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Ageing Well Edinburgh Leisure Garden walks (every Monday afternoon)

Ageing Well Edinburgh Leisure Garden walks (every Monday afternoon)

A low-level health walk where older adults, living with dementia and their carers can experience the various health benefits that can be achieved by regular walking. Suggested donation of £1. For more information contact Ageing Well on 0131 458 2183

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Pop in anytime and look out for the team at work in the garden. Take a walk around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project volunteers, find out what jobs need doing in your own garden now and have your vegetable growing questions answered.

Garden Social for Dementia| (First Friday morning of the month)

Garden Social for Dementia| (First Friday morning of the month)

Free sessions with refreshments and activities, inspired by the Garden, for people affected by dementia. Numbers are limited; please arrive a little early to avoid disappointment.

Botanic Cottage Open Day | (First Friday afternoon of the month)

Botanic Cottage Open Day | (First Friday afternoon of the month)

Join a free, drop in, public tour of the Botanic Cottage and discover how it was saved and rebuilt. Arrive early to avoid disappointment as numbers are limited. Free, Drop-in event, all ages 1.30pm & 3pm

Reading Together drop-in book group (Every Thursday morning)

Reading Together drop-in book group (Every Thursday morning)

Every Thursday 10:30–12:00 | ages 14+ | Botanic Cottage | Free | If you love reading come to a book group with a difference, where stories and poems are read aloud and discussed over tea and coffee | led by the charity Open Book

World Soils Day

Join us to celebrate World Soil Day in December with a fun and interactive session of displays, demonstrations and muddy activities for all ages. Soil scientists from the Scotland's Rural College, James Hutton Institute and representatives of the British Society of Soil Science will all be on hand to show you the wonders of soil, one of the world's most important and endangered resources.

Art Explorers

Drop in to our monthly family sessions where we will explore art and crafts that are about nature in all its wonder.

Natural Partners

Natural Partners

Trees, woods and forests play a vital role in satisfying basic human needs as well as higher level demands. Join us to explore this natural partnership with hands-on activities.

Guided Walk - Early Interest in the Garden

Guided Walk

Guided Walk - Full Speed Ahead

Guided walk

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