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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 17 fun things to do in Isle of Harris for you and the family to discover, including beaches, parks and playgrounds and tours and river cruises. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 6 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Isle of Harris 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 Isle of Harris 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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Isle of Harris Sports Centre

  • Isle of Harris
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Isle of Harris Sports Centre 16.5m swimming pool, kiddies pool with fountains and waterfall, sauna / spa and gym. The activities at the centre includ...

Hebridean Adventures

  • Isle of Lewis
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Discover the best of the the Outer Hebrides on a half or full-day boat tour with Hebridean Adventures. This is your chance to see wild whales swim in...

Lewis Sports Centre

  • Isle of Lewis
  • Indoor
  • Water Parks

Lewis Sports Centre Sports and Leisure Centre with a 25m pool complete with movable floor plus a kiddies pool featuring Nessie the Friendly Monster a...

Arnol Black House

  • Isle of Lewis
  • Indoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Arnol Black House Visitor centre with shop, exhibition area and interactive model plus see inside a traditional Black house and adjacent furnished Wh...

Skye Museum of Island Life

  • Isle of Skye
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Skye Museum of Island Life at Kilmuir, Isle of Skye was opened in 1965. The aim was to preserve a township of thatched cottages, each one depicti...

CLUICH @ CKC

  • Claddach
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Let your little ones discover their playful side at CLUICH @ CKC, a soft play area especially designed for the under-5s. And while your little ones t...

Hosta beach

  • Isle of Harris
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Hosta Beach in Scotland, with perfect white sand and aqua blue seas, it’s a perfect spot to take the little ones to, as well as the dog!...

Coral Beach

  • Isle of Skye
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

When you hear the name Coral Beach, you probably think of aqua blue water and white sands, and this beach is no different. Coral Beach in Scotland is...



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Uist Community Riding School

  • Isle of Benbecula
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

The only BHS approved facility in the Outer Hebrides, Uist Community Riding School offers a good variety of well mannered mounts for private and grou...

Eoropie Dunes Playpark

  • Isle of Lewis
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Eoropie Dunes Playpark is an expansive 4 acre site, situated in Ness in the far north of the Western Isles of Scotland, and offers a wide range of ou...

Faerie Glen

  • Isle of Skye
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Faerie Glen A bizarre and delightful miniature landscape of grassy, cone-shaped hills, the Faerie Glen is a beautiful and sweetly atmospheric spot gu...

Redpoint Beach

  • Gairloch
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Redpoint Beach To get to Redpoint drive to Lock Gairloch and then take the single track coast road south to Badachro and Opinan, passing woodland cov...

Firemore Beach

  • Poolewe
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Firemore Beach The beach is aptly named as it offers regularly the warmest swimming on the west coast of Scotland. Near the River Ewe, famous for sal...

Portree Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Portree
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Looking for ways to get your kids active? Take them on the Portree Treasure Hunt Trail where the promise of buried (fictional) loot is sure to get th...

Gairloch Beach

  • Gairloch
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a secluded beach in Scotland? Head down to Gairloch beach, a lovely sandy beach with some spectacular views, plus dogs are allowed all ye...

Hebridean Whale Cruises

  • Gairloch
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Hebridean Whale Cruises offer whale watching and wildlife cruises from Gairloch, on the spectacular north west coast of Scotland, whose glittering He...

Inverewe Garden and Estate

  • Poolewe
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Inverewe Garden and Estate Inverewe Garden and Estate is a huge Garden but with a difference! Flowers, plants, shrubs and trees from all over the wor...

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