20 Best Things To Do In Loch Lomond Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Loch Lomond

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 316 fun things to do in Loch Lomond for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 211 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Loch Lomond 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 Loch Lomond 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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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...

Girl walking across ladder at Go Ape

Go Ape Aberfoyle

  • Aberfoyle
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Mountains, moorland, valleys, highlands, rivers and lochs - you’ll see it all as your clamber through the treetops at Go Ape Aberfoyle. The first of...

Outside view of Balloch Castle at Balloch Castle Country Park in Loch Lomond

Balloch Castle Country Park

  • Loch Lomond
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At Balloch Castle Country Park it's worth noting that there's nothing really left of the castle itself, but the park is lovely and has a great kids'...

Sea Life Loch Lomond Aquarium

Sea Life Loch Lomond Aquarium

  • Balloch
  • Indoor
  • Aquariums

Immerse yourself in an underwater adventure at SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium and come face to face with over 1,500 amazing sea creatures, including t...

Bird at Loch Lomond Bird Of Prey Centre in Alexandria

Loch Lomond Bird Of Prey Centre

  • Alexandria
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre is the only centre in the country to have all five British Owls on display. You can meet Orla, the Golden Eagle, wh...

Woodland walk with bluebells at Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve

Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve

  • Loch Lomond
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve is a delight for twitchers, mini beasts enthusiasts and general nature lovers, but this is proper countryside so...

Inflatable assault course in Vale of Leven Swimming Pool in Alexandria

Vale of Leven Swimming Pool

  • Alexandria
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Vale of Leven Pool offers a welcoming public swim facility with main and teaching pools, also offering a variety of lessons and aquatic activitie...

Sunset at Helensburgh Beach

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...

Doon Hill Fairy Walk

  • Aberfoyle
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Come and visit the mystical Scottish Highlands and search for fairies on the Doon Hill Fairy Walk. Long, long ago there was a man named Reverend Kirk...

Highland cows at The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre in Aberfoyle

The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre

  • Aberfoyle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre at Aberfoyle previously known as David Marshall Lodge, offers ranger led events, which occur throughout the year. The...

Highland cows at Ardardan Estate in Cardross

Ardardan Estate

  • Cardross
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Come and wander around in carpets of spring flowers of admire the glowing colours of the autumn trees at the beautiful Ardardan Estate, set right on...

Tour boat at Loch Katrine in Stirling

Loch Katrine

  • Stirling
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Loch Katrine is a beautiful Loch you can stroll or cycle around but the highlight is the landmark steamship the Sir Walter Scott which will take you...

Entrance to The Meadow Leisure Centre in Dumbarton

The Meadow Leisure Centre

  • Dumbarton
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Meadow Leisure Centre is a little shy on the details but apparently they have a flume slide on offer in their swimming pool! They can verify ther...

Boat exhibit at Scottish Maritime Museum Dumbarton

Scottish Maritime Museum- Dumbarton

  • Dumbarton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Scottish Maritime Museum- Dumbarton is a hands-on maritime museum where you can see the world first commercial ship model experiment tank, enter a sh...

A group waving in the karts at Scotkart in Clydebank

Scotkart Clydebank

  • Glasgow
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Looking for a thrill? You can have a blast at Scotkart Indoor Kart Racing Clydebank, and with adult and cadet karts for those over 8 available, the w...

Ramps at Unit 23 Skatepark in Dumbarton

Unit 23 Skatepark

  • Dumbarton
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

The epicUnit 23 Skate Park is everything a wheeled kid needs! Over 56k sq ft of all levels of ramp and rail, with highlights including the Little Dev...

Kids on space hoppers at Finlaystone Country Estate in Glasgow

Finlaystone Country Estate

  • Glasgow
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Let imaginations run wild at this woodland adventure. Finlaystone Country Estate invites all Lords and Ladies to come down for some magical, outdoor...

Snacks and entrance at Waterfront Cinema in Greenock

Waterfront Cinema

  • Greenock
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Put off by the cost of cinema tickets? If you live in or around Greenock, you can enjoy the full big screen experience without breaking the bank with...

Waterfront Leisure Complex

  • Greenock
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Waterfront Leisure Complex is a tropical paradise ideal for kids and active families, with 2 vast and swirly flume slides, the UK's longest tyre...

Newark Castle

Newark Castle

  • Port Glasgow
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Newark Castle is in a geographical sense a rather rediscovered treasure - the giant cranes and sheds of the Clyde's great shipyards previously obscur...

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