If you know any other great things to do in Bathgate for kids not listed on DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - please get in contact - so we can add them to the site and share the fun places to go with other children - thanks a lot
Family Days Out near to Bathgate
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The Hive Soft Play (1 miles)
Bathgate
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 options to celebrate your child’s birthday.
Funtastic Fantasy Golf (2 miles)
Livingstone
Funtastic Fantasy Golf Black-Light UV indoor miniature golf arena.
Almond Valley Heritage Trust (3 miles)
Livingston
Almond Valley Heritage Trust Kids can let off steam and engage their imagination in a range of unique play facilities including a simulated archaeological dig, a play mine, toy tractors, pedal carts and trampolines. Nestled in a pleasant riverside site with woods and green spaces that extend for almost a mile, there's so to do and...
Five Sisters Zoo Park (3 miles)
West Calder
Five Sisters Zoo Park boasts a wide variety of mammals, birds and reptiles from all over the world. New Exhibits include the adventure playground, monkey area, walk through aviary plus lemur enclosure.
Xcite Whitburn (4 miles)
Whitburn
Xcite Whitburn Leisure centre with a deck level pool, 3 tier soft play area, plus a teaching pool for babies and young children..
Overboard Softplay (4 miles)
Polbeth
Overboard Softplay - an ocean theme, has a massive frame, Go-kart track and spans over 10,000 sq feet of space
Pitstop (4 miles)
West Calder
Pitstop 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.
Lime Kiln Playzone (4 miles)
Livingston
Lime Kiln Playzone Soft play at the Lime Kiln, part of the Eating Inn group and offers a three level play frame plus family friendly dining and a garden area.
Xcite Livingston (4 miles)
Livingston
Xcite Livingston Leisure centre with a large leisure pool with flumes, a separate teaching pool, and soft play area with 2 level play frame.
Houston Farm Riding School (4 miles)
Broxburn
Houston Farm Riding School BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 3 and a half, plus jumping courses. Also a recognised Pony Club with associated events.
Beecraigs Country Park (4 miles)
Linlithgow
Beecraigs Country Park Colour coded trails lead you through the park that take you to the adventure playground and deer farm. The play park has activities to suit all ages. You can cycle along forest paths or ride on horses.
Livingston Skate Park (4 miles)
Livingstone
Livingston Skate Park Concrete skate and bmx facility boasting plenty of features suitable for every level of progression. Popular with professional skateboarders.
Spacebugs at Craigwoods (5 miles)
Livingston
Spacebugs at Craigwoods 2 level play frame within this leisure centre where you can also play sports or workout.
Create Craft Cafe (5 miles)
Whitburn
Create Craft Cafe At Create Craft Café you can explore your creative side in our Paint it Yourself Pottery Workshop.
Polkemmet Country Park (5 miles)
Whitburn
Polkemmet Country Park Polkemmet Country Park is a popular 68 hectare (168 acre) visitor attraction near Whitburn.
Scottish Owl Centre (5 miles)
Bathgate
Scottish Owl Centre One of the largest collections of owls in the world and located within a lovely country park.
Xcite Linlithgow Leisure Centre (5 miles)
Linlithgow
Xcite Linlithgow Leisure Centre 20m Pool, Teaching Pool with toddler slides and splash area and Space Bugs Soft Play Adventure zone with 2 level play frame.
Muiravonside Country Park (5 miles)
Falkirk
Muiravonside Country Park 170 acres of woodland and parkland with an open farm, play parks, river walks and ruins to explore.
The Scottish National Equestrian Centre (5 miles)
Ecclesmachan
The Scottish National Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility for serious and experienced riders with excellent resources including 6 furlong all-weather gallops and a British Eventing Cross Country course.
The Linlithgow Story Museum (5 miles)
Linlithgow
The Linlithgow Story Museum Come and see what Linlithgow was like way back in the olden times. Take a walk through the beautiful garden and explore the live willow maze.
Linlithgow Palace (5 miles)
Linlithgow
Linlithgow Palace The ruins of Linlithgow Palace are set in a park beside a loch with walks you can download and a nearby play park and canal to explore too.
Playbugs Play Centre (6 miles)
Linlithgow
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 very own super fast astro slides, tunnel tube slide, mouse holes and much more
Almondell and Calderwood Country Park (6 miles)
Broxburn
Almondell and Calderwood Country Park Woodland and riverside walks, picnic areas and seating and barbecue facilities (pre booking required to BBQ). The Park's Visitor Centre also has an aquarium, audio/visual and classroom facilities.
