthdays!

Gillian talks about one of her favourite parts of her job -leading eco-birthday parties in the woods


Mystery Object given a new lease of life

The Trust was gifted this large and heavy object back in 2019, discovered in Currie many years ago and it …


Introducing the river to New Scots

During February Charlotte led a series of Guided Walks for The Welcoming along the river as part of a …


Outdoor Learning Officer Ruth helps Ukrainian children discover Edinburgh’s wildside

Over the winter months, Ruth has been on a one-day-a-week secondment to the City of Edinburgh Council Sports & Outdoor …


Winter River Studies—Adventurous Outdoor Education Indeed

Remember back in the summer when the water levels were disturbingly low and Charlotte was walking groups of children up …

Heron Art

Back to the outside classroom – in waders!

After a busy summer delivering outdoor fun for groups, the education programme has started this busy term with lots of …


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 …