Days Out West Lothian

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Almond Valley Heritage Trust
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Almond Valley Heritage Trust
All the family will enjoy a wonderful day out at Almond Valley Heritage Centre, situated at the heart of Scotland just outside Livingston, West Lothian. Nestled in a pleasant riverside site with woods and green spaces that extend for almost a mile, there's so to do and see. The picturesque buildings and paddocks of Mill Farm are home to many...
The Lime Kiln
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The Lime Kiln
The restaurant has a deck for enjoying fine weather and external children's play area but if the weather is less friendly then younger children can have fun in the tots TV room (for pre school kids). 
Space Bugs @ Craigwoods
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Space Bugs @ Craigwoods
Escape to the stars for an hour of rockets and crazy aliens in one of the best soft play venues around. Kidz will certainly remember this glimpse into a future of space tunnels, starship slides and laughter with all our soft play toys! Space Bugs will keep children active in an exciting fun and safe environment. We also offer supervised...
Almondell and Calderwood Country Park
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Almondell and Calderwood Country Park
Almondell and Calderwood Country Park is a 220-acre Country Park in Mid Calder, offering woodland and riverside walks, picnic areas and seating and barbecue facilities (although booking for barbecues is essential).  The Park's Visitor Centre also has an aquarium,  a function room and sells refreshments.  The Ranger Service based at...
Space Bugs - Broxburn
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Space Bugs - Broxburn
Escape to the stars for an hour of rockets and crazy aliens in one of the best soft play venues around. Kidz will certainly remember this glimpse into a future of space tunnels, starship slides and laughter with all our soft play toys! Space Bugs will keep children active in an exciting fun and safe environment. We also offer supervised...
Armadale Speedway
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Armadale Speedway
Join us each Friday night for an evening of thrills and spills as the Edinburgh Monarchs race against teams from across the country. Each match has 15 races of exciting Speedway racing, with four riders - two from each team - racing around an oval circuit over four laps. Gates open at 6.30pm, with on-track action getting under way from 7.30pm....
Five Sisters Zoo Park
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Five Sisters Zoo Park
The Zoo has grown into an exciting collection of over 100 different species of animals, birds and reptiles from all around the world and we hope that your visit will be a fun, enjoyable and educational one for all ages. The Five Sisters Zoo was established in 2005 and is the only wildlife attraction centre in West Lothian.  We are located...
Overboard Softplay - Polbeth
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Overboard Softplay - Polbeth
Overboard Softplay The Daks Building Polbeth Lothian EH55 8TJ Jan-2012 Name: Dee REVIEW : Looking at it from a child's point of view, it would be a good 2hrs out for the day. Of course THEY wouldn't know that it cost £20 for 4 children to get in, another £20 + to feed them plus 2 gullible adults, and that's not...
GO APE Beecraigs - West Lothian
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GO APE Beecraigs - West Lothian
If you like the idea of an amazing high wire forest tree top course then Go Ape could be just your thing. We have Tarzan swings, rope bridges, ladders, tunnels and zip lines suspended up to 40 feet high in the tree tops. Go Ape is an award-winning confidence course with branches throughout the UK.  The Go Ape course will appeal to a...
Beecraigs Country Park
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Beecraigs Country Park
Nestled high in the Bathgate Hills near the historic town of Linlithgow, Beecraigs caters for a wide range of leisure and recreational ACTIVITIES within its 370 hectares (913 acres).  Advice, information, venison sales, craft sales, gift vouchers and refreshments are available from the Visitor Centre.  There are charges for the use of...
Potter Around
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Potter Around
Potter Around is a ceramic painting business and craft studio based in Kirknewton on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Please ‘potter around’ our site and discover more about us and the enthusiasm we have for unique hand painted pieces and crafts.
Playbugs Play Centre
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Playbugs Play Centre
Play Bugs is the ideal place to have your child’s birthday party – so why not take the stress out of having a party at home and let us do the hard work. Our party zone will show you what we have to offer…and remember to let us know if you fancy something a little bit different….and providing it is not too difficult we...
The Linlithgow Story Museum
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The Linlithgow Story Museum
Combine a great day out at Annet House by enjoying the comfort and beauty of the Museum Garden while discovering the rich history of the Royal Burgh of Linlithgow. With free entry for all visitors, the Museum offers something for everyone: A beautiful garden to wander around and enjoy. The childrens' maze. Intriguing artefacts. ...
Four Marys
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Four Marys
The Marys in question are the four ladies-in-waiting of Mary, Queen of Scots, who was born over the road in Linlithgow Palace. Back then, there was no pub here, but the building The Four Marys occupies was already standing as a family home. It means this welcoming family-friendly pub has a tremendous historical atmosphere. With its low ceiling,...
