Family Holidays in Scotland

Family Holidays in Scotland

Take the family out into the rugged scenery of Scotland for some fun in the fresh air. Whether they want an active holiday trying canoeing and climbing, or a cycle holiday at a pace that everyone can handle, the beautiful landscapes of Scotland - from the Highland mountains to the sandy shores of its beautiful islands and rolling, forested lowlands - have something to please all ages.

If there’s a keen family interest in marine life, head to the Isle of Mull for a unique chance to play the part of marine biologist to learn about dolphins, seals, sharks and many more sea creatures. The spectacular Moray Firth coast is a destination for all sorts of wildlife watching both on land and in the sea including deer, birds and seals, while the wonders of Highland Wildlife Park include bats and otters.

For a fun-filled family adventure, Perthshire, Scotland’s adventure capital is great place to try an array of activities including try canoeing, mountain biking, rafting and rock climbing. These are just some of the great family experiences awaiting your arrival in Scotland. Whether you’re interested in being part of a tour or prefer more independence, there is a wide range of guided and self-guided holidays to choose from.

Featured below are some of the best family holidays on offer in Scotland, all of which are easily reachable by public transport. 

Scot Mountain Highland Family Adventure

Scot Mountains Highland Family Adventure, Aviemore Scotland

The best of active adventures mixed with cultural delights of Scotland: kilts, highland games and Nessie plus mountain biking, hiking, foraging, fishing and pot throwing. There is something for everyone with an interest in exploring the outdoors.

£727 per adult; £621 per child

one week
Available between April and October
Millport Centre - Scottish Islands

Real Family Holidays - Scottish Islands

A family holiday with a difference, mixing exciting activities with plenty of time to do your own thing. Full board, comfortable accommodation and one free activity per night stayed from an affordable £30.00 per person per night.

£30.00 per person per night.

Stay any time during April, July, August
Stay any time between April, July and August
Cairngorms - under your own steam

Cairngorms, under your own Steam

Using the local steam train and mountain bikes this holiday gives the whole family the opportunity to experience the Cairngorms National Park without a car. Bike hire can be arranged for you or you can bring your own - suitable for all ages.

£180 (adult), £136 (child) including bike hire

2 days
April to September