5 Fun Family Break Ideas In Scotland

Summer is on the horizon and planning a family break in Scotland is on the cards. There is so much to do in Scotland, and plenty of things that the kids will love. Keep them entertained for days with everything from gorge walking, kayaking and treetop trails, to magnificent castles, adventure playgrounds, and fascinating science centres.

With so much on offer in Scotland it can be hard to narrow down the options. We've put together 5 Scotland family holiday ideas to get you started.

A family explore the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Fraserburgh Beach, Aberdeenshire

© Discover Fraserburgh / Damian Shields

Explore The Aberdeenshire Coastline

Now is the perfect time to pack up the family and explore the outstanding coastlines, rivers, and lochs of Aberdeenshire. You can also get involved in an exciting array of watersports too. 

Rothiemurchus Forest

© VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

Relax in a Tranquil Woodland in The Scottish Highlands

You can't beat the peaceful surroundings of a Scottish woodland or Caledonian pine forest.

Horse riding Blackstone Clydesdales on Ayr beach

© VisitScotland / Visit South West Scotland / Damian Shields

Immerse yourself in the hills and glens of South Scotland

Known for its rolling hills and swooping valleys, the south of Scotland has gentle landscapes to introduce the wee ones to hill walking and exploring.

Tolsta beach

Make a Splash in the Outer Hebrides

The Outer Hebrides is home to hundreds of hidden bays and pristine beaches that are often compared to beautiful Caribbean beaches.

A City Sightseeing Bus in the Grassmarket

© VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins

Enjoy a getaway in one of Scotland's cities

Scotland is home to eight incredible cities, each with its own personality, character and charm. 

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