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Best Things To Do & Days Out In South Scotland

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Polkemmet Country Park

  • Whitburn
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Polkemmet Country Park offers beautiful woodland and riverside walks, a great natural style adventure play area, with nearby picnic areas with seatin...

Scottish Owl Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bathgate
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The Scottish Owl Centre has one of the largest collections of owls in the world, as well as a great adventure playground! With educational, physical...

Xcite Whitburn

  • Whitburn
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Xcite Whitburn is a leisure centre with a deck level pool, sauna and steam room, 3 tier soft play area, gym, spin studio, fitness class studio plus a...

Bubbles Factory

  • Carluke
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bubbles Factory is an indoor soft play centre with a cafe and hosts childrens parties. The main play frame has various slides, a large ball pool, min...

Pitstop

  • West Calder
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Everyone wants their little one to be able to explore and have a great time as safely as possible. At Pitstop’s playzone just for under 8’s, you get...

The Hive Soft Play

  • Bathgate
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

AtThe Hive Soft Play we have a spectacular play frame for all the family to enjoy. Watch your children in active play whilst you relax and enjoy our...

Wishaw Sports Centre

  • Wishaw
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

Wishaw Sports Centre has a 25m 6-lane deck level pool, 13m x 7m teaching pool and a three level toddler fun pool 10.3m long x 3.6m wide. Toddlers wil...

Hollywood Bowl Glasgow Coatbridge

  • Coatbridge
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Grab the whole family and get ‘em bowling the day away at Hollywood Bowl Glasgow Coatbridge. To sweeten the deal they’ve also got arcade games and bu...



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Overboard Softplay

  • Polbeth
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Overboard Softplay, also known as West Lothian Softplay, is only a short drive from Livingston town centre, and is the largest in the region. They ha...

Five Sisters Zoo

  • West Calder
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

West Calder’s ‘premier’ wildlife attraction, Five Sisters Zoo is all about conservation and education. With over 180 different species of mammals, bi...

Lanark Loch

  • Lanark
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

20 acre man-made loch with fishing, childrens activities, pitch and putt golf and more between mid April and the end of September. Facilities include...

Rainforest Adventure Motherwell

  • Motherwell
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Rainforest Adventure - is a state of the art soft play centre for toddlers and older children with multilevel play frames, slides, climbing frames, t...

New Lanark World Heritage Site

  • New Lanark
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take an educational trip to Lanark World Heritage Site - a fully restored 18th-century cotton mill village, open for you to explore.  A UNESCO World...

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve

  • New Lanark
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve stretches along both sides of the Clyde gorge, which is fringed by modern mixed plantation and ancient natural woodla...

RSPB Scotland Barons Haugh Nature Reserve

  • Motherwell
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Baron Haugh Nature Reserve offers you a glimpse at a wondrous wildlife haven on the banks of the Clyde. Spend some time in one of their four hides, l...

Aquatec Motherwell

  • Motherwell
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Aquatec Motherwell is a free form leisure pool which ranges from 0m at the beach area to 1.2m at the deepest point of the pool. The leisure pool has...

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

  • Motherwell
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is a museum with changing exhibitions and hands-on activities for children. There are craft activities and events f...

Almond Valley Heritage Trust4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Livingston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

All the family will enjoy a wonderful day out at Almond Valley Heritage Centre, situated at the heart of Scotland just outside Livingston, West Lothi...

Paradise Island Adventure Golf Livingston

  • Livingston
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Paradise Island Adventure Golf is a whopping 13,000 square feet and 36 holes of family golfing fun that takes you on a genuine adventure: start by es...

Vue Livingston

  • Livingston
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Get ready for some super silver screen excitement! Jump into movie magic at Vue Livingston, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting acti...

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