The Ceramic Experience Paint-your-own pottery studio, with soft play and cafe too! So make a masterpiece, have an adventure, or do both while mum and dad have a coffee! Good for all ages, even nan can paint a plate!
Caithness Glass Watch the skilled glass makers turn molten glass into an array of beautiful glass objects in the studio gallery that is free to visit. Explore your own creative side and paint your own glass or plate.
The Craft Pottery is a pottery painting and craft studio in Glasgow’s city centre. Paint, decorate and keep one-of-a-kind pottery (master)pieces! Party rooms and packages available. Convenient location with friendly, experienced staff. No bookings required, just pop in for all the fun!
Glazed is a ceramic painting experience. Kids and parents will enjoy just dropping in or booking ahead, and choosing from our wide selection of Pick and Paint ceramics. Everything is provided from aprons to paints including friendly help. NO studio Fees or hidden Charges. Just Fun!
Potter Around Pottery painting and craft studio. Try your hand at ceramic painting and have loads of fun. Arts and crafts parties and courses held in our specially decorated children's room too!
Cafe Ceramico Get creative at this great family run, family oriented ceramic painting studio. Alongside the pottery painting there is a free soft play area and a cafe. Birthday parties, craft classes and ceramics tuition also available.
The Ceramic Experience Friendly paint-your-own pottery studio, with soft play and cafe too! So make a mess, make a fuss, make time for a treat, and make a bee line for the Ceramic Experience!
Doodles Ceramics Workshop Paint-your-own pottery workshop.
Fingers and Thumbs Crafts Centre We have a large selection of crafts for all the family. You can just drop in anytime and enjoy ceramic painting or decopage. We have a wide range of items to suit all ages! Celebrate your Birthday with us or join in one of our workshops, run during the holidays!
Splatz Activity Cafe is a cafe which serves fresh homemade food and great coffee come rain or shine. It has a 2 tier indoor play area for younger children and also provides ceramic pottery painting and ipad hire to keep older children and adults amused.
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park All included in the admission price: drive-through animal reserve, sea lion show, bird of prey centre with daily flying demonstration, boat trip around chimp island, lemur land, Pets Farm, elephant habitat, and a brand new adventure playground for 2016!
Argaty Red Kites Visit the only red kite feeding station in central Scotland and watch these wonderful birds flying. There is a hide to watch from, with ranger led visits at feeding time. Dogs on leads welcome.
World of Wings Scotland’s largest bird of prey centre features over 80 birds, including hawks, eagles, owls and falcons. Daily flying demonstrations to enjoy. Experiences (including family packages) and Falconry lessons available too!
Highland Safaris - a unique 5 star Visitor Attraction combining Scotland's newest Wildlife attraction the Red Deer Centre with inspiring walking and Biking activities including Bike Hire, Gold and Gem Panning Centre and exhilarating Land Rover Safaris
Briarlands Farm 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.
Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum Museum, Art Gallery and Allies Garden, a family friendly garden and play area in the museum grounds.
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regime The Regimental Museum traces over 200 years of one of Scotland’s elite military regiments using a rich collection of material from all around the world.
Boness Motor Museum A cool mix of classic cars and James Bond 007 movie memorabilia, plus the Harry Potter Car, Thunderbirds' Hover Bike and real Tardis props from Dr Who!
The Linlithgow Story Museum Come and see what Linlithgow was like way back in the olden times, and how it has developed. Learn about battles, royalty, local trades and more, walk through the beautiful garden, and explore the live willow maze.
The Peak With interactive water features in the baby pool, plus standard teaching and main lane pools. Ice skating, climbing wall and sports pitches also available.
Mariner Leisure Centre offers a Lagoon-shaped leisure pool with beach area and wave machine, a laned swimming area, baby pool and sauna suite. Other than swimming, the Mariner offers a wide range of sports facilities including a games hall, squash courts, dance studio and weights room. There’s also a soft-play area for the...
Grangemouth Pool Swimming pool with 2 great flumes to travel down on. 25m pool and 12m teaching pool. A great idea if you are looking for family days out in Scotland.
Bear Heart Castle Soft Play Centre Enchanting and exciting structure has a castle theme with a spooky dungeon, tube slides, astra glide, rope nets, punch bags ball pools and plenty more.
Springkerse View Playzone Soft play at the Springkerse View, part of the Eating Inn group and offers a three level play frame plus family friendly dining and outdoor play too.
Kidz World An indoor play area where you can explore 5 zones: ice, jungle, sea, beach and city. How about the 4 Lane Astra Slide or the Sensory Room? Interactive lights and music, even Coupe Cars!
Fuzzy Eds at the Outside Inn Adventure play with indoor facilities for children up to 4ft 9ins tall. The pub is a particularly nice one for kids as it is outdoors themed with water features, waterfalls and outdoor style pathways running through the restaurant.
Wonder World Soft Play Falkirk Themed on the wonders of the world, this custom built centre provides an out of this world experience for children of all ages, designed to stimulate the imagination and encourage physical development in a safe and fun environment.
Cadwinkle Indoor Soft Play Centre Medieval magician themed adventure play with multi level climbing and sliding and a dedicated toddler zone. Enchantingly decorated with a terrifying drop slide.
Fun Factory Cadgers Brae is a soft play area. Sit back and relax while the kids have fun in our newly refurbished Fun factory. Suitable for kids of all ages. Outdoor play area too.
Space Bugs A space themed soft play area, situated in a sports centre with swimming pool and plenty more activities to keep kids entertained from badminton to table tennis!
Pandamonium Play Centre - offers state of the art soft play with toddlers' area, go karts, climbing wall, football pitch, dance school, fitness studios even a kids' hairdressers! They've got everything!
Noahs Ark offer a massive soft play area, bowling alley, indoor karting and a ceramics workshop.
Stirling Castle All kids love castles and this is without doubt one of the grandest of all Scottish castles, both in its situation on a commanding rock outcrop and in its architecture.
The National Wallace Monument Monument with exhibitions on the climb up, view from the top, live performances by costumed actors at weekends and nature trails around. Note: monument restoration from 10 Feb to 5 April 2014.
Bannockburn Expect interactive audio visual experience where the pre-booked can engage in virtual battle and not only learn about the history here but actively take part in it - even change it! The best kind of educational, with iconic grounds surrounding.
Falkirk Wheel A unique boat lift system makes this a ride to remember, plus visitor centre, huge playground, activity centre, water play zone, climbing area and woodland walks with cycle hire.
Castle Campbell A beautiful 15th century castle in a dramatic setting above Dollar Glen. Discover its fascinating history and tales of famous visitors to the castle. A great place to explore for visitors of all ages!
Callendar House Situated amidst magnificent park and woodland, Callendar House tells stories spanning 600 years of Scottish history, plus nice to walk round with boating pond, kids play area and woodland walks. Art gallery also on site.
The Scottish Crannog Centre Learn all about crannogs and the ancient people who built these homes in the water over 5,000 years ago! Recreated crannog, exhibition centre, guided tour, plus a chance to try some ancient crafts for yourself!
Firpark Ski Centre 120m dry ski slope where there is skiing, snowboarding and blading for people of all levels of experience, with lessons available. Snow tubing also available!
Polmonthill Ski Centre We provide skiing and snowboarding lessons with fully qualified instructors.Lessons are suitable from early ages onwards. Tubing parties are available as an alternative. We have tables and chairs inside and out for picnics and vending machines for snack foods and drinks.
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The Peak Ice skating pad, climbing wall, swimming pool, sports courts and more.
Strathyre Outdoors promote a wide range of activities for families and children, including: Junior Ranger trails and Bushman fun in the forest. Wilderness trails, Twilight walk, Bike Hire, Canoe Safari and Geocaching and much more. Camping and accommodation close by.
Sky High Trampolining Falkirk is one of the first state of the art trampoline parks in Central Scotland with over 70 interconnected trampolines!
Go Ape Aberfoyle The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Livingston Skate Park Free concrete skate and bmx facility boasting plenty of features suitable for every level of progression including Europe's only full pipe! Popular with professional skateboarders so keep your eyes open for epic shredding!
AMF Stirling This AMF has 28 lanes and offers those handy bumpers, ramps and light balls. Air conditioned with a family diner and redemption arcade, this is all weather fun for all!
Xtreme Karting Falkirk Indoor Karting Centre offering a range of different karting formats for both Junior Drivers (Ages 8-16) and Senior Drivers (Ages 14+).
The Stirling Mystery Treasure Trail Get out exploring with the children on the Stirling self guided themed Treasure Trail. By following our set directions you’ll get the chance to hunt for the answers to our sneaky clues and help solve the mystery.
Loch Katrine Stroll or cycle around this stunning Loch and then catch the Sir Walter Scott Steamship back to base.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Pottery Making and Arts and Crafts near Stirling 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 Central can enjoy the great day out as well.
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