Family Fun in Perthshire
A short break or full on holiday in Perthshire is a fantastic choice when you’re looking to get away with the family. From tiny tots to teenagers there is a whole host of attractions and activities that are guaranteed to put big smiles on young faces!
Outdoor adventures, sporting activities, wildlife, history and storytelling in the wild – keeping them happy and amused has never been easier.
If you do visit with the family this summer then why not add these fun ideas to your itinerary? Many are just a short drive from Perth City Centre which makes a fantastic base from which to tour the area.
Whilst you’re here, make sure you do a little shopping with our fabulous Perth City Indies, enjoy a meal, drink or light bite, or book into one of the many events, shows and exhibitions that gives Perthshire its worthy place on Scotland’s cultural stage.
Unplug and reconnect to nature! With canoeing, biking, climbing, abseiling and much more on offer – there’s an incredible amount of family fun to be had with Wee Adventures. Be inspired by their unique enthusiasm for all things outdoors and join them for an activity day, adventure club, private group or birthday party booking!
Location: Aberfeldy, 30 miles from Perth City Centre / More Information: Visit the website for more details on specifc activites, pricing and locations www.weeadventures.com / While You’re Here: Highland Safaris, Dewar’s Whisky, The Watermill, The Three Lemons, The Birks Walk
With a wide-range of activities available – Comrie Croft has everything you need for your outdoor adventure! Whether you are into biking or hiking, or you just want to have a relaxing walk in the countryside, there is something to suit everyone’s taste!
Opening Times: Reception/Office 8am – 5pm (Sun – Thurs) 8am – 6pm (Fri & Sat)
Distance from Perth: Approximately 21 miles
Prices: Hostel from £22 per person, per night – Katas £99 per night. Camping £8 per night for adults, £4 for kids (Sun-Thurs) – £10 for adults and £5 for kids Friday & Saturday. Under 5’s FREE!
While you’re here: Walks in the area include Deil’s Cauldron Walk & Loch Turret Walk. For food – try Delivino’s (Crieff), the Comrie Hotel & Royal Hotel (both Comrie) or Gordon & Durward’s Sweet Shop (Crieff).
Active Kids Adventure Park
An exciting adventure park for all ages. Here, kids can enjoy the Tractor Ted Mini Farm, Giant Pirate Ship, Crazy Golf and the Astro Slide – with an indoor soft play area for under 7s too. Let your kids get hands on with donkeys, Shetland Ponies, Highland Cows and lambs, while you enjoy the coffee and gift shops.
Find out more activekidsadventurepark.co.uk
Open: 31st March – Christmas time / Location: 8miles from the city centre. / Cost: £3.50 – £10 / While you’re here: Stewart Tower Dairy is a short drive from Active Kids – try their infamous ice cream!
Willowgate Activity Centre nestles on the banks of the iconic River Tay, two miles outside of Perth City Centre. It offers a host of exhilarating activities in the ultimate natural playground with something for everyone. Try your hand at Stand Up Paddleboarding, Aqua Zorbing, become Robin Hood on our Archery Range, or go for a guided tour down the river with one of our experienced Kayak coaches.
Opening Times: 7 days a week – 9am to 5pm (evening sessions available to groups)
Distance from Perth: 2 miles from Perth City Centre
Prices: Start from £8 upwards depending on activity
While you’re there: Try a boat trip on the River Tay, take a walk along the banks to spot otters and beavers, or have your lunch at Willowgate’s Riverside Café.
Phone: 01738 637245
Address: Willowgate Activity Centre, Stockgreen Lodge, Lairwell, Kinfuans, Perth, PH2 7JU.
One of Perth’s most famous landmarks – the Noah’s Ark children’s play area is an incredible experience for your kids! With a whole host of activities including the soft play area, go-karting and bowling, you children are sure to have an absolute ball while you can relax in the Noah’s Café area!
Find out more at noahs-perth.co.uk
Opening Times: 10am to 6pm daily / Location: PH1 1QE, Perth, 2 miles from the city centre / Price: Babies go free, kids from £4.50 / While you’re there: The Noah’s Ark Golf Centre is next door and has a driving range, pro-shop and crazy golf course for the whole family to enjoy!