The summer holidays have finally arrived, you need some stuff to do – and we’re here to help.
Now that the first week’s Big Relax is just about at an end, here is a list of free playparks across the north and north east that might just get the screen time average down and be part of a fun day out.
Use our clickable map below to find one close to you.
Here are some of those on our map in a bit more detail.
Moray: Cooper Park, Elgin
Cooper Park dates back to 1903 and has Biblical garden, a bowling green, tennis courts and a cricket pitch. The playpark and boating pond are big draws.
Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen
It has Scotland’s oldest maze and a great play area – what more could you want?
Highland: Whin Park, Inverness
Timber framed play equipment including a plane will keep little ones happy for hours. It also has a miniature railway and a boating pond.
Islands: Fairy Pools, Skye
After splashing around in the famous Fairy Pools, kids can dry off in a playground – complete with small zipline – at nearby Sligachan.
Stromness Community Centre, Orkney
Little ones will love this cute play park with its colourful Postman Pat mural, timber train and seaside location.