Playspace (< 1 mile)
Multi level adventure play area with a sideline in laser tag! Loads of equipment for under 10s to enjoy and the gun nuts can book ahead and stalk each other through the play frame!
Wonder World Soft Play (1 miles)
Wonder World Soft Play
Indoor Adventure Centre with multi-level play frames, ball pools, go kart track, astro turf football pitch, daring drop slide, and separate baby and toddler zone plus cafe, and restaurant.
Ravenscraig Park (2 miles)
Park with woodland walks connecting to coastal paths and with Ravenscraig Castle and the Harbour Masters house to explore plus loads of age specific outdoor play equipment too.
Kartstart Kirkcaldy (2 miles)
Indoor 420m track featuring fast corners and long, even faster straights with cub karts and kiddie quads for 4-8 year olds and a cafe.
Cluny Clays (4 miles)
Play Naturally outdoor area and activities such as clay pigeon shooting, golf and archery! Restaurant, free parking and excellent disabled facilities.
Beacon Leisure Centre (4 miles)
The Scottish Equestrian Centre (5 miles)
The Scottish Equestrian Centre
BHS registered and Pony Club accredited facility offering lessons from 5 years, subject to assessment, with equipment loaned freely. Assisted walks, ride outs and hacks available. Excellent facilities, including Viewing Gallery and Coffee Shop.
Bongos Soft Play Centre (5 miles)
Bongos Soft Play Centre
Adventure climbing maze filed with things like the spooky maze, ball cannons, spiral slide, dizzy discs and slick slides!
Michael Woods Sport and Leisure (5 miles)
Michael Woods Sport and Leisure
This pool has 3 diving boards at 1m, 3m and 5m high: let's see your Ronaldo impression! Other facilities include sauna, games hall, gym, squash courts, athletics track, grass, astroturf and all weather pitches.
Aberdour Silver Sands (6 miles)
Aberdour Silver Sands
Blue Flag Awarded sandy beach, with lifeguard covered swimming conditions, a great play area and even a seasonal bouncy castle!
Riverside Park (7 miles)
Has several excellent adventure play areas plus a cool skate park, pleasant woodland walks, pond, sculptures, and also cricket pitch and football facilities.
Lochore Meadows Country Park (7 miles)
Lochore Meadows Country Park
With the loch as its heart, this park provides a strong and varied mix of informal and formal leisure activities and experiences including a beach and adventure playground for the kids and a cafe.
picnicking and barbecuing,
beach and adventure playground for children....
Methil Heritage Centre (8 miles)
Methil Heritage Centre
This child friendly and volunteer run museum often hosts fun, family-oriented exhibitions with lots of activities to take part in for toddlers upwards. Exhibitions regularly change, so plan ahead if you can!
Levenmouth Swimming Pool (8 miles)
Levenmouth Swimming Pool
No ordinary pool, this Centre offers fun for all the family with its wave machine, giant aqua slide flume, exploding water cannons and geysers.
Action Zone Indoor Play Centre (9 miles)
Action Zone Indoor Play Centre
-an interactive indoor adventure play centre. Open all year round with Ball Cannons, Ball Juggler, Slides. We are where all the fun is. Kids can enter up to 57 inches tall.
Leven Beach (9 miles)
Blue Flag awarded beach with amusements adjacent from arcade, to kiddies' rides, to crazy golf. Shallow swimming ok, but no lifeguard cover.
The Royal Yacht Britannia (9 miles)
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Explore 5 decks of this famous ship with your complimentary audio guide and learn all about the fabulous luxury that carried the Royal Family a million miles over 40 years! It's so big there was even a Rolls-Royce for driving on board!
The Fun Factory - Newhaven Quay (9 miles)
The Fun Factory - Newhaven Quay
This Fun Factory attached to Newhaven Quay Brewers Fayre family friendly pub is a multi-level play space with adventure equipment, ball ponds and a toddler zone and can also be booked out for childrens parties.
The Ceramic Experience (9 miles)
The Ceramic Experience
Friendly paint-your-own pottery studio, with soft play and cafe too! So make a mess, make a fuss, make time for a treat, and make a bee line for the Ceramic Experience!
Maddie and Marks Play Town (9 miles)
Maddie and Marks Play Town
Soft play within Ocean Terminal shopping and leisure complex with separate zones for toddlers up to tweenies.
Alien Rock (9 miles)
Indoor climbing! Discover the thrill and excitement of climbing walls 10 meters high! Try walls from easy slabs to steep overhangs. Kids clubs at weekends, taster sessions, parties and groups. Parent and child courses. Suitable for 8's and over.
Please book in advance for all instruction.
Bowlplex Dunfermline (9 miles)
Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids, plus video gaming arcade with snooker and pool besides. Loads of fun!
Adventure Golf Island (9 miles)
Adventure Golf Island
Scotland's first 'Florida style' 36 hole indoor and outdoor Adventure Golf complex! Putt your way amidst waterfalls, fountains, Palm trees, Tiki Huts and a Pirate Ship, while playing in Europe’s first mini golf dome! Plus floodlit night course and new indoor dome!
Jungle Adventure Edinburgh (10 miles)
Jungle Adventure Edinburgh
Lushly themed jungle adventure play area plus sports pitch and Safari Kiddie Quads! Exciting features include volcano, roller challenge, drop slide and web slide alongside loads more! Unleash the little monkeys!
Clown Around Indoor Play Centre (10 miles)
Clown Around Indoor Play Centre
Loads of physical play fun with a multi level adventure play structure, trampolines for all age ranges, a particularly good toddler zone and a mesmerising sensory room to calm everyone down!
