Holiday Fun In The Dean
|Date||Occurs 16/10/2017 - 22/10/2017|
The Hunt for Red October - 16 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE
Look at the trees in their Autumnal glory, hunt for helicopters and learn about the hidden colours that appear in the leaves.
Fossicking for Fossils - 17 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE
Discover the secrets hidden in the bedrock of the Country Park. How different was the flora and fauna in the Country Park millions of years ago? Hunt for fossils and see what you can find.
Strange Nature Stories - 18 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE
Get ready for Hallowe’en by discovering the strange myths and old remedies that surround our native plants.
Winter Wildlife Homes - 19 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE
Build a home for our native wildlife and help them survive the colder months.
Bird Feeders - 20 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE
Find out how to make a bird feeder to take home and provide food and nesting materials for your garden birds.
National Apple Day - 21 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE
Help us plant an orchard in the country park, make apple juice and learn about how wildlife and apples are connected.
Traditional Games Day - 22 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE
Have a go at different games children (and grown ups) played from Roman times to the Second World War and make a game to take home.
Dean Castle & Country Park
- Dean Road
- East Ayrshire
- KA3 1XB
- Tel: 01563 554743
|Sunday:||Grounds Open. Castle 10am - 4pm|
|Monday:||Grounds Open. Castle Closed|
|Tuesday:||Grounds Open. Castle Closed|
|Wednesday:||Grounds Open. Castle 10am-4pm|
|Thursday:||Grounds Open.Castle 10am-4pm|
|Friday:||Grounds Open. Castle 10am-4pm|
|Saturday:||Grounds Open. Castle 10am-4pm|
|Disabled toilet facilities||Yes|
|Temporary displays & changing exhibitions||Yes|
|Events & workshops||Yes|
|Car parking nearby||Yes|
|Disabled access (limited to parts of castle)||Yes|
|School & group visits welcome by appointment||Yes|
You may also like
Try your hand at the traditional rural skill of hedge-laying
ON SALE FRIDAY PREVIEW NIGHT WED 25 OCT THU 26 OCT - SUN 19 NOV HALLOWE’EN SPECIAL TUE 31 OCT ADULT £12/CHILD £6 (inc booking fee) UNDER 2s & CARERS FREE FAMILY TICKETS & DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE
Get involved with the Fire and Light Show by crafting a pumpkin for display on our special Halloween Night
Booking opens 1 November
The Christmas spirit arrives in the Park with craft stalls, games and wintry activities.