Scrambles - Edinburgh
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Scrambles - Edinburgh
Scrambles now includes; a giant area for babies, toddler zone, play frame for children 2 - 5 years old, and a play frame for children up to 9 years old. And if that wasn’t enough we have also developed Scrambles very own party area and a fantastic new café!
Polkemmet Country Park
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Polkemmet Country Park
Polkemmet Country Park is a popular 68 hectare (168 acre) visitor attraction near Whitburn.  It is the former private estate of the Baillie family, who lived here for over 300 years. The old mansion house (since demolished) sat where the bowling green is today.  Polkemmet has a rich and varied history, with many interesting stories...
Create Craft Cafe
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Create Craft Cafe
We offer a range of Mobile ideas allowing us to bring our Create experience to you. We can visit schools linking in with various key points within the curriculum or calendar date. We visit any type of organisation such as nurseries, parent & toddler groups, colleges, retirement homes, scouts or brownies, Sunday schools etc.
Birkhill Fireclay Mine
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Birkhill Fireclay Mine
Situated in the Avon Gorge beside Birkhill Station, the Fireclay Mine is well worth a visit for all but the very young, old or infirm. The experienced guides show you the underground workings, the 300 million year old fossils and describe the life of the fireclay miners. Tours last approximately an hour and are co-ordinated with the railway...
Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway
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Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway
The Scottish Railway Preservation Society is dedicated to the advancement of Scottish railway heritage. It has the largest collection of railway locomotives, carriages, wagons, equipment and artefacts outside the National Railway Museum.
Bo'ness Motor Museum
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Bo'ness Motor Museum
Bo'ness Motor Museum, situated in the heart of Scotland, is a great all-weather attraction to visit with something for all the family. Other additions include a James Bond BMW 750 as used on the set of Tomorrow Never Dies which compliments our existing permanent Bond Exhibition. Classic Car Motor Museum & 007 Memorabilia An interesting mix...
Brewers Fayre Queens Crossing - Edinburgh
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Brewers Fayre Queens Crossing - Edinburgh
  At the Queens Crossing you'll find pub food as it should be! With our every day great value menu, our dedicated and friendly team will ensure you of a memorable visit and a warm welcome. So whether you're shopping in nearby Edinburgh, visiting the Bridges or Port Edgar, make sure you pay us a visit and experience our famous hospitality ...
Cadgers Brae - Falkirk
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Cadgers Brae - Falkirk
FUN FACTORY  (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Sunday - Thursday 12noon - 8pm. Friday & Saturday 12noon - 9pm. PARTY PACKAGES    Please ring for details on party packages. Private parties with exclusive use of fun house are available. CHARGES    £2.00 per child per hour. We are...
Polmont Farm Dry Ski Centre
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Polmont Farm Dry Ski Centre
Polmonthill Ski Centre is located just off junction 4 of the M9 motorway, on the outskirts of Polmont and Grangemouth. It boasts a 100m long artificial ski slope and a 20m nursery slope. Both slopes are floodlit and offer all year round, all weather skiing and snowboarding. The main slope has a sprinkler system and button ski tow. We provide...
Grangemouth Pool
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Grangemouth Pool
Swimming pool with 2 great flumes to travel down on. 25m pool and 12m teaching pool
Zetland Park
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Zetland Park
Zetland Park is the main park in Grangemouth. Among the facilities Zetland Park offers are crazy golf, tennis courts, bouncy castle, giant slide and electric cars. There are also football pitches, rose gardens and a cenotaph. The adjacent Sports Complex contains a swimming pool and various other sports and leisure facilities.
Time Twisters - Edinburgh
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Time Twisters - Edinburgh
TimeTwisters is the most amazing Indoor Adventure Soft Play Centre for children. TimeTwisters is conveniently located at Sighthill on the West of Edinburgh, just off the city bypass.
Little Chimps Play Centre - Grangemouth
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Little Chimps Play Centre - Grangemouth
Located in Grangemouth Sports Complex, Little Chimps is a twin level, jungle themed indoor soft play area suitable for kids up to 7 years of age. We also offer birthday party packages, please phone for details. The Jungle themed adventure soft play area caters for children up to 7 years of age, open from 9.30am every day. Kids can run, jump and...
Deep Sea World - North Queensferry
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Deep Sea World - North Queensferry
There's always something new, so please check regularly to find out about any new events planned or news about the aquarium. Come and visit our NEW DINOMITES EXHIBITION. Come and meet our giant Dinosaur and learn all about lots of different dino's including TRex, Stegosaurus to name a few! You will discover all about the fascinating world of...
