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

COVID-19 Update

Most attractions are now closed in line with Government advice, and families are encouraged to stay inside where possible.

Find indoor activities to try at home.

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Airdrie

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 415 fun things to do in Airdrie 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 – 281 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Airdrie 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 Airdrie 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!

Find your perfect day out

A girl bowling

Hollywood Bowl Glasgow Coatbridge

  • Coatbridge
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Grab the whole family and get ‘em bowling the day away at Hollywood Bowl Glasgow Coatbridge. To sweeten the deal they’ve also got arcade games and bu...

Steam-operated vehicular equipment at Summerlee Heritage Park in Coatbridge

Summerlee Heritage Park

  • Coatbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Summerlee is set in 22 acres based around the site of the nineteenth century Summerlee Ironwork. There's lots of scope for secret schooling if you wa...

Families in swimming pool at The Time Capsule in Coatbridge

The Time Capsule

  • Coatbridge
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Time Capsule is a health and fitness facility offering a whole host of fun activities for a great day with all the family! Ride the high speed St...

Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

Showcase Cinema de Lux Glasgow

  • Glasgow
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Experience all the biggest blockbusters at Showcase Cinema de Lux Glasgow, where there's an exciting 14 screens showing everything your kids are begg...

Girls running on woodland walk at Drumpellier Country Park in Coatbridge

Drumpellier Country Park

  • Coatbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Drumpellier Country Park has over 500 acres to explore, plus a Visitor Centre, Peace Garden, nature trails, picnic spots and children's play areas. I...

Falcon in Birds of Prey at World of Wings in Cumbernauld

World of Wings

  • Cumbernauld
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

There’s a lot of airborne fun waiting for you at World of Wings! Home to the largest birds of prey collection in Scotland, listen to talks and watch...

Kids playing laser tag at Lasertag Games venue Glasgow

Lasertag Games venue Glasgow

  • Glasgow
  • Indoor
  • 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...

People on exercise bikes at Aquatec Motherwell

Aquatec Motherwell

  • Motherwell
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Aquatec Motherwell is a free form leisure pool which ranges from 0m at the beach area to 1.2m at the deepest point of the pool. The leisure pool has...

Girls on playground at Palacerigg Country Park in Cumbernauld

Palacerigg Country Park

  • Cumbernauld
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Palacerigg Country Park is set in the hills to the south east of Cumbernauld and has over 300 hectares to explore, plus plenty to see and do. It's al...

Soft play slides at Adventure Planet in Cumbernauld

Adventure Planet

  • Cumbernauld
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The funky Adventure Planet is a massive space themed arena which has been developed with your family's security and safety as their main priority and...

Pygmy Marmoset at Amazonia in Motherwell

Amazonia

  • Motherwell
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Does the unpredictable British summer get you down? Or do you find yourself craving a more tropical climate in the winter? Amazonia will keep you nic...

Rollarcoaster at M&D's Scotland's Theme Park in Motherwell

M&D's Scotland's Theme Park

  • Motherwell
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

At M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park you’ll find one of the warmest spots in Scotland. Home to the country's only indoor tropical rainforest you’ll hav...

Outside view of North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre in Motherwell

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

  • Motherwell
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is a museum with changing exhibitions and hands-on activities for children. There are craft activities and events f...

Swimming pool and slide at Glasgow Club Easterhouse Pool

Glasgow Club Easterhouse Pool

  • Glasgow
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Glasgow Club Easterhouse Pool is part of the Bridge cultural campus and has a 20m main pool, a teaching pool, flume and water slides, river rapids, p...

Girl jumping at Rainforest Adventure Motherwell

Rainforest Adventure Motherwell

  • Motherwell
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Rainforest Adventure - is a state of the art soft play centre for toddlers and older children with multilevel play frames, slides, climbing frames, t...

Kids on bikes at Strathclyde Country Park in Motherwell

Strathclyde Country Park

  • Motherwell
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Strathclyde Country Park 400 hectares of countryside in the valley of the River Clyde surrounding Strathclyde Loch as the focal point for water and l...

BMX riders race on pump track at Broadwood Stadium in Glasgow

Broadwood Stadium

  • Cumbernauld
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Broadwood Stadium leisure centre has a state of the art gym overlooking the football pitch, fitness studios, and sports hall, all of which has been r...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Glasgow

  • Glasgow
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Sit back and let the cinema take you away, you can pick where! Jump into movie magic at Vue Glasgow, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exci...

Outside view of David Livingstone Centre in Blantyre

David Livingstone Centre

  • Blantyre
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The David Livingstone Centre is a child-friendly museum with hands-on exhibits and packed with items relating to David Livingstones explorations in A...

Pond at RSPB Scotland Barons Haugh Nature Reserve in Motherwell

RSPB Scotland Barons Haugh Nature Reserve

  • Motherwell
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Baron Haugh Nature Reserve offers you a glimpse at a wondrous wildlife haven on the banks of the Clyde. Spend some time in one of their four hides, l...

things-to-do redesign