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  • Farewell from the Summer VSO

    21 Aug 2014

    This past week has been jam packed with action, from super showers and determined dogs to bewitching bats and fantastic fish!

  • Help the Haddo Hounds!

    14 Aug 2014

    This weekend we're getting ready to start a fantastic new project at Haddo- something to keep our four-legged visitors entertained...

  • Routes To Your Roots...

    7 Aug 2014

    This weekend will be a busy one for Haddo as we host the Routes To Your North East Roots Festival 2014. 

  • Awesome Awards

    1 Aug 2014

    As the heat of last week has begun to cool and settle, blending with cool breeze and the occasional summer shower, Haddo has been rife with life!

  • Super Sunny Days

    25 Jul 2014

    This past week at Haddo Country Park has had some wonderful weather and some excellent wildlife sightings!


  • High Summer and High Wires!

    17 Jul 2014

    The summer holidays are now well under way and Haddo seems to be getting busier every day. The majority of our visitors are heading straight down to the adventure playground, which seems to be the most popular picnic spot in Aberdeenshire at the moment!

  • Fantastic Festivities

    8 Jul 2014

    This past week, we had a fantastic Open Day, some glorious sunshine and some sportive squirrels!

  • On The Wing…

    27 Jun 2014

    The sun’s been out for much of the week at Haddo and along with the warm weather we’ve started seeing hundreds and hundreds of butterflies appearing across the park.

  • Introducing: the Summer VSO!

    20 Jun 2014

    A number of goings on have happened this past week at Haddo, including bushcraft, some fantastic music and the arrival of our Summer VSO, yours truly!


  • Arrivals and Departures

    13 Jun 2014

    It’s been all about lorries and big lifters going through the park this week. The first (and most exciting) reason for all this is that our new adventure playground is starting to arrive!

  • Paws and Pipistrelles

    6 Jun 2014

    This week seems to have flown by, and it’s hard to believe how much has happened in the park since the last blog! The Oystercatcher chicks in the terrace garden have hatched out and are pottering about on the short grass. 

  • Going Batty

    30 May 2014

    It’s our first Bat Watch night of 2014 on Saturday. We’ll be out with the bat detectors and experts from the North East Scotland Bat Group, watching Pipistrelles, Daubenton’s and Brown Long-eared Bats emerge from their roost at Haddo.

  • Wild Walks and Wild Flowers

    23 May 2014

    We’re in the middle of a few very busy weeks here at Haddo, and there seems to be something going on in the park almost every day.

  • Hoofbeats at Haddo

    16 May 2014

    It’s been a very horsey week here at Haddo with two equestrian events in the park in four days.

  • Monumental Improvements

    9 May 2014

    There’s been a couple of new additions to the park this week, some of the last bits of the major works for the project.