20 Best Things To Do In Appin Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Appin

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 68 fun things to do in Appin for you and the family to discover, including parks and playgrounds, beaches and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 32 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Appin 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 Appin 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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Cloudy day at Ganavan Beach in Oban

Ganavan Beach

  • Oban
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Ganavan Beach also known as Ganavan Sands is a Green Coast Awarded sandy beach popular with families offering safe shallow swimming (though there is...

Parents watching kids play at Atlantis Sport and Leisure Centre in Oban

Atlantis Sport and Leisure Centre

  • Oban
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

A great day out for the whole family! Kids will have hours of fun in our multi level Soft Play Zone with a seperate area for under 3s. Enjoy our swim...

Indoor soft play frame at GoBananas Soft Play in Oban

GoBananas Soft Play

  • Oban
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

GoBananas Soft Play Soft play for under 8s found above the Bridge Cafe and featuring 2 level play frame, dodgem cars, baby room / under 2s area, ball...

People kayaking at Stramash in Oban

Stramash

  • Oban
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Stramash offers exciting outdoor adventures for children aged 3 to 17 to get a high adrenalin taste of the wild! Friendly and professionally led cour...

People paddleboarding at Rugged Paddleboard Glencoe in Ballachulish

Rugged Paddleboard Glencoe

  • Ballachulish
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Rugged Paddleboard Glencoe will turn every paddleboarding newbie into a confident pro! Take lessons, go on a scenic tour, or simply hire a board and...

Outdoor rope climbing area at The Quest in ISle of Mull

The Quest

  • Isle of Mull
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Quest is a children's adventure trail project created by by the people of Mull. It consists of a series of “Treasure Hunt” styled challenges devi...

Clear day at Cruachan Hollow Mountain in Dalmally

Cruachan Hollow Mountain

  • Dalmally
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

The Ben Cruachan Hollow Mountain houses the Cruachan Power Station, nearly a solid kilometre under the ground! You could literally fit the Tower of L...

St Conan's Kirk

St Conan's Kirk

  • Lochawe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Happened to be travelling to Argyll? Make sure you stop by St Conan's Kirk in Lochawe Village - it’s a quaint little church with a fantastic story. I...

Girl ice skating with penguin aid at The Ice Factor Kinlochleven

The Ice Factor Kinlochleven

  • Kinlochleven
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Family days out shouldn't be boring! With activities to suit all abilities (no experience necessary!), Ice Factor is the ideal day out with the kids....

Dolphins at Sealife Adventures in Oban

Sealife Adventures

  • Oban
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Sealife Adventures offers whale and wildlife trips aboard the Porpoise II, Scotlands most powerful wildlife charter boat. There is an onboard toilet...

Instructor leading kids at 3 Wise Monkeys Climbing in Fort William

3 Wise Monkeys Climbing

  • Fort William
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Up for some challenging fun? Channel your inner spiderman and take on the heights at 3 Wise Monkeys Climbing centre! No matter how small, or big you...

Outside view of West Highland Museum in Fort William

West Highland Museum

  • Fort William
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

West Highland Museum gives you the chance to find out everything about the region, including the historic Fort William, where it is based. Learn abou...

Family on Murder Mystery Trail

Fort William Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Fort William
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Could the next great detective be part of your family? Time to find out! Grab the kids and go on a wild crime-fighting adventure with the Fort Willia...

A toddler standing on a pebble beach

Loch Linnhe Beach

  • Fort William
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Take your little explorers down to Loch Linnhe beach in Scotland, where they’ll love discovering all sorts of marine life.  As you stroll along the b...

The Jacobite Steam Train passes countryside in Fort William

The Jacobite Steam Train

  • Fort William
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

From the highest mountain in Britain (Ben Nevis) to Britain’s most westerly station (Arisaig) you’ll be treated to plenty of incredible sights on the...

Sunset at The Nevis Centre in Fort William

The Nevis Centre

  • Fort William
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Nevis Centre offers a few differing options for a fun day inside. Their multi-level adventure soft play area includes a bouncy castle, several sl...

Camping pods at Glencoe Mountain Resort in Kingshouse

Glencoe Mountain Resort

  • Kingshouse
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Glencoe Mountain Resort The resort is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty on Rannoch Moor and offers stunning views of the iconic Bucha...

Exhibition room at Treasures Of The Earth in Durham

Treasures Of The Earth

  • Fort William
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Treasures Of The Earth explore the painstakingly recreated caverns, caves and mining scenes and discover the amazing crystals and geodes u to 7ft...

People rafting at Seafari Adventures Oban

Seafari Adventures Oban

  • Oban
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Seafari Adventures (Oban) offer fun, exciting boat trips on our open RIBs. Our boats are the cool ones with the inflatable tubes and big, powerful en...

Cable car at Nevis Range in Fort William

Nevis Range

  • Fort William
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

The Nevis Range offers a great range of activities to suit all ages and abilities and open all year round. There are 12 ski lifts, including Scotland...

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