10 summer holiday activities for families in and around Cumbernauld

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

If you're struggling to find ways to fill the days, look no further

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

Palacerigg offers 10km of nature trails and footpaths, a centre with displays, interpretative panels and an exhibition area. 3 Palacerigg Golf Club, Cumbernauld.

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The story of Cumbernauld is showcased in this museum, using maps, photographs, artefacts and audio-visual material to bring the rich history of Cumbernauld to life. 8 Allander Walk, Cumbernauld.
Come marvel at Scotlands largest and most extensive birds of prey collection, with the likes of hawks, eagles, owls and more. Enjoy two daily flying displays, as well as handling experiences. Blairlinn Rd, Cumbernauld.
M&D's offers over 20 rides for small children. They can ride the red baron, the disco boats and the big apple. For older kids, there are loads of choices for thrill seekers. Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell
The Broadwood Stadium leisure centre offers an amazing multi-level soft play area, and loads of other activities for older kids (and adults!), like tennis, badminton and a BMX track. 1 Ardgoil Drive, Cumbernauld.
A 20 minute drive from Cumbernauld, you and the family could find yourselves at The Time Capsule. You can choose between jumping in the pool, getting your ice skates on or hitting the soft play area. 100 Buchanan St, Coatbridge.
An indoor tropical rainforest, with butterflies flying over you and the chance to get up close with snakes and lizards. Be transported to the amazon rainforest with the Amazonia Interactive. Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell
Try your hand at horse riding with this five star horse riding centre. Choose between Own a Pony days, Intro To Horse Riding Experience, taster sessions, how-to sessions, bootcamps and more. Palacerigg, Cumbernauld
With the latest and greatest in laser tag equipment, Apocalypse Laser Arena is the perfect way to spend a day. With an amazing indoor arena, this experience is perfect from those ages five years and up. Badenheath Pl, Cumbernauld.