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.

Gold Bunny Hunt

This Easter, hop into action and enjoy some magical family moments at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh with the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt. Make this your Hoppy-est Easter ever!

Easter Egg Eggstravaganza

Come along for a fun day out on Easter Sunday. A range of activities for children including face painting, painting your own egg and the magical Easter Egg hunt!!

Beach Combings

This fun hands on creative event will explore and express the beauty of the seashore and marine life through sculptural pieces using a wide range of colourful and tactile materials.

Friends of Dawyck Botanic Garden Annual Plant Sale

Bring and buy plant sale - come and find something new and interesting for your garden. All plants sourced from local gardens. Free for all.

Opening under Scotland's Garden Scheme

The Garden is open to support Scotland’s Garden Scheme Charities. The Garden reaches its early summer climax with a canvas of colours ranging from exotic Rhododendrons, spectacular Paeonias and Meconopsis to name but a few.

Benmore Open Day

Benmore Open Day

There will be fun for all the family at this year's Open Day, plant sale, craft fair, tours, cake & candy and more.

Giving Nature a Home

Giving Nature a Home

Why not hop along to the Botanics this summer and take part in a range of family focused weekend wildlife activities?

RSPB staff will help you discover more about the range of wildlife that makes the garden their home from mini beasts, birds through to mammals.


Corroboree is an art festival that will animate five of Scotland’s botanic gardens by celebrating people, indigenous culture and ecological diversity among the Commonwealth of Nations.

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