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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Hawick

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 270 fun things to do in Hawick for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, parks and playgrounds and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 171 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Hawick 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 Hawick 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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Swimming pool at Teviotdale Leisure Centre in Hawick

Teviotdale Leisure Centre

  • Hawick
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Teviotdale Leisure Centre with its Lagoon style swimming pool with toddler and main pool sections is a great place to take the kids and there is a so...

Wooden thread reel at Textile Towerhouse in Hawick

Textile Towerhouse

  • Hawick
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Textile Towerhouse is hidden within Drumlanrig's Tower: a beautifully restored building which uses period rooms, figures and audiovisuals displays to...

Wilton Lodge Park river

Wilton Lodge Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hawick
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Pretty little Wilton Lodge Park offers public access to putting, crazy golf, bowling, croquet and tennis, plus formal facilities rugby, tennis and fo...

Man uses weaving machine at Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre in Selkirk

Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre

  • Selkirk
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre is a working textile mill and knitwear emporium are prestigious holders of the Gold Award for Export Achievemen...

Salmon in stream at Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre in Selkirk

Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre

  • Selkirk
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Children particularly love the interactive displays, which are both fun and pleasingly educational. There are also plenty of engaging features for ch...

People on horses at Bowhill Stables in Selkirk

Bowhill Stables

  • Selkirk
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Bowhill Stables offer a variety of well mannered mounts between 10hh and 17hh for all age and ability lessons and other equestrian adventures, all wi...

Kids on swing at Bowhill House and County Estate in Selkirk

Bowhill House and County Estate

  • Selkirk
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Welcome to Bowhill House and County Estate. The estate has plenty to offer visitors of all ages not least of which is their recently improved adventu...

Walls of Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

  • Jedburgh
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get a taste of life behind bars in this 1820s jail: a model prison in its day but now a bit spooky! Also discover the history of the Royal Burgh of J...

Outside view of Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre in Jedburgh

Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre

  • Jedburgh
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre helps visitors explore the history of an iconic Scottish figure and learn her story in full in a charming buil...

Picnic table at Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre in Jedburgh

Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre

  • Jedburgh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre is a great starting point for a family day out as it is set in beautiful countryside near Jedburgh, with a numb...

Trimontium Heritage Centre

  • Melrose
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Trimontium Heritage Centre is a firmly educational stop but one that's fairly fascinating for all ages and will lead to some interesting conversa...

Night sky at Kielder Observatory

Kielder Observatory

  • Kielder
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Do you ever stare up at the stars at night and wish you knew more about the depths of space. Go investigate at the Kielder Observatory gives anyone t...

Cyclists at The Bike Place in Kielder

The Bike Place in Kielder

  • Kielder
  • Outdoor
  • Cycling

The Bike Place in Kielder is an excellent place to visit if you want to go biking through the wilderness with family and friends. There are a variety...

Kielder Water and Forest Park

Kielder Water and Forest Park

  • Kielder
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Get in touch with your wild side at England’s largest forest - Kielder Water and Forest Park! You’ll have the chance to explore 5 walking and 7 cycli...

Girl doing a zip wire at Go Ape Peebles

Go Ape Peebles

  • Peebles
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Butterflies in your tummy is a given at Go Ape Peebles, with a thrilling zip 160ft above the valley, the challenge will be trying not to look down! L...

Outside view of Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

  • Kielder
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre is now home to a variety of exhibitions to enjoy, but it used to be the hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland. T...

Boy exploring grounds of Traquair House

Traquair House

  • Traquair
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Traquair House and grounds has plenty to offer families including a maze, woodland and willow tunnels to explore, a mini adventure playground for all...

Kids on outside climbing wall at Rock UK Whithaugh Park in Newcastleton

Rock UK Whithaugh Park

  • Newcastleton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Rock UK Whithaugh Park offers a 300m zip wire, challenging low ropes course, epic mountain biking (bike hire on site), indoor swimming, kayaking and...

Outside view of Floors Castle in Kelso

Floors Castle

  • Kelso
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The Floors Castle is a wonderful example to kids who've previously seen ruins and military style fortifications of how such a building can still be a...

Kids with horses at Nenthorn Equestrian Centre in Kelso

Nenthorn Equestrian Centre

  • Kelso
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Nenthorn Equestrian Centre offers lessons for all ages, Pony Club for over 6s, and hacking for over 16s plus riding club and common riding subject to...

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