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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Moffat

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 329 fun things to do in Moffat for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and parks and playgrounds.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 233 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Moffat 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 Moffat 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!

  1. Waterfall at Grey Mares Tail Nature Reserve in Moffat

    Grey Mares Tail Nature Reserve

    Moffat

    National ParksNational Parks

    Families of adventurers exploring the Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve can reward their hard work with a walk behind the 200ft waterfall that tumbles...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 0.1 miles from Moffat
  2. Fun day event at Station Park in Forfar

    Station Park

    Moffat

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Situated in idyllic surroundings Station Park provides activities for all the family, from boating which boasts a wide variety of boats from kayaks a...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 0.3 miles from Moffat
  3. Mountain bikers at 7stanes Ae

    7stanes Ae

    Ae

    CyclingCycling

    With Scotland's shortest village name, Ae is only 20 minutes from the M74 motorway in Dumfries and Galloway...But ride its trails and you will think...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 11.7 miles from Moffat
  4. Train at The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway

    The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway

    Leadhills

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    At The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway you can visit Scotland's highest villages and enjoy a run on the narrow gauge railway which operates from Le...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 13.7 miles from Moffat
  5. Hill top view of Museum of Lead Mining in Wanlockhead

    Museum of Lead Mining

    Wanlockhead

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Museum of Lead Mining, also known as Hidden Treasures, set in the picturesque village of Wanlockhead (the highest village in Scotland), is an excelle...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 14 miles from Moffat
  6. Penguin and snowman skaters at Lockerbie Ice Rink

    Lockerbie Ice Rink

    Lockerbie

    Ice Skating and RollerskatingIce Skating and Rollerskating

    Lockerbie Ice Rink is a great venue for families who want activities that are fun, and that can also be competitive or simply a pleasurable way of ke...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 14.7 miles from Moffat
  7. Outside view of Drumlanrig Castle in Thornhill

    Drumlanrig Castle

    Thornhill

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    If you like delving deep into history, soaking up the finest culture, exploring beautiful countryside or adrenaline-fuelled mountain biking you'll lo...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 15 miles from Moffat
  8. Ellisland Museum and Farm

    Ellisland Museum and Farm

    Dumfries

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Love literature? Follow in the footsteps of the National Bard Robert Burns and visit his countryside home - Ellisland. Explore the 18th century farmh...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 16.7 miles from Moffat
  9. Goat at Mossburn Animal Centre in Lockerbie

    Mossburn Community Farm

    Lockerbie

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Come and visit Mossburn to learn all about the animals - the volunteer staff are always happy to give a guided tour! Mossburn rescues misused, abused...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 16.7 miles from Moffat
  10. Helicopter at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum

    Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum

    Dumfries

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The restored Control Tower of the former WWII airfield at Dumfries, Scotland is the centrepiece of the Museum and is now a listed building. The Museu...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 17.4 miles from Moffat
  11. Animals and Outdoor Adventure playground at Dalscone Farm in Dumfries

    Dalscone Farm

    Dumfries

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    A farmyard of fun whatever the weather is waiting for you at Dalscone Farm. Indoors your little monsters can roar around a multi-level adventure play...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 18 miles from Moffat
  12. Outside view of Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum

    Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum

    Sanquhar

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum tells of life in the past in Sanquhar. Discover the tolbooth jail to see what life was like for the criminals of Sanquhar. T...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 19.1 miles from Moffat
  13. Entrance to Dock Park in Dumfries

    Dock Park

    Dumfries

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Castledykes Park, now known as the Dock Park since it underwent a massive regeneration in April 2014, is a great children's play area set within pict...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 19.3 miles from Moffat
  14. Kids on tractor ride at Farmers Den in Dumfries

    Farmer's Den

    Dumfries

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Farmers Den is Nnew from the owners of Mabie Farm Park, this is a super country themed adventure play facility with great classic features in a brigh...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 19.5 miles from Moffat
  15. Ice hockey training at Dumfries Ice Bowl

    Dumfries Ice Bowl

    Dumfries

    Ice Skating and RollerskatingIce Skating and Rollerskating

    At Dumfries Ice Bowl the facilities here include the main Ice Pad (a whopping 56 x 29m) for Skating and Ice Hockey plus a 6 rink curling pad, so ther...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 19.5 miles from Moffat
  16. Girl doing a zip wire at Go Ape Peebles Go Ape in 2020!

    Go Ape Peebles

    Peebles

    High Ropes CoursesHigh Ropes Courses

    Butterflies in your tummy is a given at Go Ape Peebles, with a thrilling zip 160ft above the valley, the challenge will be trying not to look down! L...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 24.7 miles from Moffat
  17. Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura

    Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura

    Dumfries

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The locally treasured Dumfries Museum tells the unique story of the land and people of Dumfries and Galloway, with points of interest including the f...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 19.8 miles from Moffat
  18. Puppet show at Biggar Puppet Theatre

    Biggar Puppet Theatre

    Biggar

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Biggar Puppet Theatre, also known as 4 Purves World of Puppets is a fantastic puppet theatre with shows to suit all ages and a packed programme to su...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 20.3 miles from Moffat
  19. Triceratops at Dino Park in Dumfries

    Dino Park

    Dumfries

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Fancy a Jurassic jaunt this weekend? Dino Park does exactly what is says on the tin, with dinosaurs aplenty and loads of prehistoric activities. Step...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 20.7 miles from Moffat
  20. Superhero characters at entrance of Mabie Farm Park in Dumfries

    Mabie Farm Park

    Dumfries

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Zoom down an astro slide and hop aboard the Choo Choo express at Mabie Farm Park. At a farm with animals and activities galore your family can go qua...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 22.7 miles from Moffat

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