Cadwinkle Play Centre - Falkirk
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Cadwinkle Play Centre - Falkirk
Welcome to Cadwinkle , Falkirk’s only place to be for fun and excitement and the home of spellbinding softplay and parties. Come and meet CadWinkle the Spellbinder, Glowria the Dragon and the Sneaky bird. Whether you are 6 months or 11 years old there is always something to keep you busy during your visit. Come along for safe, secure and...
Wonderworld Softplay - Falkirk
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Wonderworld Softplay - Falkirk
Amazing Indoor Adventure Centre, 4 Fantastic Party Rooms, Grand Prix Circuit, Fantastic Baby and Toddler Areas and much, much more. Wonder World - Falkirk's biggest and most exciting children’s indoor adventure centre. Themed on the wonders of the world, this custom built centre provides an out of this world experience for children of all...
Wester Hailes Education Centre - Edinburgh
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Wester Hailes Education Centre - Edinburgh
Wester Hailes Education Centre has an extensive recreation and leisure programme which operates 85 hours per week, 52 weeks of the year, offering a variety of casual and coached activities to suit all ages and abilities. The central feature is the leisure pool which consists of a 25m free form swimming pool, encompassing a diving pool with a...
Dollar Park
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Dollar Park
A beautiful park with play area, crazy golf and a bouncy castle for children to enjoy!
Cheeky Monkeys - Falkirk
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Cheeky Monkeys - Falkirk
Cheeky Monkeys 97 High Street Falkirk Central
Callendar House
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Callendar House
Situated amidst magnificent park and woodland, Callendar House tells stories spanning 600 years of Scottish history. Through wars, rebellions and the industrial revolution, the house has played host to many great historical figures over the centuries, including Mary, Queen of Scots, Cromwell and Bonnie Prince Charlie. Costumed interpreters...
Crooked Glen - Dunfermline
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Crooked Glen - Dunfermline
BREWSTERS FUN FACTORY OPENING TIMES    Sunday - Thursday 12noon - 8pm. Friday & Saturday 12noon - 9pm. PARTY PACKAGES    Are available from  £5.99 please ring for further details. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES    Seasonal Activities - Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Party, Card Making, daily...
Dunfermline Bowlplex
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Dunfermline Bowlplex
It’s hard to find things to do together as a family, especially when you have children of very different ages who all have different interests. It’s even harder when they all have varied interests. Throw Grandma and Granddad and your stroppy two-year-old into the mix and you have a huge task on your hands. Well let Bowlplex come to the rescue....
Adventure Golf Island - Dunfermline
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Adventure Golf Island - Dunfermline
Now everyone can enjoy Scotland's first 'Florida style' Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Golf Complex at Fife Leisure Park, Dunfermline. Putt your way amidst Waterfalls, Fountains, Palm Trees, Tiki Huts and a Pirate Ship. Play Inside Europe’s Only fully floodlit mini golf Dome and enjoy playing outside in the sunshine around the fully landscaped...
The Play Planet - Dalgety Bay
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The Play Planet - Dalgety Bay
We have three play areas: Children aged 5 to 12 years Children under 5 years Babies and toddlers under 3 years The equipment includes ball pools, soft slides, cargo netting, balance beams, wavy walks, aerial glides, log climbs, stepping stones, full length astro slide and much more!!
Ceramic Experience
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Ceramic Experience
The ceramic experience is an award-winning visitor attraction and ceramic painting studio minutes from Dunfermline town centre and close to the M90 motorway. At the studio, customers are supplied with everything from stamps and stencils to aprons, brushes, tiles and paint, all of which are non-toxic and food safe.
Face Painting Fairies
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Face Painting Fairies
PROFESSIONAL FACE PAINTERS dressed up as lovely, colourful FAIRIES. Children adore their glittery wings and sparkly flowers. Massive range of exciting designs, no ideas rejected. Fully insured £5 million PLI and Enhanced Dislosure police checked. Will fly to events all over Scotland. CORPORATE EVENTS, FESTIVALS, FUN DAYS & PARTIES.
Falkirk Wheel
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Falkirk Wheel
The Millennium Link was an ambitious £84.5m project with the objective of restoring navigability across Scotland on the historic Forth & Clyde and Union Canals, providing a corridor of regenerative activity through central Scotland. A major challenge faced, was to link the Forth and Clyde Canal, which lay 35m (115ft) below the level...
