DCCP School Holiday Programme

Date Occurs 04/07/2017 - 10/08/2017
Time Various
Age range Kids, Families
Admission Free unless stated.

Transformers - Butterflies in Disguise

Tue 4 July & Thu 6 July 1.30pm -3pm

£2 per caterpillar

Take home your very own caterpillar and watch it transform into a beautiful Painted Lady Butterfly.

Raft in Daft

Tue 11 July 1.30pm – 3pm

Will Captain Spud safely sail the choppy waters of the river? Come along and put your raft building skills to the test.

PLAYDAY - Kay Park

Wed 2 Aug

Visit www.eastayrshireleisure.com for details.

Minibeast Madness – Patna

Wed 9 Aug  1.30pm – 3pm

Discover more about the beasties buzzing, crawling and slithering their way through the undergrowth. Meet outside Patna Games Hall.

Bushcraft

Thu 13 July . 1.30pm – 3pm

Put a roof over your head and food in your belly in the great

outdoors, including shelter building and foraging skills.

Tracks and Trails

Tue 18 July  1.30pm – 3pm

Put your senses to the test and uncover the secret world of our most elusive wildlife.

Minibeast Madness

Thu 20 July 1.30pm -3pm

Discover more about the beasties buzzing, crawling and slithering their way through the undergrowth.

Food For Free

Tue 25 July  1.30pm -3pm

Tickle your taste buds as we go foraging and cook up some delicious woodland recipes.

Wonderful Worms

Thu 27 July  1.30pm -3pm

Bring along an empty 2 litre plastic bottle and transform it into a wormy wonderland.

Rainbow Ramble

Tue 1 Aug 1.30pm -3pm

Discover nature’s kaleidoscope of colours on our crafty woodland adventure.

Buzz y Bees

Thu 3 Aug 1.30pm -3pm

Get stung with enthusiasm for our hard-working pollinators.

Bushcraft

Tue 8 Aug 1.30pm – 3pm

Put a roof over your head and food in your belly in the great outdoors, including shelter building and foraging skills.

Tracks and Trails

Thu 10 Aug 1.30pm – 3pm

Put your senses to the test and uncover the secret world of our most elusive wildlife.

 Pre-booking advised 01563 554736. Under 12s must be accompanied

 

Venue Information

  • Dean Castle & Country Park
  • Dean Road
  • Kilmarnock
  • East Ayrshire
  • KA3 1XB
  • Tel: 01563 554743
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Sunday: Grounds Open. Castle 11am-5pm from 1 Apr
Monday: Grounds Open. Castle 11am-5pm from 1 Apr
Tuesday: Grounds Open. Castle 11am-5pm from 1 Apr
Wednesday: Grounds Open. Castle 11am-5pm from 1 Apr
Thursday: Grounds Open.Castle 11am-5pm from 1 Apr
Friday: Grounds Open. Castle 11am-5pm from 1 Apr
Saturday: Grounds Open. Castle 11am-5pm from 1 Apr
Wheelchair access Yes
Disabled toilet facilities Yes
Temporary displays & changing exhibitions Yes
Events & workshops Yes
Car parking Yes
Car parking nearby Yes
Disabled access Yes
Disabled access (limited to parts of castle) Yes
Tea Room Yes
Urban Farm Yes
School & group visits welcome by appointment Yes
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