Born Free Forever

When: 6 Oct – 1 Jan Where: The Meadows, Edinburgh South Cost: Free Time: Various W: Featuring stunning life-size, bronze lion sculptures to raise awareness and vital funds for lions. Visit the event website here:

Seek & Peek

When: Daily. Where: V&A Museum, Dundee. Cost: Free. Time: 10am-5pm. This colourful trail will take your family on a waterfront wander of discovery around the plaza, urban beach and gardens. W:

Free with admission

Selkie Trail

When: Daily. Where: V&A Museum, Dundee. Cost: Free. Time: 10am-5pm. Self-guided, family-friendly trail inside the museum where you can sketch, wander and find out fun facts about the architecture and design. W:

Free with admission

Bodyworks Exhibition

Glasgow Science Centre 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, United Kingdom

When: Daily. Where: Glasgow Science Centre. Cost: Free with Science Mall ticket. Time: Various. Take on the role of the snot barrier, perform a virtual autopsy and bust some moves at the DNA disco – you’ll never look at your body the same way again. W:

Free with admission

Edinburgh Treasure Trail

When: Various. Where: Edinburgh Old Town. Cost: From £9.99. Time: Various. Self-guided treasure hunt trail that covers the east end of the Royal Mile, twisting and turning through Edinburgh’s ancient streets. W:


Love Gorgie Farm

When: Various. Where: Gorgie Road, Edinburgh. Cost: Free but donations welcome. Time: 9.30am-4pm. Get a hands-on experience of taking care of farm animals at the community-led charity. W:


Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

When: Various. Where: Loch Lomond Faerie Trail, Luss. Cost: Family Ticket £36. Time: 10am-4pm. Using an activity booklet, solve clues and questions to make your way round each point of the unique trail. W:


The Bing Store Pop-Up

Glasgow Fort , United Kingdom

Where: Glasgow Fort When: 7 Nov – 31 Dec Time: 9am – 7pm Cost: Free (booking required for Meet & Greet) W: An exciting new shopping experience featuring Bing, is coming to Glasgow Fort this November and December, complete with the chance for families to meet the show’s much-loved


Tractor Tots

National Museum of Rural Life Wester Kittochside Philipshill Road East Kilbride, Glasgow, United Kingdom

When: Every Fri until 11 Nov (except 21 Oct). Where: National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride. Cost: £20 per three-session block. Time: 10.15am. A fun, focused experience for younger visitors, introducing them to the museum and farm with interactive play. Suitable for under 5s. W:


Magic Carpet Minis

National Museum of Scotland Chambers St, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

When: Wednesdays through to 14th Dec. Where: National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh. Cost: £15 per child for block of 3. Time: 10.30am & 2pm. Explore the natural world, space and Scottish history through songs, stories, rhymes, objects and sensory play. W: