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Family Days Out near to Glasgow
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Glasgow Science Centre
Glasgow
Glasgow Science Centre Fun, excitement and intrigue with free interactive science shows, fun workshops like the 'Egg Drop Challenge' and the 'Perception Deception', the amazing new BodyWorks' exhibition and 3 floors of fascinating displays showcasing science and life. Glasgow Science Centre is a world of...
Glasgow Riverside Museum (< 1 mile)
Glasgow
Glasgow Riverside Museum The Tall Ship is berthed alongside the Museum, creating a fantastic experience in this stunning setting, which also offers over 20 hands on exhibits, plus 3 interactive historically recreated street scenes and over 90 large touch screen activities.
Wonder World Adventure Centre (< 1 mile)
Glasgow
Wonder World Adventure Centre Let your little travellers experience the wonders of the world with an unforgettable journey! This incredible custom built centre has been designed to stimulate your child’s imagination and encourage physical development in a safe and fun environment.
Ibrox Stadium Tour (< 1 mile)
Glasgow
Ibrox Stadium Tour Tour of the home of Glasgow Rangers Football Club with your own Access All Areas pass.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (< 1 mile)
Glasgow
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Family friendly art gallery and museum including a Mini Museum for under 5s and activity trails plus Spitfires and dinosaurs!
The Climbing Academy Boulder Club (< 1 mile)
Glasgow
The Climbing Academy Boulder Club Bouldering is climbing on short walls above crash mats without harnesses! Boulder Club is for 8-16 year olds; From a Taster through level 1-5. We proved instructors, logbooks and certificates as you progress through the levels. It’s a great environment to climb whilst having fun with friends.
Waverley Excursions (< 1 mile)
Glasgow
Waverley Excursions Welcome aboard the last seagoing Paddle Steamer in the World and the Classic Cruise ship Balmoral! Step aboard for day, afternoon and evening cruises from a port near you! Enjoy unrivalled access to Britain's Coasts, Rivers and Islands.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Glasgow (< 1 mile)
Glasgow
AMF Hollywood Bowl Glasgow Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 26 lanes!
Scotland Street School Museum (< 1 mile)
Glasgow
Scotland Street School Museum A must-see for fans of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the architect of the building, and tells the story of education in Scotland from the late 19th century to the late 20th century.
Hunterian Museum (< 1 mile)
Glasgow
Hunterian Museum Museum, shop and cafe with hands-on exhibits, mummies, dinosaurs and meteorites.
Jungle in the City (1 miles)
Glasgow
Jungle in the City There's plenty of space for children to play and explore in the huge play frame and ample seating areas for parents to relax.
Glasgow Ski and Snowboard Centre (1 miles)
Glasgow
Glasgow Ski and Snowboard Centre learn to ski better, learn to board. Whether an absolute beginner or an aspiring carver, you'll learn more quickly and have more fun in group lessons
Glasgow Spy Mission Treasure Trail (1 miles)
Glasgow
Glasgow Spy Mission Treasure Trail is the fun way to explore this popular area of Glasgow. Become a secret agent for the day! Can you work out the de-activation code? Follow the Trail of clues and solve them, to show you have what it takes to make a great spy!
Glasgow Botanic Gardens (1 miles)
Glasgow
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Beautiful and interesting plant experience in a series of landscaped gardens with a special children's garden and an adventure play area as well as an informative visitor centre.
Glasgow Club Bellahouston (1 miles)
Glasgow
Glasgow Club Bellahouston Main Pool, Leisure Pool, Outdoor Pool, Flume and Baby Pool at this leisure centre set in Ballhouston Park.
Garscube Playrooms (2 miles)
Glasgow
Garscube Playrooms The "Place to Play" for any parent or carer with a child under five.
Sporty Kids Westend (2 miles)
Glasgow
Sporty Kids Westend Multi level adventure soft play with all the trimmings for under 8s including a dedicated toddler area.