Mariner Leisure Centre
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Mariner Leisure Centre
Swimming pool   Lagoon-shaped leisure pool with beach area and wave machine. 4 x 25m lanes and baby pool. Poolside viewing and family friendly communal changing village. Frog, dolphin, whale and walrus chutes along with frog-on-a-log water feature. Child and adult swimming lessons available.
Kincardine Way - Falkirk
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Kincardine Way - Falkirk
FUN FACTORY - (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Sunday - Thursday 12pm to 8pm. Friday - Saturday 12pm to 9pm. PARTIES    Parties can be arranged at £5.99 & £7.99 per child. Please ring for further details & to discuss your requirements. CHARGES    Per child per hour
Tumbles Softplay - Edinburgh
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Tumbles Softplay - Edinburgh
We all know how important it is for little ones to play, make friends, be active and tumble around from an early age.  That's why Tumbles softplay is the perfect place to keep your 0 - 5 year olds entertained and let them explore their imaginations in our soft play jungle themed area, designed specially for them. Based within...
Edinburgh Zoo
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Edinburgh Zoo
Welcome to Edinburgh Zoo, the largest and most exciting wildlife attraction in Scotland, commited to the highest standards of animal welfare, conservation and environmental education. In just one day, you can meet over 1,000 wonderful animals, in our beautiful parkland setting on the outskirts of Edinburgh. And you can also enjoy a wide range of...
Gorgie City Farm - Edinburgh
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Gorgie City Farm - Edinburgh
Gorgie City Farm has been a much-loved part of the local community in Edinburgh for the past 30 years. We are dedicated to inspiring local people and tourists at our farm. We are proud to offer courses in agriculture, gardening and handicrafts for adults and children. We delight in educating and entertaining city kids with hands-on, exciting...
Laser Quest Edinburgh
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Laser Quest Edinburgh
Laser Quest is the world's best known and most exciting brand of Laser Tag game.  Laser Quest was formed in 1988 after many months of research by the directors into the space games market. Trials began at the Manchester site in 1989 with prototype equipment imported from New Zealand. With the Laser Tag concept proven new equipment was...
Tenpin Edinburgh Fountain Park
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Tenpin Edinburgh Fountain Park
When it comes to bowling at Edinburgh Fountain Park, we're the experts. At Tenpin you'll find plenty of lanes where you can show off your strike to your friends, family or colleagues. We offer children, teen and adult parties, corporate celebrations, great nights out and cures for boredom, as well as tasty food and refreshing drinks from our Beach...
Murrayfield Ice Rink - Edinburgh
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Murrayfield Ice Rink - Edinburgh
Learn to Skate Session with free tuition from our resident qualified coaches. Private Tuition available. Skate Hire is available with over 1000 pairs ranging from toddlers size 4 to Adult size 14. Safe friendly environment for all ages, particularly youngsters. Cloakroom and locker facilities. Locker keys available from the box office at...
Fuzzy Ed's Funhouse @ The Outside Inn - Larbert
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Fuzzy Ed's Funhouse @ The Outside Inn - Larbert
The Outside Inn is a family friendly venue located on a business park just outside Falkirk. The pub is themed to give a feeling of the outdoors, having water features, waterfalls and outdoor-style pathways running through the restaurant. Popular with business people, shoppers and families alike this is a great place to have a lunchtime meal or a...
Edinburgh Castle
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Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle dominates the city of Edinburgh like no other castle in Scotland, and Edinburgh Castle is unequalled in the whole of the British Isles. Over one thousand years of history sit on top of the famous Edinburgh rock, and when you see Edinburgh Castle you will understand why over a million visitors a year visit Edinburgh Castle. ...
National War Museum - Edinburgh
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National War Museum - Edinburgh
 This intimate museum, within the battlements of such a strategically-important fortification, reflects the lives of the many thousands of Scots who have been affected by war. The objects, the individual stories and the events which are detailed reveal the extent to which conflict and military service have influenced this proud nation’s...
The Cadies and Witchery Tours - Edinburgh
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The Cadies and Witchery Tours - Edinburgh
The award-winning Cadies & Witchery Tours invite you to join our fearless phantoms for a suspenseful and mirth-filled tour of Edinburgh's Old Town. Step back a few hundred years as Adam Lyal (deceased) and his spooky chums bring the Capital's grisly past vividly to life.
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - Edinburgh
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Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - Edinburgh
The Camera Obscura show 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 a viewing...
Weans World Screening - Edinburgh
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Weans World Screening - Edinburgh
As Scotland’s leading independent cinema, Filmhouse is internationally renowned as a venue for dynamic programming and debate and is the most successful outside the BFI Southbank, formerly the National Film Theatre, in London. Our key aim is to challenge, inform and entertain through the delivery of an essential, intelligent and enlightening...
