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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Alford

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 122 fun things to do in Alford for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, parks and playgrounds and beaches. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 65 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Alford day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Alford with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Kids on slides at Tick Tock Play in Aberdeen

Tick Tock Play

  • Aberdeen
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Tick Tock Play is a Soft Play Centre catering for 0 to 10 years with seperate areas for Babies, Toddlers and Juniors so each child can make the most...

Visitors on vehicle on Grampian Transport Museum in Alford

Grampian Transport Museum

  • Alford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Grampian Transport Museum has dramatic displays, cool push button exhibits and multi-media presentations depict the history of road travel in the reg...

Mum and baby in war zone at Craigievar Castle in Alford

Craigievar Castle

  • Alford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The Craigievar Castle is a fairytale castle, a fine example of Scottish Baronial architecture, seems on first glance to have grown naturally out of t...

Entrance to Bennachie Visitor Centre in Inverurie

Bennachie Visitor Centre

  • Inverurie
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bennachie Visitor Centre offers visitors a great place to start an adventure around Bennachie Hill and provides information on the history of the are...

Outside view of Castle Fraser in Aberdeen

Castle Fraser

  • Aberdeen
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Castle Fraser is a castle with 140 hectares of countryside to enjoy with woodland trails, walled garden, adventure playground and castle to explore....

Kids go kart racing at Deeside Activity Park in Aboyne

Deeside Activity Park

  • Aboyne
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Venture into the great outdoors at Deeside Activity Park and discover a day out that will entertain the whole family. This is an activity park with s...

A little girl climbing at Go Ape

Go Ape Aberdeen

  • Banchory
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Feel like royalty as you clamber through the trees at Go Ape Aberdeen, the ultimate high ropes adventure nestled amongst the grounds of this 16th cen...

Kids caring for pony at Belwade Farm World Horse Welfare in Aboyne

Belwade Farm World Horse Welfare

  • Aboyne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

One word: ponies! Kids who simply can't get enough of these four legged friends will be begging for a visit to Belwade Farm World Horse Welfare. Hors...

Trampolines at Skyline Trampoline Park in Inverurie

Skyline Trampoline Park

  • Inverurie
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Looking for trampoline fun in Aberdeenshire? Time to pay Skyline Trampoline Park a visit! With 1,000's of square feet of jumping surfaces to explore,...

Sunset at Muir of Dinnet in Aboyne

Muir of Dinnet

  • Aboyne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Muir of Dinnet gives you a chance to see several different habitats and their wildlife all in one place. You can wander through birch woodlands, watc...

Reception desk at Battle Grounds Paintball in Aberdeen

Battle Grounds Paintball

  • Aberdeen
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Paintballing

Battle Grounds Paintball has five zones in which to fight the enemy. From the ‘Village of the Damned' with its church and graveyard to ‘Behind Enemy...

Paintball players at Battle Scotland in Aberdeen

Battle Scotland

  • Aberdeen
  • Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

Battle Scotland Laser Tag is a combination of high tech laser guns with classic hide and seek principles! The missions get more complicated than that...

Horse and rider jumping at The Cabin Equestrian Centre in Inverurie

The Cabin Equestrian Centre

  • Inverurie
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved The Cabin Equestrian Centre offer instruction and hacking with qualified instructors for all ages from 4 years and above for adventurous...

Fountain at Crathes Castle Garden and Estate in Aberdeen

Crathes Castle Garden and Estate

  • Aberdeen
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The Crathes Castle Garden and Estate is arguably one of the most beautiful and best preserved Castle and Tower Houses in Scotland it's also surrounde...

Boy on go kart at Hoodles Play Barn in Oldmeldrum

Hoodles Play Barn

  • Oldmeldrum
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Hoodles Play Barn the security gated toddler area features small slide just for them, pvc shapes and puzzle pieces plus some friendly toys ideal f...

Family tubing at Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre in Huntly

Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre

  • Huntly
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Go skiing no matter the weather at Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre - a beautiful wooden lodge where you can learn and practice skiing & roller s...

North East Falconry Centre

  • Aberdeen
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Let little imaginations take flight with a helping hand (or should that be wing?) from the team at North East Falconry. They’re a friendly brood of p...

Sheep at Wynford Farm Playbarn in Aberdeen

Wynford Farm Park

  • Aberdeen
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Wynford Farm's purpose built playbarn has a farming theme and caters for 0 to 12 year olds. The 0 to 2 year olds have a separate playframe all to the...

Outside view of The Old Royal Station at Ballater

The Old Royal Station

  • Ballater
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Old Royal Station can be found at Ballater, a picturesque Victorian village in the heart of Royal Deeside. Its rich history and royal connections...

Bear Mascot at The Den and the Glen in Aberdeen

The Den and The Glen5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Aberdeen
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Den and The Glen is the new and improved version of The Storybook Glen and is on the same site. Their multi-level all weather play den features l...

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