East Renfrewshire School Holidays 2024/2025

schools out for summer

As a parent, we know that life can be a bit chaotic, especially when trying to plan around the school holidays! From where will you take the kids to when they actually are… We know parents everywhere run on planning, whether that be packing school lunches the night before or going to the shops and buying your children’s food tech ingredients! We know you already have masses on your plate so let’s make things easy (or rather, easier!) with a guide to the East Renfrewshire school holidays.

As well as those essential dates, we’ve whipped together some top days out for the East Renfrewshire school holidays. Just remember, to check with your kid’s schools for the exact dates just in case, as individual schools and areas may differ!

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East Renfrewshire School Holidays 2024

Here at the holiday dates and a 2024/2025 approved calendar!

  • Christmas Holidays: 22nd December 2023 – 8th January 2024
  • Spring Term: 8th January – 28th March 2024
  • February Half Term: 12th – 14th February 2024
  • Easter Holidays: 28th March – 15th April 2024
  • Summer Term: 15th April – 26nd June 2024
  • May Holidays: 6th – 8th May and 23rd – 28th May 2024
  • Summer Holidays Start: 26th June 2024

East Renfrewshire School Holidays 2024/2025

Here at the holiday dates and a 2024/2025 approved calendar!

  • Autumn Term: 14th August – 20th December 2024
  • Term Starts: 14th August 2024
  • September Weekend: 27th September – 30th September 2024
  • October Half Term: 10th October – 21st October 2024
  • Christmas Holidays: 20th December 2024 – 6th January 2025
  • Spring Term: 6th January – 4th April 2025
  • February Half Term: 17th – 20th February 2025
  • Easter Holidays: 4th April – 22nd April 2025
  • Summer Term: 22nd April – 25th June 2025
  • May Day: 5th May 2025
  • May Weekend: 23rd and 26th May 2025
  • Summer Holidays Start: 25th June 2025

Top Activities for the East Renfrewshire School Holiday

Next up, activities galore! Free time with the family is a wonderful thing but you need to know where to start, so here’s our pick for a few of the best activities in East Renfrewshire. With some cool outdoor days so your kiddies won’t be stuck inside all the time!

Who doesn’t love a good stomp through puddles and getting out in the cool and fresh air? The National Parks in and around East Renfrewshire and Glasgow are full of them, as well as a beautiful nature reserve where you can see how many curious critters your tribe can spot. Just be sure to pack a picnic!

Have your kiddies perfected their bowling swing or are they all about having the sides up? Either way, tenpin bowling in East Renfrewshire would be a great way to play the day away. Particularly with arcade games, prizes and more up for grabs. Ready, set, BOWL! Don’t forget to munch on some delectable food to replenish that lost energy!

Top Attractions for the East Renfrewshire School Holiday

When school closes it only means one thing…the kids being at home! But what can you do with them? Do you stay at home and try to find some activities they can do? Or do you explore the outside, find some popular events that your kids will love and take them to exciting attractions?

We have a few suggestions for you, so you don’t have to sit there and suffer this school term.

sunset at dams to darnley

Dams to Darnley Country Park

Discover 4 different types of wildlife at this park. From woodland and grassland to open water and wetland, each with a distinct biodiversity. Explore 1300 acres of open space and walk along some peaceful reservoirs!

Enjoy walking, cycling, horse riding and more family fun together at some exciting events!

Shape Location Get directions

190 Carnwadric Road, Glasgow G46 8HT

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday 24 hours

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greenbank house on a sunny day

Greenbank House and Garden

A beautiful Grade A listed Georgian house set in the picturesque and rolling hills.

Explore the garden with its unique arrangement. The garden is divided into a dozen different areas that hold their individual character. From topiary and hedging to colourful flower beds and seasonal flora. There are actually over 3000 different species of flower here!

Don’t forget to wander around the 16 acres of woodland and take part in the fantastic family events throughout the year!

Shape Location Get directions

Flenders Road, Clarkston, Glasgow, G76 8RB

Opening Times

Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday and Wednesday Closed
Thursday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

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a rainbow at rouken glen park

Rouken Glen Park

Head over to one of the main tourist attractions in East Renfrewshire!

A beautiful 143-acre historic park brimming with stunning wildlife and scenery. From vibrant kingfishers to tiny shrews and voles. If you’re lucky, you might even spot some bats at night time!

Explore the ancient woodland, frolic through the carefree flora and join in with family fun events!

Shape Location Get directions

Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, East Renfrewshire, G46 7LA

Opening Times

Sunday to Thursday 09:00 - 00:00
Friday and Saturday 09:00 - 01:00

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That’s our guide to the East Renfrewshire school holidays this year! With a list of term dates for the autumn holiday, mid-term breaks and school closures, you’re sure to be kept up to date!  No get out there and explore more!

If you need any advice on how to prepare your kids for their first day of school, things to do in the mid-term break, October half-term or what to do this autumn – we have it all! And if you need to know about school holidays in other locations across the UK, we have all the info for you below:

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