Short Guide to Visiting Edinburgh with Kids

Edinburgh is a wonderful city to visit with children as the Scottish capital is home to a fantastic selection of family-friendly activities geared towards the very young. It has open spaces, but also museums and galleries, it has historical landmarks as well as scientific exhibitions and interactive displays, it has nature and wildlife and also sport centres and cinemas and, last but not least also restaurants that welcome families. So if you are currently planning your family visit, you will find many attractions here and have a lot of fun! 

Reach this beautiful city in the hearth of Scotland is not difficult at all. You can use a plane, a train, a bus and of course a car. It is also simple to find family friendly accommodation in Edinburgh thanks to online platforms like venere.com basing your choice on reviews submitted by other travellers with kids. With this in mind, here is my short guide to visiting this splendid city with kids.

Any stay in Edinburgh would not be complete without a visit to the city’s celebrated castle. You and the kids will no doubt be fascinated by the castle’s colourful history and be blown away by the breathtaking panoramas. An unforgettable day out will be enjoyed by all! 

Time Twister’s Play Centre 

This unique play centre is one of the best of its kind. It’s ideal for children of all ages and has state-of-the-art facilities for both the kids and their parents. Time Twister’s Play Centre has an Ancient Egyptian theme to add a further element of interactive and educational fun. 

Edinburgh is home to one of the world’s leading zoos. Visitors have the opportunity to admire an impressive array of beautiful and exotic animals, spend some time at the children’s playgrounds and explore the wonderful gift shop. This is a great place to keep the kids entertained all day long. 

This fabulous woodland adventure park offers a selection of fun activities in order to keep the kids occupied. From huge slides to picnic parks, bluebell walks and barnyard animals there really is something for everyone! 

This splendid park gives children the chance to admire a tropical rainforest teeming with thousands of beautiful butterflies before getting the chance to have a close encounter with a collection of creepy crawlies including spiders, frogs and lizards. If your children love nature then they are sure to have a fantastic day out! 

Tower Farm Horse Riding 

If your children like horses then a visit to this charming farm park is a must! The park provides scenic rides for children of all ages alongside a golf course from which spectacular views of Edinburgh Castle can be enjoyed. 

There is so much to see and do in Edinburgh that you and your family will no doubt be spoilt for choice during your visit. Just remember to plan ahead in order to make sure that you make the most out of your stay!

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