Camera Obscura, Edinburgh

Where else can you scoop up oblivious Princes Street pedestrians onto a scrap of paper, throw them about a bit and then let them on their merry way? Camera Obscura is Edinburgh’s fantastically fun world of illusions at the top end of The Royal Mile and in the literal shadow of Edinburgh … [Read more...]

Pocketful Kids, Eyemouth

A successful first week, exceeding expectations, proves that the demand and even necessity exists, for Eyemouth’s newest business addition; already demonstrating to have been a wise move for owners Sophie and Kerry. PocketFul Kids provides daily fun activity and creative workshops for children of … [Read more...]

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

A free Sunday, for once void of any commitments; work or otherwise, debating what to do...solution: the newly re-opened National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh’s Chamber Street! Time allotment sadly underestimated as we could have easily filled two full days and more within the walls (and nine … [Read more...]

Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Carrbridge

A surprising revelation in the heart of the Highlands is Landmark Forest Adventure Park; a fun park in miniature set amidst, and taking full advantage of the natural terrain, beauty and wildlife of Carrbridge, Inverness-shire. Landmark is a perfectly thought out medley of fun, learning and … [Read more...]

Onboard Driver Training, Edinburgh and Hamilton

“Underage Drivers”; normally would indicate at least some bending of the law, however not in this case, where OBT or On Board Driving Training are offering driving lessons to children as young as 12 on private land bases in Edinburgh and Hamilton. Dual control cars and competent, qualified … [Read more...]

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

ODE is the consummate history, geography and science lesson all rolled into one fun, interactive and definitely dynamic experience. Not only for children however, ODE takes each visitor on an exciting and very interesting journey through the planet’s past, present and even dares to glimpse into … [Read more...]

Lauderdale Park, Dunbar

A large, open space within a pleasantly, well maintained walled garden and home to a vast choice of outdoor play equipment, climbing frames, slides, sand pits, see-saws; this is kiddie heaven. Cleverly arranged, the park caters for children of all age groups, with all pieces sitting on bark … [Read more...]

Dunbar Leisure Pool, Dunbar

Categorically a leisure pool, Dunbar accommodates one of the area’s best entertainment pools, offering free entry for children between specified hours during the school summer holidays and an abundance of free parking. Not for those wishing to put in some lengths, the leisure pool offers a wave … [Read more...]