Butterfly House and Seaforde Gardens Experience the beauty of free flying tropical butterflies or challenge your sense of direction in Ireland's oldest maze! Or simply relax and enjoy the fine collection of trees and plants in the gardens while the smaller ones enjoy!
Seaforde Tropical Butterfly House The Tropical Butterfly House contains hundreds of free-flying exotic butterflies, as well as parrots, reptiles and other creatures. Children's playground available.
Botanic Gardens and Palm House includes a children's playground, giant bird feeders, rockery, rose garden and sculptures. Make sure you visit the Palm House with its mini jungle of exotic plants and birds of paradise!
Belfast Zoo Have fun at the zoo where you'll see more than 1200 animals plus a play park and a kids' farm. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Northern Ireland.
Streamvale Farm A family run dairy farm situated on the edge of Belfast, with play area, extra animals and beautiful views over the city and its surrounding hills.
Ark Open Farm is home to over 200 different animals,including some rare and endangered species, plus indoor and outdoor play areas, scenic farm walks and an awesome new Creepy Crawly Loft feature!
Tannaghmore Animal Farm Rare and traditional breeds to visit, plus barn museum with craft demonstrations, nice nature walks and a playground. Plus it's free to visit so a great option for the little one's first farmyard foray to see if they like it!
Clementsmount Fun Farm With a children's farm full of domestic friendlies, miniature train and pony rides, pedal go karts, indoor adventure play, sand diggers, trampoline and a crazy golf course too!
Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Egyptian Mummy and see modern masterpieces, from Ireland to the South Pacific. The museum offers something for everyone, from the simply curious to the enthusiast. Free to visit.
W5 With over 250 fun and amazing interactive science exhibits in four incredible exhibition areas, W5 provides a unique experience as well as fantastic fun for visitors of all ages and a special area for under 5s.
whowhatwherewhenwhy has 25 interactive elements in 4 differing discovery zones with highlights including den building, build and race a little car, use a lie detector, see optical illusions and make your own film or weather report! Bonkers!
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum The outdoor Folk Museum and indoor galleries tell the story of life in early 20th century Ulster; plus The Transport Museum displays Ireland's largest and most comprehensive transport collection! An all day-er!
Waterside Museum Discover the historical heritage of the Craigvon area through a variety of interesting objects. You can also see a barge that was built in 1900! Set in a Natural Nature Reserve. Free to visit.
Armagh Planetarium Offers interactive displays and galleries, a state-of-the-art Digital Theatre and outdoor exhibits in the landscaped grounds. Great idea if you're looking for family days out in Ulster!
Tropicana Splash out at Tropicana, Newcastle's outdoor heated leisure pool with a giant flume water slide. There are paddling pools just for toddlers and an outdoor sea water rock pool too.
Lagan Valley LeisurePlex The Leisure Pool has the longest, fastest and most definitely wettest water flumes around,
including: The Space Bowl; The Falling Rapids; Rubber Tyre Ride; Drag Racer; Master Blaster; Spa Pools; Sunken Pirate Galleon; Bubble Loungers; Dancing Water Fountain, and now featuring Aqualand interactive water play...
Shankill Leisure Centre Swimming pool with wavemaker machine plus corkscrew slide and children's pool with mushroom umbrella and dolphin slide.
Waves Leisure Complex In addition to standard swim facilities, offers a learner pool with water features especially popular with small children.
Bangor Aurora Flagsip aquatic and leisure complex in the heart of Bangor, with 3 swimming pools, and leisure waters with flumes, inflatable fun, and Northern Ireland’s only ‘Sidewinder’ slide! Extensive gym facilities, plus loads of different sports to take part in.
Jumping Jacks features a toddler area with mini football court, kart track area and slides; and a large adventure frame for the older children including a drop slide, rope bridge, 4 lane Astra Slide and sports area.
Dinos Den at Comber Leisure Slides, ball juggler, roller squeeze, biffbash forest and log ramp. Suitable for toddlers to 10 year olds. Set within a leisure centre offering plenty of sporting opportunities.
Lunarland Amusement Park Space themed adventure soft play with ride ons and toddler area, plus arcade for middle kids and proper gaming equipment for big ones.
Mookie World Thrilling multi storey soft play challenges for juniors, smaller versions for toddlers and appropriate entertainment for babies, plus a quiet zone with touch screen puzzles, air hockey and more.
Indiana Land Become Indiana Jones for a day and go wild in this awesome jungle inspired indoor playground. Available to toddlers and children under 12 years old and 5ft in height, Indiana Land offers 3 levels of fun play equipment for the bravest explorer.
Happy Town A fully themed play centre featuring huge play frames, the UK's first roller slide, Kids' Gym, Niteclub and Role Play areas like the Happy Town shop, Library, Fire Station and loads more!
