Days out and attractions
Close to Scoutscroft you can find so many attractions and days out for all the family to enjoy. From brewery tours to family farms, take a look at just some of the days out you can enjoy during your time at Scoutscroft.
Fun for all the family at East Links Family Park
Just up the road from Scoutscroft you’ll find an attraction like no other. East Links Family Park provides entertainment for all, with animals, soft play, trampolines, climbing frames and go karts, plus more! With a whole day of fun you will not be disappointed with this attraction, especially with the discount voucher you can find at Reception on the Park.
Guests and owners at Scoutscroft can take advantage of a 20% discount off standard prices with a discount voucher available from Reception.
Discover the seascapes around Eyemouth and St Abb's
Why not take to the sea with Eyemouth Rib Trips and discover the incredible seascapes from Eyemouth to St Abb’s. The company offer two boating trip options, a calming Coastal Exploration and the ‘Fast Blast’. The Coastal Exploration sea safari option is suitable from 4+ and is a fantastic opportunity to see the Burnmouth sea caves, Coldingham Sands, St Abb’s Head, Petticowick Bay and Fastcastle Point. The Fast Blast is a fast paced boat trip as it’s name suggests. See some of the sights while enjoying the thrill of travelling at speed up the Berwickshire coast.
A history of fishing at Eyemouth Museum
Eyemouth has been a fishing port since the 13th century and some 80 boats regularly fish out of it. The bustling harbour area goes to show how important fishing still is to the town and it’s a must visit location for many holidaying in the area. Eyemouth Museum documents the history of fishing and the social heritage of the town.
Enjoy a tipple at Belhaven Brewery
The self-proclaimed home of Scottish Brewing, Belhaven Brewery is Scotland’s oldest working brewery and offers tours where you can find out all about its history and the beers that have been brewed there since its establishment in 1719. Tours run every day and the brewery is just a half hour drive from Scoutscroft, in nearby Dunbar.
Take in the sights at John Muir Country Park
Named after Dunbar born conservationist and environmental philosopher John Muir, John Muir Country Park covers some of the most spectacular East Lothian coastline. Spanning from the remnants of Dunbar Castle – one of Scotland’s strongest fortresses – to the Peffer Burn 3.5 miles away, it provides an incredible spot to take in the sights of the East Lothian coast, including Bass Rock and the River Tyne estuary.
Paxton House lies at the heart of 80 acres of woodland, parkland and gardens and offers a fantastic selection of walks, wildlife and scenery. Overlooking the majestic River Tweed, the house grounds feature a large variety of riverside walks, trails, and outdoor attractions for visitors.
Guests and owners at Scoutscroft can take advantage of a 10% discount off standard prices by showing their key card (guests) or rewards card (owners).
You can learn all about the history of the area, Bamburgh Castle and its inhabitants in the fourteen public areas. There are over 3,000 items including arms, armour, glass, china, furniture and artwork to view. Bamburgh Castle offers an extensive programme of events throughout the year, featuring woodworking lessons, reenactments and theatre shows.
Guests and owners at Scoutscroft can take advantage of a 10% - 20% discount (excluding family tickets) by showing their key card (guests) or rewards card (owners) at the ticket office.
With links to Harry Potter, Alnwick Castle has a range of fantastic activities offering magical fun for all the family. The Medieval Castle, with a dramatic and intriguing history, is home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland and also offers tours, exhibitions and State Rooms for you to enjoy. A huge programme of events runs throughout the Castle’s seven month season with outdoor cinema experiences, wizarding weekends and music concerts.
Ford & Etal Estates
One destination, over 20 attractions, there is something for everyone at Ford & Etal Estates. With so much to see and do, you can easily spend a day, or more, at Ford & Etal. From a working corn mill to the steam railway, and the ‘old school’ in Ford to the Heavy Horse Centre, no matter what your age or interest your day out will be filled with fun!
Guests and owners at Scoutscroft can take advantage of a 15% discount off entry to Heatherslaw Cornmill and Lady Waterford Hall by showing their key card (guests) or rewards card (owners).
Scottish Seabird Centre
Go puffin spotting at The Scottish Seabird Centre is a five star, multi award winning, family attraction overlooking the sea at North Berwick. Featuring an exciting discovery centre with live cameras to view puffins, gannets, seals and more. There's also a Wildlife Theatre, 3DTV, fish tanks plus Kid's Corner and Kid's Zone.
Guests and owners at Scoutscroft can take advantage of a 15% discount off entry to the Discovery Centre by showing their key card (guests) or rewards card (owners).
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Scotland's Best Attraction (VisitScotland)
The Royal Yacht Britannia was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing over 1,000,000 miles around the world. Now berthed in Edinburgh, you can follow in the footsteps of Royalty to discover the heart and soul of this most special of Royal residences.
Guests and owners at Scoutscroft can take advantage of a 10% discount off admission by showing their key card (guests) or rewards card (owners).
T&Cs apply. Not valid with any other offer, promotion, gift tickets or for advance purchases. No cash alternative. Must show key card or reward card at the ticket desk on the second floor of Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre. Valid til 31 Dec 2020.
Heart of Hawick
An exciting assortment of live music, films, exhibitions and more
Situated in the centre of Hawick town centre, Heart of Hawick has an assortment of exciting events each month. The site also has a textile museum and heritage hub archive. The Cafe Bar offers the perfect accompaniment to your entertainment.
Owners and guests at Scoutscroft can take advantage of a buy one get one free offer on hot drinks by showing their key card (guests) or Rewards Club card (owners.)
Eyemouth Art Trail
A permanent local tourist attraction with great family appeal!
With several developments planned over the coming years, including upgraded signage, new exhibitions, Eyemouth Art Festival and new permanent installations, the Art Trail is going to be bigger and better!
Sculpture, decorative follies, beautiful touching monuments, architecture, engravings, paintings, decorative details from real life, historical artefacts, optical illusions and wonderful views, bring the whole family for a fantastic day out!