Thing's to do for Kids in Edinburgh
kidsedinburgh.com is for families looking for ideas for things to do with children in and around Edinburgh.
kidsedinburgh aims to be your first choice website for days out and activities for children and families in Edinburgh. Our What's on pages list over 500 ideas for events, activities and ways for families to have fun. That's a bigger list than you'll find at any theme park, and much more variety!
If you are spending your family holiday in Edinburgh, you will find it is rightly famous for its festivals, but its not commonly known that these festivals are great for families too! The International Book Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival have hundreds of shows just for children. Edinburgh runs its own International Children's Theatre Festival in May, and Science Festival in April.
What's On for Kids 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, from the last 12 months.
- 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