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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Eyemouth, Scottish Borders

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 198 fun things to do in Eyemouth for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, beaches and indoor and soft play areas. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 114 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Eyemouth 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 Eyemouth 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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Eyemouth Museum

  • Eyemouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Eyemouth Museum The life of fisher families was hard with the wives collecting mussels, baiting the lines, mending the nets and keeping house while t...

Eyemouth Beach

  • Eyemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a great beach in South Scotland to explore? Head down to Eyemouth Beach, a great sandy harbour that’s packed full of fun things for littl...

Gunsgreen House

  • Eyemouth
  • Indoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Gunsgreen House, once described as a splendid palace built by a smugglers was built in 1753 by local merchant (read-smuggler!) John Nisbet. The house...

Coldingham Bay

  • Eyemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Coldingham Bay in South Scotland, where you’ll find a great sandy beach that’s perfect for little ones to explore.  The water is a lovel...

St Abbs Beach

  • Eyemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Got little adventurers? Head off to St Abbs beach in South Scotland, also known as Starney Bay, where you’ll find loads of fun things to explore.  If...

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...

Paxton House

  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If you love the classics like boat trips, tearooms and gorgeous gardens (who doesn’t?) Paxton House is the lovely country spot for you. Take a tour o...

Swan Centre For Leisure

  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Swan Centre offers a freeform shallow pool for the smaller kids plus a nice 25m main swimming pool which includes a tube style flume slide and a...



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  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

At Chain Bridge Honey Farm the visitor centre was established in the early 1990s to allow the public to discover first-hand the extraordinary tale of...

Spittal Beach

  • Spittal
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Got little animal lovers? Head down to Spittal Beach in Northumberland, a great sandy beach where it’s often possible to spot seals bobbing about in...

Manderston

  • Duns
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Manderston, its buildings, gardens, and park form an ensemble that has all the elaborate planning for Edwardian comfort and convenience, but is Georg...

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....

Hurly Burly

  • Duns
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Hurly-Burly located in peaceful surroundings 1 mile from Duns, the ideal place for children to play and adults to relax and socialise. Under 5s have...

Heatherslaw Light Railway

  • Cornhill-on-Tweed
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Aside from being the most northerly known steam railway in England, Heatherslaw Light Railway is also terrifically adaptive to the weather: with full...

Coldstream Museum

  • Coldstream
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Coldstream Museum In addition to a varied and exciting programme of exhibitions and creative workshops, the Museum houses permanent displays explorin...

The Hirsel Estate

  • Coldstream
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

A great day out for all the family in a fairytale setting, with wonderful walks around the glassy pool of water and through the mysterious wood, each...

Lindisfarne Centre

  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lindisfarne Centre is well worth a visit while you are on Holy Island as it gives you a great chance to discover the history of the island. There is...

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...

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