Grove Wellbeing Centre Friendly zoo themed soft play area offers fun for children aged one to 11. Full of clean, bright tunnels, slides, ball pit, climbing nets, rollers and a magic ball juggler! There is also a toddler’s splash pool. Birthday party package available.
Fun House Let the kids loose in this well equipped indoor adventure play centre with something for toddlers through to your fun loving 12 year olds! Plus new laser tag on the same site!
Scallywags is a new indoor 3 tier soft play area with a larger than normal toddler area and offers a range of party packages for all budgets. A healthy eating cafe, Johnsons coffee, free wifi and Mullins ice cream makes it perfect for adults too. Midweek offers available.
Snakes n Ladders boasts the largest play frame in Northern Ireland, mini 6 a side football pitch and mini go karts. Suitable activities for babies up to 11 years old in a secure monitored area.
Playzone Outer space themed multi storey play area with slides, flumes, a climbing wall and much, much more: you will have a funtastic time!
Fun Works Play Centre A massive 5 floors of adventure play structure each featuring even more crazy activities than the last! They've also got some epic slides, ball cannons and a great zone for the smaller kids with regular Funworks Toddler Club too. Yay!
Peter Pans Neverland Features include a separate adventure play frame for the older children, a 60sq metre sports court, a 4 metre freefall drop slide, king-size trampoline and Ireland's first automated disco room!
Gullivers Soft Play The ultimate play experience in Armagh with 3 fantastic storeys of exciting Soft Play with lots of new features to entertain children up to primary school age.
Castle Ward The kids can immerse themselves in the Victorian Past with period dress up and toys! There's also a farmyard to visit and 2 adventure play areas with toy tractors in the barn!
Titanic Belfast Extends over 9 galleries which include special effects, dark rides, life sized reconstructions, new Ocean Exploration zone and innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic story. Some elements may be distressing to young children.
Belfast Castle Visitors Centre Offering an award winning adventure playground for 3 to 14s with loads of fun features and structures, plus go looking for Napoleon's Nose in the surrounding Cave Hill Country Park. No actual castle access.
Cockle Row Cottages Historic site with atmospheric buildings offering tours and insights into the life of ye olde fisherman, with the added bonus of some free family entertainment laid on every weekend from April to August from craft workshops to live music and shows!
Carrickfergus Castle one of Ireland's finest and most impressive Medieval castles with a rich history of military actions, sited on the shore of Belfast Lough. Audio visual exhibitions and other displays await you full of fascinating facts!
Palace Stables Heritage Centre Explore the lovingly restored 18th Century Stables of the Palace Demesne; interrogate costumed tour guides, visit a Victorian schoolroom and walk in the Garden of the Senses. A lovely day out with youngsters!
The Argory Unchanged since 1900 the house is a charming visit with a quirky history and has kids' quiz and interactive elements. Outside you've got the adventure playground, blackberry picking, Ranger Adventure days and award winning tea rooms. Nice!
The Wildlife and Heritage Centre A re-habilitation facility educating people to care for their environment, providing rehabilitation and release for injured or stressed Wildlife. Plus farming exhibits and over 300 taxidermist mounted specimens. Booking required.
Craigavon Golf and Ski Centre Offering lessons and open sessions in dry slope skiing and snowboarding, with tubing also available for over 5s. Golf range and putting green also on site.
Dundonald International Ice Rink offers loads of public sessions plus lessons for all and Ice Tots class for the smalls. Kids can also use Penguin Skate Aids and hit the DJ led sessions! Also on site: indoor play, bowling and seasonal events!
The Wigwam Roller Rink Get your skates on at The Wigwam Roller Rink, the only roller skating rink in Northern Ireland. Roller skating is suitable for all ages and abilities which makes it a great family activity.
The Rink A super modern multi sports rink ideal for a non frosty ice skate! A variety of session types and additional padding hire are available, so everyone of every level is welcome and catered for!
Belfast Activity Centre Climbing, mountain biking, caving, canoeing, kayaking, vertical challenge, orienteering, team games and high ropes course including surprise features like a trapeze!
Clip n Climb Dundonald is a uniquely themed indoor climbing arena with 24 different attractions. It is suitable for all abilities from beginners to professional climbers and is designed to challenge the mind as well as provide a healthy work out.
East Coast Adventure Water activities from Banana Boating, Pier Jumping, Jet Ski Rides and Canoeing to Yacht Trips and Power Boat Trips. Official Bike Hire and Up Lift Service providers to the Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails.
We are Vertigo Welcome to Northern Irelands premier Trampoline Park, Ski and Adventure Centre and Spa. Join the Adventure Today!
SkyTrek is a high ropes activity centre based in the heart of the Belfast Hills. SKYTrek caters for everyone from 5 years and up with a high and low ropes course, 30ft multi-level rockface climbing wall, ultimate power fan descender and Ireland’s first 90m zip lines!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Holiday Centres near Seaforde with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Ulster can enjoy the great day out as well.
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