Scotland is a magical place full of sunlight, mist, rolling hills and deep lakes. And Edinburgh

allows you to get a glimpse of it all. Up to Edinburgh Castle and down the Royal Mile, this city

spans centuries of Scottish history making it an interesting place to visit, learn from and enjoy.





Flying to Edinburgh only takes about forty five minutes from London and there are various flights available from

such airlines as and british airways. You can also take a train take the train or, if you are very brave, a





If you are staying downtown, a lot of the sights you will want to see are within walking distance and there are a number of

free tours you can take with the kids. But a great way to get around Edinburgh is to ride around the city in a

hop on – hop off bus. It stops at 24 spots around the city, including Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Bobby, Princes Street

Gardens, and more. Tickets are valid for 24 hours and you can board the double-decker bus anywhere on the route.





Monster Mash: Mashed potatoes in all sorts of varieties. Fun, unique, child friendly and affordable!


Henderson’s of Edinburgh: Hearty food at sensible prices, served in a relaxed family atmosphere!  Half portions

of any dish will be prepared for children, while colouring pages and crayons will keep them busy.


Reds: This cosy restaurant is a great place to enjoy teatime, there is an area to keep the kids amused whilst you enjoy

your food and the cuisine consists of healthy freshly prepared meals.






Corstorphine Lodge: Victorian villa with quiet walled garden in a very convenient location close to both city centre

and airport. A variety of spacious family accommodation is available here.


Novotel Edinburgh Centre: Top quality service and bright stylish family rooms. The hotel has an indoor pool and

fitness centre. Free accommodation and breakfast for up to two children under 16 sharing a room with adults and baby

equipment is available. The hotel has a restaurant as well where a healthy kids menu is served, with activity sheets to

keep the children amused.





Edinburgh Castle – Visit the castle where the Scottish kings ruled, lived and fought against their enemies.



Museum of Childhood – The first museum in the world specializing in the history of childhood, this museum has toys

of all kinds, moving toys, stuffed toys, war toys, every kind of toy, this museum should be renamed the ‘Museum

of Toys’. (free!)


 Scenic View

Camera Obscura – Very cool way to introduce the children to this city. Amusing, interesting and interactive way to see

the city with interesting guides that will teach your children how to look at the surroundings in a whole new way.


Farm in the City

Gorgie City Farm – Visit Kids Rambo or Bount the sheep, a cow, and other fun farm animals right in the city. (free!)



Edinburgh Zoo – The Edinburgh Zoo has the largest colony of penguins in the world. The zoo is also home to

endangered animals such as Siberian tigers, pygmy hippos, poison arrow frogs and red pandas.



Denmark is composed of three islands, Zealand  (Sjælland), Jutland (Jylland) and Funen (Fyn). Depending on how

long you want to stay, you could visit all three. But if your trip to Denmark is going to be a weekend or long weekend

trip, flying into Copenhagen to see the sights in the nation’s capital will allow you and your children to get a good taste

of Denmark.  





Flying to Copenhagen only takes about an hour and a half from London and there are various flights available from

London on such airlines as easyjet, British Airways, KLM, and Swiss International Airline.





Public Transportation: in Copenhagen, public transportation includes Transport Buses, State Railway, Metro, and

S-tog trains and its joint zone fare system allows you to transfer between each of these modes of transpiration with the

same ticket.


By Car: If you are hoping to visit some of the attractions in Copenhagen’s suburbs, it may be worth renting a car.

However, because of the popularity of traffic-free walkways in Copenhagen, while in the city it is best to park your

car while in the city and take advantage of the great public transport, biking paths or walkway options.


By Bicycle: City Bikes in Copenhagen offer more than 1,000 free bikes in racks all over the city.



kids eating


Copenhagen Corner - Offering everything from burgers to real caviar, Copenhagen Corner provides a

special children menu featuring such things as shrimp cocktail and grilled rump steak.


Fregatten - This is the preferred choice for the whole family with Danish and international food is served in a replica of

an 18th-century ship.


Cafe Copenhagen – This is a reliable choice as it has been a long time favourite for local and foreign families.

With traditional Danish food, kids can try food off the children’s menu like ping-pong-sized meat balls.


Restaurant/Café Nytorv – Rumoured to have one of the best children’s menus in Copenhagen!



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DGI-Byens Hotel – With five indoor heated swimming pools, sporting facilities and a child friendly atmosphere, your

kids are sure to find themselves right at home.


Hotel d’Angleterre – Stylish and grand, this hotel provides parents with an elegant interior and entertains the children

with a swimming pool and in-house video.


Hotel Fox – Probably the coolest hotel in Europe, this creative hotel had each of its 61 rooms designed by

21 different artists with most rooms appealing directly to children.


Kong Arthur — Once a home for Danish orphans, this hotel has been listed as teh No. 1 hotel in Copenhagen






 Amusement Park

Bakken, Copenhagen

Known as the world’s oldest amusement park, Bakken is more than 420 years old. Located in a suburb of

Copenhagen, this amusement park is great for kids of all ages and there is no entrance fee.



Copenhagen Zoo  

Make a day of it with exciting features like the Tropical Zoo, Children’s Zoo and Night Zoo.



Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerød, North Sealand

17th century castle which is home to the Danish Museum of National History.



Tycho Brahe Planetarium features an Omnimax theatre and ever-changing exhibits. 


Safari Park

Northern Europe’s largest safari park, Knuthenborg is one of East Denmark’s most popular attractions with

animals from around the world and loads of activities make this a great day out for the whole family.