Ideas and places to visit

Ideas for places to visit


Click here for a list of Outdoor Learning Directory of recommended places to visit from Isobel Mair School

  • Riverside Museum
  • Landmark Forest Adventure – People who can provide proof of disability are admitted at 50% of the standard full rate, and carers go free. Visitors with disabilities can use the fast track lane at reception.
  • Glasgow Climbing Centre – offers introductory climbing sessions, and instructors have experience of working with people with autism
  • Edinburgh Zoo – offers free admission to the carer of a person with a disability.
  • Autism Friendly Tour Bus
  • M&Ds Theme Park –  offers discounted tickets for people with disabilities and their carers.
  • Holidays and Days out–  ideas from the national Autistic Society.
  • Cinema – Autism Friendly sessions at various cinemas
  • Oxygen /Airspace – Trampoline Park
  • 5SistersZoo – All year round family zoo.
  • Flipout – Trampoline Park. Contact them for specific sessions for children/adults with Autism.
  • Micro Fitness –  Open 7 days a week and operates a rotating system with different items for children to play on and use. Including bouncy castles, assault courses, basketball shootouts, gym equipment and much more, there is something to entertain children of all ages.
  • Sensory Room at the Experience – The computer-controlled system has an interactive floor, a large projector, mist and aroma machines, a bubble tube, tactile disc, fibre optic glow lights, a vibrating platform, and a range of other sensory objects to discover.
  • Trampoline Park – Ryze Trampoline offers children only jump time and other family sessions
  • Watersports – Pinkston Watersports offers kayaking and canoeing. Disability club takes place every Wednesday 6-7pm
  • Disability Football Team train on a Tuesday evening from 8:30 – 9:45pm
  • Disablity Access Karting offers experiences for individuals with limited mobility, learning disablities to expereince the adrenaline filled world of electric Go-Karting.
  • The Yard is a purpose built indoor and outdoor adventure playground in Edinburgh for children and young people with additional support needs and children in the community.

  • Red Star Athlectics Club Red Star AC is a small Glasgow-based athletics club for athletes with disabilities. Our athletes are all ages and disabilities. We currently have around 50 members. Whether you want to run for fun or want to aim for the elite level, we can help you on your way.

  • Autism Friendly Cinema Screenings  Cineworld provides Autism Friendly Screenings every month across a selection of cinemas including Parkhead Forge and Renfrew Street. These screenings usually take place once a month on a Sunday morning. Click on the link for more details.

  • Scottish Disabilty Football The Scottish FA aims to ensure those with disabilities have the opportunity to take part in football, and are able to progress through a player pathway and fulfil their potential. Key Aims within disability football:
    *Increase participation
    *Develop a programme of training and competition
    *Develop a pathway to allow footballers with disabilities to compete at the highest levelRaise the standard of Football coaching
    *Raise the profile of disability football and provide appropriate structures that support the programme centrally and locally
  •  Glasgow Disabled Scouts The 77th Scout Group provides adventure and personal development for boys aged 8 to 25 with physical disabilities and life limiting conditions. They  meet on Monday evenings in the south side of Glasgow. They have no set ‘catchment’ area – in fact, the only geographical restriction is the time it takes to get to us! Come join us for a new adventure every monday.

  • Cosgrove Care + Sporty Kids – Monthly Family Fun Event where children can have fun in a safe environmnet whilst parents can relax in the cafe. This events takes place on the first Monday of the month.

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