As the holidays approach we need all the help we can get to entertain the kids! We
have collated a list of 10 of our favourite free activities in Glasgow. Do you have more
we can add?
1. Elder Park Junior Parkrun
Elder Park Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Elder
Bookbug offers free, fun and friendly sessions in libraries around Glasgow for babies, toddlers
and children under 5 years of age accompanied by their parents and/or carers.
3. Mini Museum Explorers
Explore Glasgow’s museums with your 3-5 year olds in this fun session, with a mix of free play
and structured activity to enjoy together.
4. Free Art Classes for 12-18 Year Olds
The Language Hub are running art classes, aimed at 12 – 18 year olds, who are interested in
learning, creating and expressing themselves through art.
5. Baltic Street Adventure Playground Family Sessions
Baltic Street Adventure Playground is a supervised adventure playground for children from 6 to
12 years. Younger children are welcome with a carer or guardian and it is free to enter and
6. Play Cafe
Each week we will offer a craft activity or floor games, for children aged 5-11 years old.
7. Tollcross Children’s Farm
Entry is free and the farm has lots of animals including pigs, goats, horses, ducks, and chickens
8. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Interesting and interactive displays to keep parents and kids amused. The Mini Museum caters
specifically for younger children.
9. Play Together on Pedals
Free learn-to-ride a bike sessions for kids aged 2-6
10. The Tall Ship Glenlee
The Tall Ship offers nautically themed events and activities including fun and informative talks
and tours and costumed volunteer days!