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Family Days Out near to Falkirk
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Falkirk Cineworld (< 1 mile)
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.
Cadwinkle Indoor Soft Play Centre (< 1 mile)
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.
Dollar Park (< 1 mile)
Falkirk
Dollar Park A beautiful park with play area, crazy golf and a bouncy castle for children to enjoy!
Callendar House (< 1 mile)
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.
Monster Mania (< 1 mile)
Falkirk
Monster Mania Multi level adventure soft play frames for the big and the small, plus go kart track and sports court.
Mariner Leisure Centre (2 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 (2 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.
Fun Factory Cadgers Brae (2 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. Outdoor play area too.
Xtreme Karting Falkirk (2 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+).
Zetland Park (3 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!
Grangemouth Pool (3 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.
Fuzzy Eds at the Outside Inn (3 miles)
Falkirk
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.
Polmonthill Ski Centre (4 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...
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.
Wellsfield Equestrian Centre (6 miles)
Denny
Wellsfield Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons on various sized mounts, bridle path hacking and Pony Club with activities.
Causewayhead Park (6 miles)
Stirling
Causewayhead Park Fun for the whole family with woodland trails, an adventure playground, and homemade ice-creams.
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
Xcite Linlithgow Leisure Centre (6 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.
Hippodrome Boness (7 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.
Boness and Kinneil Railway (7 miles)
Boness
Boness and Kinneil Railway Only 40 minutes from Glasgow and Edinburgh, it's full steam ahead for great family fun as you soak up the atmosphere of this heritage railway, travel by steam train and explore Scotland's largest railway museum.
The Linlithgow Story Museum (7 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 (7 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.
Boness Motor Museum (8 miles)
Boness
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!
Kidz World (8 miles)
Clacks
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!
Beecraigs Country Park (8 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.
Palacerigg Country Park (8 miles)
Cumbernauld
Palacerigg Country Park More than 300 hectares of great outdoors with rare breeds and an array of wild life to see and plenty to explore.
World of Wings (9 miles)
Cumbernauld
World of Wings Come and enjoy the largest collection of Birds of Prey in Scotland.
Bannockburn (9 miles)
Stirling
Bannockburn Exhibition "The Kingdom of the Scots" includes an audio visual of the Battle of Bannockburn and audio tour of property.
Bannockburn RDA (9 miles)
Stirling
Bannockburn RDA BHS approved all weather facility specialising in physical or learning disabled riders, offering lessons in lessons in riding, carriage driving and equestrian vaulting.
The Hive Soft Play (9 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.
Springkerse View Playzone (10 miles)
Stirling
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.
Scottish Owl Centre (10 miles)
Bathgate
Scottish Owl Centre One of the largest collections of owls in the world ranging from Rainforest varieties to Snowbirds! Plus loads of great kid friendly exhibits, fascinating daily flying shows and a special section full of adorable dwarf owls called Wee Owl World! other highlights include the Adventure playground, play nest and...
Polkemmet Country Park (10 miles)
Whitburn
Polkemmet Country Park A quick stop at the informative Visitor Centre with helpful Ranger service will help you map your day: features include the cool adventure playground, family BBQ and picnic spot, nature displays, led outdoor activities and summer events plus woodland and riverside walks. Will you see the elusive white...
Bear Heart Castle Soft Play Centre (10 miles)
Stirling
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.
Xcite Whitburn (10 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..
The Peak (10 miles)
Stirling
The Peak Ice skating pad, climbing wall, swimming pool, sports courts and more.
The Peak (10 miles)
Stirling
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.
AMF Stirling (10 miles)
Stirling
AMF Stirling Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 28 lanes!
The Stirling Mystery Treasure Trail (10 miles)
Stirling
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.
Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum (10 miles)
Stirling
Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum Museum, Art Gallery and Allies Garden, a family friendly garden and play area in the museum grounds.
Broadwood Stadium (11 miles)
Cumbernauld
Broadwood Stadium Large, three level soft play area for tots, toddlers and juniors up to 1.4m. With a cafe area, toilets and party room, this is the perfect place to take the kids, especially if they're up for some sport beforehand!
Stirling Castle (11 miles)
Stirling
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.
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regime (11 miles)
Stirling
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.
Outdoor Trax (11 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.
The Scottish National Equestrian Centre (11 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.
Firpark Ski Centre (11 miles)
Tillicoultry
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!
The National Wallace Monument (11 miles)
Stirling
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.
Houston Farm Riding School (11 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.
Bedlam Paintball Winchburgh (11 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.
Adventure Planet (12 miles)
Cumbernauld
Adventure Planet Massive space themed play arena with age specific levels, absolutely masses of rides and features, a child oriented cafe and a refreshingly firm outlook on the kids' safety. Kids welcome up to 14 years old!

Thanks for all the great things to do in Falkirk 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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