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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Alness

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 85 fun things to do in Alness for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, activity centres and beaches. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 35 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Alness 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 Alness 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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Back garden at Little monkeys Soft Play Centre in Alness

Little Monkeys Soft Play Centre

  • Alness
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The multi-level Little Monkeys adventure soft play centre is available whenever the rest of the centre is open, offering high level hijinks and energ...

Families in swimming pool at Invergordon Leisure Centre

Invergordon Leisure Centre

  • Invergordon
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Families of all ages and swimming ability love the 20 meter leisure pool at Invergordon Leisure Centre with cool flume water slide and water features...

Seal at Ecoventures in Cromarty

Ecoventures

  • Cromarty
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Ecoventures gives you and the family a great opportunity to experience the thrill of being aboard a cool high speed, offshore RIB (Rigid Inflatable B...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Cromarty Beach

  • Cromarty
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Cromarty beach in Scotland, where you’ll find a large sandy beach that’s perfect for the little ones to explore.  You can stroll along t...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Rosemarkie Beach

  • Inverness
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a sandy beach in Scotland? Head down to Rosemarkie beach, a great sandy beach backed by woodlands and grass, where the little ones can ex...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

Fortrose Beach

  • Inverness
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Explore Fortrose beach in Scotland, this sandy and shingle beach stretches out for a miles and a half, so there’s plenty of spaces for the kids and t...

Swimming pool at Dingwall Leisure Centre

Dingwall Leisure Centre

  • Dingwall
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Dingwall Leisure Centre is a great place for a family splash about, especially during the dedicated Family Sessions. There is also a Games Hall offer...

Boat at Avoch Dolphin Trips

Avoch Dolphin Trips

  • Avoch
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Avoch Dolphin Trips Their boat, Corbiere, is a 24' Dory with waterjet engine (no propellers) and will carry up to 12 passengers in safety and comfort...

Play area at Busy Bees in Dingwall

Busy Bees

  • Dingwall
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Busy Bees offer physical and imagination play plus loads of activities, all for families with kids under 6 years. The enormous Dress Up Box is a high...

Paintball areas at Wildwoodz Paintball Park in Inverness

Wildwoodz Paintball Park

  • Inverness
  • Outdoor
  • Paintballing

Wildwoodz Paintball Park is an outdoor gaming venue designed for battle from paintball, to laser strike and archery. Wildwoodz runs fixed date activi...

Outside view of The Highlanders Museum in Inverness

The Highlanders Museum

  • Inverness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Highlanders Museum traces the history of the Seaforth Highlanders, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders and the Queen's Own Highlanders (Seafort and C...

Women dressed for festival at Tain Through Time

Tain Through Time

  • Tain
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Tain Through Time is within the churchyard where there is a Pilgrimage: a thoroughly modern visitor centre experience housed in a delightful 17th cen...

Aeroplanes at Highland Aviation Museum in Inverness

Highland Aviation Museum

  • Inverness
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Highland Aviation Museum has a number of aircraft, aircraft cockpits, engines and other exhibits outside, as well as a fire engine. Many of the cockp...

Entrance to Highland Museum Of Childhood in Strathpeffer

Highland Museum Of Childhood

  • Strathpeffer
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Highland Museum Of Childhood tells the story of childhood in the Highlands. It is home to the comprehensive Angela Kellie Doll Collection. Costume, c...

Boy aiming at dinosaurs at Bowhunter Archery in Nairn

Bowhunter Archery

  • Nairn
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Bowhunter Archery offers a thrilling archery experience in a natural woodland setting. There’ll be life-sized 3D monster targets lurking amongst the...

Family on Murder Mystery Trail

Inverness Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Inverness
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who ever said cracking a case meant no time for sightseeing? The Inverness Mystery Treasure Trail is all about combining the two, so slap your thinki...

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Vue Inverness

  • Inverness
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

You'll never be short of things to see at the cinema, after all there's endless possibilities of places to go with films! Jump into movie magic at Vu...

Passengers on City Sightseeing Inverness Hop on Hop off Tour bus

City Sightseeing Inverness Hop on Hop off Tour

  • Inverness
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions
City Sightseeing Inverness Hop On Hop Off tour bus passing castle

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  • Inverness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Join kelpies, selkies and the Loch Ness Monster on a City Sightseeing Inverness Hop On Hop Off Tour. Over 12 stops you’ll see all sorts of historic g...

Outside view of Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

  • Inverness
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Explore the history of the Scottish Highlands from a whole new interactive light! The museum is home to a wide range of artefacts and activities for...

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