Glasgow City Treasure Trail (2 miles)
Glasgow
Glasgow City Treasure Trail Is the fun way to explore the “Second City of the Empire”! Become a Treasure Hunter for the day! Can you work out where "Glesga" Johnny buried his stolen gold? Follow the Trail of clues and learn about Glasgow too!
Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre (2 miles)
Glasgow
Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre A centre that exhibits puppets and masks from all over the World as well as running workshops and putting on shows.
Gorbals Swimming Pool (2 miles)
Glasgow
Gorbals Swimming Pool 25m main pool, leisure pool, flumes, river rapids, plus poolside spa with sauna, and steam room at this leisure centre.
Jurassic Jungle (2 miles)
Glasgow
Jurassic Jungle State of the art, dinosaur themed adventure play facility to thrill and exhaust kids up to 12 years old.
Whale Of A Time Indoor Playcentre (2 miles)
Glasgow
Whale Of A Time Indoor Playcentre Brilliant play frame with loads of slides, tunnels, bridges and balls, plus cool toddler zone, birthday parties and visits from costumed characters!
The Peoples Palace (2 miles)
Glasgow
The Peoples Palace Explore the city's social history through a wealth of historic artefacts, paintings, prints and photographs, film and interactive computer displays.
Glazed (2 miles)
Glasgow
Glazed is a ceramic painting experience. Kids and parents will enjoy just dropping in or booking ahead, and choosing from our wide selection of âPick and Paintâ ceramics. Everything is provided from aprons to paints including friendly help. NO studio Fees or hidden Charges. Just Fun.
Ruff and Tumble (2 miles)
Glasgow
Ruff and Tumble is a children’s softplay. There are 2 main areas, 1 for the toddlers with a small frame and toys for the under 4s. The large frame has a two lane chute, spinning poles, rollers, monkey bars, football pitch and bouncy castle. There are also 2 basketball hoops.
Pollok Country Park (3 miles)
Glasgow
Pollok Country Park Pollok Country Park has been voted the Best Park in Britain 2007, and Europe's Best Park 2008. You can see Highland Cattle, Heavy Horses, woodland / riverside walks. Pollok House, formal gardens, a play park for children and a mountain bike circuit.
Scottish Football Museum (3 miles)
Glasgow
Scottish Football Museum Museum and Stadium Tour dedicated to the beautiful game located at Hampden park- the oldest continually used international ground in the world.
Cheeky Charlies (3 miles)
Glasgow
Cheeky Charlies Their specially designed softplay area is designed to encourage children with jumping, climbing, sliding, toddling and crawling in a safe, fun and bright environment.
Reidvale Adventure Play (3 miles)
Glasgow
Reidvale Adventure Play A wide range of accessible play equipment, activities and resources both outdoors and indoors are on offer at this Playground.
Bowlplex Glasgow (3 miles)
Renfrew
Bowlplex Glasgow Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Glasgow Club Pollok Pool (3 miles)
Glasgow
Glasgow Club Pollok Pool Large leisure pool with flume and wave machine, great for fun sessions, pool parties and everyday swimming.
Snow Factor Braehead (3 miles)
Braehead
Snow Factor Braehead - is Scotland’s only indoor REAL SNOW slope and leading centre for ski and snowboard instruction. For those of you looking for no skills, just thrills, we offer fun filled sessions on the dedicated sledging slope and exciting ice slide.
Xscape Braehead (3 miles)
Braehead
Xscape Braehead The ultimate entertainment destination offering a unique combination of extreme sports and varied leisure activities for all ages.
Gambado Glasgow (3 miles)
Renfrew
Gambado Glasgow A family entertainment centre with three age-specific play frames, free F1 Go Karts & Climbing Wall, regular character visits from children's favourites, extensive cafe, party zones, internet pods & imagination zone! Like us on Facebook for our latest news, offers and promotions!
