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Best Caves and Mines In The Highlands

We've rounded up the best caves and mines in The Highlands in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 0 The Highlands caves and mines to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tours and river cruises. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the caves and mines we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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We're still waiting to list Caves and Mines in The Highlands but there's still plenty of fun to be had – try one of these instead!

Sunset at Eilean Donan Castle in Kyle of Lochalsh

Eilean Donan Castle

  • Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

One of Scotland's most iconic specimens, Eilean Donan Castle is tremendous fun to explore, a majestic exterior with opulent interiors and terrific sc...

Stream at Plodda Falls in Inverness

Plodda Falls

  • Tomich
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The stunning Plodda Falls waterfall is 151 feet (46 metres) tall, inside Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, surrounding by majestic Douglas firs wh...

Passengers on Calums Plockton Seal Trips

Calums Plockton Seal Trips

  • Plockton
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Calums Plockton Seal Trips will guide you around the harbour in comfort and give your family the chance to spot seals, dolphins and porpoises in a pl...

Dolphins swimming by boat at Seaprobe Atlantis in Kyle of Lochalsh

Seaprobe Atlantis

  • Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

The award winning Seaprobe Atlantis Semi-Submersible Glass Bottom Boat, from Kyle of Lochalsh, offers a unique opportunity to explore all the scenery...

Hilltop view of Urquhart Castle in Loch Ness

Urquhart Castle

  • Loch Ness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Urquhart Castle The magnificently situated Urquhart Castle, on the banks of Loch Ness, remains an impressive stronghold despite its ruinous state. On...

Loch Ness monster model at Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition in Drumnadrochit

Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition

  • Drumnadrochit
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A 5 Star Visit Scotland Visitor Attraction, the exhibition has been open for over 30 years and consists of 6 themed rooms all telling their own story...

Exhibition room at Treasures Of The Earth in Durham

Treasures Of The Earth

  • Fort William
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Treasures Of The Earth explore the painstakingly recreated caverns, caves and mining scenes and discover the amazing crystals and geodes u to 7ft...

Passengers on Western Isles Cruises in Mallaig

Western Isles Cruises

  • Mallaig
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

See some fantastic views of the Scottish coastline with  Western Isles Cruises. Travel on the ferry up Loch Nevis to Knoydart, known as Europe's Last...

Outside view of Armadale Castle and Grounds in Isle of Skye

Armadale Castle and Grounds

  • Isle of Skye
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Armadale Castle and Grounds The 20,000-acre Clan Donald Skye highland estate is home to the Armadale Castle Ruins surrounded by a 40 acres woodland g...

The Jacobite Steam Train passes countryside in Fort William

The Jacobite Steam Train

  • Fort William
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

From the highest mountain in Britain (Ben Nevis) to Britain’s most westerly station (Arisaig) you’ll be treated to plenty of incredible sights on the...

Family on Murder Mystery Trail

Fort William Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Fort William
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Could the next great detective be part of your family? Time to find out! Grab the kids and go on a wild crime-fighting adventure with the Fort Willia...

Outside view of West Highland Museum in Fort William

West Highland Museum

  • Fort William
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

West Highland Museum gives you the chance to find out everything about the region, including the historic Fort William, where it is based. Learn abou...

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...

Boat at the Misty Isle Boat Trips in the Isle of Skye

Misty Isle Boat Trips

  • Isle of Skye
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

On a Misty Isle Boat Trip there are chances to see some really stunning marine life on your trip, but of course you must remember that a great deal d...

Lake and mountains at Bella Jane Boat Trips in Elgol

Bella Jane Boat Trips

  • Elgol
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Complete your trip to Skye with a trip on the award winning and locally iconic blue and white Bella Jane: the only regular full-time service from Elg...

Whales on Hebridean Whale Cruises in Gairloch

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...

Miniature train at Ness Islands Railway in Inverness

Ness Islands Railway

  • Inverness
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

On the Ness Islands Railway you'll be riding a 7 and a quarter inch gauge track, with 3 trains running half mile long scenic services through the Whi...

Boys on Jacobite Loch Ness Cruises in Inverness

Loch Ness by Jacobite

  • Inverness
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Who’s ready for a Nessie hunt? Jacobite Loch Ness Cruises provide a wide range of boat tours with all the trimmings. That includes live sonar, castle...

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...

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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