Where To Visit In Scotland with the family

  • Where To Visit In Scotland with the family
    March 5, 2013 1:26 pm,5681 Views

    stirling castle scotland
    Stirling Castle

    Stirling Castle is one of the main visitor attractions in Scotland and it offers a great insight to Scottish history that all the family will enjoy. The castle is perhaps best known by many as home of the Stuart Kings and Mary Queen of Scots, but it has served many different purposes throughout the centuries and visitors today have the chance to find out more and explore the castle’s battlements, The Royal Palace, Great Hall, Royal Chapel, Renaissance courtyards and even its kitchens.

    The Royal Apartment Palace Vaults seem geared towards younger visitors, with different themes in each room and plenty to see and do with the hope of engaging younger minds.  The various themes range from the musician’s vault, where you can  recreate 16th century inspired sounds, to the Tailors Vault where you get the chance to try on period costumes. You will need to spend around half a day to get the best from your visit.

    The castle is located at: Castle Esplanade, Stirling. FK8 1EJ.


    highland wildlife park scotland

    Highland Wildlife Park

    Highland Wildlife Park offers a great day out for all the family especially for those people who like to see animals that are not native to the UK. The park is home for many endangered animals of the world’s mountainous regions and you can see these animals by simply driving around the Main Reserve in your own car. There are also areas where you are able to walk-round and feel closer to the animals.

    Highland Wildlife Park  is also home to the only poplar bears in the UK and they attract most visitors of all ages but children are particularly fund of them.

    Highland Wildlife Park is Located at: Kincraig, Kingussie PH21 1NL, Scotland.

    Lochore Meadows Country Park
    Lochore Meadows Country Park

    If you are looking for outdoor activities in Scotland for the holiday season, then Lochore Meadows Country Park is the place to go.  The Country Park offers visitors the opportunity to appreciate and learn about wildlife by seeing for themselves. There are woodlands, meadows and grasslands, ponds, a Nature Reserve and not forgetting Loch Ore itself. There are paths and trails throughout the area, many of which are wheelchair and mobility scooter accessible.

    With  loch Ore as its heart, the park provides a strong and varied mix of leisure activities and experiences  including walking, picnicking and barbecuing, bird-watching, beach and adventure playground for children. If you are seeking a more sports like holiday, the park can offer you a range of activities including cycling, golf, fishing, mountain biking and plenty of water sports.

    Lochore Meadows Country Park is located at: Crosshill, Lochgelly KY5 8BA.

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