Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during their open season!

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

About Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Free events at the weekend will include some of the following activities, visit the Whitelee Windfarm website for full details, times and age suitability.

Animal Masks
Tired of being the same old you? Then why not join us as we make masks of some of the animals that we find at Whitelee, such as bunnies, butterflies, foxes, owls and badgers.

Bird Masks
Join us today as we learn about the birds of Whitelee while making your own bird mask to take home with you.

Bug Me!
Join us today and craft you very own bug!

Can you dig it?
Who wants to be Indiana Jones? Follow in the footsteps of the world's most famous fictional archaeologist at the Visitor Centre and find out what could be!

Crafty Windmills
Join us today and make your own windmill from a toilet paper roll! Craft yourself a beautiful Dutch-style windmill and find out the difference between a windmill and wind turbine.

Creepy Crawly Climbers
You've made bugs here at Whitelee before, but have you made one that can climb? Join us to make your very own Creepy Crawly!

Dragonflies and Damselflies
We get lots of these little beauties out on site but in case they have been too quick for you, why not make your very own to take home with you.

Magical Magnets
Make your very own magical magnet to take home, as we explore the different uses of magnets, including how we use them in the generation of electricty.

Mucky Monsters
Join us as we learn all about how seeds grow while making our own Mucky Monster, that your little monster can take home with them.

Pinwheel Windmills
Design and build your own windmill and try it out on the windfarm! This activity is ideally suited for ages 3+

Recycled Bird Feeders
Want to give nature a little helping hand?
Make your own bird feeder from recycled stuff and find out what kind of food you can use to feed birds!

Thar She Blows!
Why does wind happen? What things can we use the wind for? Find out the answers and build your own land yacht in our workshop Thar She Blows!

Turbine Tower Challenge
How tall can you build a freestanding turbine tower? Learn all about structures while trying to win the title of tallest turbine!

Wacky Weather Watching
How are clouds formed? Why are rainbows so colourful? Can I make my own snow?
All these questions and lots more will be answered in our new Weather Workshop. There will be a short practical demonstration session in our Education Hub, and then we will be going outside to observe the weather and record the results for our weather records.

WhirliBugs
Drop into the exhibiton area where you can make your very own whirlibug! These delightful little insects will twirl and dance in the wind for you.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

Other Events at Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre

Muddy Monster Club - CANCELLED

Muddy Monster Club - CANCELLED

Selected dates between 9th July 2020 - 10th December 2020

Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
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Crafty Campfire Stories - CANCELLED

Crafty Campfire Stories - CANCELLED

14th August 2020

Help the Whitelee Countryside Rangers build a cosy campfire and then gather round for some stories and marshmallow toasting!
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Find it, Fry it or Fire it - CANCELLED

Find it, Fry it or Fire it - CANCELLED

29th August 2020

The Whitelee Countryside Rangers' Find it, Fry it or Fire it event is perfect for all the family, children will learn how to light the campfire while adults will learn about food foraging!
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Walk the Seasons - CANCELLED

Walk the Seasons - CANCELLED

Selected dates between 11th September 2020 - 29th November 2020

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers for some fresh air, exercise and a natter on one of their 'Walk the Seasons' walks!
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Whittling Whitelee - CANCELLED

Whittling Whitelee - CANCELLED

20th September 2020

Calling all want-to-be whittlers, learn how to craft your own spoon from green wood using traditional tools and skills with the Whitelee Countryside Rangers!
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Bonkers about Conkers - CANCELLED

Bonkers about Conkers - CANCELLED

12th October 2020

Prepare your own conker and put it to the test at the first ever Whitelee Conker Contest on Monday 12th October!
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Makaton Map Masters - CANCELLED

Makaton Map Masters - CANCELLED

16th October 2020

Learn how to read a basic map and explore the windfarm with your team on this Makaton orienteering course with the Whitelee Rangers!
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Halloween: The Burning Man - CANCELLED

Halloween: The Burning Man - CANCELLED

23rd October 2020

Spooks, ghouls and ghosties pay an early visit to the Whitelee Countryside Rangers for this fun Halloween event!
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Run the Blades

Run the Blades

30th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Run the Blades returns to Whitelee Windfarm for 2020 in October & November with three events... a 10K, Half Marathon and the 50K Ultra!
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Nae Fireworks Nights

Nae Fireworks Nights

3rd November 2020 - 5th November 2020

Join the Whitelee Rangers at their firework free zone between the 3rd and 5th November and walk your dog in peace!
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Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED

Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED

5th December 2020

Deck your halls with your very own festive creations this winter thanks to the Whitelee Countryside Rangers!
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