Space Bugs (6 miles)
West Lothian
Space Bugs A space themed soft play area, situated in a sports centre with plenty more activities to keep kids entertained!
Bedlam Paintball Winchburgh (7 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.
Polmonthill Ski Centre (7 miles)
Falkirk
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. Please contact us for further...
Potter Around (8 miles)
Midlothian
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.
Fun Factory Cadgers Brae (8 miles)
Falkirk
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. Open seven days a week. Food and drinks also available on site.
Hippodrome Boness (8 miles)
Boness
Hippodrome Boness Scotland's oldest cinema: a stunning A-listed, pre art-deco picture palace, fully restored, with red velvet seats and wooden panelling enhanced by state-of-the-art projection and sound quality, and screening the best major releases, family block-busters, independent films and classics.
Little Monster Fun Factory (8 miles)
Boness
Little Monster Fun Factory A fun play area themed on the film Monsters Inc! Children can play in a soft and safe environment while their parents sit and relax for a change.
Boness Motor Museum (8 miles)
Boness
Boness Motor Museum An interesting mix of classic cars and James Bond 007 memorabilia including props from Film and TV. Also on site is a childrens soft play area as well as a bar and diner.
Boness and Kinneil Railway (8 miles)
Boness
Boness and Kinneil Railway Climb aboard a wonderfully restored carriage and Enjoy a scenic five mile journey to Manuel. Stay all day, there's plenty to see and do. Visit the Model Railway and then follow our new Visitor Trail to the Museum of Scottish Railways, Scotland'€™s largest railway...
Callendar House (9 miles)
Falkirk
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.
Xtreme Karting Edinburgh (9 miles)
Edinburgh
Xtreme Karting Edinburgh Indoor Karting Centre offering a range of different karting formats for both Junior Drivers (Ages 8-16) and Senior Drivers (Ages 14+).
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (9 miles)
Edinburgh
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena Their Rock Tots playroom is for under fives, and the indoor play is for under nines, but actual climbing wall opportunities start a lot later. If you want them to watch you, however, great for any age and it's nice to have the play areas too.
Hopetoun House (9 miles)
South Queensferry
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.
Grangemouth Pool (9 miles)
Grangemouth
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.
Zetland Park (9 miles)
Grangemouth
Zetland Park Great place to take the fkis for a family day out with things to do include crazy golf, putting, tennis courts, bouncy castle, children's bicycle area, bowling green, boating pond and mini traffic area!
Cheeky Monkeys (9 miles)
Falkirk
Cheeky Monkeys Cheeky Monkeys has 3 slides and the usual ball pit set-up, kids love it.
Falkirk Cineworld (9 miles)
Falkirk
Falkirk Cineworld All the latest facilities you would expect of a modern cinema including large screens and digital projectors, enabling it to show all the latest films, including 3D versions of the most popular releases.
Dollar Park (10 miles)
Falkirk
Dollar Park A beautiful park with play area, crazy golf and a bouncy castle for children to enjoy!
Cadwinkle Indoor Soft Play Centre (10 miles)
Falkirk
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.
Monster Mania (10 miles)
Falkirk
Monster Mania Multi level adventure soft play frames for the big and the small, plus go kart track and sports court.
Craigie's Farm (10 miles)
Edinburgh
Craigie's Farm A great farm to visit, enjoy the treats of the farm shop, see the animals or discover just what goes on down the farm.
Causewayhead Park (10 miles)
Stirling
Causewayhead Park Fun for the whole family with woodland trails, an adventure playground, and homemade ice-creams.
Scrambles (10 miles)
Edinburgh
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.
Mariner Leisure Centre (11 miles)
Falkirk
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...
Falkirk Wheel (11 miles)
Falkirk
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.
Maid of the Forth (11 miles)
Edinburgh
Maid of the Forth is a Sightseeing Boat Trip under Forth Bridges and to Inchcolm Island. Depart daily from Hawes Pier South Queensferry, Edinburgh. 90min Cruise with option to land on Inchcolm Island to make the trip 3 hours.
Xtreme Karting Falkirk (12 miles)
Falkirk
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+).

Thanks for all the great things to do in Bathgate 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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