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. _ ,. The Roya| Bdtanic EDINBURGH 5'" e I 'THE REST ' Road. 445 4433). Europe‘s longest - - - i ! artificial ski slope is the perfect 1 3 Among the huge array of visitor 2 place to learn or sharpen up skiing and § Although relatively pricey. there’s a lot to Just a train journey away in north ',

I attractions. Dynamic Earth (Holyrood 3 snowboarding skills. see. including the longest underwater i Lanarkshire is Strathclyde Park I i Road. 550 7800). one of Edinburgh's : For more of a cultural jaunt. just a walk-way in the world. Alternatively. The (Hamilton Road. Motherwell. 01698 1 newest attractions is a fantastic joumey of 4 short walk from Edinburgh Castle Butterfly 8: Insect World (Lasswade. 266155). one of Scotland's top tourist ; 3 discovery. Using stunning new (Royal Mile. 225 9846). you‘ll find The 663 4932) takes you up close and personal 2 attractions and aside from its watery I


j developments in interactive technologies 1 Royal Museum and The Museum of 3 with a host of creepy crawlies and activities. it's home to M&Ds. a fun-

fancy something a bit more hands on. the lies Deep Sea World (0906 9410077). trails as you bask in the summer sun. ' further afield.

the centre pieces together the history of . Scotland (Chambers Street. 247 4219). I hundreds of tropical butterflies. 1f filled theme park and entertainment

i the planet. creating a thoroughly modern 2 It‘s a great day out for all the family and = feathered friends are more your thing you ; centre. Alternatively. Big Idea (The

1 way to ste back in time. the stuffed animals are a particular ' can pop in to the adjoining Edinburgh Harbourside. 08708 4031 18) in Irvine. I 1 The urbo Ride (Fountainpark. 229 5 favourite with the little ones. ; Bird of Prey Centre. And Vogrie ] New Lanark (New Lanark Mills. | l 1706) on the other side of town uses flight From stuffed to the real thing. § Country Park (Gorebridge. 821990). . 01555 661345) in Lanark and The l i simulation technology. digital sound and a Edinburgh Zoo (334 9171) lies in the i Dalkeith Country Park (High Street. ! Museum of Flight (East Fortune 1 1 five storey high screen. to throw you into 9 west of the city and is arguably one of the ; 663 5684) and The Royal Botanic ; Airfield. 01620 880308) in Haddington ' z the heart of the action with films such as i best in Britain. Hidden away beneath the Garden (lnverleith Row. 552 7171) are i are also great for a days worth of I I Dino Island and Red Rock Run. if you ; Forth Road Bridge in North Queensferry. I all perfect for woodland walks and nature 3 family fun if you‘re willing to go a bit


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