Family Events

First Sunday Fun

Why not drop in to Dawyck on the first Sunday of every month and have some free fun making a souvenir of your visit? Spend a short time on a different activity each visit - including leaf rubbing, making a nest, or printing with materials from the Garden.

The Wonderful world of Weeds, Bees and Butterflies

Logan Botanic Garden is hosting the Muddy Feet exhibition that explores the roles of weeds, bees and butterflies in science, art and wellbeing over the ages in Galloway and wider Scotland.

Family Fun at Logan!!

Enjoy a day of fun and relaxation in the garden. Activities include croquet, draughts, mini golf and Jenga!

Nature Play for Families

Nature Play for Families

Enjoy some nature play activities and find out about RBGE’s Nature Play: Nature Conservation project that is helping young children to love nature.

Calvinball (Ipdip Theatre)

Calvinball (Ipdip Theatre)

Following a sell-out 2013, Ipdip bring this marvelous rolling play for babies and families. Lively, musical and slightly wild, this is an outdoor performance that draws on wee ones' natural curiosities and the bigger ones' wish to join in.

Plants for Free

Join the garden’s staff and learn the hidden secrets of plant propagation; take way your own pot of cuttings from Logan.

Make a Bat Box

Come along and join members of the Dumfries and Galloway Bat Group who will help you to make your very own bat box to take away; as well as getting involved in other "batty" activities and learn more about these wonderful flying mammals.

Children's Craft Workshop with Poppy Browne

In this outdoor workshop Poppy Browne will use garden materials to show children how to make different crafts.

Make a Sun Catcher

Come along and make a sun catcher using petals and leaves collected from the garden to hang in your window at home.

Seaweeds for Food and Health

Seaweeds are increasingly eaten by us as foods and in foods. Following the extremely successful 2013 event, this year will bring more amazing opportunities to taste, touch and learn about the incredible health benefits of seaweed, that already go into many everyday products.

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