Glenogle Swim Centre - Edinburgh
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Glenogle Swim Centre - Edinburgh
Glenogle Swim Centre Glenogle Rd, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH3 5JB Tel: 0131 343 6376  
The Yard - Edinburgh
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The Yard - Edinburgh
The Yard was established in 1986 as a purpose built indoor and outdoor play facility and adventure playground for children and young people with additional support needs.
Black Hart Edinburgh Tours
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Black Hart Edinburgh Tours
Descend into Edinburgh’s Legendary Underground City, where a population once lived in utter misery. Black as Satan’s jammies, with a fascinating history to match, this lost metropolis is a sight you will never forget.
The Imagination Workshop - Edinburgh
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The Imagination Workshop - Edinburgh
We’ve got everything you and your friends need to have a brilliant time making something special. Drop in for crafty fun at the studio in Edinburgh or sign up for a holiday workshop. Have a crafty partyor let us help make your event extra special.
Our Dynamic Earth - Edinburgh
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Our Dynamic Earth - Edinburgh
Days out in Scotland don't get much bigger or better than this! As you and your family tour the 14 breath-taking interactive galleries at Our Dynamic Earth, you'll be embarking on the journey of a lifetime. And the good news for the environment is that you and your fellow travellers wont leave a carbon footprint during your epic trip, since no...
The People's Story Museum - Edinburgh
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The People's Story Museum - Edinburgh
The People’s Story explores the lives of Edinburgh’s ordinary people at work and play from the late 18th century to today. Visitors can see displays showing a bookbinder’s workshop, a wartime kitchen and much more, all packed with real objects. You can even see a former jail, an original part of this historic building.
The Museum of Edinburgh
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The 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. As the Brass...
Palace of Holyroodhouse - Edinburgh
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Palace of Holyroodhouse - Edinburgh
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence in Scotland of Her Majesty The Queen, stands at the end of Edinburgh's Royal Mile against the spectacular backdrop of Arthur's Seat. This fine baroque palace is closely associated with Scotland's rich history. The Palace is perhaps best known as the home of Mary, Queen of Scots, and as the...
Edinburgh Printmakers
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Edinburgh Printmakers
Halloween Stories: Bogles, Goblins, Ghouls & Other Creatures of the Night... With storyteller Owen Pilgrim 31 October 2012, 6.30pm, £3 per child Tales of the strange, the unexpected, and of otherworldly beings who haunt our world during the Halloween time. Storyteller Owen Pilgrim delights in telling stories of the natural and...
Royal Commonwealth Pool - Edinburgh
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Royal Commonwealth Pool - Edinburgh
New 25m teaching pool with a moveable floor Improved 50m pool that can be split by a boom into two 25m pools New 25m diving pool with a moveable floor New dry land training area for divers Larger gym with three fitness studios/activity areas New changing village including a family changing area New reception area and cafe New...
Museum of Childhood - Edinburgh
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Museum of Childhood - Edinburgh
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 toys and games to health and school days. Hands-on...
Museum on the Mound - Edinburgh
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Museum on the Mound - Edinburgh
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. We are open throughout the year and admission is FREE. We look forward to seeing you!
National Museum of Scotland - Edinburgh
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National Museum of Scotland - Edinburgh
National Museum of Scotland has key exhibits from all over Scotland and beyond. Viking brooches, Pictish stones, ancient chessmen, medieval oak carvings, ornate quaichs and Queen Marys clarsach. The unusual, the weird and the wonderful - all under one roof. Theres more Connect with Dolly the sheep, design a robot, test drive a Formula One...
Edinburgh Dungeons
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Edinburgh Dungeons
The Edinburgh Dungeon brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages, scenes and rides in a truly unique and exciting walkthrough experience that you see, hear, touch, smell and feel. It’s hilarious fun and it’s sometimes a bit scary. We love it. We know you will too. Here's why:    ...
Sandemans Edinburgh Free Tour
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Sandemans Edinburgh Free Tour
We believe in supporting our local communities and are committed to giving a voice to self-employed guides who have chosen Edinburgh as their home. By ensuring that every native English speaking guide represents our unique style of mixing history and story-telling while maintaining their own personality and flair, we’ve become one of the...
Newhaven Quay - Edinburgh
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Newhaven Quay - Edinburgh
FUN FACTORY (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Sunday - Thursday 12noon - 8pm. Friday & Saturday 12noon - 9pm. PARTY PACKAGES    Are available from £5.99 please ring for details. CHARGES    £2.50 per child per hour.
