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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Brechin, Dundee and Angus

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 172 fun things to do in Brechin for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, indoor and soft play areas and beaches. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 102 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Brechin 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 Brechin 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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Caledonian Railway

  • Brechin
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

You’ll be on the right track with a day out to Caledonian Railway. Visit a railway that will have kids running full steam ahead into a day out just l...

Brechin Castle Centre

  • Brechin
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Country Park with Cafe and Garden Centre, plus loads of kids activities in the Park and in a Yard Play Area too. They have fairy trails, zip slide, m...

Montrose Basin Nature Reserve

  • Montrose
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Montrose Basin Nature Reserve, just minutes from the centre of Montrose, on the North East coast of Scotland, is notable for its tidal basin that pla...

Montrose Swimming Pool

  • Montrose
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Montrose Swimming Pool consists of a 25m by 12.5 metre 5 lane swimming pool with diving boards, a 16 station fitness suite and a health suite consist...

Cheeky Monkeys Montrose

  • Montrose
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Cheeky Monkeys Montrose Alan and Claire Duncan, the new owners of Cheeky Monkeys (they took over in January), know a thing or two about keeping child...

Montrose Beach

  • Montrose
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

The golden sands of Montrose Beach stretch for 3 miles from Montrose to the North Esk River, with stunning views south to Scurdieness lighthouse. Mon...

Charleton Fruit Farm

  • Montrose
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Charleton Fruit Farm has been a family run business since 1946, and they welcome families looking for a relaxing and fun day out. You can find some a...

Lunan Bay

  • Lunan
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Lunan Bay A large sandy inlet of the North Sea on the coast of Angus, Lunan Bay lies to the south of Montrose between Boddin Point and the Lang Craig...



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Seafront Splash

  • Montrose
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Seafront Splash is a modern, purpose built play area with a whole host of modern adventure play equipment suitable for the older kids as well as the...

The Splash Montrose

  • Montrose
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Splash is located adjacent to Montrose Beach front and provides extensive fun facilities for children. You will find Pitch and Putt, a large Kids...

Redwings Horse Sanctuary Mountain

  • Forfar
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Redwings Mountains provides a place of sanctuary to 90 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. Here animal lovers can get up close and cuddly with...

Forfar Ice Rink

  • Forfar
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Forfar Ice Rink, also known as Forfar Indoor Sports is the ideal place to have a go at 3 different, but traditional Scottish Sports, Curling, Bowling...

Frostys Funhouse

  • Forfar
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Frosty's Funhouse is a snow and ice themed play area with a multi level adventure main frame featuring 4 lane ice slide, football and basket ball are...

Dizzy Rascals Indoor Playcentre

  • Laurencekirk
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

This is a pretty epic play centre with 12,000 sq ft of fun features stretching 3 levels up in the air! There are slides, swing balls, bridges, tunnel...

St Cyrus5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Laurencekirk
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

St Cyrus offers a pale sandy beach great for traditional family days with castling, paddling and long nature walks available. Traditional salmon fish...

Arbroath Signal Tower

  • Arbroath
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Arbroath Signal Tower At Arbroath Signal Tower you can find out about the fascinating history of the Bell Rock Lighthouse and visit the outhouse to h...

Kerr's Miniature Railway

  • Arbroath
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Kerr's Miniature Railway has 6 engines with two being steam! The steam engines only run on a Sunday and if the sun is out, but are a great treat for...

Glenesk Retreat and Folk Museum

  • Tarfside
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Glenesk Retreat and Folk Museum is a centre for the community of Glenesk, the east-most of the inspiring glens of Angus and is home to a folk museum,...

J M Barrie's Birthplace

  • Kirriemuir
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Visit the enchanting cottage where Sir JM Barrie was born! As charming as it is, if the kids are not aware of the story and the writer in advance the...

Monikie Country Park

  • Kirkton of Monikie
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Monikie Country Park offers reservoirs, woodland and parkland to explore with a woodland adventure playground, High Ropes course and Sailing, Windsur...

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