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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Mauchline

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 316 fun things to do in Mauchline for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, parks and playgrounds and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 207 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Mauchline 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 Mauchline 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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Indoor soft play frame and cafe area at Gemmells Soft Play in Mauchline

Gemmells Soft Play

  • Mauchline
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Gemmell's Soft Play is the new attraction at Nurseries Direct. We have dedicated toddler and baby den areas as well as 170m of soft play over 2 level...

People skiing at Newmilns Snow and Sports Complex

Newmilns Snow and Sports Complex

  • Newmilns
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Want to take the kids on the slopes without the price tag of an Austrian adventure? Newmilns Snow and Sports Complex has brought the fun right to you...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Kilmarnock

  • Kilmarnock
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Everyone loves a night out at the cinema, from the latest blockbusters to those little indie darlings. Add a little movie magic to your life at ODEON...

Kids on tour at The Dick Institute in Kilmarnock

The Dick Institute

  • Kilmarnock
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Dick Institute, opened in April 1901, consists of 2 Art Galleries and 3 Museum Galleries which house permanent and temporary displays of Fine Art...

The Garage5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Kilmarnock
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

The Garage is home to family entertainment and amusements all under one roof. Whether you want to bond over bowling or zoom around the track in go-ka...

Event day at Dean Castle Country Park in Kelmarnock

Dean Castle Country Park

  • Kilmarnock
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Dean Castle Country Park offers a fantastic and fun family day out and it is free to visit! The park covers over 200 acres, with something for everyo...

Paw Patrol mascots at Jungle Madness Soft Play in Swadlincote

Jungle Madness Soft Play

  • Kilmarnock
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jungle Madness Soft Play in Kilmarnock is the new place to be for kids of all ages. They will love our 3 storey structure with giant spiral, drop and...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

Prestwick Beach

  • Prestwick
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Prestwick Beach in South Scotland, a great long sandy beach that’s perfect for a day out full of adventure.  Want to bring along your fo...

Kids drawing at Kidz Play Indoor Play Centre in Prestwick

Kidz Play Indoor Play Centre

  • Prestwick
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Kid'z Play is a purpose built jungle theme indoor play centre for children. Let your child's imagination run riot on the snake slides, tube slides, a...

Outside view of Dundonald Castle in Yett

Dundonald Castle

  • Yett
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Dundonald Castle is in its own renaissance period having been developed within the last decade into one of the must-visit attractions in Ayrshire. Si...

Horses at The Ayrshire Equitation Centre in Ayr

The Ayrshire Equitation Centre

  • Ayr
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Based in South West Scotland, The Ayrshire Equitation Centre is a well-established and family run BHS approved facility, tailoring riding tuition for...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Ayr

  • Ayr
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Whether your kids love crazy characters and colours, or song and dance numbers galore, find the lot under one roof at ODEON Ayr. With 5 screens of mu...

Boy in swimming lesson at Citadel Leisure Centre in Ayr

Citadel Leisure Centre

  • Ayr
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Citadel Leisure Centre, situated at the south end of Ayr beach, is a multi-activity sports and entertainment facility, with a multi-purpose Hall, plu...

Bowling alleys at LA Bowl and Lazerzone in Ayr

LA Bowl and Lazerzone

  • Ayr
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

LA Bowl and LAzerzone offers a great combination experience: a nice serene family game of bowling, then compete in a selection of different exciting...

Indoor soft play frame at Pirate Pete's Playcentre in Ayr

Pirate Pete's Playcentre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ayr
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

With four decks of slopes and slides, climbs and tubes, Pirate Pete's is a treasure trove of attractions to put your pirating skills to the ultimate...

Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

Troon Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Troon
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Want to make your family  day out in Troon a little bit more exciting? We’d say searching for a buried treasure should do the trick… Prepare for an a...

Kids swimming at New Cumnock Open Air Pool in New Cumnock

New Cumnock Open Air Pool

  • New Cumnock
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

New Cumnock Community Heated Open Air Swimming Pool welcomes families between May and September for public swimming and children's lessons. A great i...

Sunset at Barassie Beach in Troon

Barassie Beach

  • Troon
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you're after a beautiful sandy beach with absolutely stunning views for your next family day out, then you should definitely go to Barassie Beach...

Coast at Ayr Beach

Ayr Beach

  • Ayr
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Enjoy a day at one of UK's northern seaside gems when you take the kids to Ayr Beach in South Scotland! This long urban beach is a winner of the Seas...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Heads of Ayr Beach

  • Ayr
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Heads of Ayr Beach in South Scotland, a lovely little quiet and secluded beach that’s perfect for a relaxing family trip.  This small sa...

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