Events & Volunteering
As part of Callander’s Landscape we have plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, whatever your interests! Browse through the upcoming events and volunteering opportunities below or find out more about the role you can play in helping us to transform Callander into the ‘Outdoor Capital of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park’.
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Join us during the school summer holidays for our free Woodland Adventure sessions. Operation Play Outdoors with deliver fun filled sessions in the lower woods, perfect for children aged 5-11 years old. There will be opportunities to play games, build dens, experiment with natural art and possibly fire lighting (if weather / conditions permit). ThereFind out more
As part of River Fest, join us for a guided walk following the Garbh Uisge river, which means Rough Water in Gaelic. This walk will introduce you to Gaelic folklore from the Callander area and beyond. Our volunteer guide Deely will retell legends, such as Diarmad's boar hunt at Ben Gullipen, and will also discussFind out more
Join us on Wednesday 11th August for River Fest. Forth Rivers Trust will be at the Meadows with some fun activities celebrating our wonderful local rivers. Look out for the gazebos near the Meadows car park. You can take part in on our salmon trail, learn about how rivers move and get up close andFind out more
As part of River Fest, join Active Stirling for our free Come and Try Canoe Sessions. Open canoes are a great way to experience getting out on the water. Using the single-bladed paddle whilst working in a team, Active Stirling will show you how to control the canoe and paddle along with a qualified instructor.Find out more
Join Forth Rivers Trust for a free guided cycle along the NCN7 from Callander to the Falls of Leny. Along the way you will find out about the river's prominence within the landscape, the wonderful wildlife it supports and the importance of the river to the local area. The cycle will start at in theFind out more
Join us for our volunteer day in the lower Crags woods. We will be helping with some general woodland management tasks which may include cutting back encroaching vegetation, path maintenance and monitoring our rhododendron control. Exact activities will be confirmed nearer the time. All activities will be run by a leader and full instruction andFind out more
On Wednesday 8th September at 7.30pm, join us for a online workshop led by AOC Archaeology's Sam O'Leary on artefact illustration, which will cover the aims of illustration and how approaches vary depending on artefact type. Participants will be invited to draw an artefact from photographs circulated in advance, replicating the approach that illustrators take whenFind out more
Join us for our volunteer day in Leny Woods. We will be working alongside Katy from Forestry and Land Scotland to monitor the bird, bat and owl boxes that we have installed. We will be seeing what species have used the boxes, recording our findings and clearing out the boxes ready for the next season.Find out more
Join us for an evening walk to learn more about some of Callander’s nocturnal residents. Loch Lomond Bat Group will be on hand to answer all of your bat related questions. During the walk we will be visiting some different habitats in Callander and using bat detectors to see what species of bat we canFind out more
Join us for our volunteer day in working in Little Leny Meadows and the Lower Woods. We will be working alongside Katy from Forestry and Land Scotland to monitor the bird, bat and owl boxes that we have installed. We will be seeing what species have used the boxes, recording our findings and clearing outFind out more
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