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Sunday, February 1st 2015

Monthly Nature Club: Secret Life of Trees

10:00 - 13:00

Enjoy a range of great wildlife and nature activities at The Lodge Visitor Centre, near Aberfoyle.

Discover how to identify different trees, make bark rubbings and measure how tall they are without using a ladder!

Find out about their life cycle and why so many living things depend on them.

Have a go at making helicopter seeds and see how far they can fly.

We’ll be doing lots of detective work to discover how many different creatures live and hunt in the trees.

And we’ll look for creatures hiding inside tree-holes using our mini inspection camera.

Call 01877 382383 to book.

How to Get There

The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre is near Aberfoyle.

  • From Glasgow follow the A81 north to Aberfoyle.
  • From Stirling follow the A84(T), A873 then A81 west to Aberfoyle.
  • From Callander follow the A81 south to Aberfoyle or, for a more scenic route, take the A821 – known as The Duke’s Pass – via The Trossachs.

The Lodge is a mile (1.8km) north of Aberfoyle on the A821.

The car park is at grid reference NN 520 014.

Using SatNav?

FK8 3SX is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

There are regular buses from Stirling (the nearest railway station) to Aberfoyle. You’ll find details at Traveline Scotland.

National Cycle Route 7 also passes through the Forest Park.