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  • A youngster enjoys a day out at the Glasgow Science Centre
    A youngster enjoys a day out at the Glasgow Science Centre
  • The walled garden at Greenbank House, near Clarkston
    The walled garden at Greenbank House, near Clarkston
  • The Life Court at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
    The Life Court at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • People's Palace and Winter Gardens
    People's Palace and Winter Gardens
  • Looking over the gardens towards Pollok House
    Pollok House

There are lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy across Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley, from fascinating museums to beautiful gardens, a science centre and more.

Whether you fancy a few hours with the family exploring a country park or want the excitement of a theme park, you’ll find great things to see and do in the region.

Explore the world of science at the Glasgow Science Centre and discover hundreds of interactive exhibits just waiting to fascinate and amaze you. Spend some time relaxing under the twinkling night sky in the Planetarium before experiencing a film at Scotland's largest IMAX cinema.

Little adventurers can clamber aboard The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour and wander its decks while learning about Glasgow’s maritime past and the history of a sailing ship.

Spend the day in Soar at intu Braehead for the ultimate family adventure. Learn how to ski and snowboard on a dedicated lesson slope before taking to the 200m long slope, packed with fresh snow. Thrill-seekers will love this centre for extreme sports and leisure activities that also include rock climbing, laser games and an aerial adventure course. 

Find more family thrills at M&D's Theme Park in Strathclyde Country Park. Take your pick from 40 major rides including five roller-coasters and explore Scotland’s only indoor tropical forest.

Step back in time at Summerlee, the Museum of Scottish Industrial Life in Coatbridge. This 22 acre site gives wonderful overview of Lanarkshire's contribution to the engineering world. To see yet another traditional way of life then head to the historic working farm at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride. Here you will uncover the amazing stories of the people, machinery, animals and the land that played an integral role in Scottish country life.

Use the listings to plan fun family days out in Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley.

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  1. Hunterian Museum




    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum

    Glasgow West End

    The Hunterian is Scotland's oldest public museum and is home to one of the largest collections outside of the National Museums.

  2. Gradings

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    Awaiting Grading

    Glasgow South Side

    This incredible store for the museums' collections when they are not on display at the city’s venues is free to visit, though visits must be booked in advance.

  3. Greenbank Garden


    Parks & Gardens


    • 2 Garden
    2 Garden


    Greenbank Garden is a tranquil celebration of the gardener’s art in the grounds of a Grade-A listed Georgian house.

  4. Finlaystone Country Estate


    Country Estates


    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction


    Finlaystone Country Estate is an attraction near Langbank which is managed by the Clan MacMillan family and offers a variety of activities.

  5. Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Glasgow City Centre

    This award-winning museum is named after Glasgow’s patron saint who brought the Christian faith to Scotland in the sixth century.

  6. Pollok Country Park


    Parks & Gardens


    Glasgow South Side

    Pollok Country Park - Glasgow’s largest park and the only Country Park within the city - features the impressive Pollok House as well as the renowned Burrell Collection.

  7. Glasgow Green


    Parks & Gardens


    Glasgow East End

    Glasgow Green is by far the oldest of the city's parks and is within easy walking distance of the city centre.

  8. House For An Art Lover


    Historic Buildings & Homes


    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Glasgow South Side

    House for an Art Lover was designed by the internationally renowned architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh and is situated in Bellahouston Park.

  9. Gradings

    • 3 Museum
    3 Museum


    Paisley Museum opened in 1871. The building was designed by the well-known Glasgow architect John Honeyman and paid for by Sir Peter Coats of the famous Coats thread manufacturing family.

  10. Gradings


    We are The Waterfront Cinema in Greenock and are an independent cinema which is a family owned company. We provide all the latest films and live events for Inverclyde and surrounding area.


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