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Educational Parks

The Ranger Service offer a free environmental education service at all the 31 countryside sites in the City these are:-

  • Auchmill Community Woodland
  • Brimmond Hill
  • Carnie Woods
  • Coastal Footpath from Cove to Nigg
  • Cove Community Woodland
  • Cove Shelterbelt
  • Danestone and Woodside
  • Den Burn
  • Den of Cults
  • Den of Maidencraig Local Nature Reserve
  • Donmouth Local Nature Reserve
  • Eastwood Croft
  • Elrick Hill
  • Four Hills Walks
  • Hazlehead Park woodlands
  • Hilton Woods
  • Howes Road
  • Kincorth Hill Local Nature Reserve
  • Kingswells open space
  • Lochinch Farm, Ranger base
  • Nigg Bay Site of Special Scientific Interest
  • Northfield to Brimmond Hill Link
  • Old Deeside Line
  • Ord Dam
  •  Pot Heugh
  •  River Dee Walk
  • River Don Walk
  • Scotstown Moor Local Nature Reserve
  • Torry Walkway
  • Tullos Hill
  • Walker Dam

The Ranger Service will cater for any age group from pre-school to 50+, University of the Third Age etc. and offer practical educational activities suited to the outdoor environment on a wide range of subjects including language skills, science based activities, art and craft, ecology and habitat management.  For school groups the activities are tailored to fit to the teachers requirements for the national curriculum.


  • Ranger Service
    The Countryside Ranger Service
    2nd Floor St Nicholas House
    Broad Street
    AB10 1XJ
    Phone: 01224 897400
    Fax: 01224 894069