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8 ideas for ideal picnic pastimes with a Scottish twist

Picnic activitiesPerhaps the very best thing about picnics is that you can really embrace the great outdoors; Scotland is just one big natural playground where potential fun awaits around every corner. Get some ideas on how to plan engaging activities into your picnic that will delight both wee ones and grown-ups alike, from wildlife spotting to food foraging.

sandcastle foraging
From rock pooling to walking across a tombolo        Forage for wild food in Scotland’s coasts and woods

by the beach stargazing
In, at and above the sea – what can you see              Gaze up at a sparkling night sky

golf birdwatching
Tea or tee off at a golf course                                      Play Scottish bird bingo

wildlife spotting woods
Go wild animal spotting                                                In the wild woods and magical forests

* Golf image: Photo by Alexander Lemieux via Flilckr | Creative Commons

How to throw a picnic in Scotland - Tips