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Best Landmarks In Edinburgh

We've rounded up the best landmarks in Edinburgh in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 5 Edinburgh landmarks to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the landmarks we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

A family in a woods while doing Treasure Trails

The Edinburgh Treasure Trail

  • Edinburgh
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hunt for clues as you explore on the Edinburgh self guided themed Treasure Trail and locate the long lost treasure! You'll discover all manner of thi...

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

  • Dunfermline
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Visit the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Dunfermline to discover the fascinating life story of the famous 19th century philanthropist. Find out...

Kids water zorbing on river at Falkirk Wheel

Falkirk Wheel

  • Falkirk
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

A trip to Falkirk Wheel should be on every day out “to do list”. With endless activities on offer, this outdoor adventure is certain to keep everyone...

Kids colouring at Mills Observatory in Dundee

Mills Observatory

  • Dundee
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Mills Observatory is a purpose-built public observatory in a woodland setting on the summit of Balgay Hill. Watch stars and planets through the teles...

War memorial at Dundee Law

Dundee Law

  • Dundee
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Dundee Law is an extinct volcano formed around 400 million years ago, the 572-foot peak is the most distinctive landmark around Dundee and an endurin...

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