Scottish Power Renewables Whitelee Windfarm visitor centre

What's On

Want to know what’s happening at the Visitor Centre? Check out our calendar of events for more information.  Check back for regular updates to our event calendar and information about what events are taking place at Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre.

Come along this summer and get your kids to become Whitelee Explorers.  Our new kids loyalty cards launches on the 29th June, for every 3 of our activities they complete they earn a prize*.

PLEASE NOTE: All activities may be subject to change.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Childminders and after school groups must book their own FREE slot in advance
*Prizes earned on visitor centre activities only.  Offer does not apply to activities run by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers.
Our latest events

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July 2016

Saturday, 30th July 2016 (11:00 - 12:00)
Dragonflies VS Damselflies! We get lots of these little beauties out on site, so why not make your very own to take home with you?!…
Saturday, 30th July 2016 (14:00 - 14:30)
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…
Saturday, 30th July 2016 (15:00 - 16:00)
Drop into the exhibition area today and make your own kite that you can test out on the wind.  Hold on tight and make sure you don't get blown away. …
Sunday, 31st July 2016 (11:00 - 12:00)
Crafty Windmills! Join us to make your own windmill from a toilet paper roll! Craft yourself a beautiful Dutch-style windmill and find…
Sunday, 31st July 2016 (14:00 - 14:45)
Turbine Tower Challenge How tall can you build a freestanding turbine tower?  Learn all about structures while trying to win the title of tallest…
Sunday, 31st July 2016 (15:00 - 16:00)
Pinwheel Windmills Design and build your own windmill to try out on the windfarm! This activity is FREE and suitable for ages 3+ No…

August 2016

Monday, 1st August 2016 (11:00 - 12:00)
Make your very own magnet to take home.  Can you think of different things that use magnets? This activity is FREE and suitable for ages 3+ with the help…
Monday, 1st August 2016 (14:00 - 14:30)
Buggy Windsocks No, they aren't some weird socks for midges to keep the wind away from their legs! Join us today and make…
Monday, 1st August 2016 (15:00 - 16:00)
Crafty Windmills! Join us to make your own windmill from a toilet paper roll! Craft yourself a beautiful Dutch-style windmill and find…
Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 (11:00 - 12:00)
Bug Me! Join us to craft you very own bug! This activity is FREE and suitable for ages 4+Subject to change or cancellation.
Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 (14:00 - 14:30)
Get Over It!How good are your bridge making skills?Can you construct a strong bridge out of flimsy materials?Come to Whitelee and participate…
Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 (15:00 - 16:00)
WhirliBugs! Drop into the exhibition area where you can make your very own whirlibug! These delightful little insects will twirl and dance in…
Thursday, 4th August 2016 (11:00 - 12:00)
Animal Masks  Tired of being the same old you? Then why not join us as we make masks of some of the animals that are found living at…
Thursday, 4th August 2016 (14:00 - 14:45)
Join us in the hub as we make our own rockets and see how far they can fly.  This is a SIGN-UP activity*.  This activity is suitable for ages 4+ with…
Thursday, 4th August 2016 (15:00 - 16:00)
Drop into the exhibition area today and make your own kite that you can test out on the wind.  Hold on tight and make sure you don't get blown away. …
Friday, 5th August 2016 (11:00 - 12:00)
Creepy Crawly ClimbersYou've made bugs here at Whitelee before, but have you made one that can climb?  Join us today to make your very own Creepy Crawly…
Friday, 5th August 2016 (14:00 - 14:30)
The Renewables Show Ever wondered what it takes to get electricity to your home? Do you often wonder what renewable energy actually is?…
Friday, 5th August 2016 (15:00 - 16:00)
Pinwheel Windmills Design and build your own windmill to try out on the windfarm! This activity is FREE and suitable for ages 3+ No…
Saturday, 6th August 2016 (11:00 - 12:00)
Dragonflies VS Damselflies! We get lots of these little beauties out on site, so why not make your very own to take home with you?!…
Saturday, 6th August 2016 (14:00 - 14:30)
Thar She Blows! Why does wind happen? What things can we use wind for? Will your land yacht save the damsel in distrss in time....Find…
Saturday, 6th August 2016 (15:00 - 16:00)
Crafty Windmills! Join us to make your own windmill from a toilet paper roll! Craft yourself a beautiful Dutch-style windmill and find…
Sunday, 7th August 2016 (14:00 - 14:45)
Turbine Tower Challenge How tall can you build a freestanding turbine tower?  Learn all about structures while trying to win the title of tallest…
Sunday, 7th August 2016 (15:00 - 16:00)
Animal Masks  Tired of being the same old you? Then why not join us as we make masks of some of the animals that are found living at…
Friday, 12th August 2016 (22:00 - 23:59)
The Perseid Meteor Shower is one of the brigther meteor showers of the year and will be peaking the 12th/13th August.  For this we will open our doors to provide…