Big Nature Adventures

Driving Route

Big Nature Adventures


Big nature experiences for a day out

This route brings together amazing nature experiences for those of you looking for a big day out.

What you'll see

Bird Garden Scotland - Lauder

Nature & Animals

The Bird Gardens is home to some of the world's rarest and most endangered birds.

Dalkeith Country Park - Dalkeith

Visitor Attractions

Dalkeith Country Park is a truly special place, home to Fort Douglas adventure playground and Restoration Yard Store, Restaurant & Wellbeing Lab.

Duns Castle Nature Reserve - Duns

Nature & Animals

Duns Castle Nature Reserve is surrounded by mixed woodland with two man-made lochs; Hen Loch and Mill Dam.

St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve - St Abbs

Nature & Animals

Breath-taking coastal headland with dramatic cliffs, famed for its seabird colonies!

Crawick Multiverse - Sanquhar

Visitor Attractions

Crawick Multiverse is an amazing land art installation to explore and enjoy cosmology, science and art or just to walk your dog in the beautiful…

Crichope Linn - Thornhill

Nature & Animals

Crichope Linn is a stunning gorge and waterfall between Cample and Gatelawbridge.

Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve - Gatehouse of Fleet

Nature & Animals

Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve is a paradise for walkers.

Threave Garden & Estate - Castle Douglas

Parks & Gardens

Garden & Estate

Logan Botanic Garden - Stranraer

Tourist Information

Take a walk in paradise at five star Logan Botanic Garden, Scotland's most exotic Garden, and discover plant treasures rarely seen in the United Kingdom.