101 Best Things To Do With Kids In Glasgow

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  1. See various exhibitions as you climb through the floors of The Lighthouse then be amazed by the view at the top.
  2. Go into this majestic museum and see its multiple galleries from art to animals, Ancient Egypt, famously surreal Crucifixion by Salvador Dali, and more at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.
  3. Explore this enormous glasshouse filled with exotic palms and plants at Winter Gardens at People’s Palace.
  4. See various ever-changing modern art exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art.
  5. Take a look at one of the only four surviving medieval buildings and see how’s life in the Glasgow medieval times at Provand’s Lordship.
  6. See this large underwater aquarium home to myriad sea life tanks, plus walk-through ocean tunnel of sharks and giant turtles at Loch Lomond SEA LIFE Aquarium.
  7. Visit this variety of collection of archaeology, paleontology, geology, zoology, entomology at Hunterian Museums & Art Gallery.
  8. Ice skate at George Square, Glasgow’s cultural center during winter, or shop at the Style Mile during the rest of the year.
  9. Shop at various designers and high-end stores at Buchanan Street.
  10. Be captivated by Ayrshire Coast home of the Culzean Castle and have a countryside walk with your family.
  11. Stay at the Isle of Skye, and go have a family lunch at Fort Augustus, while taking in the views of Loch Ness.
  12. Feel like royalty and appreciate the natural beauty of the Stirling Castle and learn more about Scotland’s greatest heroes.
  13. Go to three castles and a well-preserved village on an Outlander Adventure in Glasgow.
  14. Have a family cruise on Loch Ness and a visit Urquhart Castle.
  15. Have a fantastic day out with your family by visiting and learning more about football at the Scottish Football Museum.
  16. Have a hearty meal in the historic Renaissance-inspired Athenaeum Theatre and see the restaurant’s iconic music memorabilia at Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow.
  17. Have a private family photoshoot and have photos of you and your kids with the most beautiful backdrops at Glasgow.
  18. Let your child’s imagination run wild as you visit castles, lochs, and fishing villages and know Glasgow’s fascinating history.
  19. See ancient religious sites and geological wonders at Isle of Mull.
  20. See impressive collections of Spanish art and explore one of the National Trust’s grandest properties in the heart of Glasgow at Pollok House.
  21. See Scottish wildlife, lochs, castles, and more at the Orkney Islands, with overnight stays in Ullapool.
  22. Sightsee on an open-top, double-decker bus with panoramic views of Glasgow.
  23. Sing and dance your way through the beautiful, iconic city of Glasgow via Silent Disco.
  24. Solve clues that will unlock haunted stories around the haunted parts of Glasgow using your phone.
  25. View some of the stunning street art that covers the city streets and know the stories behind them.
  26. Visit stunning scenery and beautiful beaches, prehistoric castles and standing stones, then taste great local dishes at Isle of Arran Adventure.
  27. Explore the village of Luss and take photos at Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis at Merchant City.
  28. Visit Glasgow Cathedral at its finest and see an almost bird eyes view of the Necropolis.
  29. Climb walls with your family at Glasgow Climbing Centre.
  30. Visit Scotland’s largest football stadium and home of the legendary Celtic Park Football Club at Guided Celtic Park Stadium Tour.
  31. Watch a mind-bending magic show at Watch Closely – An Evening of Magic.
  32. Have an interesting informative tour of not only infamous crimes in Glasgow history but also historical information on courts, police, and justice in Glasgow at Invisible (Glasgow) Crimes & Punishment in the Merchant City.
  33. Visit Glasgow’s architectural and cultural heritage pride and enjoy its delicious tea at Original Willow Tea Rooms Building
  34. Take a look at the magnificent 30-meter sculptures built in 2013 and the only rotating boat lift in the world at Kelpies and Falkirk Wheel Private Tour.
  35. Come upon beautiful cultural sights and landmarks also visit must-visit bars and cafes of Glasgow at Private Glasgow West End Tour: Arts and Culture.
  36. Know the behind the scene of the home stadium of the Scottish National Football team. then visit the interactive stadium museum, where you can shoot a goal in the Hotshots gallery at Hampden Park Stadium and Museum Tour.
  37. Have fun and watch comedy shows at The Good, The Bad & The Irish.
  38. Have a real Scotland Adventure via BusyBus style where your driver-guide will show you sights off the beaten track with real delight at Greenock Shore Excursion.