Alien Rock - Edinburgh
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Alien Rock - Edinburgh
alien rock was Scotlands first dedicated indoor climbing centre and has been providing a fun, exciting and friendly venue for indoor climbers since 1994. Indoor climbing is suitable for almost all ages and abilities from the complete novice to experienced climber, whether you visit individually or as part of a group of friends. alien rock is...
The Royal Yacht Britannia - Edinburgh
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The Royal Yacht Britannia - Edinburgh
This magnificent ship has played host to some of the most famous people in the world. But, above all, she was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family. Now in Edinburgh you are welcome on board to discover the heart and soul of this most special of royal residences.
Clown Around Indoor Play Centre - Edinburgh
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Clown Around Indoor Play Centre - Edinburgh
Clowaround is Edinburgh's leading activity centre and children's party place! A family run venue where Julie and her team welcome you all year round for children's parties and hourly drop in play.
Leith Waterworld - Edinburgh
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Leith Waterworld - Edinburgh
We are the only leisure pool in the city which means flumes, fast flow channel, wave machines and the river run, but most importantly fun! We also have the Island and a Multi Sensory Play Area both designed to be mentally and physically stimulating as well as being loads of fun with a tempting ball pool.
World of Wings
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World of Wings
Come and enjoy the largest collection of Birds of Prey in Scotland. Our centre has been designed to be a memorable occasion for all, be it a casual visit or a V.I.P. Experience. The varied collection includes Eagles, Owls, Hawks, Falcons, Vultures and Exotics. These majestic creatures can be viewed at very close quarters, be sure to bring your...
Potter About
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Potter About
Potter About is a ceramic cafe with play corner in Burntisland, Fife.  We offer fairtrade tea and coffee, our own home baking and an atmosphere of creativity that is perfect for all ages. You can choose from a range of ceramics to paint yourself from children's ornaments to wedding platters or how about painting your child's hand or...
Palacerigg Country Park
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Palacerigg Country Park
Set in the hills to the south-east of Cumbernauld, Palacerigg Country Park is well signposted from the town centre road network. It is less than half an hour's drive from Glasgow, Motherwell, Stirling or Falkirk. Established in the early 1970's, Palacerigg has been developed around the objectives of conservation, environmental education and...
The Bubbles Factory - Carluke
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The Bubbles Factory - Carluke
Welcome to the Bubbles Factory indoor soft play and cafe where you'll be fascinated and flabbergasted by the fun on offer for families & friends! At The Bubbles Factory we are committed to providing an outstanding experience. Our state of the art, purpose built building and children's play frames provide a stimulating, safe and...
Cheeky Monkees Softplay - Clyde Valley
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Cheeky Monkees Softplay - Clyde Valley
Cheeky Monkees is a soft play area for children of all ages. As well as the 3 level main play area there is a separate toddler’s area. There are various slides, ball pits and climbing nets and at the top there are air cannons so that you can fire foam balls at your fellow adventurers! While your children play in safety you can sit back watch...
Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World
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Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World
Why not visit us today for a great day out!  Enter our tropical rainforest paradise and discover… Tropical Rainstorm Experience what a tropical rainstorm is like 1st hand Fish Feeding Animal Handling Join our experts and get the chance to handle tarantulas, snakes and millipedes PLUS many other fascinating daily occurrences...
Elginhaugh Farm - Lasswade
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Elginhaugh Farm - Lasswade
Our extensive Menu is packed with delicious pub classics as well as a traditional carvery, served daily, which boasts a fantastic choice of fresh seasonal vegetables, our signature flavoured potatoes and succulent roasted meat joints. Too full after your meal? Why not take a slice of cake home from our famous Cakeaway cabinet to enjoy whenever...
The Springkerse View - Stirling
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The Springkerse View - Stirling
Our restaurant benefits from a large car park and has a spacious beer garden with views to the nearby Ochils and an external kids play area for enjoying fine weather, but if the weather is less friendly then children of primary school age can also let off steam in the well equipped indoor play barn.
Bear Heart Castle Soft Play Centre - Stirling
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Bear Heart Castle Soft Play Centre - Stirling
A play centre with the theme of a castle making it a little spooky but loads to play on like slides and rope swings and othe soft play equipment! Admission: Prices are for 90 minutes of play. Under 1 year FREE 1 year to 18 months £2 18 months to 4 years £3 5yrs and over £3.60 Adults FREE Opening Times: School Term time; only...
