Aberdeen Taxis rounds up the best things to do this October school holidays in Aberdeen.
This year (2021) October half term is from the 11th to the 22nd of October. And with this wee holiday just around the corner, it can be difficult to know the best stuff to do to keep the kids busy and the adults entertained.
We’ve put together a top 5 list of the best activities to do with the kids in and around Aberdeen to make sure your half-term break is as fun-filled as possible.
Jump In Adventure Park
Let the kids blow off some of that extra energy trampolining and at the Clip and Climb! A wee family outing to Jump In Adventure Park in Aberdeen will have the whole gang jumping for joy this October school holidays in Aberdeen!
Try flipping, flying and bouncing into the foam zone. Try new moves and hone tricks on the tumble tracks. Explore some of the many fun climbing challenges as you race or leisurely climb the experience walls!
Clip & Climb is suitable for all levels of experience. A range of sessions for all ages and great facilities for children’s birthday parties means there is something for the whole family this October school holidays in Aberdeen.
Aberdeen Science Museum
This October school holidays, discover a world of exploration and excitement at Aberdeen Science Centre. You and the kids can enjoy more than 60 amazing interactive exhibits, set across six innovative areas.
The October holidays see a ‘100 Years Of Insulin’ exhibition at the Science Centre. You and the family can discover the life-saving treatment and its uses! The Aberdeen Science Centre is a great way to spend an afternoon learning and having fun in an educational environment during the October school holidays in Aberdeen.
Perfect for younger visitors, the regular Little Explorer Days offer fun, hands-on science activities that encourage learning through play. Each Little Explorer Day workshop lasts 30 minutes and is supported by related activity tables on the Exhibition Floor to go and get stuck into afterwards!
Codona’s Amusement Park
Aberdeen’s favourite family day out – Codona’s Amusement Park has something for everyone in the family this October holidays in Aberdeen.
With its outdoor amusement park, golf, bowling, and adventure play area, you could spend all day there and not so the same thing twice.
White-knuckle rides and log flumes will get the adrenaline going. Speed around the go-kart track or test your skills against the Pirate Adventure Golf with a 25 ft. high volcano, pirate ship and special effects.
Play some Lucky Strike bowling, check out the video games arcade and refuel at one of the restaurants. You’ll need that energy for the jungle-themed indoor adventure golf course and the Smugglers Cove Kids Adventure Play where kids can jump, slide, climb and play during this school holidays in Aberdeen. A great activity for families in Aberdeen.
Experience the magic of Harry Potter at Harry Panto this October school holidays in Aberdeen.
Join young magicians as they fight the dark lord in this classic, spellbinding tale of good versus evil.
Magical illusions, pop songs and things that go bump in the night combine to delight youngsters and adults alike. A ghoulishly spooktacular parody production that will be a great warm-up for Halloween at the end of the month!
Saturday 16th October, Sunday October 17th
2PM & 7PM
£14 Standard, £12 concession
Battle Grounds Paintball
Battle Grounds Paintball is home to a fantastic range of activities! Expose the kids to exciting pursuits like airsoft, archery, axe and knife throwing, laser tag and paintball.
With first-class facilities and an emphasis on safety, it really is a great place to spend an afternoon during the October school holidays in Aberdeen.
Battle Grounds Paintball has five zones in which to fight the enemy. From trench warfare to the ‘Village of the Damned’ arenas, this paintball afternoon will bring out the competitive side of the whole gang in a safe, fun way.
Don’t fancy the bruises of paintball? Opt for Laser Tag, with unlimited ammunition and games such as Domination, Capture the Flag and Hostage Rescue.
There are loads to try at Battle Grounds Paintball and a full safety briefing and equipment are provided for each activity so you don’t have to worry about it whilst you and your family make the most of the October school holidays in Aberdeen.