The Glen Finglas play trail is an easy, family friendly walk with lots of opportunities for imaginative play along the way. The troll is a definite highlight.
his walk amongst the Ochils is incredibly pretty. It’s not too long for little legs but still feels like a decent walk for them. A hidden gem and an absolutely beautiful wee spot.
If you want to explore Loch Lomond and have a few hours to spare, then taking a little road trip aong the bonny bonny banks is absolutely the way to do it. Grab some snacks, screens for the kids while driving, a good playlist and off you go.
Bennachie is a great place to explore with kids. There are options on how far you want to walk, still taking in a mountain peak, so you can either head to Mither Tap and back down, or head further along the trails to the other peaks in the range. The views from the top are stunning. It really is one of the best wee hills in Scotland.
Nestled in the Nevis Gorge, the huge cascade of An Steall is Scotland’s second highest waterfall, and the second highest in the UK. This is one of the best wee walks we’ve done with the kids. The walk itself never gets boring and the ending, well that’s just spectacular.
The amount of history packed into this place is incredible. It is a bit off the beaten track for tourists but it is so full of history that it’s well worth a visit. The kids have a great time exploring and the vast number of stairs always knackers them.
One of the most notable things about Scotland is that no matter where you are, a castle is never very far away. It is estimated that there are more than 2,000 castles in Scotland and these range from romantic ruins to fairytale turreted palaces to commanding fortresses, plus everything in between. Last year we had …
The King’s Caves trail on the beautiful island of Arran is a great walk for families, taking you on a circular walk down to a rocky beach where you can explore a series of natural, oceanfront caves. One of the caves is said to have been where Robert the Bruce took refuge after defeat by …
The Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is truly a wonderful day out for families, and a lovely walk through some beautiful countryside. The trail is incredibly well set out with a fantastic booklet to guide you through the woodland around the trail, and activities or puzzles to solve at each fairy door station.
The Ben A’an hill walk isn’t an easy stroll, but the views from the top are exceptional and it is a beautiful walk to get there. Take your time and let the kids enjoy it as you go. The juice is most definitely worth the squeeze on this wee gem of a hill.