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Things for Active Kids to do near to Birkhill
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Ancrum Outdoor Centre (2 miles)
Dundee
Ancrum Outdoor Centre Almost defying description these guys offer a seriously wide range outdoor activities, wet and dry, active and serene, on foot and by vehicle. Take a look!
Battlefield LIVE Dundee (5 miles)
Dundee
Battlefield LIVE Dundee Authentic combat entertainment experience using military grade infra-red gaming guns for anyone over 8 years old.
The Factory Skatepark (5 miles)
Dundee
The Factory Skatepark The UK's first custom built indoor extreme sports arena for Boarding, Blading and BMXing. With special beginners' sessions available.
Kingdom of Fife Millennium Cycleways (21 miles)
Glenrothes
Kingdom of Fife Millennium Cycleways Fife has one of the UK's most comprehensive cycle routes. Explore 300 miles of cycle route along quiet country lanes, disused railway lines and forest tracks as well as commuter routes in towns - check weblink. Great idea for family days out in Fife.
Cluny Clays (24 miles)
Kirkcaldy
Cluny Clays Play Naturally outdoor area and activities such as clay pigeon shooting, golf and archery! Restaurant, free parking and excellent disabled facilities.
Bedlam Paintball Edzell (27 miles)
Edzell
Bedlam Paintball Edzell Renowned for its imaginative, realistic paintball Game Zones built to evoke highly developed game scenarios, Bedlam offers junior day packages for over 11s plus Splatmasters for ages 9-11 available as a party package.
Adventure Golf Island (31 miles)
Dunfermline
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...
Bedlam Paintball Winchburgh (40 miles)
Edinburgh
Bedlam Paintball Winchburgh Renowned for its imaginative, realistic paintball Game Zones built to evoke highly developed game scenarios, Bedlam offers junior day packages for over 12s plus Splatmasters for ages 9-11 available as a party package and Lasertag at this venue for over 12s.
Funtastic Fantasy Golf (45 miles)
Livingstone
Funtastic Fantasy Golf Black-Light UV indoor miniature golf arena.
Livingston Skate Park (46 miles)
Livingstone
Livingston Skate Park Concrete skate and bmx facility boasting plenty of features suitable for every level of progression. Popular with professional skateboarders.
Go Ape Crathes Castle (46 miles)
Banchory
Go Ape Crathes Castle Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
McLaren Leisure Centre (48 miles)
Stirling
McLaren Leisure Centre Activity Centre with 20m swimming pool, climbing wall and a soft play area for children under 7.
Rednock Trekking (51 miles)
Stirling
Rednock Trekking Family and beginner friendly Pony Trekking with new additional outdoor activities, Quad pods, Segways for older children and orienteering: a wonderfully memorable way to show the kids the beautiful scenery.
Outdoor Trax (53 miles)
North Lanarkshire
Outdoor Trax Outdoor activities on the Lowland Canal system and surrounding countryside including cycling, kayaking, canoeing, water waltzers, archery and much more.
Cairngorm Sleddog Centre (54 miles)
Aviemore
Cairngorm Sleddog Centre Situated in Aviemore, at the foot of the Cairngorm Mountain Range, The Cairngorm Sleddog Centre offers a wide range of activities for the whole family. From Kennel & Museum Tours to Sleddog Trips and Safaris.
Go Ape Aberfoyle (55 miles)
Aberfoyle
Go Ape Aberfoyle Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Go Ape Peebles (59 miles)
Peebles
Go Ape Peebles The UK’s No.1 Tree Top Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set up high above the forest floor.
7stanes Glentress (59 miles)
Peebles
7stanes Glentress Family friendly mountain biking trails with a wide range of gentle to exhilarating rides and with a Visitors Centre, Cafe and Bike Hire.
Camperdown Wildlife Centre (< 1 mile)
Dundee
Camperdown Wildlife Centre The wildlife centre is one of Dundee's most popular attractions and is home to around 50 species of animals, birds and reptiles.
Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre (36 miles)
Comrie
Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre Exotic and domestic animals for visiting, petting and feeding; plus multiple indoor and outdoor play areas, mini golf, pony rides, fly fishing and seasonal farm stuff too.
Dundee Science Centre (4 miles)
Dundee
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!
Sensation (4 miles)
Dundee
Sensation Unique visitor attraction with over sixty hands-on exhibits based on the senses. Ideal for families and fun for all ages, including toddler sessions hands-on workshops, story-time and a science and art activities
Dundee Museum of Transport, (4 miles)
Dundee
Dundee Museum of Transport, Opening 26 April 2014 at this temporary location, this new Museum will be dedicated to the transport heritage of Tayside and beyond.
Broughty Castle (7 miles)
Dundee
Broughty Castle Museum housed in an imposing castle close to Broughty Ferry beach and with displays, events and activities for everyone.
Angus Folk Museum (8 miles)
Angus
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 (18 miles)
Arbroath
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.
Olympia Leisure Centre (4 miles)
Dundee
Olympia Leisure Centre The leisure pool includes a rapid river, wave pool and seated bubble beds, plus toddler’s pool with smaller slides and features. Several of the many flumes have various features including 3D holograms, clear sections and LED light effects!
Perth Leisure Pool (16 miles)
Perth
Perth Leisure Pool The centre offers 5 indoor swimming pools, an outdoor lagoon, 2 flumes, a Wild Water Channel, Poolside Whirlpools and Bubble Beds plus slide.
