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Family Days Out near to Cabrach
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North East Falconry Centre (11 miles)
Aberdeen
North East Falconry Centre Spectacular Falcons, Owls, Hawks and Eagles are permanently on display. The breathtaking flying demonstrations offer a unique photo and video opportunity. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Aberdeen with kids.
Bogie Dragon (12 miles)
Huntly
Bogie Dragon Within the activity centre is a large, purpose built adventure castle. It is a fun packed soft play themed area
Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre (12 miles)
Moray
Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre Discover the lifecycle of a cask and try your hand at making one at this working Cooperage complete with gift shop and cafe.
Thirteen Moons (13 miles)
Keith
Thirteen Moons An activity with more than meets the eye! A cafe, farm shop and community location with animals to pet and gardens to explore.
Grampian Transport Museum (14 miles)
Alford
Grampian Transport Museum Dramatic displays, push button exhibits and video presentations trace the history of road travel. Climb Aboard vehicle exhibits include: buses, trams, traction engine, fire engine and Mack Snow Plough.
Tick Tock Play (14 miles)
Aberdeen
Tick Tock Play Multi level adventure climbing structure featuring wavy slides, a helterskelter slide, football target area, high walkways, viewing bubbles and a special zone for the smaller folk.
Alford Valley Railway (14 miles)
Alford
Alford Valley Railway Scotland's first 2ft Narrow Gauge passenger railway, running a half-hourly service from Alford to Haughton Park.
Tomintoul Riding Centre (15 miles)
Tomintoul
Tomintoul Riding Centre TRSS approved facility offering guided, off road 1 hr, half day or day long treks. No experience required but no lessons available.
Kool Kidz (15 miles)
Aberdeen
Kool Kidz Indoor adventure soft play and activity centre for under 14s, climbing frames and wall, to zip slides, tunnels and plenty more to exhaust and entertain the kids. Designated 0-2 years area. Attached to a child oriented restaurant.
Craigievar Castle (16 miles)
Alford
Craigievar Castle 17th century stately home with sumptuous, opulent furnishings and rich family history, plus extensive parklands, woodland walks with beautiful views. Children's quiz and family trail.
Muir of Dinnet (17 miles)
Aboyne
Muir of Dinnet One of nine nature reserves in Cairngorms National Park. Four marked paths of different lengths, a visitor centre and lots of birds, animals and flowers to see in a mixture of woodland, heath and open water.
The Old Royal Station (20 miles)
Ballater
The Old Royal Station At the centre of Ballater is a beautiful wooden building that was formerly the royal railway station. Recently restored, it now houses an exhibition, the Tourist Information Centre, a restaurant and shops.
Bennachie Visitor Centre (20 miles)
Inverurie
Bennachie Visitor Centre Visitors Centre providing a focus for visitors to Bennachie where there is walking, education on the surrounding area and things to play with.
Deeside Activity Park (20 miles)
Aboyne
Deeside Activity Park Activity Centre with outdoor and indoor karting, archery, quad biking, rifle shooting and other activities plus a large indoor and outdoor play area complete with all-weather sledging slope and indoor rock wall.
Fochabers Folk Museum (20 miles)
Fochabers
Fochabers Folk Museum A great historical museum with plenty to see and do and lots of hands-on experience to keep the kids amused.
Balmoral Castle (22 miles)
Ballater
Balmoral Castle Set amongst the magnificent scenery of Royal Deeside, in the shadows of Lochnagar is the Balmoral Estate. Purchased by Queen Victoria in 1848, the Estate has been the Scottish Home of the British Royal Family ever since.
The PlayBarn (22 miles)
Moray
The PlayBarn A premium children's soft indoor play centre, combining fantastic play facilities with a cafe on site, offering a wide range of healthy eating options.
Cairngorms National Park (22 miles)
Grantown-on-Spey
Cairngorms National Park The UK’s largest national park with lots of things to do such as water sports, hiking, wildlife watching and skiing. There is something for everyone to enjoy, whatever their age or ability.
Castle Fraser (23 miles)
Aberdeen
Castle Fraser Castle and 140 hectares of countryside with woodland trails, walled garden, adventure playground and castle to explore.
Craggan Outdoors (23 miles)
Grantown-on-Spey
Craggan Outdoors One of the widest ranges of outdoor activities available in the Scottish Highlands including archery, art, indoor wall and outside climbing, golf, high ropes, mini quads, mountain biking, pony trekking, raft building, River Spey canoe trips, white water rafting and kayaking! Wow!
Revack Estate Adventure Playground (23 miles)
Grantown-on-Spey
Revack Estate Adventure Playground Superb adventure playground plus nature walks, wildlife observation opportunities and visitor centre with refreshments. Within Cairgorm National Park.
Ton's o' Fun (23 miles)
Turriff
Ton's o' Fun an exciting children's adventure play centre for kids over 12 months and up to 145cm in height. Age split main frames, plus sports area and all the classic features.
Williamsons Go Karting Track (23 miles)
Turriff
Williamsons Go Karting Track Part of a large Garden and Machinery Centre, this go kart track has a range of go karts and a purpose built track.
The Moray Leisure Centre (25 miles)
Elgin
The Moray Leisure Centre Learner and main pool plus leisure water zone with crocodile flume and Sunday inflatable madness! Elsewhere on site there's also an ice rink, what'll you do first, hot or cold?!
Rainbow Castle Indoor Play Centre (25 miles)
Elgin
Rainbow Castle Indoor Play Centre is a well equipped multi level play and party facility with open play limited to weekends and unusually short session times. Ideal for smaller kids or those with less energy.
Moray Motor Museum (25 miles)
Elgin
Moray Motor Museum A must-see museum for all car fans young and old!
