Here are a few fun Edinburgh activities to stop the kids getting bored over the summer holidays.

School holiday activities: 11 fun mini adventures to enjoy with your children in and around Edinburgh this summer

With the majority of schools breaking up for the summer this week, we thought we’d take a look at a few of the interesting and quirky activites to keep you – and your children – busy.

While things are more normal than they’ve been for a while, the pandemic means this summer is still going to be unlike any other.

With summer holidays still largely off the menu, many are choosing to holiday closer to home.

But this has meant that many popular places are now booked up for the whole season, with those left often charging astronomical prices.

Luckily Edinburgh is an amazing city, so even if you spend the summer at home with the kids (the original meaning of the word ‘staycation’) there’s plenty to keep you busy.

Here are 11 fun activities to entertain the whole family for a few hours.

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