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    • Animals
      • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

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      • Safari Parks

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      • Children's Farms

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    • Water
      • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

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      • Water Parks

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      • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

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      • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

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      • Go Karting and Driving

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      • Paintballing

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      • Skiing and Snowboarding

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        Railway and Transport Attractions

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      Toilets Available

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      Baby Changing Available

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      Disabled Toilets Available

    • Parking Available On-site

      Parking Available On-site

    • Parking Available Nearby

      Parking Available Nearby

    • Wheelchair Friendly

      Wheelchair Friendly

    Things To Do & Days Out In The Highlands

    1. Outdoor Discovery

      Outdoor Discovery

      Aviemore

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    2. Ness Islands Railway

      Ness Islands Railway

      Inverness

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    3. Calums Plockton Seal Trips

      Calums Plockton Seal Trips

      Plockton

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    4. Laggan Wolftrax Centre

      Laggan Wolftrax Centre

      Laggan

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    5. Frankie and Lolas

      Frankie and Lolas

      Inverness

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    6. Inverness Ice Centre

      Inverness Ice Centre

      Inverness

      Ice Skating and Rollerskating Ice Skating and Rollerskating

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    7. Robertsons Childrens Farm

      Robertsons Childrens Farm

      Beauly

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    8. Western Isles Cruises

      Western Isles Cruises

      Mallaig

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    9. Aviemore Segway Treks

      Aviemore Segway Treks

      Aviemore

      Go Karting and Driving Go Karting and Driving

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    10. Inverness Mystery Treasure Trail

      Inverness Mystery Treasure Trail

      Inverness

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    11. Portree Treasure Hunt Trail

      Portree Treasure Hunt Trail

      Portree

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    12. Cairngorm Quad Bikes

      Cairngorm Quad Bikes

      Aviemore

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    13. Fort William Mystery Treasure Trail

      Fort William Mystery Treasure Trail

      Fort William

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    14. ODEON East Kilbride Luxe

      ODEON East Kilbride Luxe

      Kilbride

      Cinemas and Theatres Cinemas and Theatres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    15. Rugged Paddleboard Glencoe

      Rugged Paddleboard Glencoe

      Ballachulish

      Water Sports Water Sports

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    16. 3 Wise Monkeys Climbing

      3 Wise Monkeys Climbing

      Fort William

      Climbing Climbing

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    17. Bod of Gremista and Textile Museum

      Bod of Gremista and Textile Museum

      Shetland Isles

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    18. Scalloway Museum

      Scalloway Museum

      Shetland Isles

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    19. Fort Charlotte

      Fort Charlotte

      Shetland Isles

      Landmarks Landmarks

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    20. Muness Castle

      Muness Castle

      Shetland Isles

      Castles and Palaces Castles and Palaces

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor

    Find Family Days Out In The Highlands

    Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 137 fun things to do in The Highlands for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Alness, Aviemore and Cromarty and we also recommend Dingwall. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 69 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right The Highlands 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 The Highlands 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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