5 Renfrewshire places to visit on bank holiday Monday

Monday 17th September, 2018

It’s the bank holiday weekend – meaning an extra day of freedom for (some of) us.

But if that extra day has given you a headache for finding something exciting to do with the family, then look no further than Renfrewshire.

From entertainment centres and thrill rides to the sights and sounds of the great outdoors, we’ve picked five places that will definitely provide an exciting day out for children and the big kids among us.

The Experience

On your marks, get set and GO to The Experience in Hillington for the ultimate electric karting experience. Reach top speeds of 35mph in seconds with the state-of-the-art karts before arming yourself with a laser blaster and taking on your friends at a game of laser tag. Recharge your batteries at the Refuel Café – which has won Visit Scotland’s Taste Our Best award – and enjoy a range of tasty dishes.

Visit The Experience.

 

Castle Semple Country Park

For those looking to enjoy some great outdoor activities, Castle Semple Country Park is the ideal place to visit this bank holiday Monday. Explore the park and all the exciting wildlife within it as you walk, jog, cycle, kayak and sail the same area. Why not take the dog for a walk and soak in the sights on one of the amazing walking trails?

Visit Castle Semple Country Park.

 

Soar at intu Braehead

If you’re looking for an epic day out for all the family, Soar at intu Braehead has you covered. Spend your day at Soar for top entertainment including the Climbzone, Paradise Island Adventure Golf, 10-pin bowling, Laserstation, aerial assault park, Odeon cinema, favourite family restaurants and much more. You’ll be spoiled for choice.

Visit Soar at intu Braehead.

 

Snow Factor

While at Soar, take a trip to Scotland’s only real indoor snow slope – which is also the longest in the UK. Hit the slopes at Snow Factor and enjoy skiing, snowboarding, sledging and the ice slide. Lessons are also available, plus those not so keen on the action can chill out at the Alpine-themed bar, Bar Varia and the supercool Ice Bar.

Visit Snow Factor.

 

The Big Adventure

With five levels of slides, climbs, tubes and games, Linwood’s The Big Adventure is the ultimate fun experience. The Baby Toddler Area provides an exciting environment for kids to enjoy everything from the ball pit to mini spaceship and the Main Area is the ideal place for older kids to make new friends in the massive adventure zone. Kids and adults alike can also enjoy a brilliant variety of arcade games.

Visit The Big Adventure.

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Paisley has an understated beauty. Paisley is the confident, attractive character in the room that doesn’t need to shout about it but still lets you know it’s there. Paisley is a great walking town and you are always likely to discover something new in the streets whether you are exploring for five minutes or five hours.

Gary Chittick
Photographer

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