Things To Do In The Highlands | Day Out With The Kids

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    Things To Do & Days Out In The Highlands

    1. Highland Wildlife Park

      Highland Wildlife Park

      Kingussie

      Zoos and Wildlife Parks Zoos and Wildlife Parks

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    2. Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition

      Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition

      Drumnadrochit

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    3. Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve

      Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve

      Loch Lomond

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    4. Landmark Forest Adventure Park

      Landmark Forest Adventure Park

      Carrbridge

      Theme Parks and Funfairs Theme Parks and Funfairs

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    5. Loch Insh Watersport and Activity Centre

      Loch Insh Watersport and Activity Centre

      Kincraig

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    6. Inverness Aquadome Leisure Waters

      Inverness Aquadome Leisure Waters

      Inverness

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    7. CairnGorm Mountain

      CairnGorm Mountain

      Aviemore

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    8. Smoo Cave

      Smoo Cave

      Durness

      Caves and Mines Caves and Mines

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    9. Seaprobe Atlantis

      Seaprobe Atlantis

      Kyle of Lochalsh

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    10. Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

      Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

      Aviemore

      Zoos and Wildlife Parks Zoos and Wildlife Parks

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    11. Little Monkeys Soft Play Centre

      Little Monkeys Soft Play Centre

      Alness

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    12. Monster Activities

      Monster Activities

      Spean Bridge

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    13. The Jacobite Steam Train

      The Jacobite Steam Train

      Fort William

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    14. The Ice Factor Kinlochleven

      The Ice Factor Kinlochleven

      Kinlochleven

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    15. Tain Through Time

      Tain Through Time

      Tain

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 4-12 Indoor
    16. Timespan

      Timespan

      Helmsdale

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    17. Treasures Of The Earth

      Treasures Of The Earth

      Fort William

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 0-8 Indoor
    18. Eilean Donan Castle

      Eilean Donan Castle

      Kyle of Lochalsh

      Castles and Palaces Castles and Palaces

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    19. Invergordon Leisure Centre

      Invergordon Leisure Centre

      Invergordon

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for ages: 4-12 Indoor
    20. Cawdor Castle

      Cawdor Castle

      Nairn

      Castles and Palaces Castles and Palaces

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    21. Strathspey Railway

      Strathspey Railway

      Aviemore

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    22. The Castle of Mey and Animal Centre

      The Castle of Mey and Animal Centre

      Mey

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    23. Aviemore Spy Mission Treasure Trail

      Aviemore Spy Mission Treasure Trail

      Aviemore

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    24. Corrieshalloch Gorge Nature Reserve

      Corrieshalloch Gorge Nature Reserve

      Braemore

      Zoos and Wildlife Parks Zoos and Wildlife Parks

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    25. Bella Jane Boat Trips

      Bella Jane Boat Trips

      Elgol

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    26. Loch Garten Osprey Centre

      Loch Garten Osprey Centre

      Aviemore

      Zoos and Wildlife Parks Zoos and Wildlife Parks

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    27. Misty Isle Boat Trips

      Misty Isle Boat Trips

      Isle of Skye

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    28. Highland Folk Museum

      Highland Folk Museum

      Newtonmore

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    29. Handa Island Wildlife Reserve

      Handa Island Wildlife Reserve

      Scourie

      Zoos and Wildlife Parks Zoos and Wildlife Parks

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    30. Cape Wrath

      Cape Wrath

      Durness

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    31. Inchnadamph Caves

      Inchnadamph Caves

      Inchnadamph

      Caves and Mines Caves and Mines

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    32. The Nevis Centre

      The Nevis Centre

      Fort William

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    33. Wick Heritage Museum

      Wick Heritage Museum

      Wick

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    34. Dingwall Leisure Centre

      Dingwall Leisure Centre

      Dingwall

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    35. Cairngorm Sleddog Centre

      Cairngorm Sleddog Centre

      Aviemore

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for ages: 13+ Outdoor
    36. Avoch Dolphin Trips

      Avoch Dolphin Trips

      Avoch

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    37. Ecoventures

      Ecoventures

      Cromarty

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    38. Hebridean Whale Cruises

      Hebridean Whale Cruises

      Gairloch

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    39. Culloden Battlefield

      Culloden Battlefield

      Inverness

      Landmarks Landmarks

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    40. Treezone

      Treezone

      Aviemore

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    41. Whin Park

      Whin Park

      Inverness

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    42. Ness Islands Walk

      Ness Islands Walk

      Inverness

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    43. Skara Brae Prehistoric Village

      Skara Brae Prehistoric Village

      The Orkney Isles

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    44. Abriachan Trails

      Abriachan Trails

      Abriachan

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    45. Loch Ness by Jacobite

      Loch Ness by Jacobite

      Inverness

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    46. Dornoch Beach

      Dornoch Beach

      Dornoch

      Beaches Beaches

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    47. Plodda Falls

      Plodda Falls

      Tomich

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    48. Urquhart Castle

      Urquhart Castle

      Loch Ness

      Castles and Palaces Castles and Palaces

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    49. City Sightseeing Inverness Hop On Hop Off

      City Sightseeing Inverness Hop On Hop Off

      Inverness

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
    50. Brewsters at Inshes Gate

      Brewsters at Inshes Gate

      Inverness

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    51. Brora Beach

      Brora Beach

      Brora

      Beaches Beaches

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    52. Brora Heritage Centre

      Brora Heritage Centre

      Brora

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    53. Thurso Beach

      Thurso Beach

      Thurso

      Beaches Beaches

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    54. Strathy Bay

      Strathy Bay

      Melvich

      Beaches Beaches

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    55. Sango Bay

      Sango Bay

      Durness

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    56. Sandwood Bay

      Sandwood Bay

      Kinlochbervie

      Beaches Beaches

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    57. Firemore Beach

      Firemore Beach

      Poolewe

      Beaches Beaches

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    58. Redpoint Beach

      Redpoint Beach

      Gairloch

      Beaches Beaches

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    59. Inverewe Garden and Estate

      Inverewe Garden and Estate

      Poolewe

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    60. Applecross Beach

      Applecross Beach

      Applecross

      Beaches Beaches

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor

    Find Family Days Out In The Highlands

    Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 130 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 – 67 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.

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