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Best Things To Do & Days Out In East Kilbride

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 389 fun things to do in East Kilbride 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 – 261 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right East Kilbride 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 East Kilbride 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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ODEON Cinema room

ODEON East Kilbride Luxe

  • Kilbride
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Which movies did you love as a kid? Classic films always stick with you, so why not make some brand new movie memories at ODEON East Kilbride - ODEON...

East Kilbride Ice Rink

  • East Kilbride
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

East Kilbride Ice Rink is a 50m by 25m permanent ice rink in the town centre catering for a variety of skaters, from kids' sessions, family sessions,...

Aerial Adventures East Kilbride

Aerial Adventures East Kilbride

  • East Kilbride
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Aerial Adventures is an indoors, high ropes challenge set to stretch your abilities, but sure to be bundles of fun in the process. As the title sugge...

Kids eating in Birthday party at Cafe Ceramico in East Kelbride

Cafe Ceramico

  • East Kilbride
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Cafe Ceramico is an ideal place to get crafty with the kids and practice your painting skills at this great family run studio, which also has a free...

Frog at Calderglen Country Park in East Kilbride

Calderglen Country Park

  • East Kilbride
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The understated Calderglen Country Park is a much more rounded day than it sounds, boasting Children's Zoo, Tropical Glasshouses, 2 Adventure Play Ar...

People sailing at James Hamilton Heritage Park in East Kilbride

James Hamilton Heritage Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • East Kilbride
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

James Hamilton Heritage Park is a 4 Star Visit Scotland accredited activity centre just waiting to get you started on your next new adrenaline hobby...

Indoor soft play frame and cafe area at Rainforest Adventure East Kilbride

Rainforest Adventure East Kilbride

  • East Kilbride
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Rainforest Adventure EK (previously Animal Magic) provides a completely unique experience for children and parents. Delve into the jungle with its st...

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...

Horses and sheep at National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride

National Museum of Rural Life

  • East Kilbride
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The national Museum of Rural life invites you to roll up your sleeves and get hands on as you explore and discover what life on a working farm has be...

Indoor soft play frame and seating area at Kids Complex in Cambuslang

Kids Complex5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Cambuslang
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Kids' Complex is a particularly imaginative adventure play zone great for ‘been that, done that' kids, featuring not only the standard range of indoo...

Bilcos Adventure Play5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hamilton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bilcos Adventure Play offers a fun way for the kids to burn off some of that endless energy, with a massive play frame to enjoy and much more. Adults...

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...

Combat City Glasgow

Combat City Glasgow

  • Glasgow
  • Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

Take laser tag to a whole new level at Combat City Glasgow! Rated 5-Star Activity Centre by Visit Scotland, this amazing, custom-built, all-weather a...

Go karts at Scotkart Cambuslang in Glasgow

Scotkart Cambuslang

  • Glasgow
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Scotkart Indoor Kart Racing Practice sessions: the ideal way to improve your driving skills. Whenever the tracks are not pre-booked with race events...

Two kids doing a treasure trail

Glasgow Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Glasgow
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Fancy doing something completely different with the kids? Explore Glasgow’s West End with this Spy Mission self-guided themed Treasure Trail!  S...

Kids swimming outside at Hamilton Water Palace

Hamilton Water Palace

  • Hamilton
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The 25m competition standard pool at Hamilton Water Palace also features flume and tyre slides, plus awesome lazy river! So float, sink, whoosh or sp...

Curling stones by target at Hamilton Ice Rink

Hamilton Ice Rink

  • Hamilton
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Hamilton Ice Rink also known as Lanarkshire Ice Rink is one of Scotland's best curling venues offering a superb 6 sheet ice pad. For most of the seas...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Hamilton

  • Hamilton
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

With the power to take you anywhere, what could be better than a trip to the cinema? Jump into movie magic at Vue Hamilton, where you’ll find all you...

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...

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...

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