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Family trip to Motherwell with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Motherwell is an amazing city in Scotland and an excellent place for a vacation. If you travel with children, they will be impressed by the city too. There are a lot of entertainment facilities: amusement centers, golf, parks, and restaurants with incredibly delicious desserts. In Motherwell, the administrative center of North Lanarkshire, there is everything you can wish.
1. Active tourists are better to visit Motherwell in summer. At this time of the year, more sightseeing tours are available. In the city and its surroundings, all sports centres are open. … Open
First of all, you should visit the M & D's Scotlands Theme Park with children upon your arrival at Motherwell. Here, children of all ages and adults will find entertainments to taste. In the shade of branchy trees (in the Strathclyde Country Park), there are a lot of amazing attractions: water slides, merry-go-rounds, trampolines, a shooting gallery, and a big wheel. In the park, you can see turtles dwelling in the Strathclyde pond. If the child’s birthday is celebrated here, children will be incredibly overjoyed.
Moreover, there is the zoological garden Amazonia where you can see a lot of tropical plants, which will conserve a wonderful childish atmosphere. Here, you can also see parrots, butterflies, monkeys, and fish. If you are hungry, drop in a bar. Another themed park attracts the smallest children (aged 2 to 6 years). This is the Hamilton Water Palace that is stylized as a pirate ship. Here, you have an opportunity not only to take a pirate boat trip, but also to try water slides and swim in the swimming pool. Copyright
The picturesque Scottish city was literally created for family recreation. There are a lot of beautiful parks, modern entertainment centers, and attractions. One of the most picturesque … Open
The themed DinoM8 Park is another excellent place for family recreation. Here, you won’t even notice how fast time flies. There are a lot of reasons why children like this park. One of them is its attractive decor. Besides, it offers all the conditions for having fun: slides, various constructions, and trampolines. In the territory of the park, there is a restaurant offering delicious food. Here, parents can have dinner while their children have fun. This park is perfect for children aged 3 to 12 years.
Children are also impressed by Calderglen Country Park. It is a wonderful park and a mini zoo. Here, you can see such animals, as foxes, rabbits, goats, owls, and horses. There are also a lot of bird species. At the exit of the zoo, pay attention to the gift shop and buy some souvenirs that would remind you of your vacation. Besides the zoo, there is the East Kilbride Sports Club in the park. Here, you can play baseball and football and visit a playground and a craft workshop where children learn to paint. There is also the Torrance House Golf Club.
Motherwell will impress gourmets who have long dreamed of tasting the traditional Scottish cuisine. The regional cuisine is distinguished by the diversity of ordinary and nourishing dishes. … Open
All family members will get only positive emotions when visiting the Time Capsule. It is an excellent swimming complex with a pool with waves, a baby pool, and water attractions. You can freshen up here. This place will bring children only positive emotions. Little children aged 2 to 6 years can have fun in the Fun Factory Bellshill. While children climb different constructions, trampoline, and go down slides, parents can relax in a cafe and eye them at the same time.
The Rainforest Adventure is another amazing amusement center in Motherwell. There are constructions, slides, trampolines, and all other things children love. Besides, little children will be impressed by this place, as there is a well-equipped playground. Then, you can relax in a local cafe. Another complex with such ordinary name, as “The Zone” is a perfect place for themed child’s parties. In the indoor playground, little children (aged 2 to 6 years) who are just mastering constructions and slides, as well as older children, will bet only positive emotions.
The citizens of Motherwell are very friendly. They are proud of their national identity. They highlight their dissimilarity from English people in all possible ways. These differences are … Open
In the city, there are a lot of cafes and restaurants that you should visit with children to taste wonderful dishes of the local cuisine and especially sweets. You should visit the Hope Cafe for delicious cookies, Equi's Motherwell - for unrivaled ice cream, and Funtastica Love Coffee - for wonderful cakes. Scoffs offer a wide choice of delicious pies, so treat your children with them too.
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Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Motherwell
♥   Water park 'The Time Capsule' Coatbridge, 8.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Motherwell and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Deep Sea World' North Queensferry, 45.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'St Andrews Aquarium' St Andrews, 97.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Lake District Coast Aquarium' Maryport, 122.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Motherwell
♥   Zoo 'Five Sisters Zoo' West Calder, Scotland, 28.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Blair Drummond Safari Park' Stirlingshire, Scotland, 42.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Edinburgh Zoo' Edinburgh, Scotland, 48.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Camperdown Wildlife Centre' , Dundee, 97.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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