Get Outdoors Weekend
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Family Bushcraft

Join the Lagan Valley Regional Park Ranger Service and get back to basics! Have fun out of doors with activities to discover the natural worlds and bushcraft. Navigation, camouflage, tracking using tools and den building are just some of the activities possible during the day.

Discover some of the woodlands secrets in the freedom of natures playground.


Sunday 21st September


Lagan Valley Regional Park

Session Times

13:00 to 15:00

Event Mainly Suited For

Families with older children

Fitness Level


Key Info
  • Suitable for ages six and upwards
  • Children must be supervised by adults
  • Outside event on uneven terrain - Kids will be getting mucky!
  • Tool use and firelighting demos (weather dependent)
Pre-bookings have now closed for this event however there maybe some spaces available on the day.

Please make bookings directly through the Get Outdoors Weekend website, but feel free to contact Lagan Valley Regional Park if you would like more specific information on the event:

Phone+44 2890491922

What to Bring

Suitable clothing (you don't mind getting mucky!) for outdoors and weather eg. waterproofs or sunhats depending.

Appropriate footwear for slippy rough terrain. Trainers ok.

No heels please!

Snack and drink recommended.

Imagination and enthusiasm!


Ages 6 and above

Boys and girls

Unsuitable for most wheelchairs or buggies due to slopes and rough terrain

What's Included

All equipment provided

Range of activities to discover the natural worlds and bushcraft

Meeting Point

Lock Keepers Cottage

Directions to Location

From Belfast (Malone Road) take the Milltown road dual carriage way, past Shaw's bridge and turn left into lane at Cooke Sports by Ramada Hotel. Enter through 2nd gate and park at the lower car park