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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Broxburn, Edinburgh and Lothian

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 293 fun things to do in Broxburn for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, indoor and soft play areas and beaches. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 188 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Broxburn 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 Broxburn 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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Splatz Activity Cafe

  • Dunbar
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Splatz Activity Cafe is more than just a cafe. We have a 2 tier soft play suitable for young children under 8 years. On the top tier are the sneaky h...

Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery

  • Dunbar
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery has been the focus of town life since the 16th century. With a witch's hat tower and a bell, clock and sundi...

John Muirs Birthplace

  • Dunbar
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

John Muir’s Birthplace is an award winning museum dedicated to the life of the pioneering conservationist. Discover how the boy born in this house we...

Dunbar Leisure Pool

  • Dunbar
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Dunbar Leisure Pool has a beached area with water characters for younger children to play with, a wave machine, water jets and flume. For those who w...

Belhaven Bay

  • Dunbar
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Belhaven Bay sits on a spectacular stretch of cliff running 20 miles from Dunbar eastward, where storm sculpted sandstone cliffs, alive with nesting...

John Muir Country Park

  • Dunbar
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

John Muir Country Park is a great spot to take the family, with a range of activities available, including pony rides and wildlife trails. It can be...

East Links Family Park

  • Dunbar
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

At East Links Family Park take a wild ride on a farm safari and discover twenty acres of beautiful Scottish countryside. As your family zooms across...

ReBoot Disc Golf Course

  • Dunbar
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

ReBoot Disc Golf Course is located at Foxlake Adventures in Dunbar Scotland. We are open from sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week. We are proud to have...



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Pease Dean Wildlife Reserve

  • Dunbar
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Situated nine miles south-east of Dunbar, Pease Dean is one of the few areas in this region where native woodland can still be found and as such is t...

Tyninghame Beach

  • Dunbar
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a long beach filled with golden sand? Head down to Tyninghame beach in South Scotland, where you'll find all of that sand, and much more....

Pease Bay

  • Cockburnspath
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Pease Bay in South Scotland, a gorgeous sandy beach with rolling blue waves that’s perfect for little thrill seekers to try out surfing....

National Museum of Flight

  • North Berwick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The National Museum of Flight is East Lothian's 5 star visitor attraction. Our family friendly museum offers something for everyone. View our collect...

North Berwick Mystery Treasure Trail

  • North Berwick
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Go on a captivating adventure around North Berwick with the North Berwick Mystery Treasure Trail. Call out on the budding detectives in your family,...

Scottish Seabird Centre

  • North Berwick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The five star Scottish Seabird Centre is perched on the Firth of Forth, overlooking the sandy beaches of North Berwick. With something for all ages,...

Fingers and Thumbs Crafts Centre

  • North Berwick
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Fingers and Thumbs Crafts Centre We are open 6 days Tuesday to Sunday pop in anytime during our opening hours no need to book. During the holidays yo...

Jabberwocky Soft Play and Cafe

  • Haddington
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jabberwocky is a one-of-a-kind soft play and café, and will remind adults of their days at school studying the famous poem while introducing children...

Yellowcraig

  • North Berwick
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Yellowcraig offers an isolated mix of woodland, dune grassland and coast plus a great play park to boot! The pirate themed adventure play area is eve...

Archerfield Walled Garden

  • North Berwick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Enjoy a wonderful day outdoors with the kids at the stunning Archerfield Walled Garden. Explore acres of land, take the scenic Willow Walk through th...

Gullane Beach

  • Gullane
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a dog-friendly beach in South Scotland? Head down to Gullane beach, also known as Bents, a great sandy beach that welcomes the 4-legged m...

St Abbs Head Nature Reserve

  • Eyemouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The beautiful St Abbs Head Nature Reserve is the very definition of urban wilderness, with stunning and extensive natural features just 4 miles away...

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