Tumble @ Portobello
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Tumble @ Portobello
Tumbles at Portobello is our Gymnastics and Softplay Centre. Tumbles is situated right on the beach, along the main Portobello Promenade, with views across the Firth of Forth. Tumbles is the City’s first, purpose-built gymnastics facility and softplay venue. Tumbles caters for all levels and ages, providing coaching programmes from...
Kidz World Clacks
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Kidz World Clacks
Explore our World Themed Play Frame where you will see the North Pole, the Beach & the Jungle. With a 4 laned astra slide, tube slide,  astra glide, rope nets, punch bags and much much more your children will be entertained for hours. We also have a separate play area for babies & toddlers with mirrors, coupe cars and giant lego and...
Castle Campbell
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Castle Campbell
Castle Campbell has all the look of a fairytale castle set high among the rich woodland of Dollar Glen. Built on a high mound with steep ravines on three sides, the first sighting of this castle is truly breathtaking. Essentially a 15th century castle with later additions, the castle was acquired by the powerful Campbells of Argyll as a...
New Lanark
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New Lanark
Welcome to the website for New Lanark World Heritage Site, a beautifully restored 18th century cotton mill village in Southern Scotland, close to the Falls of Clyde and less than an hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow. On this website you will find details of our award-winning Visitor Centre and Hotel in the village, which is one of Scotland's top...
Craignethan Castle
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Craignethan Castle
An important early artillery fortification with an exceptional residential tower and fine setting, Craignethan dates back to around 1530. The oldest part is the tower house built by Sir James Hamilton of Finnart, and the castle’s defences include a caponier, a stone vaulted artillery chamber, which is unique in Britain. The castle sits in...
Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve
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Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve
The conservation village of New Lanark is the gateway to the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve, which is owned and managed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust. From New Lanark you can enjoy beautiful riverside walks through the Reserve, following in the footsteps of the many poets and painters including Wordsworth and Turner. There are three waterfalls...
Pirnhall Inn - Stirling
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Pirnhall Inn - Stirling
With a great choice of meals for the youngsters and an outdoor children's play area they should be very happy.
Firpark Ski Centre
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Firpark Ski Centre
Firpark Ski Centre in Tillicoultry offers a whole range of snowsport activities throughout the year on its 120m dry ski slope. Firpark offers skiing, snowboarding and blading for people of all levels of experience, with expert tuition given by our experienced instructors. For something different we have tubing lets, which allow up to 15 people...
Rainforest Adventure
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Rainforest Adventure
Rainforest Adventure is an exciting new indoor soft play centre for children. Rainforest Adventure provides a completely unique experience for children and parents. Delve into the rainforest with its state of the art play facilities, comfortable seating, excellent restaurant serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and delicious meals. Facilities...
Funky Monkeys Indoor Play - Coatbridge - Glasgow
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Funky Monkeys Indoor Play - Coatbridge - Glasgow
Funky Monkeys welcome you to the jungle of fun activities in our indoor soft play centre. Explore a jungle kingdom of climbing frames, ropes, slides and soft obstacles for kids up to the age of 8 (and under 4ft 5”) and parents alike. Play Let your imagination run wild when visiting funky Suzie at her house, racing the ride-ons at...
Adventure Planet - Cumbernauld
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Adventure Planet - Cumbernauld
The massive space themed arena has been developed with your family’s security and safety as our main priority. Each of the three adventure zones are dedicated to different ages of space traveller and are specifically designed to ensure that play is safe as well as enjoyable for all. The equipment features include The Astro Belt, Time...
Broadwood Stadium - Cumbernauld
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Broadwood Stadium - Cumbernauld
A new £9m sports and leisure facility has opened at the Broadwood stadium in Cumbernauld. The leisure centre has a state of the art gym overlooking the football pitch, fitness studios and sports hall. The new facility will be a venue for next summer's International Children's Games, which will see over 1,500 young people come to...
The Zone
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The Zone
The Zone is a unique family entertainment centre offering 3 great activities. With Lasertag, Softplay and Trampolines all under one roof, we offer a  great place to come and play or party for a wide age range. Our customers include birthday parties, school outings, groups of friends, youth club events, corporate groups, families, and...
MandD's Scotland's Theme Park - Motherwell
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MandD's Scotland's Theme Park - Motherwell
With 5 terrifying white-knuckle rides, over 20 kids' rides, 18 hole miniature golf, 'glow in the dark' indoor bowling, a massive indoor complex including a gigantic soft play area, bars and restaurants and My Pawfect Bear Factory. You can also discover AMAZONIA, Scotland's only indoor tropical rainforest packed with exotic animals, birds and...
