BIG Weekend 2019 – we need your events!

We are looking for events to include in next years Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend to be held 10 – 13th May 2019. This is a great opportunity to shine a light on any conservation projects you may be part of or to help enthuse people about the wonderful natural world of the Cairngorms National Park. Each […]

Let us know what you thought

We hope you enjoyed the BIG Weekend this year! If you took part in any of the 60+ events that were happening, we would love to hear what you thought and what kind of experience you had. As a thank you for taking part in our evaluation survey, there is the chance to be entered […]

Thank you for being part of the BIG Weekend

As the sun sets on the fifth Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend, we wanted to extend a massive thank you to everyone who attended and all the Rangers and organisers involved in making it happen. The chairs are stacked, the marquees packed away and flags taken down, but the nature continues to thrive.  We hope you […]

Competition winners reach the top for Cairngorms Nature

CairnGorm Mountain hosted the awards ceremony of the Cairngorms Nature School Art Competition on Saturday at a special event as part of the Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend. The competition was organised by the Cairngorms Rangers and over 250 entries were submitted across three age categories from 18 schools across the National Park. The theme of […]

A BIG Weekend for all the family

The Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend is all about bringing the family together in the outdoors to experience the wonders of nature; our habitats, wildlife and of course all the amazingly fun things you can do in the great outdoors. Looking to introduce your kids to nature and the outdoors? Then the BIG Weekend is the […]

Get down to the Braemar Hub!

Get down to the BIG Weekend hub! Look out for the BIG Marquee at the BIG Weekend Braemar Hub on Saturday 12 and take part in over a dozen different events for all the family from 10am to 10pm. Our very special guest Marra the Sea Eagle and her winged friends will be here all […]

Enter the BIG Weekend BIG Competition

A Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend is never complete without a BIG Competition!! This year you and your family could be in with a chance of winning a BIG Weekend of your own here in the Cairngorms National Park. Enter now for the prize draw to win: An exclusive stay in the Hut Hostel at the […]

BIG Weekend Art Competition is underway

School kids from around the Park have submitted their artwork in droves, we asked them what inspires them about nature and in particular the Cairngorms National Park mountains.   Our judges had a lot to go through, it took them quite a while to look at all the paintings, drawings, sculptures and even a cake! […]

Settle in with some Nature this BIG Weekend

Photo Red Sky (c) Lisa Marly Take a seat, grab some popcorn and settle in for some Nature with our BIG Weekend Film Nights. Join us and immerse yourself in a whole new world for a few hours from the comfort of your own chair. This is a great way to ease yourself into the BIG Weekend […]