Archaeolink Prehistory Park (12 miles)
Archaeolink Prehistory Park
Travel 10,000 years in one day from the Mesolithic to a Roman Marching Camp, with indoor and outdoor exhibitions, featuring hands on activities, workshops and guided tours everyday, Archaeolink is a dynamic historical experience for all the family.
Fochabers Folk Museum (16 miles)
Fochabers Folk Museum
A great historical museum with plenty to see and do and lots of hands-on experience to keep the kids amused.
Moray Motor Museum (24 miles)
Aberdeenshire Farming Museum (29 miles)
Aberdeenshire Farming Museum
Delightful country park location with children's play area and nature walks. Start by exploring the Aden Estate Story and the "Weel Vrocht Grun" exhibitions. Visit Hareshowe, a working farm set in the 1950s.
Aberdeen Maritime Museum (33 miles)
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Houses a unique collection covering shipbuilding, fast sailing ships, fishing and port history. It is also the only place in the UK where you can see displays on the North Sea oil and gas industry. Granite Jack, the museum mascot, will keep the kids' attention throughout.
Satrosphere Science Centre (33 miles)
Satrosphere Science Centre
is full of exciting exhibits, science shows, workshops and special events. Fun for all the family and everyone who loves to explore and experiment!
The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses (34 miles)
The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses
Award winning museum covering the lives of the men and families who guarded Scotland’s coastline for over two hundred years. There are audio-visual displays and interactive exhibits.
Arbuthnot Museum (38 miles)
See models showing the development of local fishing boats and find out about Arctic Animals, Whaling, and view their collection of significant Inuit Artefacts. Definitely an educational trip, but fascinating.
Tain Through Time (53 miles)
Highland Folk Museum (54 miles)
Highland Folk Museum
Visitors to this living history Museum can learn how their Highland ancestors lived, built their homes, tilled the soil and how they dressed.
With play areas, 1930's schoolhouse and activities during the summer months there is plenty here to occupy the whole family.
Winners of the ASVA Visitor Attraction of the Year award and Finalists for the 2010 'Kids in Museums' award.
Timespan (56 miles)
Award winning museum, currently closed, until september, for refurbishment.
Angus Folk Museum (59 miles)
Angus Folk Museum
The museum houses charming quirky exhibitions housed in six 18th-century cottages, offering vivid insights into rural life in Angus throughout the ages.
Arbroath Signal Tower (62 miles)
Arbroath Signal Tower
Museum and tower building. You can find out about the fascinating history of the Bell Rock Lighthouse and visit the outhouse to see the massive lens of the last manually operated lamp.
Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition (63 miles)
Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition
The exhibition bases itself on 'Edutainment' and much of the content is based on the national curriculum. There are free pre and post workpacks to download from the site. See and touch many real research exhibits and perhaps meet Adrian Shine, leader of the project.
Nessieland (63 miles)
is a great place to see Nessie and learn a bit about Loch Ness and the famous Loch Ness monster.
Sensation (69 miles)
Unique visitor attraction with over sixty hands-on exhibits based on the senses. Ideal for families and fun for all ages. - Voted 'Scottish Family Attraction of the Year 2003' by the Good Britain Guide.
Dundee Science Centre (69 miles)
Dundee Science Centre
Immerse yourself in their interactive exhibitions! Move a ball with the power of your mind; Enjoy dramatic science demonstrations; See yourself in infrared; Morph yourself into an ape; Investigate a crime; Try keyhole surgery or Take part in a science show!
Wick Heritage Museum (69 miles)
Wick Heritage Museum
The Wick Museum is a large multi-award winning centre that invites you to discover this rich heritage and to be actively involved in preserving, developing and presenting the enthralling story of Wick, and generations of its people.
Storybook Glen (32 miles)
See more than 100 of your favourite nursery rhyme and fairytale characters. Enjoy exquisite flowers and plants, majestic trees, secret waterfalls, exotic animals and fairytale houses and eat at the self-service restaurant which offers healthy food.
