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The Highland Wildlife Park, near Aviemore

If you are visiting the Scottish Highlands with children, then the Highland Wildlife Park is a must. Located near Aviemore, and with staggering views of the Cairngorms in the background; the Highland Wildlife Park has a large collection of animals, a fantastic adventure playground and a drive through safari experience. The animals at The Highland …

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8 Scotland-themed activities to try with kids

8 Scotland-themed activities to try with kids Scotland is a wonderful place for the family to visit, but it’s not that easy to travel at the moment. Why not explore Scotland from home?  It’s a great way to find out about this amazing land and entertain the family, while inspiring everyone for a future trip. …

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5 Things to do in East Lothian with Kids

If you haven’t been before, East Lothian is the region to the East of Edinburgh – easily accessible from the A1 and also good links into the capital (trains / airport).  It’s a mainly rural area, with miles of coastline, lots of beautiful beaches, championship golf courses, nice quiet roads if you like a pedal …

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Christmas in Edinburgh 2019

The beautiful and historic city of Edinburgh’s hugely popular annual Christmas celebration returns for 2019 and this year’s offer promises another spectacular festive season for people of all ages to enjoy! 16th November 2019 – 4th January 2020 On behalf of City of Edinburgh Council, Underbelly is proud to present the full programme of Edinburgh’s …

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How easy is Sea Kayaking for a family? |Sea Kayaking in Arran

Trying something new every year has been a family challenge now for the last few years. This summer having boys aged 11 and 13 years we are now at the stage that we can try more adventurous activities. We were in Arran on holiday and I thought it would be fun to take the boys …

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Can you do Edinburgh Fringe Festival in a day with different age kids?

Yes you can do Edinburgh Fringe Festival in a day with different age kids if you split up for different performances. This is how our day at Edinburgh Fringe Festival went! We decided to drive. We set off at 8am from Darlington getting into Edinburgh for 11, finding parking at a central car park. The …

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Six Top Family Friendly Festivals in Scotland

We’ve done a round up of some of the most popular family friendly festivals in Scotland and what you can expect from them. Eden Festival Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway, 9th-12th June 2022 Eden Festival is held just outside Moffat on the stunning Raehills meadows. It is just over an hours drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh …

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Places to Visit Santa at Christmas in Scotland 2020

Santa experiences can be a mixed bag. You book with fingers crossed that you won’t be at the mercy of a sarcastic elf or find yourself in the presence of a Santa with a wonky beard. But when you find a truly enchanting one, it’s a delight for both young and old. So here are …

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