  39. Embark on an adventure on this mystical place, delve deep into the forest, with amazing waterfalls then go down to an ancient “staircase” and see haunted scenery out a fairy tale at ‘Find a hidden Glen in Scotland’s woods‘.
  40. Visit Kilchurn castle and captivating highland landscapes then visit the famous distillery at Oban.
  41. Walkthrough the city to such landmarks as the Necropolis, Ladywell and hear amazing stories along the way at Tennent’s Heritage Walking Trail.
  42. Explore Loch Lomond, Scotland’s largest lake, and Loch Ness the legendary home of the mythical Loch Ness Monster and enjoy amazing photo opportunities at the Scottish Highlands at Jacobites and Scottish Highlands Day Tour.
  43. Explore this hidden gem with exceptional beauty and mysteriousness at Dark Side of Magical Nature.
  44. See the nice sand beach, medieval ruins of a castle, an RC Cathedral, and its beautiful golf courses at Saint Andrew’s University Town & Golf Day Tour.
  45. Explore the Orkney Islands, spend overnight in Ullapool and see wildlife, lochs, castles, and more at Orkney, Ullapool & The Northern Highlands – 5 Day Tour.
  46. Go to Loup of Fintry, one of the most spectacular waterfalls of the lowlands of Scotland at Discover Scotland Off the Beaten Track.
  47. Know more about the birth of the tea room in Glasgow and find out more about Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s design at the Interactive Exhibition Ticket.
  48. See mysterious sculptures of Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose Abbey, and other Borders highlights at Scottish Borders & Rosslyn Chapel Luxury Private Tour.
  49. Explore the premier photography locations on Loch Lomond, from waterfalls to stunning views of Ben Lomond at Photography Tour of Loch Lomond and Surrounding Areas.
  50. Answer trivia questions and solving challenges around landmarks of Glasgow for an Epic Let’s Roam’s Scavenger Hunt Glasgow.
  51. See the most significant landmarks and battlegrounds dating from this 13th- and 14th-century wars led by William Wallace and Robert the Bruce at The Braveheart Experience.
  52. Participate in Glasgow’s annual folk, roots, and world music festival and also experience art exhibitions, workshops, and free events at Celtic Connections Music Festival in Glasgow.
  53. Ride into the world’s most beautiful landscapes and trails at Mountain Bike Adventure.
  54. Learn how to get magnificent shots of the wonderful sights on the east coast of Scotland at a Photographic Tour of Scotland’s East Coast Hidden Gems.
  55. Eat delicious sandwiches and drinks then have a tour of the famous stadium at The Tours Cafe Combo.
  56. Have full-day access to any paintball centre and try to complete the different objectives of the game at Full day paintball pass in West Glasgow.
  57. This fun activity will teach you how to Scuba Dive in a deep pool, in safe conditions with supervision at Get a taste of Scuba Diving.
  58. Have an unusual experience of Scottish traditional home food at Scottish home cooking experience – Vegan style.
  59. Explore through the Scottish countryside and its scenic mountains and see the famous Inveraray castle at The Inveraray Shore Experience.
  60. Enjoy a more personal experience in Clyde River and explore the scenic Argyll hills at Clyde Coast Tours.
  61. Have an exciting forest walk through the enchanting Puck’s Glen on the Cowal Peninsula and see criss-cross bridges, waterfalls and rock pools, and more at ‘Magical, Enchanting Forest Walk, Loch Lomond & Dumbarton Castle Experience‘.
  62. Travel into the Highlands of Scotland and see filming location of the second and third Harry Potter movies at Highlands, Glencoe, and Glenfinnan Viaduct in Glasgow.
  63. See the famous sites in Alloway where Burns lived and was inspired to write his most famous work at The Robert Burns Shore Experience.
  64. Go to the best locations for photographs and these native photographers will help you ho to capture the perfect shot at Light Experience.
  65. Have one of the most exciting river activities in the heart of Glasgow, navigating the raging rapids at Glasgow Whitewater Rafting.
  66. Drive along with beautiful rural Fife to St Andrews, the Reformation, and Scottish Church, and also to Edinburgh to visit significant sites of the city at Reformation and Church History tour of St Andrews and Edinburgh.
  67. Ride a minivan and see the Bronte Parsonage Museum & Graveyard, Haworth, and visit the gothic ruins of Wycoller Hall.
