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School’s out for Summer Already?School’s out for Summer Already?
Added: 06 Jul 2015
What’s On For Kids has been slow in bringing visitors news, partly because we have been enjoying the lovely weather (last week) and some of the great stuff that’s out there to keep kids entertained during the summer - including a Glasgow Warriors Camp, The Secret Room at the Magic Festival in Edinburgh and Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace.

As ever, Glasgow’s museums are running a full programme of free sessions - some requiring booking and others just drop in - for kids and families over the summer holidays. These are great for really wet days when money might be a little tight. What’s On For Kids can’t recommend the sessions at GMRC highly enough - the craft actvities are great with lots and lots of good quality materials and guidance available. Other indoor alternatives include climbing at the Glasgow Climbing Centre, RollerStop at their new roller rink and its neighbour Ryze.

Days Out
Finlaystone Estate are running lots of great events over the summer including den building, scavenger hunts and another chance to spend a Wild Night in the estate’s woods. Every weekend, there’s something different to do at Kelburn Castle including survival, storytelling and vikings! This is in addition to some new activities. Visit Culzean Castle for the grand opening of their new playground, Adventure Cove, and there are family trails and days out to be had at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum including Sun Burns! fun days. Closer to home, Pollok Country House is hosting free outdoor activities as well as their great adventure games for families.

Other popular destinations include Briarlands Farm which is next to Blair Drummond. Wellsfield Farm has plenty to see and do including accommodation. The Scottish Owl Centre in Polkemmet is very popular too.

Sport
A year ago we were getting ready for the wonderful Commonwealth Games. Fortunately Glasgow Sport are holding the Anniversary Games where kids and families can come and try out sports and other activities.
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