Border Ice Rink An elite little Ice rink with just the one public Sunday session and an Ice Disco, but hosting lots of curling and skating clubs. Get in while you can!
Murrayfield Ice Rink A great ice skating rink, offering a variety of sessions suitable for different ages and ability levels. Family Skating, and Disco Sessions available twice per week. Plenty of skates in different sizes to hire.
Dundee Ice Arena A state of the art multipurpose ice arena offering an excellent skating venue for all ice users. A variety of sessions available, including lessons, Disco, Sunday Funday, and After School sessions. Ice sports also offered, and parties catered for.
Dewars Centre Seasonally available ice skating, curling and more, including a pre school ice activity session, public skating, and skating lessons for ages 5 and older. Indoor bowls also available. Based at Live Active in Perth.
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. We also have great bowling, and curling facilities.
The Peak Ice skating pad, climbing wall, swimming pool, sports courts and more.
The Time Capsule Ice Classic, family friendly ice skating with penguin skating aids available for kids, tots' lessons, kids' lessons, adult lessons, even ice hockey lessons! Discos too!
East Links Family Park Features a train safari where you can feed the farm animals, pony rides and small animal handling zone. For play there are go karts, toboggan run and giant maze plus soft play and trampolining indoors!
Scottish Seabird Centre This award winning Centre has something for all ages. including soft play zone and wildlife cinema! The world leader in remote wildlife viewing, featuring interactive cameras beaming incredible live close ups of nearby marine wildlife onto giant screens.
Edinburgh Zoo - is the largest and most exciting wildlife attraction in Scotland offering the opportunity to see over 1000 wonderful animals, including their new, first ever banteng calf! Great idea for fun things to do with kids in Edinburgh
Gorgie City Farm with its animals and gardens, has always been considered as a place to visit, relax and see what's new, and of course it's free so even a short visit is good value! Spot chickens, woolly sheep, oinking pigs, adventurous goats and long tongued cows, especially if you buy some feed!
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?
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Prestongrange Museum 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 Beam Engine. Games, toys and trails keep children occupied inside and out.
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!
Dynamic Earth Thundering tropical storms, icy winds from the North Pole and moving tectonic plates bring the extremes of Planet Earth to life at Edinburgh's 5 star visitor attraction for families.
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.
The People's Story Museum Explore the lives of ordinary people in Edinburgh from the late 18th century to present day, in an historic building built in 1591. Plenty to see and do, open all year, and free to visit!
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 The oldest concert hall in Scotland and a museum of musical instruments. Re Opening Late 2016.
National Museum of Scotland Has loads of stuff that kids will love, like the life size T Rex, costumed deep sea diving game, Viking Tour and mock archaeological dig site, and more! As educational as you want to make it: lots to learn but lots to just goggle at too!
Museum on the Mound Want to see a million pounds or Scotland's oldest banknote? Explore the changing face of Edinburgh or crack open a safe? You can do this and more at the Museum on the Mound. Free to visit!
National War Museum Explore over 400 years of Scottish military history within the historic setting of Edinburgh castle. A number of excellent displays that are full of numerous artefacts, will help you discover how war has left its mark on Scotland.
Dunbar Leisure Pool The pool has a beached area with water characters for younger children to play with, a wave machine, water jets and flume. Quiet sessions too for serious swimmers.
Newbattle Swimming Pool Pool offering a diverse range of water based activities, with facilities that include 25m swimming pool, 8m training pool, and high and spring diving boards. Disability accessible. A number of party options available.
Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers Decent main, lane and teaching pool swimming facilities with an additional diving pool for the kids to show off in! Plus Clambers adventure play and party centre is on the same site and they do a mutual discount. Handy!
Wester Hailes Education Centre Centre with 25m leisure pool, diving pool with 2 boards, plus toddler pool. Also has fitness suite, plus lots of activities for kids, including karate, gymnastics, basketball, badminton and more! Junior Holiday Sports Camp during school holidays.
Xcite Livingston Leisure centre with a large leisure pool with flumes, a separate teaching pool, and soft play area with 2 level play frame.
Jabberwocky Soft Play and Cafe is a soft play and café inspired by the classic poem. Featuring a dragon-themed soft play!
Jamboree Adventure Soft Play Multi-level soft play centre in Musselburgh Sports Centre where you will also find a 25m swimming pool.
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 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 Loads of physical play fun with a multi level adventure play structure, trampolines for all age ranges, a particularly good toddler zone and a mesmerising sensory room to calm everyone down!
Wonder World Soft Play Edinburgh is a soft play themed around the wonders of the world, designed to stimulate children's imagination and encourage physical development.
Maddie and Marks Play Town Soft play within Ocean Terminal shopping and leisure complex with separate zones for toddlers up to tweenies.
Amazone at the Kabin A 3 tier jungle themed adventure soft play facility with all the classic fun features to entertain and exhaust, plus a comfy cafe for parents.
The Fun Factory - Newhaven Quay attached to a friendly pub, this is a multi-level play space with adventure equipment, ball ponds and a toddler zone, that can also be booked out for children's parties!
Gambado We offer children the chance to play, learn, explore and party in some of the most exciting indoor play venues in the world. Try our 31 seat carousel.
Bring the children to Gambado and let them play in a fun and above all safe environment whilst learning some of the most valuable development skills
Time Twisters 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 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.
Scrambles 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.
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!
Spacebugs at Craigwoods 2 level play frame within this leisure centre where you can also play sports or workout.
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.
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 history especially the reign of Mary Queen of Scots.
The Royal Yacht Britannia Explore 5 decks of this famous ship with your complimentary audio guide and learn all about the fabulous luxury that carried the Royal Family a million miles over 40 years! It's so big there was even a Rolls-Royce for driving on board!
Edinburgh Dungeons 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 kids only.
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions A chance to see Edinburgh as you never have before, from the rooftop and through a giant periscope! Loads of cool hands on exhibits, optical illusions, hidden images, holograms, and more! You won’t believe your eyes!
Edinburgh Castle No visit to Edinburgh is complete without a visit to the Castle, with spectacular views and an amazing history. See the Stone of Destiny, and the crown jewels, explore the battlements and stone vaults, and loads more!
Hopetoun House House open daily to visitors from Easter until the last weekend in September and 150 acres of gardens with regular events and activities for families.
Midlothian Snowsports Centre Skiing, snowboarding and race training for the serious types with all sorts of lessons available, plus Junior and Premium Tubing for kids over 4 and kids who never grew up. We mean you! Great idea for fun things to do in Edinburgh with kids.