Scotland is brimming with all sorts of amazing options for family days out. From historic sites to theme parks to the great outdoors, you will have no trouble finding a day out filled with fun and adventure.

The best part is that all of these days out are so easily accessible from all of our Campion Homes locations in Fife, through the excellent public transport and nearby motorway links connecting central Scotland.

Looking for some inspiration for great family days out in Scotland? Take a look at this selection tried and tested by the Campion Homes team.


  1. Butterfly and Insect world, Edinburgh

It’s a jungle in there! Experience hundreds of gorgeous free-flying exotic butterflies in this tropical paradise on the outskirts of the Scottish capital.

Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World also offers the chance to handle and feed their insects and animals, which include giant millipedes, snakes and tarantulas. Plus, kids under three go free and a family ticket is available. It is the perfect wet-weather activity for the whole family!


  1. The National Wallace Monument, Stirling

One of the country’s most iconic landmarks, the National Wallace Monument also makes for a great family day out in Scotland.

Overlooking the site of Scotland’s victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, here you can discover more about the history of William Wallace and his legacy. There are lots for the kids to do  with interactive displays located throughout the Monument including the chance to design your own family crest!


  1. Dundee Science Centre, Dundee

Dundee Science Centre is one of the UK’s biggest science centres with over 80 interactive exhibits that will delight kids and adults alike.

With live science demonstrations and mind-boggling displays, it is the perfect place to combine learning with a fun family day out.

Until November, the Medical Marvels exhibition is taking place, giving you the chance to try your hand at keyhole surgery and perform heart surgery through augmented reality. For a heart-stopping day out we’d start here!


  1. Deep Sea World, Fife

Another brilliant family day out in Scotland can be found at Deep Sea World in North Queensferry. Come face to face with seals, piranhas, sharks and so many more sea creatures in the amazing underwater tunnel that gives a real insight into life beneath the Forth.

A variety of free talks given throughout the day, and make sure you check out their underwater safari.  It’s also a great venue for children’s parties.


  1. East Neuk Outdoors, Anstruther

There are so many family-friendly activities to enjoy at East Neuk Outdoors activity centre, from kayaking and canoeing to bush craft and archery.

Take to the sea to explore Fife’s gorgeous east coast or stick to the shore and discover how to make fire and perfect your aim with an archery lesson.


  1. M&D’s, Motherwell

Experience an adrenaline rush at M&D’s, where the whole family can jump on thrilling rides, come face-to-face with jungle creatures in the Amazonia tropical house and win prizes at Devil’s Island Adventure Golf.

A day out at M&D’s will ensure there’s not a dull moment for your family – your only problem will be dragging the kids away at the end of the day!


Are you looking for a home that offers easy access to all of these family days out in Scotland and many more? Take a look at our spacious and comfortable new homes. Already know which house you want to view? Get in touch with our team today.