Gorgie City Farm (1 miles)
Gorgie City Farm
- with it's animals and gardens, has always been considered as a place to visit, relax and see what's new, and of course it's free so even a short visit is good value! Spot chickens, woolly sheep, oinking pigs, adventurous goats & long tongued cows- especially if you buy some feed!
Craigie's Farm (8 miles)
A great farm to visit, enjoy the treats of the farm shop, see the animals or discover just what goes on down the farm.
Briarlands Farm (36 miles)
A Fun Family Day Out in the Fresh Air. Fun activities for the family to enjoy including Jumping Pillows, large and small pedal go kart tracks, animal paddocks, animal tours, an indoor craft area and tots play area.
Chain Bridge Honey Farm (45 miles)
Chain Bridge Honey Farm
Family friendly working bee farm, with a great visitor centre from which you can learn and observe the foundations of the work. A most popular display is the observation hive where a living colony of bees can be viewed behind glass.
Lamont City Farm (49 miles)
Lamont City Farm
Small petting farm, with under 5's play area and weekly kids club - all sorts of animals at the farm including sheep, goats, horses, ponies, pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, chipmunks, ducks, hens and geese.
Deep Sea World (9 miles)
Deep Sea World
With so many fascinating creatures to meet, a visit to Deep Sea World offers a great day out for your family. Explore the aquarium's hidden depths at this triple award-winning National Aquarium of Scotland. For the really adventurous visitor, there are diving opportunities, as well as shark awareness...
The Scottish Deer Centre (25 miles)
The Scottish Deer Centre
A visit to the picturesque Scottish Deer Centre is a truly unique experience where the whole family is guaranteed to find something to enjoy. Daily talks and feeding sessions, woodland trails, treetop walkways. inside shelter areas for the family picnic and children's indoor play area.
St Andrews Aquarium (31 miles)
St Andrews Aquarium
Full of adventure, fun and learning for children and adults alike, here you can come face to face with some of the more beautiful and dangerous creatures of the watery world, meet our two loveable seals, our meerkats or new to the aquarium, our waddle of Humboldt penguins!
Pittencrieff House Museum (13 miles)
Pittencrieff House Museum
Museum located in Pittencrieff Park with Magic of the Glen exhibit, Calum the Cartoon Cockroach trail and other fun educational features plus go underground in the eerie St Margaret's Cave too: in the car park, believe it or not!
Methil Heritage Centre (18 miles)
Methil Heritage Centre
This child friendly and volunteer run museum often hosts fun, family-oriented exhibitions with lots of activities to take part in for toddlers upwards. Exhibitions regularly change, so plan ahead if you can!
Scottish Fisheries Museum (27 miles)
Scottish Fisheries Museum
is a multi-award winning national museum which tells the story of Scottish fishing from the earliest times to the present. A guided tour takes approximately 90 minutes and themed tours can be arranged to link in with specific projects or interests.
St Andrews Museum (31 miles)
St Andrews Museum
Museum exploring the heritage of St Andrews telling its story from medieval to modern times with a lively series of temporary exhibitions and a regular programme of talks, concerts and childrens workshops.
British Golf Museum (31 miles)
British Golf Museum
Imaginative exhibitions, hands on activities and stunning multimedia displays bring to life over 500 years of golfing history. Follow the children's trail, try dressing up in period costume and practicing putting with replica clubs and balls from the last 175 years.
Beacon Leisure Centre (8 miles)
Fife Institute of Physical Education (16 miles)
Fife Institute of Physical Education
FIPRE comprises of a complex of indoor and outdoor facilities providing sport from fun beginner's classes to international standards. Facilities include swimming pools, sauna, games hall, gym, squash courts, athletics track, grass, astroturf and all weather pitches.
Levenmouth Swimming Pool (19 miles)
Levenmouth Swimming Pool
No ordinary pool, this Centre offers fun for all the family with its wave machine, giant aqua slide flume, exploding water cannons and geysers.
East Sands Leisure Centre (31 miles)
East Sands Leisure Centre
a free form leisure pool with zero entry sloping beach area, cute tropical palms, thrilling giant flume slides and a giant aqua run inflatable assault course! Plus swimming lessons and group Parent Toddler swim sessions.
The Play Planet (9 miles)
The Play Planet
Awesome space and alien themed adventure play facility with loads of astronaut activities and physical play fun, with 3 age zones of ever increasing cosmonaut challenges!
Play Zone (11 miles)
Laser Play and Childrens soft play!
Wonder World Soft Play (12 miles)
Wonder World Soft Play
Indoor Adventure Centre with multi-level play frames, ball pools, go kart track, astro turf football pitch, daring drop slide, and separate baby and toddler zone plus cafe, and restaurant.
Snappy Play - Carnegie Leisure Centre (13 miles)
Snappy Play - Carnegie Leisure Centre
3 level play frame to explore within this adventure play area with ball pools, slides, cargo nets, and tunnels plus a toddler and baby section too.
Bongos Soft Play Centre (16 miles)
Bongos Soft Play Centre
Adventure climbing maze filed with things like the spooky maze, ball cannons, spiral slide, dizzy discs and slick slides!