RBGE and John Hope Gateway (10 miles)
RBGE and John Hope Gateway
boasts 70 acres of beautifully themed and landscaped gardens and glass houses, plus public access microscopes and loads of useful facilities in the centre. Cool!
The Yard (10 miles)
Creative and adventure play for children and young people with additional support needs! Loads of different acitivities, plus a number of clubs for different ages. A great way to have fun and make friends with support from the play team.
Tumbles at Portobello (11 miles)
Tumbles at Portobello
Multi-level play frame with distinct zones for babies (under 12 months), Toddlers (under 3 years) and Juniors (4-10 years).
Muddy Boots (11 miles)
is a family run kids' adventure play centre situated next to a fabulously foody Farm Shop and Cafe. With both indoors and outdoors activities including zorbing, giant jumping pillows, grass sledging, a giant sandpit and giro cars, you have the recipe for endless hours of family fun.
Palace of Holyroodhouse (11 miles)
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence in Scotland of Her Majesty The Queen, stands against the spectacular backdrop of Arthur's Seat. This fine baroque palace is closely associated with Scotland's rich history especially the reign of Mary Queen of Scots.
The Museum of Edinburgh (11 miles)
The Museum of Edinburgh
A delightful maze of historic rooms crammed full of iconic objects from the Capital’s past. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Edinburgh with kids.
The People's Story Museum (11 miles)
The People's Story Museum
Explore the lives of ordinary people in Edinburgh from the late 18th century to present day, in an historic building built in 1591. Plenty to see and do, open all year, and free to visit!
Our Dynamic Earth (11 miles)
Our Dynamic Earth
Thundering tropical storms, icy winds from the North Pole and moving tectonic plates bring the extremes of Planet Earth to life at Edinburgh's 5 star visitor attraction for families.
Edinburgh Dungeons (11 miles)
The ultimate thrill-filled journey through Scotland’s murky past! 11 live shows, and 80 minutes of laughter, screaming, theatre, history and special effects. Great idea for fun things to do in Edinburgh but with older kids only.
The Edinburgh Treasure Trail (11 miles)
The Edinburgh Treasure Trail
Explore Edinburgh on a treasure hunt with this self guided themed Treasure Trail. Follow the directions and solve the clues to reveal the location of the lost treasure!
Museum of Childhood (11 miles)
Museum of Childhood
Young people can learn about the children of the past and see a fantastic range of toys and games, while adults enjoy a trip down memory lane!
Orcadia Trampoline Centre (11 miles)
Orcadia Trampoline Centre
5 full sized trampolines embedded into the floor and soft play bricks at one end for younger ones make this a soft play centre with a difference.
Museum on the Mound (11 miles)
Museum on the Mound
Want to see a million pounds or Scotland's oldest banknote? Explore the changing face of Edinburgh or crack open a safe? You can do this and more at the Museum on the Mound. Free to visit!
The Real Mary Kings Close (11 miles)
The Real Mary Kings Close
1600s period tour with costumed guide and characters throughout the recreated environment. It is atmospheric and some stories are a bit blood curdling, so choose your kids' suitability for this wisely.
Sandemans Edinburgh Free Tour (11 miles)
Sandemans Edinburgh Free Tour
If you're visiting on a budget and have a few hours to spare a free fun tour is just what the banker ordered! Perhaps for the less boisterous child, or one who's already been run ragged! One of many family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Edinburgh
St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments (11 miles)
St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments
The oldest concert hall in Scotland and a museum of musical instruments. There are kids' trails, tours for all ages and demonstrations of harpsichords. Reid Concert Hall Museum of Instruments also on site.
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions (11 miles)
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
A chance to see Edinburgh as you never have before, from the rooftop and through a giant periscope! Loads of cool hands on exhibits, optical illusions, hidden images, holograms, and more! You won’t believe your eyes!
The Cadies and Witchery Tours (11 miles)
The Cadies and Witchery Tours
join professional costumed guides for a suspenseful and amusing tour of Edinburgh's Old Town suitable for brave kids and their families. Choose from Ghosts And Gore or Murder And Mystery versions!
Edinburgh Castle (11 miles)
No visit to Edinburgh is complete without a visit to the Castle, with spectacular views and an amazing history. See the Stone of Destiny, and the crown jewels, explore the battlements and stone vaults, and loads more!
National War Museum (11 miles)
National War Museum
Explore over 400 years of Scottish military history within the historic setting of Edinburgh castle. A number of excellent displays that are full of numerous artefacts, will help you discover how war has left its mark on Scotland.
National Museum of Scotland (11 miles)
National Museum of Scotland
Has loads of stuff that kids will love, like the life size T Rex, costumed deep sea diving game, Viking Tour and mock archaeological dig site, and more! As educational as you want to make it: lots to learn but lots to just goggle at too!
Deep Sea World (11 miles)
Deep Sea World
With so many fascinating creatures to meet, a visit to Deep Sea World offers a great day out for your family. Explore the aquarium's hidden depths at this triple award-winning National Aquarium of Scotland. For the really adventurous visitor, there are diving opportunities, as well as shark awareness...
Laser Quest Edinburgh (12 miles)
Laser Quest Edinburgh
Super modern tag played with infra red laser guns in an immersive and atmospheric arena. Shoot the targets, shoot the enemy, shoot everybody! No mess, no pain, no worries!
Lochleven Castle (12 miles)
Historically significant castle approached by boat ride! It's a nicely atmospheric one which is aided by the terrible story of Mary Queen of Scots' imprisonment here and the rest of it's rich history.
Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers (12 miles)
Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers
Decent main, lane and teaching pool swimming facilities with an additional diving pool for the kids to show off in! Plus Clambers adventure play and party centre is on the same site and they do a mutual discount. Handy!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Kirkcaldy 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 Fife can enjoy the great day out as well.
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