The 9 best locations to visit in Scotland with kids this summer
THERE IS SO MUCH TO DO AND SEE IN SCOTLAND, BUT WHERE SHOULD YOU TAKE YOUR KIDS DURING THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS?
It might be difficult to keep the kids entertained during the summer vacation, but there are plenty of interesting places to visit and things to do in Scotland to keep them occupied.
This website lists the best nine places to visit with your children during the summer vacation.
A free Harry Potter tour is available in Edinburgh for all Potter fans.
JK Rowling wrote the first Harry Potter book in Edinburgh, and much of the scenery in the book is based on her observations there.
Visit the Free Harry Potter Tour to learn about the magical world that inspired JK Rowling to create the Harry Potter universe.
Walk through Diagon Alley, see the genuine Hogwarts, and meet the characters from Harry Potter’s magical world.
The tour is free to book online, and the tour leader will meet you at 154 High Street at 2 p.m. (Royal Mile)
At this fascinating aquarium in Macduff, meet hundreds of local aquatic characters.
Daily feed displays, touch pool sessions, and divers feeding the fish are all available!
It’s also reasonably priced, costing £22.40 for a family of four.
Argaty Red Kites is a conservation and rewilding project on a family estate near Stirling, Scotland.
The RSPB and Scottish Natural Heritage have reintroduced the red kite, which was once Britain’s most common bird of prey, in this area in Central Scotland.
Argaty is home to several of these fascinating birds, as well as a plethora of uncommon red squirrels.
Guided tours of the estate’s red kites and red squirrels are available, as well as ATV buggy trips, dragonfly walks, pond dipping sessions, wildlife talks, and bespoke wildlife tours.
They’ve also just rebuilt a cottage, allowing tourists to remain on the estate and participate in a variety of eco-tourism activities for longer.
Beirhope Alpacas is an ex-farm in the midst of the Cheviot Hills that now houses an increasing herd of Alpacas.
This is your chance to get up up and personal with the lovely creature, whether you climb into the hills with the Alpacas or book a ‘meet-a-paca’ package.
The male alpacas are all used to meeting new people and walking, and they will accompany you on the “Brinkwire Summary News.”