Top 5 for under 5's in Edinburgh

Self catering properties are particularly appreciated by parents of young children, so being a parent of a healthy 4 year old I thought it would be helpful if I shared some local Edinburgh  knowledge with parents of under 5's so you can entertain your little one and make the most of your break.

5 Top things to do with an under 5 within Edinburgh

National Museum of Scotland - 0131 225 7534
This museum has plenty to do and see for adult and child alike - it's a great place to spend a rainy day with a child, entry is free.

The Ceramic Experience - 0131 662 6666‎
Let the kids be creative and sculpt and paint a keepsake ... coffee shop for adults.

Leith Water World - 0131 555 6000‎
Fantastic experience for kids ... don't expect lane swimming here ... it's all flumes, waves and fun.

The Royal Botanic Gardens - 0131 552 7171
A beautiful park in the centre of Edinburgh with great glass houses, exhibitions and cafe.

Molly's Play Centre in Edinburgh's Ocean Terminal - 0845 123 5593
This is the standard softplay area but situated with the Ocean terminal shopping mall so you can combine a little retail therapy whilst the kids are happy.