Kartstart Kirkcaldy (17 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 (30 miles)
Knockhill Racing Circuit
Exciting karting track session for Kids! Cadet karts for 8-11yr olds and Pro Karts for 12yrs +. 10, 20 and 30 minute sessions are available. No minimum numbers required.
Dundee Karting (31 miles)
At speeds of up to 40mph and sitting only and inch from the ground, race prepared RIMO karts and an expertly designed track will have your adrenalin pumping from start to finish. For over 8s also over 4ft 2".
Scotkart Cambuslang (58 miles)
Now Juniors and teenagers can experience what it’s like to be behind the wheel of a racing machine! With driving opportunities form 8 years old.
Scottish Seabird Centre (< 1 mile)
Scottish Seabird Centre
This award-winning Centre has something for all ages. The Discovery Centre is an adventure to remember, come rain or shine! The world leader in remote wildlife viewing, visitors can get up close and personal with amazing...
East Links Family Park (7 miles)
East Links Family Park
a train safari where you can feed the farm animals, as well as pony rides and small animal handling.
Big and little kids can play outside on the Go-Karts, toboggan run, milk can skittles and giant maze. as well as soft play...
Edinburgh Zoo (22 miles)
is the largest and most exciting wildlife attraction in Scotland offering the opportunity to see over 1000 wonderful animals!
Five Sisters Zoo Park (35 miles)
Five Sisters Zoo Park
- FIRE ON 14th APRIL 2013 CAUSED MAJOR DAMAGE - PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE FOR UPDATE - boasts a wide variety of mammals, birds and reptiles from all over the world as well as an indoor soft play centre, ensuring a fun and...
Gorgie City Farm (21 miles)
Gorgie City Farm
With it's animals and gardens, kids can also enjoy cuddle corners with rabbits and small animals, pony rides and work alongside a farmer, no admission charge.
Craigie's Farm (27 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.
National Museum of Flight (4 miles)
National Museum of Flight
Something for the whole family! Have you tried to fly our airship, seen a Spitfire, got on board Concorde or completed our assault course?
The museum also includes hands-on games, cafe and shop. East...
Prestongrange Museum (13 miles)
A museum site of major importance in the story of Scotland's Industrial Revolution, you can still see the remnants of glass works, potteries, coal mine and brick works, as well as the Hoffman Kiln and the unique Cornish...
Our Dynamic Earth (19 miles)
Our Dynamic Earth
Thundering tropical storms, icy winds from the North Pole and moving tectonic plates bring the extremes of Planet Earth to life at Edinburghâs five-star visitor attraction, Our Dynamic Earth
The Museum of Edinburgh (19 miles)
The Museum of Edinburgh
A delightful maze of historic rooms crammed full of iconic objects from the Capital’s past. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Edinburgh with kids.
National Mining Museum Scotland (19 miles)
National Mining Museum Scotland
Guided tours and interesting historical mining information, plus the new Mini Miners' softplay area for kids up to 8, to help soften all the education!
The People's Story Museum (19 miles)
The People's Story Museum
The People’s Story explores the lives of Edinburgh’s ordinary people at work and play from the late 18th century to today. Visitors can see displays showing a bookbinder’s workshop, a wartime kitchen and much more, all...
Museum of Childhood (19 miles)
Museum of Childhood
Young people can learn about the children of the past and see a fantastic range of toys and games, while adults enjoy a trip down memory lane.
St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments (19 miles)
St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments
The oldest concert hall in Scotland and a museum of musical instruments. There are kids' trails, tours for all ages and demonstrations of harpsichords.
Museum on the Mound (19 miles)
Museum on the Mound
Want to see a million pounds? See Scotland's oldest banknote? Explore the changing face of Edinburgh? Build a model home? Crack open a safe? These are just some of the things you can see and do at the Museum on the Mound.
National Museum of Scotland (19 miles)
National Museum of Scotland
Another great museum. All our collections have tales to tell. See treasures from the edges of history and trace Scotland's story from fascinating fossils to popular culture. For generations we've collected key exhibits from...
National War Museum (20 miles)
National War Museum
Discover how war and military service have touched the lives of countless Scots. In the magnificent setting of Edinburgh Castle, explore over 400 years of the Scottish military experience. Uncover stories of courage and...
Dunbar Leisure Pool (9 miles)
Dunbar Leisure Pool
The big, yellow flume with its separate splash pool is the main feature of the pool although it also has waves, sprays and a bubble bed.
Newbattle Swimming Pool (19 miles)
Newbattle Swimming Pool
offers a diverse range of water based activities and facilities include 25m swimming pool, 8m training pool, high and spring diving boards. Disability accessible.
Royal Commonwealth Pool (19 miles)
Royal Commonwealth Pool
Swimming Pool - Diving Pool - Childrens Pool - Clambers childs play area (a multi level adventure area for children)
Wester Hailes Education Centre (24 miles)
The Space (1 miles)
Indoor skatepark with a variety of sessions and soft play for under 7s plus a cafe.
