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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Perth and Kinross

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 325 fun things to do in Perth and Kinross for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Kinross, Perth, Aberfeldy and Kenmore. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 205 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Perth and Kinross 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 Perth and Kinross 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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Outside view of Stanley Mills in Perth

Stanley Mills

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Stanley Mills is a well preserved relic of the Industrial Revolution where you can learn about the textiles that were produced here for 200 years. Th...

Outside view of Huntingtower Castle in Perth

Huntingtower Castle

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Huntingtower Castle gives you a great sense of what castle life was like as it is really well preserved and has two complete tower houses. There is a...

Golf course at Noahs Ark Golf Centre in Perth

Noahs Ark Golf Centre

  • Perth
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Noahs Ark Golf Centre Their family friendly mini golf is housed on a tropical Florida style course but designed with an eye to the Scottish weather,...

Family bowling at Noahs Ark Perth

Noahs Ark Perth

  • Perth
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Noah's Ark the massive soft play area is ideal for infants and kids up to 12 years old with loads of exciting but reassuringly bouncy equipment fo...

Outside view of The Black Watch Castle and Museum in Perth

The Black Watch Castle and Museum

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The Black Watch Castle and Museum has a large collection of different items, which bring to life the proud military history of this regiment. The cas...

Family ice skating at Dewars Centre in Perth

Dewars Centre

  • Perth
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Dewars Centre, based at Live Active, is the home of ice in Perth, with a fantastic fun programme of ice skating for everyone, on a state of the art c...

Map and booklet for The Perth Treasure Hunt Treasure Trail

The Perth Treasure Hunt Treasure Trail

  • Perth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There's plenty to learn and discover for all ages on the Perth self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. As you follow clear directions around...

Families swimming at Perth Leisure Pool

Perth Leisure Pool

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

Perth Leisure Pool is ideally situated 5 minutes from Perth City Centre. It's the perfect base for your day out to the Fair City, boasting superb fac...

Woman in Earth Room at Fair Maids House Visitor and Information in Perth

Fair Maids House Visitor and Information

  • Perth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Fair Maids House Visitor and Information Centre is fantastic if you have an enquiring mind and want answers to questions like “which countries make m...

Outside view of Perth Museum and Art Gallery

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

  • Perth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Perth Museum and Art Gallery lets you explore the culture and history of the area with more than half a million objects in their displays! The Natura...

Backside of Elcho Castle in Perth

Elcho Castle

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Elcho Castle is in great conditions and full of corridors and staircases, nooks and crannies, a great hall and bedchambers to investigate. Unusually,...

Glass ball at Caithness Glass & Crieff Visitor Centre

Caithness Glass & Crieff Visitor Centre

  • Crieff
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Crieff Visitor Centre provides a fascinating insight into the hardships and history of ancient Scottish life. A Time Line depicts the stirring and in...

People bugging with Splash White Water Rafting in Aberfeldy

Splash White Water Rafting

  • Aberfeldy
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Looking for an exciting family day out with a little extreme splash? Head down to Splash White Water Rafting! Embark on an aqua adventure as the fami...

Aerial view of Scottish Hydro Electric Visitor Centre in Pitlochry

Pitlochry Dam Visitor Centre

  • Pitlochry
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Pitlochry Dam is home to the famous Salmon Ladder where the fish may be seen in the viewing chamber during their ascent past Pitlochry Dam. In the Vi...

Family on river at Highland Safaris in Aberfeldy

Highland Safaris

  • Aberfeldy
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

At Highland Safaris, there's so much to discover... From the shelter of The Red Deer Barn, stroke, feed and photograph these magnificent and iconic a...

Lake at Faskally Forest in Pitlochry

Faskally Forest

  • Pitlochry
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Tucked away in the Scottish countryside, Faskally Forest is a true escape from reality with its diverse wildlife, woodland trails and the tranquil Lo...

Outside view of The Scottish Crannog Centre in Aberfeldy

The Scottish Crannog Centre

  • Aberfeldy
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Scottish Crannog Centre is a unique, award-winning living history museum and interesting place to take the family and celebrates its 20th year o...

Dad and daughter cooking outdoor at Do It Outdoors in Comrie

Do It Outdoors

  • Comrie
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

If you’ve got a budding Bear Grylls on your hands, the answer is simple: Do It Outdoors! This outdoor centre is family focused and given its location...

Boy playing at Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre in Comrie

Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre

  • Comrie
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre offers a full day out with all the elements you could ask for: animals, play areas indoors and out and loads of activit...

Ancient carved stone at Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum

Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum

  • Meigle
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum is housed in a former school house, which backs on to a graveyard where many of the Pictish stones were found! These s...

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