Amazonia - Motherwell
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Amazonia - Motherwell
Amazonia - a unique place for fun and learning for all ages. In an ever-changing environment, you will discover the secrets of the vast Amazon Rainforest, stretching over 2.5 million square miles – one of the Wonders of the World . Marvel at our vast range of trees, vegetation & tropical plants in a temperature controlled...
Dalkeith Country Estate
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Dalkeith Country Estate
Dalkeith Country Estate is a very special place. Only 5 miles from Edinburgh city centre, Dalkeith Country Estate is your great centre for a fun family day out. The exciting adventure playground has giant slides, tree tip walkways, rope swings and its famous flying fox zip slide. It's not all fast and furious fun, re-charge your batteries...
Bannockburn - Stirling
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Bannockburn - Stirling
Here in 1314, in one of the defining moments in Scottish history, King Robert the Bruce routed the English forces of King Edward II to win a much-longed-for freedom for the Scots. Today, in the Heritage Centre close to the Borestone (Bruce's command post for the battle), you can experience the epic encounter in an audio-visual show and...
The Time Capsule
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The Time Capsule
The Time Capsule Monklands Trust Limited is the brainchild of the former Monklands District Council and represented the local authority's commitment to developing tourism in the region. The Time Capsule was designed by architects from Limbrick Grayson Associates and is one of Scotland's most prestigious leisure facilities, and located...
Summerlee Heritage Park
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Summerlee Heritage Park
The Summerlee Heritage park is a museum of social and Industrial history.   "The aim of the Museum is to preserve and interpret the history of the local Iron, Steel, Coal and engineering industries and of the communities that depended on them for a living"
Drumpellier Country Park
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Drumpellier Country Park
Situated within North Lanarkshire, to the west of Coatbridge and east of Glasgow, the park was formerly a private estate. The land was given over to the Burgh for use as a public park in 1919, and was designated as a country park in 1984. The main entrance to the park is from Townhead Road, Coatbridge and the Visitor Centre is located here,...
Belziehill Farm - Bellshill
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Belziehill Farm - Bellshill
FUN FACTORY (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES Sunday - Thursday 12noon - 8pm. Friday & Saturday 12noon - 9pm. TOTS TIME Friday 10am - 12mn. PARTY PACKAGES Please ring for details on party packages. Private parties with exclusive use of fun house are available. CHARGES Playtime £2.00 per child per hour. Tots Time £2.00 per...
Museum of Lead Mining
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Museum of Lead Mining
HIDDEN TREASURES, Museum of Lead Mining, is a Visit Scotland 4 Star Visitor Attraction set in the picturesque village of Wanlockhead, which at 461m / 1531 feet above sea level is the highest village in Scotland. The village is set amid the Lowther Hills, directly on the Southern Upland Way just minutes from the amazing Mennock Pass, which offers...
Newbattle Swimming Pool
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Newbattle Swimming Pool
Opening times Monday 09.00 - 22.00 Tuesday 09.00 - 22.00 Wednesday 08.15 - 22.00 Thursday 09.00 - 22.00 Friday 09.00 - 22.00 Saturday 08.30 - 17.00 Sunday 08.00 - 18.00       Public Holidays Facilities and activities available Swimming pool programme 25m swimming pool ...
Vogrie Country Park
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Vogrie Country Park
Vogrie offers a haven of tranquillity in the heart of Midlothian's countryside. It retains much of its character as a Victorian parkland estate, with sweeping carriage drives, beautifully landscaped vistas, an original walled garden and the baronial styled Vogrie House
Welcome to the splendid Scottish county of West Lothian we list loads of child friendly ideas and where to take the kids for kids days out or fun things to do in West Lothian then we can help. We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets.

We list children's entertainers in West Lothian if you are planning a birthday, cinema, theatre, petting zoo, animal farms, children's farms, leisure hire, museum and art gallery, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches.

We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres. We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in West Lothian. If you are looking for zoos with more exotic animals then we have them. Don't forget to look at the nearby counties of  Scottish Borders, Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway to see what they can offer you. We have days out with the kids in West Lothian in and near :- Balerno, Bathgate, Bonnyrigg and Lasswade, Broxburn, Currie, Dalkeith, Danderhall, Edinburgh, Linlithgow, Livingston, Musselburgh, Newtongrange, Penicuik, Uphall, Whitburn.

West Lothian (Lodainn an Iar in Gaelic) is one of the 32 unitary council areas in Scotland, and a Lieutenancy area. It borders onto City of Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, South Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire and Falkirk. The council area was created in 1996, under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, with the boundaries of the West Lothian district of the Lothian region.