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#1 of 1 things to do in Newtongrange
... an excellent visit for old and young alike and the staff are to be commended for their superb work in preserving this vitally important experience of the life and times of past generations of miners and families.
Great kids displays and can highly recommend the guided tour, both informative and interactive.
#1 of 3 things to do in Lasswade
... of the spiders snakes and millipeades at 12 and 3 well worth going to very educational and guy is very funny and kids loved him butterfly enclosure is lovely loads flying about great expiriance I loved it too
The choice of different creatures and areas is great and the staff are exceptional and made the whole experience so good with their time, knowledge and patience with the children.
Vogrie Country Park Gorebridge
#2 of 3 things to do in Gorebridge
... the whole day there ; There is a small play area for toddlers and lots of lovely wooded area for kids to play and discover; a ten min walk and you come to the little river filled with tadpoles at this time of ...
Plenty of free toilets, great for exploring, kids loved it so we did.
#2 of 5 things to do in Bonnyrigg
Thanks Michael for giving us the ability to get our city kids outdoors!
National Museum of Scotland Edinburgh 8.5 mi away
#2 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
There is something for every age with galleries dedicated to children and those with interests ranging from jewellery, Scottish history, science, natural history, geology, medicine etc Excellent cafe and bistro Ve...
Excellent museum we loved it the tour guide was right to say how good it was the building is very impressive inside and the exhibits are fab and lots on interaction that my kids 8 and 16 loved, also recommend the...
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Saltire Centre Mayfield
#1 of 1 things to do in Mayfield
What a warm and friendly atmosphere, the grotto was fantastic and the santa was so friendly and great with the kids,and Santa's elf was a great help.
Very well organised party... thank you to all the staff in Saltire especially our football coach Jordan who was very attentive with the kids and within 30 mins knew almost every child by name.
Ryze Edinburgh Dalkeith
#1 of 12 things to do in Dalkeith
Kids loved it and staff were really helpful and organised which is really important in this environment still allowing it to be fun!!!
Cafe great too with plenty of choice for food and drinks with a viewing area to watch your kids have fun.
Penicuik House Penicuik
#1 of 7 things to do in Penicuik
We did this glorious walk a few years ago as a large family group when the sun was shining and frost covered the ground, trees and bushes.
It is very beautiful to look round, free and there is information about the house/restoration project and the family that owns it.
Crichton Castle Pathhead
#1 of 3 things to do in Pathhead
I went with 3 young kids and took a picnic.
Not suitable for wheelchair users due to the uneven ground getting to and at the castle, and those with smaller children will struggle to get prams up to the castle as it's uneven ground for the first few hundred...
Krazy Kidz Penicuik
#2 of 7 things to do in Penicuik
Superb Staff, Superb Atmosphere, a great place for the kids to go... Oh and the Coffee aint to bad either
My children love this place the cafe has nice coffee tea and cakes I would recommend this place it is the best soft play in Penicuik !!
#5 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
We loved camera Obscura, the illusions in all floors but most of all we loved the last floor where our guide showed us how the camera works!! Excellent view on the top also!! Highly recommended for family with kid...
That was absolutelly fantastic.My daughtres enjoyed a lot.Tottaly amazing view for Edinburgh from high on 6-th floor.We spend fantastic time inside.Very highly reccomended for families.Was great fun :-D
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Edinburgh Old Town Edinburgh 8.7 mi away
#4 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
Always love a stroll into the old town, history all around, fun, great eats and educational for the whole family
Lovely views, great old buildings , perfect for long walks around the old town to get to know the city history , kids loved it .
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#4 of 12 things to do in Dalkeith
Great for kids too as they have Fort George which has everything a kid could ask for in an outdoor area.
Kids fun area looks good as well .
Royal Mile Edinburgh 8.7 mi away
#6 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
Royal Mile... Fabulous location, brilliant bars and restaurants great vibe and buzz, Perfect for a night / day out with Family or Friends.
... at the other in between lots of sites to see, beautiful buildings, statues and near Holyrood palace you have dynamic earth, great place for kids, and the parliament nearby , also lovely walk round Arthur seat
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BobCat Alpacas Edinburgh 7.7 mi away
#10 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
... our friend along the way! Bob and Cat were lovely informative hosts and it made for a fantastic day trip and something a bit different to the usual Edinburgh activities, perfect for friends, couples and families.
... like to play in the grass and enjoy their day out as much as you do! Bob had great chat, very welcoming and you leave with loads of alpaca facts for friends and family!! ideal for friends or families of all ages!
Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh 8.8 mi away
#7 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
What a fantastic visit the whole family thoroughly enjoyed their time at the Castle the the cannon salute was fantastic with views of Edinburgh are breathtaking stop for a spot of lunch really great visit thorough...
you get great views over Edinburgh from castle lots of regiment museums exhibitions royal jewels the royal family old chambers a small church and lots more well worth a visit also cafes on site.
