Things to do in the Scottish Highlands & Islands with kids

Things to do in the Scottish Highlands & Islands with kids

Summer is well and truly on full form now, and as we have decided to stay in the UK for the Summer this year, we will be travelling to different parts of our own amazing country. The Highlands & Islands will be one of the places we are exploring this year, so to help other parents out there I have created a list of must visit attractions for families for the Highlands & Islands.


Highland Wildlife Park – Kingussie

Highland Folk Museum – Newtonmore

Inverness Botanic Gardens – Inverness

Loch Ness boat tour with Cruise Loch Ness – Fort Augustus

Ben Nevis – Lochaber

Jacobite Steam Train – Fort William

Cairngorms National Park РGrantown on Spey 

Cawdor Castle – Cawdor

Landmark Forest Adventure Park – Carrbridge

Cairngorms Reindeer Centre – Cairngorm Mountains

Loch Morlich Watersports – Aviemore

Smoo Cave – Durness

Hebridean Adventures – Isle of Lewis

Tomb of Eagles – The Orkney Isles

Hermaness National Nature Reserve – Shetland Isles

Have a happy Highland & Island Adventure!


A thirty something mum to three amazing boys, wife to a marketing wizard. Living life in the countryside. Lover of all things nerd.

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