Top Holiday Attractions in Scotland

Top holiday attractions in Scotland

Whether you are looking for something to keep you, your partner or a group of friends entertained our selection of holiday attractions in Scotland will give you some inspiration.

From thrills and spills at theme parks to the peace and relaxation of beautiful gardens there is something for everyone across Scotland. The attraction listings include museums, country houses, castles, cathedrals, farms, zoos and so much more.

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Glasgow Ski & Snowboarding Centre, Glasgow

Attractions in Ayrshire

An artificial ski and snowboarding centre with three slopes that cater for children of all levels and offers lessons in group or private sessions. Floodlit slopes allow visitors to enjoy the facilities well onto the evening.


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Scottish Deer Centre, Cupar

Attractions in Fife

Enjoy a visit to this beautiful countryside centre, where a large herd of deer roam free. Under the guidance of expert rangers you are able to meet these majestic animals or even enjoy a nose-to-nose encounter with a stag.


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National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Attractions in Edinburgh

This magnificent museum tells the story of Scotland; its land, people and culture; through the rich national collections. The stunning themed galleries cover landscape and wildlife, early people, the kingdom of the Scots, industry and empire, Scotland transformed and the 20th Century.


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People's Palace , Glasgow

Attractions in Ayrshire

The People's Palace is Glasgow's social history museum and a chance to learn the story of the people and city of Glasgow from 1760 to the present. You can see paintings, prints and photographs displayed alongside a wealth of historic artefacts, film and computer interactive.


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Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World, Edinburgh

Attractions in Edinburgh

Walk through an indoor tropical rainforest inhabited by thousands of the world's most beautiful butterflies. Also visit the unique Scottish honey-bee zone.


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Deep Sea World, North Queensferry

Attractions in Fife

Explore the undersea world at the triple award-winning National Aquarium of Scotland. Situated on the banks of the Firth of Forth, below the Forth Bridge, this spectacular attraction is perfect for a family day out.


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Noah's, Perth

Attractions in Perthshire

Noah's is a specially equipped children's soft play barn for under 12's. There are three separate areas to ensure the safety of all the children. Indoor go-karting is available seasonally. Also enjoy a game of tenpin bowling with family and friends.


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Stirling Castle, Stirling

Attractions in Stirlingshire

Stirling Castle is considered by many to be the grandest of Scotland's castles perching on a rocky outcrop. There is a medieval kitchen display and an exhibition on what life was like in the Royal Palace.


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Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Attractions in Edinburgh

See how the Earth works. Take a walk though Scotland's geological history and travel back in time to follow the creation of planet Earth. Be shaken by a volcano, feel the chill of the polar ice and get caught in a tropical rainstorm. Look to the future you decide what could happen.


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Balmoral Castle and Estate, Ballater

Attractions in Aberdeenshire

Situated in the wonderful scenery of Royal Deeside, the Balmoral Estate is one of the Queen's residences. Visit the ballroom and formal gardens or go on a landrover safari and guided walks.


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Attractions with Wheelchair Access

Most UK holiday attractions now offer suitable wheelchair access and you will find on our listings that we have indicated where we believe they are accessible. However you should check prior to departure with the attraction for your specific needs.

Pet/Dog Friendly Attractions

Many of the attractions are dog friendly and so we have indicated where we believe they are pet friendly. Again, please check prior to departure with the attraction to make sure as rules do change.

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