Jamboree Adventure Soft Play (15 miles)
Orcadia Trampoline Centre (17 miles)
Orcadia Trampoline Centre
5 full sized trampolines embedded into the floor and soft play bricks at one end for younger ones make this a soft play centre with a difference.
Tumbles at Portobello (17 miles)
Tumbles at Portobello
Multi-level play frame with distinct zones for babies (under 12 months), Toddlers (under 3 years) and Juniors (4-10 years).
Clown Around Indoor Play Centre (18 miles)
Clown Around Indoor Play Centre
Our new 0-3 year softplay has its very own trampolines to allow the tots to bounce around freely, is brightly coloured with interactive surprises, a slide and much more! This area is strictly for the smaller ones as there is...
Maddie and Marks Play Town (18 miles)
Maddie and Marks Play Town
Soft play within Ocean Terminal shopping and leisure complex with separate zones for toddlers up to tweenies.
The Fun Factory - Newhaven Quay (19 miles)
The Fun Factory - Newhaven Quay
This Fun Factory attached to Newhaven Quay Brewers Fayre family friendly pub is a multi-level play space with adventure equipment, ball ponds and a toddler zone and can also be booked out for childrens parties.
Gambado (21 miles)
We offer children the chance to play, learn, explore and party in some of the most exciting indoor play venues in the world.
Bring the children to Gambado and let them play in a healthy, fun and above all safe environment...
Amazone at the Kabin (21 miles)
Amazone at the Kabin
A 3 tier jungle themed adventure soft play facility with all the classic fun features to entertain and exhaust, and a comfy cafe for parents.
Time Twisters (24 miles)
offers a completely unique soft play experience for both children and parents; with its state of the art play facilities and unique Ancient Egyptian themed environment.
The Happy Castle (25 miles)
The Happy Castle
Soft play centre with a separate area for toddlers and a huge multi-storey area for older children with ariel slides, rope bridges etc.
A good seating area for parents with highchairs, baby change and kid's meals for...
Scrambles (26 miles)
play frame for children 2 to 5 years old and a play frame for children up to 9 years old. Recent additions include a bigger chute, and an interactive Flasma floor with HD moving images.
The Leadburn Inn (27 miles)
The Leadburn Inn
Bar, Restaurant and Soft Play Centre just outside Penicuik with Soft Play Area housing a three level soft play frame plus separate toddler area.
Space Bugs (30 miles)
A space themed soft play area, situated in a sports centre with plenty more activities to keep kids entertained!
Overboard Softplay (35 miles)
- an ocean theme, has a massive frame, Go-kart track and spans over 10,000 sq feet of space
Playbugs Play Centre (35 miles)
Playbugs Play Centre
For the older children there are 3 floors of crazy fun to be had – for those making their way to the 3rd floor there are rope bridges to climb over, a mystery tunnel and wobble board, on the 2nd floor there is access to our...
The Hive Soft Play (38 miles)
The Hive Soft Play
is an indoor play centre with a spectacular play frame. We have a cafe serving delicious homemade food and treats. The play centre is for children aged 0-12 years. Also a fantastic party venue offering a variety of party...
Pitstop (38 miles)
The Pitstop offers a multi-level soft-play facility for children under the age of eight as part of a One-Stop Shop of services plus a Gym and Sauna.
Palace of Holyroodhouse (19 miles)
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence in Scotland of Her Majesty The Queen, stands against the spectacular backdrop of Arthur's Seat. This fine baroque palace is closely associated with Scotland's rich...
Edinburgh Dungeons (19 miles)
The ultimate thrill-filled journey through Scotland’s murky past! 11 live shows, and 80 minutes of laughter, screaming, theatre, history and special effects. Great idea for fun things to do in Edinburgh but with older...
The Real Mary Kings Close (19 miles)
The Real Mary Kings Close
1600s period tour with costumed guide and characters throughout the recreated environment. It is atmospheric and some stories are a bit blood curdling, so choose your kids' suitability for this wisely.
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions (20 miles)
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
The Camera Obscura show is a fascinating and highly amusing way to see the city and learn about its history. This unique experience has delighted and intrigued people for over 150 years.Great idea for fun things to do in...
Edinburgh Castle (20 miles)
No visit to Edinburgh is complete without a visit to the Castle. You will be overwhelmed by the spectacular views and history of this "Castle of Castles". Monday to Saturday the One o'clock gun is fired so check your...
Midlothian Snowsports Centre (22 miles)
Midlothian Snowsports Centre
Skiing, snowboarding, race training and tubing for the little ones. All in a family friendly environment supportive to your skill development. Great idea for fun things to do in Edinburgh with kids.
Murrayfield Ice Rink (22 miles)
Thanks for all the great things to do and Go Karting Tracks near North Berwick 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 Lothian can enjoy the great day out as well.
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