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Family Days Out near to Falkirk
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Falkirk Cineworld (< 1 mile)
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)
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)
Dollar Park A beautiful park with a fantastic hand crafted play area, 4 tennis courts, an 18 hole putting green, and a bouncy castle for children to enjoy! Open all year and free to visit. Small charge for some activities.
Callendar House (< 1 mile)
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.
Mariner Leisure Centre (2 miles)
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 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)
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)
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)
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 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)
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)
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)
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)
Wellsfield Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons on various sized mounts, bridle path hacking and Pony Club with activities. Exceedingly highly trained staff who are all first aiders with loads of experience with kids. Ideal!
Causewayhead Park (6 miles)
Causewayhead Park Fun for the whole family with woodland trails, an adventure playground, and homemade ice-creams.
Playbugs Play Centre (6 miles)
Playbugs Play Centre A triple level adventure wonderland with loads of fun features with highlights including super fast slides, trampolines and sports area, plus the toddler zone has it's own play frame with slide and other fun like the ball juggler! So whatever age you're packing this is the place for you, and they do...
Xcite Linlithgow Leisure Centre (6 miles)
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)
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.
The Linlithgow Story Museum (7 miles)
The Linlithgow Story Museum Come and see what Linlithgow was like way back in the olden times, and how it has developed. Learn about battles, royalty, local trades and more, walk through the beautiful garden, and explore the live willow maze.
Boness and Kinneil Railway (7 miles)
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.
Linlithgow Palace (7 miles)
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 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!
Palacerigg Country Park (8 miles)
Palacerigg Country Park More than 300 hectares of great outdoors to explore, with an array of wildlife and plenty to explore including field archery course, play area, bridle paths, picnic sites, orienteering and more! Fun in the sun!
Kidz World (8 miles)
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)
Beecraigs Country Park Country Park with colour coded trails lead you through to attractions such as the adventure playground and deer farm. You can cycle along forest paths or ride on horses. Free to visit and open all year.
Bannockburn (9 miles)
Bannockburn Expect interactive audio visual experience where the pre-booked can engage in virtual battle and not only learn about the history here but actively take part in it - even change it! The best kind of educational, with iconic grounds surrounding.
Bannockburn RDA (9 miles)
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.
Lasertag Games venue Glasgow (9 miles)
Lasertag Games venue Glasgow is an outdoor activity centre based around strategic game play. Our Lasertag facility for 8 year olds to adults runs 2 hour sessions 7 days a week. Play multiple exciting scenarios.
World of Wings (9 miles)
World of Wings Scotland’s largest bird of prey centre features over 80 birds, including hawks, eagles, owls and falcons. Daily flying demonstrations to enjoy. Experiences (including family packages) and Falconry lessons available too!
The Hive Soft Play (9 miles)
The Hive Soft Play Indoor play centre with a spectacular play frame, desgined for children aged 0 to 12 years. Also a fantastic party venue offering a variety of party options to celebrate your child’s birthday. We have a cafe too.
Springkerse View Playzone (10 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
The Peak Ice skating pad, climbing wall, swimming pool, sports courts and more.
The Peak (10 miles)
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)
AMF Stirling This AMF has 28 lanes and offers those handy bumpers, ramps and light balls. Air conditioned with a family diner and redemption arcade, this is all weather fun for all!
The Stirling Mystery Treasure Trail (10 miles)
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 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)
Broadwood Stadium Leisure centre offering loads of geat activites, and with a large, 3 level soft play area for tots, toddlers and juniors up to 1.4m. Soft play and sport parties available. With world standard BMX track too!
Stirling Castle (11 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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 and expert level testing and qualification training available too.
Lasertag Games venue Edinburgh (12 miles)
Lasertag Games venue Edinburgh is an outdoor activity centre based around strategic game play. Our Lasertag facility for 8 year olds to adults runs 2 hour sessions 7 days a week. Play multiple exciting scenarios!
Adventure Planet (12 miles)
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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