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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Inveraray, Argyll and Bute

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 219 fun things to do in Inveraray for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, indoor and soft play areas and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 145 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Inveraray 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 Inveraray 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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Inveraray Jail

  • Inveraray
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Regularly voted a Top Scottish Visitor Attraction, Inveraray Jail makes prison more fun than it should be! The Jail is a living museum where real peo...

Strachur Smiddy

  • Strachur
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Strachur Smiddy is probably unique in two respects at least. Firstly, for most of its operational life, it was in the hands of the Montgomery family,...

Ardkinglas Woodland Gardens

  • Cairndow
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Situated on the shores of Loch Fyne in Argyll, against a spectacular background of mountain and forest, you will findArdkinglas House, an architectur...

Auchindrain Township Open Air Museum

  • Furnace
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Step right back in time and discover Scotland’s rural history at Auchindrain Township Open Air Museum, the most complete and well-preserved example o...

Crarae Gardens

  • Inveraray
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Near the banks of Loch Fyne, on the west coast, immerse yourself in Britain's finest example of an exotic Himalayan-style woodland garden. The inform...

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...

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...

Benmore Botanic Garden

  • Dunoon
  • Indoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Benmore Botanic Garden's 150 acres features some of the tallest trees in Britain, including a spectacular Avenue of Giant Redwoods: these majestic gi...



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Kilmartin House Museum

  • Kilmartin
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Kilmartin Museum , located in the heart of prehistoric Kilmartin Glen in Argyll, is believed to be the only museum in Scotland that can both excavate...

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

  • Luss
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is not your usual self-guided nature trail  - it invites you to explore the beautiful Scottish nature while simultaneously c...

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...

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...

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...

Studio Cinema

  • Dunoon
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Catch up on the latest Hollywood movies at your local cinema! Take the family to Dunoon's local Studio Cinema and enjoy the excitement of the big scr...

Riverside Swim and Health Centre

  • Dunoon
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Riverside Swim and Health Centre has a main pool 25m with a 100m flume plus a teaching pool 12.5m with fun sessions, parties and a cafe. Parties can...

Helensburgh Beach

  • Helensburgh
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

The Helensburgh seafront is simply stunning! Find out for yourself as you spend a day at Helensburgh Beach with the family. This sand and shingle bea...

Castle House Museum

  • Dunoon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Castle House Museum which has been open since 1998, is one of Dunoon's most historic locations. Dunoon became a holiday resort when Lord Provost Ewin...

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...

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...

Gourock Outdoor Pool

  • Gourock
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Gourock Outdoor Pool provides a great opportunity to enjoy an open air swim in a salt water pool that is heated to 28.8 degrees Celsius (84 degrees F...

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