Songwriting workshop with Jenny Sturgeon

We are delighted to be working with singer songwriter Jenny Sturgeon over the BIG 10 Days.  She was supposed to be opening the BIG Weekend with the Highland launch of her new album The Living Mountain – inspired by Nan Shepherd.  Instead she has created a fantastic workshop on songwriting.  The session will hast 90mins […]

Cairngorms Nature Schools Art Competition – COVID 19 UPDATE

Due to COVID 19 Pandemic the art competition has been changed this year.  We will be launching an online Nature Art competition during the BIG 10 Days of Nature and entries will be welcomed from all children. We are asking children to paint draw or model a piece of artwork on the theme, “Wildlife near […]

Passionate about the Cairngorms National Park

We are working with partners, businesses, communities and businesses on an amazing programme of events for this year’s BIG Weekend. Many people living, working and visiting the Cairngorms National Park are passionate about the landscapes, habitats and wildlife that live in this special place, take a look at this video clip on finding new sites […]

Spaces for Nature and People

Cairngorms Nature is working with Dulaig Park renovation group looking into creating an amazing space for people and nature in Grantown on Spey. We are giving advice and help on maintaining the burn that flows through Dulaig park, a great wildlife haven used by otters, lampreys and spawning fish, whilst engaging the community to encourage […]

Bringing Nature Indoors – Care Homes

As part of this years BIG Weekend Planning we are working with Care Homes in Grantown on Spey on a Bringing Nature Indoors BIG Project. Many of our care home community are no longer able to readily access the outdoors and get the health and wellbeing benefits of being in nature.  Therefore the Cairngorm Nature […]

Building the BIGGEST Weekend 2020!

We are well under way building the BIGGEST Weekend of Nature Events for the BIG Weekend 2020.  Explore the programme of events which took place in 2019 for a flavour of what too look forward to.   Be inspired by this short film from the Weekends Rural Skills Day…. What events are you looking for? […]

The BIG Weekend 2020…

We are starting to build the programme for next years Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend to be held on the 15th-17th May 2020. The BIG Weekend is a unique opportunity to reveal the exceptional wildlife and landscapes of the Cairngorms National Park, sharing with people the amazing projects many of us are working on to safeguard […]

Give a little back

If you love the Cairngorms National Park you may consider making a donation to The Cairngorms Trust.  They aim to inspire communities and visitors to love and support the landscapes, wildlife and local culture, they also encourage sustainable and community led local development within the Cairngorms National Park area. Just giving link