Codonas Amusement Park (34 miles)
Codonas Amusement Park
Three entertainment centres: Codonas Amusement Park, Sunset Boulevard and Miami Beach with LOADS of things to do
North East Falconry Centre (3 miles)
North East Falconry Centre
Spectacular Falcons, Owls, Hawks and Eagles are permanently on display.
The breathtaking flying demonstrations offer a unique photo and video opportunity.
One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Aberdeen
Macduff Marine Aquarium (19 miles)
Macduff Marine Aquarium
features marine life from the Moray Firth in a variety of exciting and innovative exhibits. Visitors come face to face with hundreds of native fish and invertebrates normally only seen by SCUBA divers who brave the chilly waters of the North Sea.
Willows Animal Sanctuary (25 miles)
Willows Animal Sanctuary
Willows Animal Sanctuary is dedicated to the care of abandoned and ill-treated domestic and farm animals. It looks after over 200 animals including more than 60 horses, ponies and donkeys as well as 100 sheep, goats, cows and pigs and approximately 60 cats and many rabbits, poultry and reptiles.
Doonies Farm (36 miles)
A fully-functioning farm with an outstanding collection of rare breed animals, come and encounter the countryside!
Beach Leisure Centre (33 miles)
Beach Leisure Centre
The freeform leisure pool has fantastic water features including rapids and a wave machine so you won't fail but have a whale of a time
Stonehaven Open Air Swimming Pool (40 miles)
Bogie Dragon (< 1 mile)
Within the activity centre is a large, purpose built adventure castle. It is a fun packed soft play themed area
Kool Kidz (10 miles)
Indoor adventure soft play and activity centre for under 14s, climbing frames and wall, to zip slides, tunnels and plenty more to exhaust and entertain the kids. Attached to a child oriented restaurant.
Ton's o' Fun (11 miles)
Ton's o' Fun
a big children’s adventure play centre - a large, specially designed play structure in an enormous purpose-built facility we are making inroads into safe, challenging and fun adventure-play for children up to 145cm in height
Junior Jim (18 miles)
Physical activity for pre schoolers only, limited opening but great atmosphere and innovative programme, good equipment. Council run.
Hoodles Play Barn (19 miles)
Hoodles Play Barn
The centre piece of the Play Barn facility is our extensive soft play area - the only one of its type in the area.
Harleys (19 miles)
Offers softplay with toddler areas, ten pin bowling from shoe size child's 8 and a child friendly restaurant with Little Friends menu.
Wynford Farm Playbarn (28 miles)
Wynford Farm Playbarn
It is a farm but it's a working one without visits: the real draw is the terrific purpose built play barn with the multi level adventure play frames in! Plus an educational section on where food comes from with farmers often on hand for questions.
Fuzzy Eds (32 miles)
Attached to a family friendly restaurant, this is a woodland themed adventure soft play facility with several levels of fun features and a separate area for toddlers. Height restriction for main section is 4ft9.
KC Kangaroos Play Centre (32 miles)
KC Kangaroos Play Centre
Exciting bright and colourful facilities include scramble nets and rope ladders, three different slides and a large deep ball pool. Dedicated toddler area with smaller versions!
Boomerangs Adventure Play (34 miles)
Rambos Kids Adventureland (34 miles)
Rambos Kids Adventureland
slides, rope climbs, ball ponds, soft ball shooters and a bouncy area that will entertain the kids for hours and hours
Brewster Bear Fun Factory (36 miles)
Brewster Bear Fun Factory
Kids play centre attached to brewsters food chain - i find they are always worth a visit if the weather is a bit grotty and the kids need a runaround - and you can get lunch too!
Kidzalowd Softplay Area (37 miles)
Kidzalowd Softplay Area
Attached to a family friendly restaurant, this adventure play facility for the under 10s is bright, colourful, safe and clean.
Craigievar Castle (19 miles)
Built in the early 17th century by Master William Forbes, his family lived in the castle for 350 years. Extensive parklands, woodland walks with beautiful views.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Museums and Galleries near Huntly 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 Grampian can enjoy the great day out as well.
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