The Anatomical Museum

The Anatomical Museum, founded and developed by the Monro dynasty, flourished under Sir William Turner, Professor of Anatomy from 1867 to 1903, and Principal of the University from 1903 to 1917. Turner had broad interests in evolution and comparative anatomy and built up the impressive collections displayed. The splendid museum hall was at the heart […]

Edinburgh Leisure Swimming Pools

Want an all-round wonder sport? Try swimming. Want an activity that can burn calories and improve your muscle tone and strength? That can help your heart and lungs? A sport that improves your fitness and flexibility without straining joints or muscles? That can make you feel happier? Try going for a swim. Swimming is the […]

Ten Pin Bowling In Edinburgh & The Lothians

A great indoor activity for families to enjoy together is ten pin bowling. It is a fabulous way to enjoy some healthy family competitive spirit, or a great way for your kids to have fun with their friends. Also, a super idea for a birthday party as they offer party package for kids. Below are the […]

Butterfly & Insect World

It’s Creepy…It’s Crawly… It’s a Jungle in here! Why not visit us today for a great day out! Enter our tropical rainforest paradise and experience… Meet & Greet Fish & Terrapin Feeding Animal Handling Animal Feeding Demo Join our experts and get the chance to handle tarantulas, snakes and millipedes twice daily at 12 & 3pm […]

National Museum of Scotland

The diverse collections at the National Museum of Scotland will take you on a journey of discovery through the history of Scotland, the wonders of nature and world cultures – all under one roof. From the age of dinosaurs to the technology of the future, the galleries contain treasures from around the world. From meteorites […]

National Museum of Flight

Wing your way to one of Scotland’s top days out at the National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield. The newly restored hangars tell the stories of military and civil aviation over the past 100 years, showcasing the world-class collection of aircraft alongside uniforms, documents and photographs, in immersive, interactive and thought-provoking display. You can […]

Museum on the Mound

Money and so much more. Opened in 2006, this fascinating museum takes a fresh look at money – and much, much more. Art & design, technology, crime, trade and security – all feature in the story of money. Open throughout the year and admission is FREE. Museum on the Mound The Mound Edinburgh EH1 1YZ […]

Museum of Childhood

The Museum of Childhood is a fun day out for the whole family. Young people can learn about the children of the past and see a fantastic range of toys and games, while adults enjoy a trip down memory lane. Young people and adults will enjoy finding out about growing up through the ages, from […]

Museum of Edinburgh

The Museum of Edinburgh is the City’s treasure box – a maze of historic rooms crammed full of iconic objects from the Capital’s past. Find out about the history of Edinburgh from the earliest times to the present day. Discover more about the city, its people, crafts and trades and the beautiful objects they created. […]

The Water of Leith Visitor Centre

Explore Edinburgh’s hidden natural asset the Water of Leith, visit this fantastic FREE interactive exhibition at the Water of Leith Visitor Centre and discover the river’s wildlife and heritage. The interactive exhibition has three zones: The Video Zone – engages you with a DVD projection of life on the river – The information panels surrounding the […]

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Come face to face with Scotland, past and present, at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions. They often have special activities and events for kids – see HERE for up to date info Scottish National Portrait Gallery 1 Queen Street Edinburgh EH2 1JD Website Author: Koolyst

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is a must-see venue for modern and contemporary art. It is home to a fantastic sculpture park and Pig Rock Bothy. Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions. There are also fantastic cafes and lovely gift shops, and the grounds are great for little ones to run […]

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

Camera Obscura is a fascinating and highly amusing way to see the city and learn about its history. This unique experience has delighted and intrigued people for over 150 years. It is a ‘must’ on any visit to Edinburgh. From inside this mysterious Victorian rooftop chamber, you see live moving images of Edinburgh projected onto […]

Gorgie City Farm

Gorgie City Farm has been a much-loved part of the local community in Edinburgh for the past 30 years. The farm is dedicated to inspiring local people and tourists, and they are proud to offer courses in agriculture, gardening and handicrafts for adults and children, and also take delight in educating and entertaining city kids with […]

Dalkeith Country Park

Visit Dalkeith Country Park and enjoy the beautiful walking routes, have a peaceful cycle, walk your dog or go nature spotting. In 2016, the new Fort Douglas Adventure Park opened alongside the brand new Restoration Yard, a place for eating, shopping and relaxation. Click HERE for opening hours and prices. Dalkeith Country Park Dalkeith Edinburgh EH22 2NA Tel: 0131 654 1666 Email | Website Author: […]

Almond Valley

Enjoy a Wonderful Day of Adventure and Play. On a wooded riverside site that extends for nearly a mile, there’s so much to explore and enjoy at Almond Valley. The old stone buildings of the watermill and byres are home to friendly farm animals and a host of pets and poultry who are introduced in […]

Conifox Adventure Park

The adventure park has lots of outdoor fun for adults and children of all ages. At Conifox by Edinburgh we have a 9-hole Footgolf course, Pedal Go-Karts, Off-Road Pedal Tractors, Kid’s Pedal Tractor Farm, Springers, Giant Jump Pillow, Trampolines, Swings, Balance Beams, Rope Bridge and so much more to come (including our Maze and Flying […]

Fairy Trail at Archerfield Walled Garden

Can you find the Fairies at the bottom of Archerfield Walled Garden? Everyone knows that fairies live at the bottom of gardens and Archerfield Walled Garden is no different. As the fairies were flying over East Lothian under the harvest moon, they spotted Archerfield Walled Garden’s magical wishing tree. Deciding to land to take a […]

The Yard

The Yard offers disabled children and young people, and their siblings, the chance to experience creative, adventurous indoor and outdoor play in a well supported environment. It is a unique, safe space where children and young people experience truly inclusive play. We have been creating adventure play opportunities for disabled children since 1986. As well as our flagship […]

Suzanne Patterson Photography

Hello! My name’s Suzanne and I’m a children and baby photographer based in beautiful Edinburgh. I am Mum to two adorable daughters and love capturing images of them that forever remind me of their quirky ways. My style of photography is most certainly candid, particularly for older babies, toddlers and children, as I want to […]

Birthday Parties at Oriam

Are you looking for something a bit different for your child’s next birthday party? Then Oriam has just the thing. Let us take the hassle out of party planning for you. With a huge range of activities available from football to inflatables, as well as different catering options your child will love celebrating their big […]

Wild Things Woodland Birthday Parties

Welcome to Wild Things Woodland birthday parties where we aim to take the stress out of organising the big event and offer a memorable day for both yourselves and your children in a wonderful woodland near you. We have a range of party packages to suite your needs and size of group.  Children are invited […]

Scottish Seabird Centre

Enjoy great family days out at the seaside with the five-star Scottish Seabird Centre. In the Discovery Centre control the interactive live cameras to zoom in on the amazing local wildlife including puffins, gannets and seals! The Bass Rock is the world’s largest Northern gannet colony and BBC Countryfile Magazine’s Nature Reserve of the Year […]

The Drama Studio

Looking for an activity for young people that is highly stimulating, imaginative, boosts self-confidence, helps making new friends and is great fun ? ……… then Creative Drama may well be it! If your children like acting out stories and scenes, becoming and inventing characters they will almost certainly love Creative Drama. The Drama Studio approach […]

Edinburgh Drawing School

We are a small, privately run, Drawing & Painting School based in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, with two lovely city centre venues. Founded in 2012, we pride ourselves on our fantastic group of tutors, all practicing artists, who have steadily built the School’s reputation as a fun yet serious place to come along and learn all […]

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