Celtic Park Stadium Tour (3 miles)
Glasgow
Celtic Park Stadium Tour Tour of one of the biggest football stadiums in Europe including a visit to the Celtic museum with informative and impressive Celtic Football Club related exhibitions.
Sporty Kids Southside (4 miles)
Glasgow
Sporty Kids Southside Multi level adventure soft play with all the trimmings for under 8s including a dedicated toddler area.
Barshaw Park (4 miles)
Paisley
Barshaw Park A 55 acre traditional park located 1 mile east from the centre of Paisley, Renfrewshire. The recreational ground provides facilities suitable for all age groups to enjoy including walks, walled garden, nature corner, play area and many more. Attached to the park is also an 18 hole golf course.
Rouken Glen Park (4 miles)
Giffnock
Rouken Glen Park Walking trails through the woods, a great adventure play area, a skate park, five a side football pitches and a summer boating pond.
Fuzzy Eds at The Abbots Inch (4 miles)
Renfrew
Fuzzy Eds at The Abbots Inch Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Leisuredrome Leisure Centre (5 miles)
Bishopbrigg
Leisuredrome Leisure Centre Flume slide and wave machine available in the leisure pool, as well as standard swimming and teaching facilities, and indoor play further in.
Tollcross Park and Leisure Centre (5 miles)
Glasgow
Tollcross Park and Leisure Centre Park with Glen Nature Walk, Childrens Farm and Courtyard Visitor Centre plus an adjacent Leisure Centre which has a pool and baby splash pool.
Scotkart Clydebank (5 miles)
Glasgow
Scotkart Clydebank Now Juniors and teenagers can experience what it's like to be behind the wheel of a racing machine! With driving opportunities from 8 years old.
Lazer Planet Ultimate Laser Tag (5 miles)
Glasgow
Lazer Planet Ultimate Laser Tag Experience futuristic fun playing laser quest tag in Glasgows largest multi-level arena. Bring video games to life as your team explore the dark and hazy setting. Be ready to zap the other players with your lazer beam, before they zap you!
Monkey Madness (5 miles)
Clydebank
Monkey Madness There is something for the whole family at Monkey Madness. Kids aged 0-12 can enjoy a wonderful four level frame with miles of multiple play Tube Slide, V-Bridge, Spiders Web Net, Punch Bags, Snakes, Roller Squeeze, Twin Track Aerial Glide, two Large Ball Pools, Free Fall Slides and many more....
Lagoon Leisure Centre (5 miles)
Paisley
Lagoon Leisure Centre Leisure pool with wave machine and flumes and small pool for families.
iPlay Clydebank (5 miles)
Clydebank
iPlay Clydebank offers a large toddlers' soft play area, an adventure frame for 5 to 12 year olds, coin operated go-karts and specially designed rooms for running children’s parties and structured activities.
Bearsden Ski Club (5 miles)
Glasgow
Bearsden Ski Club Three artificial slopes incorporating main slope, nursery slope and their state of the art free ride park, for skiing, snowboarding, and best of all for the small ones: tubing! Whoosh down the slope on an inflatable ring and race your family to the finish line!
The Play Drome (5 miles)
Clydebank
The Play Drome boasts some of the best swimming facilities in the West of Scotland. The leisure pool has numerous water features including a wave machine, river rapids, water canons, tyre ride, fast flume and a beach area.
Sma Shott Cottages (5 miles)
Paisley
Sma Shott Cottages A unique attraction providing visitors with the opportunity to see two distinct periods in Paisley's weaving history, in the form of restored cottages. Please note the limited opening times.
Jurassic Parrr Adventure Golf (5 miles)
Clydebank
Jurassic Parrr Adventure Golf Scotland;¢s newest outdoor attraction. Kids and adults can play 18 holes of Adventure Golf where your putting skills will be tested as near life size dinosaurs overlook you. A new Iphone App can be downloaded for free to make experience truly GRRReat! Birthday Parties available

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



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