Fordyce Joiners Workshop Visitor Centre (25 miles)
Banff
Fordyce Joiners Workshop Visitor Centre Working craftsman, Victorian-style garden and early workshop machinery at this museum dedicated to joinery.
Hoodles Play Barn (26 miles)
Oldmeldrum
Hoodles Play Barn The centre piece of the Play Barn facility is our extensive soft play area - the only one of its type in the area.
Loch Garten Osprey Centre (26 miles)
Aviemore
Loch Garten Osprey Centre When ospreys returned to breed in Scotland, this ancient Caledonian pineforest is where they chose to come. The Loch Garten Osprey Centre provides fantastic views of these magnificent birds on the nest, as well as close up views thanks to our non-invasive CCTV camera.
Braemar Castle (26 miles)
Braemar
Braemar Castle A castle with almost 400 years of history offering guided ghost and other tours, teddy bear trail, plus traditional hunting lodge. Lots of different fun events held during the year. Seven floors high with cool spiral staircase!
The Cabin Equestrian Centre (27 miles)
Inverurie
The Cabin Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons from 4, especially welcoming of nervous and disabled riders, plus scenic hacks and BHS qualification training.
The Salmon Bothy (27 miles)
Portsoy
The Salmon Bothy Museum relating to the Salmon fishing industry and harbour history and housed in the old ice chambers.
Logie Estate (28 miles)
Forres
Logie Estate Our Logie Steading Visitor Centre offers a warm welcome with Arts and Crafts, Shopping, Walled Gardens, River Walks, an Adventure Playground and home-made lunches and refreshments in our Café.
Battle Grounds Paintball (28 miles)
Aberdeen
Battle Grounds Paintball An experienced paintball site that is great for all the family. Outdoor activities including Laser Tag, Archery and Airsoft. Five custom built game zones. Paintball and Tag birthday parties for kids aged between 6 and 12.
Battle Scotland (28 miles)
Aberdeen
Battle Scotland Over 5s can come and get their blast on playing a range of cool combat games with laser guns! There's no contact, no impact, and nothing to worry about, except for all those folks shooting at you!
CairnGorm Mountain (28 miles)
Aviemore
CairnGorm Mountain Explore Britains 6th highest mountain with an exciting 1.8km ride on the UKs highest mountain railway. If we have snow, have a slide about. If not, take a guided walk to the summit or take the mountain bike descent. A great day either way!
Combat Laser Tag At The Loft (28 miles)
Moray
Combat Laser Tag At The Loft With indoor and outdoor laser tag arenas, nothing can spoil your war gaming play date: not rain, not snow, not a barrage of enemy fire! Zap your opponents with infra red weaponry to score points and win the game.
The Loft Activity Centre (28 miles)
Moray
The Loft Activity Centre is an activity centre and large family friendly cafe on a working farm. Activities include Quads, Archery, Laser Tag, Water Walkerz, Segway, Pottery Painting and Grass Sledging! We have an outside and inside play area and outside seating and make great coffee too!
Cairngorm Sleddog Centre (28 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.
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (28 miles)
Aviemore
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre Under the supervision of their trained guides, visitors can feed and stroke the reindeer. They are not camera shy, so you'll be able to take some memorable snaps.
Crathes Castle Garden and Estate (29 miles)
Aberdeen
Crathes Castle Garden and Estate One of the most beautiful and best preserved castles in Scotland occupied by the Burnetts of Leys for over 350 years and set against a magnificent garden with its world-renowned June border. Kids can also take part in quizzes, family trails, hands-on activities and play in the adventure playground.
Go Ape Crathes Castle (29 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.
Outfit Moray (29 miles)
Lossiemouth
Outfit Moray Outdoor activity sessions for 9 to 15 year olds during the Easter, Summer and October school holidays at subsidised rates. Family days out and skills courses for adults also run throughout the year.
Formartines Visitors Centre (29 miles)
Ellon
Formartines Visitors Centre Located on the Haddo Estate, you will find woodland trails and an outdoor adventure playground as well as a restaurant and shop.
Duff House (29 miles)
Aberdeen
Duff House An early Georgian mansion and grounds. Full of interesting information and artefacts, plus artwork on loan from the National Galleries of Scotland. Families are welcome and there is a play area on the grounds plus free quizzes to complete.
Landmark Forest Theme Park (30 miles)
Carrbridge
Landmark Forest Theme Park Where else in the UK can you ride a rollercoaster, rock climb, 'skydive', flume ride, meet red squirrels face to face, walk through the tops of tall pine trees, watch logs being sawn on a steam powered sawmill, wonder at the sheer strength of a Clydesdale horse, explore the world's only...
Tolquhon Castle (30 miles)
Ellon
Tolquhon Castle Noted for its highly ornamented gatehouse, Tolquhon is one of the most picturesque of the castles in the Grampian countryside. The stuff of kids' dreams.
Macduff Marine Aquarium (31 miles)
Macduff
Macduff Marine Aquarium features marine life from the Moray Firth in a variety of exciting and innovative exhibits. Visitors come face to face with hundreds of native fish and invertebrates normally only seen by SCUBA divers who brave the chilly waters of the North Sea.
Wynford Farm Playbarn (31 miles)
Aberdeen
Wynford Farm Playbarn It is a farm but it's a working one without visits: the real draw is the terrific purpose built play barn with the multi level adventure play frames in! Plus an educational section on where food comes from with farmers often on hand for questions.
Harleys (31 miles)
MacDuff
Harleys Offers softplay with toddler areas, ten pin bowling from shoe size child's 8 and a child friendly restaurant with Little Friends menu.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Cabrach 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 Grampian can enjoy the great day out as well.



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