Days Out
You are looking at: Home : Days Out

Autumn days out in Scotland

Our pick of the most awe-inspiring autumnal activities

Posted: 14 September 2011
by Fiona McKim

Being BAD
Every Friday, Saturday and Monday in September
Learn how to draw dinosaurs, warriors, real archaeological objects and plot a dig at Banchory Museum as part of the Big Archaeology Draw series.

Dirt At The Science Centre
September 23–26
Join in a gloriously grimy programme of filthy fun at the Glasgow Science Centre as part of the Wellcome Trust’s Dirt Season. Learn about disgusting digestion, take part in an infection detection experiment and become a crime scene investigator for the afternoon.

Apples and Cornkisters
September 25
Bring the whole family along to celebrate the new season’s harvest in the famously beautiful setting of Pitmedden Gardens, Aberdeenshire. Enjoy a delicious apple or pear from the orchard and immerse yourself in the autumnal atmosphere with music and children’s entertainment throughout the afternoon.

Michaelmass Merriment
October 1,2
Head to Stirling Castle to join the young Mary Queen Of Scots in her celebration of Michaelmass, the medieval feast day celebrating the collection of the Harvest. Two days of traditional entertainment will include comedy, music, dance, food and games.

Autumn Quiz
October 8–23
Become a nature detective in the grounds of Crathes Castle in Banchory with this self-lead autumn quiz trail.  

Historic Hunting
October 10–14
Dress up in the finest renaissance fashions and Join Stirling Castle’s courtiers for a day of jovial jousting and heroic hunting.

Autumn Crafts
October 15–23
Pack a picnic and head to Pollock Country Park for an afternoon of autumn-inspired craft activities from 11am – 3.30pm daily.

Scottish International Storytelling Festival
October 21–30
This annual festival features a week-long calendar of live tale-telling performances and events across Scotland including craft and story-making sessions for children. 

For more fun family days out see our pick of the best Hallowe'en happenings in Scotland

Previous article
Autumn Days Out In The North
Next article
Autumn Days Out In Wales

days out, autumn, events, family activities, museums, scotland, outdoor fun, autumn nature

Discuss this story

Have you tried twitterfeed on your blog, i think it would be cool.,-:`. studio photography in Katy

Posted: 25/04/2018 at 10:38

Oh my goodness! an excellent write-up dude. Many thanks Nevertheless I will be experiencing issue with ur rss . Don’t know why Struggling to enroll in it. Could there be anyone obtaining identical rss problem? Anyone who knows kindly respond. Thnkx windshield crack repair

Posted: 28/04/2018 at 11:21

Yeah bookmaking this wasn’t a speculative conclusion great post! . Autocad Map 3D 2019

Posted: 07/05/2018 at 10:17

My Essay Writer is the go-to source for the completion of academic assignments. If you are screaming out “Write my essay for me,” you’ve come to the most elite essay writing service essay helper

Posted: 09/05/2018 at 08:12

Its a great pleasure reading your post.Its full of information I am looking for and I love to post a comment that "The content of your post is awesome" Great work. Water Damage Repair

Posted: 08/07/2018 at 09:10

See more comments...
Talkback: Autumn days out in Scotland

First Name:
Last Name:
Security Image:
Enter the code shown:

I agree to the site's Terms and Conditions & Code of Conduct: