There is so much to offer for family adventure holidays in Scotland. There are many fine attractions that are definitely worth seeing. Many of the attractions are nature-orientated that will get you acquainted with the local flora and fauna and will give you a insight to some of the creatures found around the world. Some of the nature attractions are the Five Sisters Zoo, the Beecraigs Country Park, the Macduff Marine Aquarium, St Andrew's Aquarium and the Edinburgh Zoo which enjoys a beautiful park like setting with separate animal enclosures.
They also have a children's play area, gift shop, restaurants and public walking areas. When travelling with children to Scotland you cannot miss the Pitlochry Children's Amusement Park. This park is rated the best child-orientated attraction. The park offers children all kinds of entertainment including fun rides, rollercoasters, carousel and arcade games. Other attractions for family adventure holidays in Scotland have a more historical interest such as the Royal Yacht Britannia and the Jarlsh of Prehistoric and Norse Settlement. Many visitors enjoy visiting attractions based on local legends such as the Wallace Monument and the Official Loch Ness Exhibition Centre. Whatever you preference is, you can be sure to find something in Scotland that the whole family will enjoy.
You can also get family adventure packages in Scotland. Spend your mornings in the hills and the afternoon in the water. Highlights include abseiling, paintball, canyoning, zorbing and sphering. This all takes place in Dunalastair and Highland Perthshire. It delivers such a massive range of indoor and outdoor activities. They welcome families, individuals and groups. Rates start from just €89 for 2 packages. www.activityscotland.com.
Travelling from Dublin into Edinburgh can cost from just €30. www.ryanair.ie
Staying in Scotland with your family can cost from €33 per night staying at the Merith House Hotel which is located in the town of Fife which is a seaside resort with two beaches. Edinburgh city is less than 8 miles away. The family run hotel is close to many trendy bars and restaurants and benefit by having easy access to all of Edinburgh's major attractions. The bright and attractive rooms in the hotel are centrally heated. Each room is en-suite, has a TV, tea/coffee making facilities and free Wi-Fi. Breakfast is also included in the price. www.merithhousehotel.co.uk