Scottish Seabird Centre
In a stunning location overlooking the sea and sandy beaches, you'll enjoy a great day out at the Scottish Seabird Centre with its exciting Discovery Centre, Gift Shop and Cafe with open decking over the sea.
There are lots of seabirds to be seen, including shags, cormorants and kittiwakes. The famous Bass Rock gannets are at their peak, with hundreds of thousands crammed onto this single island gannetry, described by Sir David Attenborough as "one of the wildlife wonders of the world". The first seals are starting to come ashore on the islands for the start of the pupping season in October. There have also been regular dolphin sightings all summer and otters were also spotted in the bays close to the Seabird Centre.
Under 4's free
North Berwick Harbour, 25 miles from Edinburgh. Reachable by train and bus from the city.
Open All Year - except Christmas Day
April - September Monday - Sunday 10.00am - 6.00pm
February, March and October Monday - Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm Saturday - Sunday 10.00am - 5.30pm
November - January Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm Saturday - Sunday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Last admission to Discovery Centre and Café 45 minutes before closing.
Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!
Now that we are in autumn everyone is looking for things to do with the kids to celebrate this lovely colourful season. Here we have some great ideas, and they don't all involve being cooped up indoors! Get out and enjoy the cooler, fresh air and the crunchy leaves under foot - you can always return home afterwards for a hot chocolate and a snuggle