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£50 off May half term family nature & activity holiday Scotland; from £450 adult, £350 child | Wild at Heart

This Scotland holiday based near Inverness is perfect for families with children aged 4 years and over who are looking for an experience that combines nature, wildlife watching and conservation in a fun and engaging way.

Typically you will get to play nature based games which enhance environmental understanding, create nature-art, learn to set-up cameras to watch wildlife remotely, spend a day with ‘tracker Dan’ looking for clues and learn about seals and dolphins including boat trips to spot seals, seabirds and possibly dolphins. In addition, parents can take some time out to relax with afternoon tea, a massage or other treatment additional cost) or simply walking in beautiful gardens.

A 4 night holiday will cost £450 (adults), £350 (child) and a 6 night holiday will cost £675 (adult) and £525 (child) at Newbold House – prices inclusive of accommodation, activities and most meals. A 7 night holiday in a self-catering lodge costs £675 (adult) and £525 (child). Your base is Forres, 25 miles from Inverness, Scotland.

Special offer: Wild at Heart is currently offering £50 off per family of 2-4 people and £100 off for families of 5+ who book this May half term.

Wild at Heart Ecoholidays | Family Nature Activity Holidays.

Family holiday with a difference: National Trust family working holiday: conservation plus fun activities

Fancy a holiday with a difference? The National Trust has designed a family short break holiday that combines conservation tasks with other fun activities for adults and kids such as bushcraft skills, den building and geocaching. Perfect for families with children aged 6-16 and a great way to make new friends and to spend quality time with the family. Accommodation is in a Trust bunkhouse with the exception of Craflwyn which is camping.

Family working holidays are available at the following National Trust Centres:

Stackpole Estate: 2 – 5 April – conservation tasks plus canoeing and kayaking; 28 – 31 May – conservation work on beaches, woods and paths, campfire, mountain biking & kayaking

Brancaster, Norfolk Coast: 6 – 11 April – explore the coast, relax on a longboat, muddy harbour ramble and help keep sands litter free; 27 July to 1 August – conservation work plus sailing, sweep netting along the dunes, photograpy

Craflwn: 28 May to 31 May – conservation tasks plus bushcraft skills and river scrambling

Yorkshire Dales: 23 to 26 August – drystone walling, tree and path maintenance, geocaching

Find a Working Holiday – National Trust.