Scotland is better than every for family holidays. There are loads of great adventures to be had with your kids and family accommodation and eating facilities keep getting better and better.
Family hotels Scotland
Most larger hotels and many smaller hotels in Scotland are highly family friendly. Many welcome children with open arms. For smaller kids, most hotels will provide a travel cot and some will provide a baby listening service so that you can spend the evening in the bar or the restaurant but know your small child is sleeping soundly.In the restaurants you can expect to find a children’s meny, high chairs and children’s cutlery etc.
Family Self Catering Scotland
All of Scotland bristles with self catering cottages that you can hire for a long weekend or a short break. Many of these provide cots, safe gardens and a generally safe family friendly base from which to explore the area of Scotland that you are holidaying in. Most holiday cottage brochures will mention if they have these facilities.
Try Unique Cottages or Cottages4you for family holiday cottages. Greatbase offer self catering in Edinburgh.
Family Campsites Scotland
Family camping holidays can be a great way to take your kids on a holiday with a difference. There are many large, friendly and safe family campsites that are great for family camping holidays. Try Blair Atholl, or Glenmore.
Places to go with kids in Scotland
Once you’ve found your base for your family holiday in Scotland you then have to fill your days. Luckily there are loads of great places to take children to inspire them that are most enjoyable for adults too.
For family entertainment in Edinburgh, try Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Castle or Edinburgh Zoo. Further afield, Blair Drummond safari park, or Landmark are other great places to take kids.
Eating out with Kids in Scotland
Many pubs serving food also have licenses to allow children to eat there too when accompanied by an adult. Most will have a children’s menu. Many restaurants also have children’s facilities. Some chain pubs such as Brewer’s Fayre are very family friendly with play facilities and great kids menus.
Smoke free Scotland
All enclosed public places in Scotland are non-smoking so you will be able to go to a pub for lunch without your kids having to breathe second hand smoke.