Pirates Island (2 miles)
Dundee
Pirates Island Whatever the weather, this piratey paradise is a perfect entertainment place for kids between 1-12 to climb, hide, run and just have lots of fun and for school or club outings.
Kidz World (3 miles)
Dundee
Kidz World - has a massive play frame full of excitement and adventure for children up to the age of 10.
The Fun Factory (5 miles)
Dundee
The Fun Factory is a custom built indoor Soft Play Family Entertainment Centre. The Fun Factory provides an activity centre for children with sections for those age 1 to 4 and another for those aged 5 to 11 years. There is also a sensory area specifically for children with additional or special needs.
Frostys Funhouse (13 miles)
Angus
Frostys Funhouse Multi level winter themed adventure main frame featuring four lane ice slide, football and basket ball area, rapid fire cannons, ball juggler and ball pit, toddlers' race track, separate toddlers' area and loads more!
Cheeky Monkeys Montrose (27 miles)
Montrose
Cheeky Monkeys Montrose An indoor kids play centre, large play frame and slides to entertain the children, enclosed baby area for the younger ones, large seating area for the adults, fantastic menu at the snack bar for everyone, wheelchair and pram friendly, fun for all.
Mills Observatory (2 miles)
Dundee
Mills Observatory Space exploration, astronomical displays, planetarium shows and a fully computerised telescope that can detect 30,000 objects in the sky at this observatory.
Verdant Works (3 miles)
Dundee
Verdant Works A great day out for all the family. Hands on interactive displays and Computer-based multimedia, an Audio visual show and there are Guided Tours available.
Discovery Point (4 miles)
Dundee
Discovery Point All weather award-winning 5-star attraction - Hands on interactives - Computer-based multimedia and displays - Audio visual show - Gift Shop - Cafe - Guided Tours available - Open all year, all weather attraction
HM Frigate Unicorn (5 miles)
Dundee
HM Frigate Unicorn Step on board this historic Warship and travel back in time to the days when Britannia ruled the waves. Now one of the six oldest ships left in the world.
Glamis Castle (8 miles)
Angus
Glamis Castle Castle open Easter to November with extensive garden and grounds with plenty for families to enjoy including a family exhibition room and a playground and picnic area.
Barry Water Mil (11 miles)
Angus
Barry Water Mil Enjoy the splash of the waterwheel and the smell of grinding corn in this picturesque 19th-century working mill.
J M Barrie's Birthplace (13 miles)
Angus
J M Barrie's Birthplace Enchanting cottage where Sir J. M. Barrie was born and raised with his nine siblings - Peter Pan garden with a living-willow crocodile and Pirates Workshop to be explored - Fly like Peter Pan as part of the 'Peter Pan Experience
Pictavia Visitor Centre (21 miles)
Angus
Pictavia Visitor Centre Tells the story of Scotland's Pictish tribes, a mysterious warrior people who roamed the area nearly two thousand years ago. Discover their stories, battles, music and art: discover their lives.
Crieff Visitor Centre (32 miles)
Crieff
Crieff Visitor Centre Follow in the footsteps of Scotland's 18th century Cattle Drovers and experience the life and times of the people who made Crieff the crossroads of Scotland at the turn of the 18th Century. Also home to a fascinating Caithness Crystal and Glass facility.
Dundee Ice Arena (4 miles)
Dundee
Dundee Ice Arena A state of the art multipurpose ice arena offering an excellent skating venue for all ice users. - All types of ice activities are encouraged at the Arena. Why not look inside the most modern ice facility in the country and find out more about the coolest place in town.
Forfar Ice Rink (14 miles)
Forfar
Forfar Ice Rink With experienced skaters stewarding the sessions anyone who visits the rink can enjoy their skating in a relaxed yet safe environment. Special toddler and learners sessions. Also has great bowling and curling facilities.
Dewars Centre (16 miles)
Perth
Dewars Centre Seasonally available ice skating, curling and more, including a pre school ice activity session.
Dundee Treasure Trail (4 miles)
Dundee
Dundee Treasure Trail Spend an hour or so in Dundee City Centre trying to find clues and solve puzzles. The Trail takes you through the town centre into an historic graveyard and past some of Dundee’s famous sites.
Perth Treasure Trails (19 miles)
Perth
Perth Treasure Trails If you are looking for something new to do with kids then why not try a self guided, themed Treasure Trail: they offer an imaginative and fun way to explore, and learn about, the great outdoors.
Kerr's Miniature Railway (18 miles)
Arbroath
Kerr's Miniature Railway is located on the seafront of Arbroath. It is a miniature railway where children can enjoy a 5 minute long journey. There is also a miniature bus and fire engine which operate along the promenade. Children can also enjoy picnics on the grass whilst watching the trains go by.
Camperdown Country Park (< 1 mile)
Dundee
Camperdown Country Park Combined with the wildlife centre, family fun fair, adventure playground and golf courses, Camperdown can offer a fantastic, fun-filled day out for all the family. Dundee Ice Arena and Cineworld nearby.
Dundee Law (3 miles)
Dundee
Dundee Law Climb this extinct volcano for views of Dundee and beyond with an observation point, art and fact panels to guide your way.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Things for Active Kids to do near Birkhill 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 Tayside can enjoy the great day out as well.



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