  68. Visit different historic places which inspired the poet William Wordsworth.
  69. Let your kids have fun and educational day out with hundreds of interactive exhibits, planetarium IMAX theater, and more at the Glasgow Science Centre.
  70. This museum has a huge selection of trains, cars, fire engines, trams, motorbikes that your kids will surely love at Riverside Museum.
  71. Let your kids have fun exploring this ship, they can visit the captain’s cabin, Ring the ship’s bell and more at Tall Ship.
  72. This museum tells the story of 100 years of education in Scotland, from the late 19th century to the late 20th century at Scotland Street School.
  73. Visit this activity-filled entertainment hub where your kids can climb, ski, bowl, try crazy golf, attend a chocolate workshop and so much more at Braehead Soar.
  74. Visit Glasgow’s oldest parkland and let your kids enjoy the greens at Glasgow Green.
  75. Learn the history of masks and puppets, with exhibits from all over the world. You can even have a go and make your own at Scottish Mask and Puppet Theatre.
  76. have a fun-filled cooking class, see the chef demonstrates each dish before heading off to recreate them on your own at Tennent’s Training Academy.
  77. Go biking, bouldering, or adventure play at this wonderful park at Cuningar Loop.
  78. Visit this beautiful church with famous Govan Stones & rare Viking hogback tombstones at Govan Old Parish Church.
  79. Visit this intricately decorated and a stunning example of Victorian civic architecture at Glasgow City Chambers.
  80. Follow the trail below and visit some of the most famous locations in the movie Trainspotting at The Trainspotting Tour.
  81. Visit this beautiful Parisian-style walking gallery home to several jewelers and diamond merchants at Argyll Arcade.
  82. Have a unique guided tour of this warehouse were the artifacts that are not currently on exhibition at Glasgow Museum at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre.
  83. See the beautiful gardens and the lovely glasshouse perfect for relaxation and picnic at Glasgow Botanical Gardens.
  84. Don’t forget to visit this beautiful garden manicured styled of 15th Century, behind Provand’s Lordship house called St. Nicholas Garden.
  85. Relax in this huge beautiful parkland just outside Glasgow’s main centre which has play areas, a skateboard park, and beautiful river walks at Kelvingrove Park.
  86. Use your wits to seek clues and solve puzzles to escape at Escape Rooms Glasgow.
  87. Let your kids play as mini detectives to find all of the clues and get a certificate at The Glasgow Police Museum.
  88. Enroll your kids in this class where young children can explore and marvel at science at Mini Professors Science Classes
  89. A good experience for you and your kids to have the opportunity to learn about pottery and paint ceramic bisque pieces at The Craft Pottery: Kids’ Workshops.
  90. Visit the tallest fully rotating freestanding structure in the world at Glasgow Tower.
  91. Let your kids jump and flip out at this trampoline arena at Flip Out Glasgow Trampoline Arena.
  92. Have a blast playing laser tag with your loved ones at Laser Station.
  93. Visit this family-friendly attraction with a water park, swimming pool, an ice rink, and a fully equipped gym at The Time Capsule Waterpark.
  94. Don’t forget to visit this beautiful garden manicured styled of 15th Century, behind St Nicholas Garden.
  95. Solve clues while taking in some of the most fascinating sights along the way at Glasgow Treasure Trail.
  96. Enjoy this wonderful amusement park with rollercoasters, two water rides, several fairgrounds rides arcades, and more at M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park.
  97. Visit this activity hub set on the shores of Loch Lomond and have a thrilling experience in their zip wires, balance beams, hanging platforms, tight-ropes, scramble nets, white knuckle bridges, and gap jumps and more at TreeZone Loch Lomond.
  98. Let your kids have fun in this park with adventure play area, nature trail, crazy golf, indoor pool, kids clubs and evening entertainment at Tummel Valley Holiday Park.
  99. Kids will love this park with a swimming pool with flume, amusement arcade, and even a bit of crazy golf at Sundrum Castle Holiday Park.
  100. This park boasts stunning sea views over the Solway Firth with indoor pool with giant flume, amazing water sprays, spa, adventure play area, and more at Southerness Holiday Park.
  101. Build up the courage for public performances and let your kids play street pianos around public spaces in Glasgow at Glasgow Piano City.

101 Things To Do With The Kids

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