Things to do in Central Scotland


Central Scotland beckons with a blend of history, nature, and culture. Begin your journey in Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, where the imposing Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile await exploration. Delve into history at Stirling Castle, a symbol of Scottish independence, then roam the cobbled streets of Stirling's Old Town.

Nature enthusiasts will revel in the beauty of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, offering hiking, boating, and stunning vistas. Don't miss Glasgow, with its vibrant arts scene, world-class museums, and architectural wonders like the Glasgow Cathedral. Finally, indulge in whisky tasting in the Speyside region, home to numerous renowned distilleries.

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Palace of Holyroodhouse
Attraction
Adults £14

Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Queen's official residence in Edinburgh and the home of Scottish royal history.

Funstation Edinburgh
Activity
From £1

Funstation Edinburgh

Funstation Edinburgh is a vibrant family amusement arcade, located in Fountain Park, full of fun-packed activities suitable for all. Fun Starts Here!

Palacerigg Country Park
Attraction
Free

Palacerigg Country Park

A beautiful country park in the hills of Cumbernauld, where you can see wildlife with over 10km of nature trails and footpaths.

Pollok Country Park
Attraction
Free

Pollok Country Park

Expansive park, lush greenery, scenic trails, wildlife, historic house, family-friendly activities, peaceful retreat.

Activity
Adults from £30

Bearsden Ski & Board Club

Formed over 50 years ago. Recognised as one of the major influencers in Scottish skiing producing many world class skiers.

Activity

Aerial Edge

Circus classes for any age or body type.

Activity
Free

Funstation Braehead

Funstation Braehead is a vibrant family amusement arcade, located at XSite Braehead, with a variety of games suitable for all. Fun Starts Here!

National Museum of Scotland
Attraction
Free

National Museum of Scotland

Iconic museum, diverse exhibits, interactive displays, historical artifacts, family-friendly, educational, must-visit attraction.

Museum of Edinburgh
Attraction
Free

Museum of Edinburgh

Iconic items, beautiful objects, fascinating facts and gruesome tales are waiting to be discovered in this beautiful 16th century museum.

Riverside Museum
Attraction
Free

Riverside Museum

Innovative museum, diverse exhibits, transportation history, interactive displays, family-friendly, engaging experience.