Jungle Gyms Indoor Soft Play Centre (17 miles)
Action Zone Indoor Play Centre (19 miles)
Action Zone Indoor Play Centre
-an interactive indoor adventure play centre. Open all year round with Ball Cannons, Ball Juggler, Slides. We are where all the fun is. Kids can enter up to 57 inches tall.
Scotland's Secret Nuclear Bunker (29 miles)
Scotland's Secret Nuclear Bunker
Hidden beneath an innocent Scottish Farmhouse, follow the tunnel to 24,000 square feet of Secret accommodation. The size of 2 football pitches atop one another, 100 feet underground. Had there been Nuclear War, this is where Scotland, would have been Governed. Discover the twilight world of the Government...
Abbot House (13 miles)
Be transported through 1000 years of history: hunting forest, royal residence, abbey, royal sepulchre, burgh, Dunfermline has seen it all. Nice guided tours,
Adventure Golf Island (12 miles)
Adventure Golf Island
Scotland's first 'Florida style' 36 hole indoor and outdoor Adventure Golf complex! Putt your way amidst waterfalls, fountains, Palm trees, Tiki Huts and a Pirate Ship, while playing in Europe’s first mini golf dome! Plus floodlit night course. The ideal fun activity for everyone from...
Cluny Clays (14 miles)
Play Naturally outdoor area and activities such as clay pigeon shooting, golf and archery! Restaurant, free parking and excellent disabled facilities.
Battlefield LIVE Dundee (38 miles)
Battlefield LIVE Dundee
Authentic combat entertainment experience using military grade infra-red gaming guns for anyone over 8 years old.
Bowlplex Dunfermline (12 miles)
Kartstart Kirkcaldy (13 miles)
Indoor 420m track featuring fast corners and long, even faster straights with cub karts and kiddie quads for 4-8 year olds and a cafe.
Knockhill Racing Circuit (17 miles)
Knockhill Racing Circuit
Exciting karting track session for Kids! Cadet karts for 8 to 11yr olds and Pro Karts for 12yrs+. 10, 20 and 30 minute sessions are available. No minimum numbers required.
St Andrews Treasure Trail (31 miles)
St Andrews Treasure Trail
Spend an hour or so in the East Neuk of Fife trying to find clues and solve puzzles. A selection of Trails take you on a hunt for clues through towns such as St Andrews, Pittenweem, Crail, Dunfermline and many more.
Ravenscraig Park (13 miles)
Park with woodland walks connecting to coastal paths and with Ravenscraig Castle and the Harbour Masters house to explore plus loads of age specific outdoor play equipment too.
Lochore Meadows Country Park (15 miles)
Lochore Meadows Country Park
With the loch as its heart, this park provides a strong and varied mix of informal and formal leisure activities and experiences including a beach and adventure playground for the kids and a cafe.
picnicking and barbecuing,
beach and adventure playground for children....
Riverside Park (18 miles)
Has pleasant woodland walks, pond, several play areas and sculptures, and also cricket pitch, football facilities and skateboard facilities.
Muddy Boots (22 miles)
is a family run kids' adventure play centre situated next to a fabulously foody Farm Shop and Cafe. With both indoors and outdoors activities including zorbing, giant jumping pillows, grass sledging, a giant sandpit and giro cars, you have the recipe for endless hours of family fun.
Craigtoun Country Park (29 miles)
Craigtoun Country Park
offers a wide range of attractions including acres of beautiful landscaped parkland, adventure playground, Boats and Pedaloes, trampolines, bouncy castle, putting, crazy Golf, pedal cars, cafe and one of Scotland's oldest miniature railways, situated 5 minutes from St Andrews.
Monifieth Blue Seaway (40 miles)
Monifieth Blue Seaway
Large play areas for juniors and toddlers at this seaside location plus putting, tennis, bowling green, and wheeled sports.
Aberdour Silver Sands (8 miles)
Aberdour Silver Sands
Blue Flag Awarded sandy beach, with lifeguard covered swimming conditions, a great play area and even a seasonal bouncy castle!
Leven Beach (19 miles)
Blue Flag awarded beach with amusements adjacent from arcade, to kiddies' rides, to crazy golf. Shallow swimming ok, but no lifeguard cover.
St Andrews West Sands (31 miles)
St Andrews West Sands
Popular for walking, running and swimming, this sandy Blue Flag Awarded beach is famously the opening setting for Chariots of Fire.
Potter About (8 miles)
A Ceramic cafe, with play corner! Come and paint pottery, from a little froggy to a 'little miss' piggy bank. Either leave for a few days, to be glazed and fired or take home on the day. Fairtrade tea and coffee, hot lunches and yummy home baking available.
Ceramic Experience (13 miles)
A vast selection of blank ceramic pieces, from mugs and jugs to money banks and animal figures can be painted to your own design
The Scottish Equestrian Centre (13 miles)
The Scottish Equestrian Centre
BHS approved facility offering lessons from 5 years, subject to assessment with equipment loaned freely. Assisted walks, ride outs and hacks available.
Kilconquhar Castle Equestrian Centre (23 miles)
Barbarafield Riding School (24 miles)
Thanks for all the great things to do and Childrens Farms near Edinburgh with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Fife can enjoy the great day out as well.
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