Misty Isle Boat Trips (< 1 mile)
Isle of Skye
Misty Isle Boat Trips
are a family run business running boat trips from Elgol on the Isle of Skye to the famous Loch Coruisk in the heart of the Cuillin Hills. Adventures range from 1 hour 45 to a whopping 8 hours, with loads of natural wildlife to spot: if you're lucky!
Bella Jane Boat Trips (< 1 mile)
Bella Jane Boat Trips
No visit to the Isle of Skye is complete without a trip on the award winning Bella Jane, the only regular fulltime service from Elgol to Loch Coruisk and the longest running boat trip in Elgol and the Isle of Skye.
Hebridean Whale Cruises (42 miles)
Hebridean Whale Cruises
Exciting offshore Whale Watching and inshore Wildlife cruises from Gairloch. Open RHIB or more stable cruisers available. Loads of marine wildlife to enjoy, plus red deer and eagles to spot!
The Jacobite Steam Train (44 miles)
The Jacobite Steam Train
Has been used recently in the Harry Potter films, described as one of the great railway journeys of the world this 84 mile round trip takes you past Ben Nevis, Loch Morar and the shortest river in Britain, River Morar.
Skye Serpentarium Reptile World (10 miles)
Isle Of Skye
Skye Serpentarium Reptile World
There are over 50 animals on display from White's Tree Frogs to Large Green Iguanas and frequent snake handling sessions are held. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for the best things to do with kids in the Highlands of Scotland
Seaprobe Atlantis (17 miles)
Kyle of Lochalsh
Underwater adventures on our glass bottom boat include a trip to see the seals and sea birds on seal island, as well as underwater views of kelp forests, jellyfish, sea urchins, starfish, fish and crabs. Safe and fun for all ages.
Calums Plockton Seal Trips (21 miles)
Calums Plockton Seal Trips
will guide you around the harbour in comfort and give your family the chance to spot seals, dolphins and porpoises in a pleasant 1 hour sea safari on the Sula Mhor.
Armadale Castle and Grounds (10 miles)
Isle of Skye
Armadale Castle and Grounds
Gardens, Castle Ruins, Playground, Treasure Hunt on the Woodland Trails, Museum, Visitors Centre and more on this estate.
Skye Museum of Island Life (37 miles)
Isle of Skye
Skye Museum of Island Life
A lovingly preserved township of thatched cottages, each one depicting, as closely as possible, the conditions prevailing on the island at the close of the nineteenth century.
Eilean Donan Castle (24 miles)
Kyle of Lochalsh
Eilean Donan Castle
You can explore almost every part of the Castle from the banqueting Hall to the bedrooms. You'll be following in the footsteps of many a warrior - from the Vikings to James Bond, from Jacobites to The Highlanders!
Faerie Glen (25 miles)
Isle of Skye
A bizarre and delightful miniature landscape of grassy, cone-shaped hills, the Faerie Glen is a beautiful and sweetly atmospheric spot guaranteed to tap into their imaginations.
Camusdarach Beach and Campsite (16 miles)
Camusdarach Beach and Campsite
is consistently rated one of the most beauteous in the country if not the world, actually featuring 3 pale sandy beaches end to end and award winningly crystal clear blue waters.
Applecross Beach (17 miles)
Reached through the highest mountain pass in Britain the journey is half the fun here! Huge dunes for sand sledging, calm (cold) waters for swimming and water sports, and a wildlife heavy wilderness just behind the beach.
Calgary Bay (39 miles)
Safe for swimming and you can angle for rock cod, mackerel and sea trout from the rocks. Basking sharks, dolphins seals and porpoises are regularly sighted off the coast.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Railways and Transport Attractions near Elgol 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 Highlands can enjoy the great day out as well.
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