What’s On for Kids & Families In Edinburgh

You’ll find holiday activities, attractions, suggestions and events for children and families in and visiting Edinburgh.
Within 25 miles of Edinburgh you’ll find museums, theatre, art galleries, cinema, theme parks, historic houses, pottery making, animals, farms & zoos, indoor events and activities, playparks, beaches, family walks, holiday classes, festivals, views of Edinburgh, castles, swimming pools, climbing, dances, ghosts and ghouls, and balloon trips. We provide suggestions for Easter, Halloween and Santa events.

Find all of the activities and events for children in Edinburgh and Lothian. Festivals, Culture, Performing Arts, Dance, History, sport and fun and games for families with kids under 15.
Fun Family Holiday Things to Do in the Edinburgh Area
You’ll find loads of kids activities, attractions, suggestions and events for children and families in Edinburgh on our What’s On database, but here are some of the most popular activities,

Dalkeith Adventure Park
Five Sisters Zoo
Our Dynamic Earth
Clown Around
Museum of Childhood visit
Visiting the Giant Pandas
Play Planet
Deep Sea World Aquarium
Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World
Adventure Golf Island
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Edinburgh Castle Visit
Family Fun at East Links Park
Time Twisters Play Centre

Indoor Climbing at Alien Rock
Scottish National Mining Museum visit
Visit to Edinburgh Zoo
Seafari Trips
Transgression Park Indoor Skatepark
Discovery Trails for Children
Scrambles Soft Play
Ghostly Underground with Mercat Tours
Inchcolm Island Cruise
Gorgie City Farm animals visit
Scottish Deer Centre Visit
Biggar Puppet Theatre
Ski, Board, Blade and Sledging
Straiton Pond

Tower Farm Horse Riding
Vogrie Park Walk
Connect: Science at the Museum
Ice-Skating at Murrayfield
Pottery Painting at Doodles
Aerial Assault at EICA
Arts & Crafts at Kiss the Fish
Almond Valley visit
Ceramic Experience
Scottish Seabird Centre
The Art Cart at Museum of Scotland
Surgeons Hall Museum Visit
Real Mary Kings Close Visit
Inchcolm Island Cruise
Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Tour