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Edinburgh 10.0 mi away
#29 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
Great place for a day out Lots to see and do including children Beautiful landscaped gardens and amazing glass houses Very good restaurant and shop Free to look round just a charge for glass houses Great value.
The garden is very accessible and family friendly, there is a reasonable priced cafe serving a wide variety of delicious fresh cooked food - I recommend the soups, they are fantastic.
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Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh 9.0 mi away
#40 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
The beauty of Princes street gardens is unique, well kept gardens, many flowers in bloom, lawns perfect for the children to run around and play, a place to relax, and view the many beautiful buildings of the City
... kept grounds Well maintained and Credit to Edinburgh for beautiful gardens in a city center :) 10/10 Beautiful place for relaxing in the Sunshine with a picnic :) great for kids and safe to run about :) 10/10
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Pinnies & Poppy Seeds Edinburgh 8.6 mi away
#22 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
I popped into Pinnies for a last minute gift for my husband and kids on the way to the station after a weekend at The Fringe.
A treat for yourself or friends and family.
Royal Yacht Britannia Edinburgh 10.5 mi away
#3 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
A fantastic insight into the Royal Family Excellent audio commentary The Britannia is kept in fantastic condition and the photos and memorabilia are very interesting In addition the cafe offers a quality range of...
Wonderful to be able to walk around this incredible yacht (more like a shop actually!) - it's exceptionally curated and I was amazed to see just how simple the Royal Family lived on board.
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Holyrood Park Edinburgh 7.8 mi away
#28 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
Wonderful for a family walk on a sunny, and plenty space for picnics and exercise.And for those who wish to hike up Arthur's Seat amazing views over the city.
Great to see how the royal family has lived through the centuries in a palace that is still in use on special occasions until today.
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Calton Hill Edinburgh 8.8 mi away
#39 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
Its a very nice scenic spot to take good photos, as this place gives a birds eye view of Edinburgh city and its important locations, Old and new cities, sea view and Aurther's seat etc., Very easy to go with kids...
Lots of monuments around the hill,park for picnics or for children to play.and the most important great views to take photos of the city!! Once you are in Edinburgh definitely have to visit it!!!
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Edinburgh International Events Edinburgh 8.4 mi away
#23 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
Performed by very talented children from Beijing Students Art Theatre, in beautiful traditional costumes, it tells the story of China through dance, song, music and theatre.
Entertainment ranges very widely from highbrow music and formally staged plays to fringe theatre acts to down to earth street performers for the kids and casual visitors in the daytime.
Craigmillar Castle Edinburgh 6.6 mi away
#34 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
Although a part ruin, there are plenty of interesting places within to explore, children and History Buffs will love it, great views to Arthur's Seat and the city.
Lovely Castle, as a family of four, 2 adults,2 children we love Historic places to visit and we love our castles, definitely worth a trip to here if you are staying in Edinburgh
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Pentland Hills Edinburgh 7.2 mi away
#30 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
Great for kids to explore, for having a picnic or sledging - it is for all seasons and varying degrees of fitness.
Amazing views and different every time we come up here, whether running or with the children.
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Edinburgh 8.8 mi away
#17 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
The bands and dancers were fantastic with some great vocalists form the US army - really enjoyed the rifle drill from Norway and Jordan and the Imps motorcycle team did some amazing things for some very young kids.
Another fantastic show this year again, Kids on the motor cycles were fun, Bands were amazing , Light show and fire works were brilliant too, Recommended book your tickets very early as they sell out monthes in ad...
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Portobello Beach Edinburgh 8.2 mi away
#78 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
The natural beauty!! Amazing place to have a fun with friends and family!
Family friendly, great promenade for walking, baby carriages, dog walking, runners, restaurants, cafes and even a grocery store on one of the side streets.
The Meadows Edinburgh 8.4 mi away
#83 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
Beautiful, expansive green space that was clipped and full of Fringe Festival-goers and local families with children and dogs, lovely in August, most likely stunning in the spring.
There are also tennis courts, kids playground and shops at one end.
Water of Leith Walkway Edinburgh 8.5 mi away
#54 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
Perfect place to sleep on the grass, enjoy the swans in the water, kids on their cycles and many sights that make beautiful memories of having a good day
From Stockbridge, we made our way towards the Botanical gardens passing families and dogs on walks.
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Museum on the Mound Edinburgh 8.8 mi away
#64 of 450 things to do in Edinburgh
... all the different notes, coins, bank cards, cheque books etc., on display was fascinating and there was a few different activities as well - we became big children and participated in them all of course, haha!
This museum was a pleasant surprise, free entry, it is great for couples or the families, it was really interesting and informative, we were there around 1 and half hours, it is worth going to see, tells you all a...
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