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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Dunfermline

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 428 fun things to do in Dunfermline 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 – 294 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Dunfermline 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 Dunfermline 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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Deep Sea World

  • North Queensferry
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Aquariums

Take a peek into life deep underwater at Deep Sea World - Scotland's national aquarium. Located beneath the world-famous Forth Rail Bridge, it’s home...

Snappy Play - Carnegie Leisure Centre

  • Dunfermline
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Snappy Play - Carnegie Leisure Centre offers a 3 level play frame to explore within the adventure play area with ball pools, slides, cargo nets, and...

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...

Pittencrieff House Museum2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Dunfermline
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Pittencrieff House Museum is a treat for kids of all ages with immersive exhibitions and cool bits to explore, with loads to learn if you have th...

Adventure Golf Island Dunfermline

  • Dunfermline
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Now everyone can enjoy Scotland's first 'Florida style' Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Golf Complex at Fife Leisure Park, Dunfermline. Putt your way am...

Hollywood Bowl Dunfermline

  • Dunfermline
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Can you beat the rest of the family to the top of the scoreboard? Find out who's got the best roll with a bowling match at Hollywood Bowl Dunfermline...

ODEON Dunfermline

  • Dunfermline
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Blockbuster films, tasty treats and the whole family together; sounds like the ingredients for a fantastic day out. Do the lot at ODEON Dunfermline....

Knockhill Racing Circuit

  • Dunfermline
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Knockhill Racing Circuit Exciting karting track session for Kids! Cadet karts for 8 to 11yr olds and Pro Karts for 12yrs + on the 500m outdoor Kartin...



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Hopetoun House

  • Queensferry
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Hopetoun House House open daily to visitors from Easter until the last weekend in September and 150 acres of gardens with regular events and activiti...

Boness Motor Museum

  • Boness
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Bo'ness Motor Museum features over 25 super special vehicles, an ideal stop for your little rev-heads! Popular highlights for kids include a Harr...

Maid of the Forth

  • Edinburgh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Maid of the Forth Boat Tours run sightseeing boat trips under the iconic Forth Bridges and to lovely Inchcolm Island. The boat is licensed to carry 2...

Forth Boat Tours

  • Edinburgh
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Join Forth Boat Tours on one of their family-friendly boat tours. You’ll get to see magnificent views of the Firth of the Forth, its iconic Three Bri...

Boness and Kinneil Railway

  • Boness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

On the Boness and Kinneil Railway experience what it was like in the olden days on a scenic five mile return train trip to Manuel where you can get o...

Aberdour Silver Sands

  • Aberdour
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Aberdour Silver Sands is the most popular resort on the Fife coast. The Blue Flag Beach is the perfect place for a day out with all the family. Follo...

Hippodrome Boness

  • Boness
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Hippodrome Boness has a full programme of films for all ages and tastes and offers a cinema going experience that is a wonderful world away from the...

Lasertag Games venue Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh
  • Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

Bedlam is the home for all things action. With centres across the UK - from the woods of Scotland to the South Downs - you’re never far from a new ad...

Silversands Beach

  • Burntisland
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

At Silversands beach in Scotland, you’ll find everything you need for a great day out. With golden sand, and bright blue water, the little ones will...

Lochore Meadows Country Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Lochgelly
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Lochore Meadows Country Park, with the loch as its heart provides a strong and varied mix of informal and formal leisure activities. It is great for...

Escape Hunt Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take your kids to Escape Hunt Edinburgh and put your puzzle-solving skills to the test in one of 4 epic themed rooms. Even though the games are more...

Craigie's Farm Shop and Cafe

  • Edinburgh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Take a break from city life for a day at the beautiful Craigie's Farm Shop and Café. It’s nearby Edinburgh but it has all the wonders of the countrys...

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