10 summer holiday activities for families in and around Kirkintilloch

With the school summer holidays already underway, you may be struggling to keep the kids entertained.

If you're struggling with ways to fill the long days of the summer holidays, look no further than this list
If you're struggling with ways to fill the long days of the summer holidays, look no further than this list

Here are 10 activities for families that are either in Kirkintilloch, or located within half an hour’s drive.

The Auld Kirk Museum houses a rich collection of objects of local, national and even international significance. An exciting and educational day out for visitors of all ages and abilities. Cowgate, Kirkintilloch

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With play zones dedicated to different ages (max 14), the massive multi-levelled space themed areas are equipped with Time Tunnels, Meteor Pools, Space Bridges, Comet Catcher, Shooting Stars and loads more. Cumbernauld, Glasgow
Explore Kirkintilloch with this self-guided Spy Mission themed Treasure Trail. Follow the route and solve the sneaky clues hidden around the town. Download the trail from treasuretrails.co.uk for 6.99
Get down to the UK's first purpose built indoor/outdoor tactical laser tag area. A unique all weather experience is pitched as "great fun for all ages" and has bagged a five star rating from Visit Scotland. Cambuslang, Glasgow
Seven Lochs offers you and your family the chance to visit nature right on your doorstep. It's a place to explore, go wild or relax and enjoy the fresh air with almost 50km of paths and loads more. Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow North
With 12 holes of crazy golf, Jungle Creek boasts a wild jungle theme with water features, pirates, gorillas and crocodiles. Fun for the whole family, why not pop down for some friendly competition? Croftcroighn Road, Glasgow
ScotKart brags Scotland's longest go karting track and a brand new fleet of brilliant karts for both adults and kids. You can choose from family karting, kids parties or tuition for kids aged 8 years and over. Cambuslang, Glasgow
This amazing park has loads of facilities and trails to make for a great family day out, including wildlife displays, a cafe and adventure playground, covering 500 acres of natural lochs and woodlands. Townhead Road, Coatbridge
A great indoor soft play area designed for kids under the age of nine to have a great day out. With a three storey play frame filled with brightly coloured tubes, tunnels, ball ponds and slides. Croftcroighn Road, Glasgow
An indoors, high ropes challenge with eight different routes to follow at different heights, so perfect for all ages. You'll need to work around all sorts of geometric panels and pesky obstacles. East Kilbride, Lanarkshire