Armagh Planetarium (< 1 mile)
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.
Palace Stables Heritage Centre (< 1 mile)
Palace Stables Heritage Centre
The Heritage Centre is situation with the lovingly restored 18th Century Stables of the Palace Demesne. Costumed tour guides take you around the estate allowing you to relive life here in the late 18th Century.
Gullivers Soft Play (< 1 mile)
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.
Loughgall Country Park (5 miles)
Loughgall Country Park
boasts an extensive children's play area includes swings, slides etc. as well as an Adventure Trail assault course for older children.
Peatlands Park (10 miles)
The park is rich in insects, particularly butterflies, moths, dragonflies and damselflies and many woodland and wetland birds and various species of nest here. Badgers and hares are also present, while lizards and newts can be found in the open bog areas.
Tayto Factory Tour (10 miles)
Peter Pans Neverland (10 miles)
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!
C and Js Animal Park (11 miles)
C and Js Animal Park
An animal park where you can get up close and personal with many amazing creatures such as large snakes and lizards, as well as the cuter things to be seen like hamsters and bunnies!
Superdrive Karting (11 miles)
Home to some of the fastest, most exciting outdoor karting and rally tracks in Northern Ireland - from around 13 years.
Annaginny Farm Park (14 miles)
Annaginny Farm Park
Come and see their animals close up: llamas, alpacas, wallabies, black swans, doves, mice and much more. Have a BBQ inside or out and then a bounce on the bouncy castle.
Scallywags (14 miles)
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.
Tannaghmore Animal Farm (14 miles)
Tannaghmore Animal Farm
This attraction offers close encounters with many animals including rare breeds of cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and poultry traditionally found on farms in Ulster 100 years ago.
Little Imps Fun Factory (15 miles)
Little Imps Fun Factory
A multi-level soft play structure which provides a safe, secure and stimulating play environment with dedicated play areas for babies, toddlers and juniors.
Drum Manor Forest Park (15 miles)
Drum Manor Forest Park
Great for a family hike, picnic or ramble; take binoculars and camera, good views and some natural wildlife spotting opportunities.
Waves Leisure Complex (15 miles)
Waves Leisure Complex
In addition to standard swim facilities, offers a learner pool with water features especially popular with small children.
Fun House (19 miles)
Let the kids loose in this well-equipped indoor adventure play centre with something for toddlers through to your fun-loving 12 year olds.
Play Shack (20 miles)
is a purpose built 3 storey interactive soft play area divided into three age groups, Under 2s, Age 2 to 4 and Over 4s. Tonnes of features!
Charlies Den (26 miles)
Under 11s will love the imaginative 'Woodland' themed multi storey play zones, with football court, dedicated toddler area, cafe and more.
Lagan Valley LeisurePlex (27 miles)
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.
Clementsmount Fun Farm (27 miles)
Clementsmount Fun Farm
Clementsmount Fun Farm is a real family day out combining animals and play park activities.
Jumping Jacks (27 miles)
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.
Wallace Park (27 miles)
Ideal for families, with a good children's play area and lots of gentle walks for buggies and space to play for bigger kids. Also has a nice duckpond.
Nutts Corner Circuit (28 miles)
Nutts Corner Circuit
Enjoy Speeds of up to 50mph on Northern Ireland's only European Standard Kart Racing Circuit. There is no age limit, only a height restriction of 150cm.
Surfin Dirt Mountain Boarding (29 miles)
Surfin Dirt Mountain Boarding
Mountain boarding is basically riding down a dirt slope on a huge wheeled skateboard you can steer. Huge fun! They also do disc golf.
SkyTrek (30 miles)
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!
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park (30 miles)
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park
Featuring international camellia trials, a walled garden, a Japanese-style garden with water features for quiet contemplation, children's playground and orienteering and eco trails.
Caveman Capers at Antrim Forum (31 miles)
Caveman Capers at Antrim Forum
is a soft play adventure land for children under eleven, where they can travel back in time to a land of cavemen and dinosaurs. It provides a safe indoor environment for children to run, jump, climb and have fun.
Dr Gurgleys House of Fun (31 miles)
Dr Gurgleys House of Fun
is a really lovely indoor adventure playground suitable for all children aged up to 10 years. Slides, ball pits and all the other classic fun features to entertain and exhaust the kids.
Aladdins Kingdom Play Centre (31 miles)
Aladdins Kingdom Play Centre
is a children’s adventure playground and party world which includes a spiral slide, aerial gliders, rope bridges, swings and a haunted house!
Adventure Island (31 miles)
Indoor play within the enormous shopping centre to give the kids a chance to run some energy off, complete with all the classic soft play features to entertain and exhaust. Under 4ft9s welcome.
Belfast Activity Centre (31 miles)
Belfast Activity Centre
Climbing, bouldering, caving and high ropes course including surprise features like a trapeze!
Mr Tumbles Fun House (32 miles)
Mr Tumbles Fun House
Featuring spiral slides, twinlane wavy board, ball volcano, baby and toddler areas and plenty more to entertain and exhaust the kids.
Tropicana (32 miles)
Newcastle upon Tyne
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.
Newcastle Centre (33 miles)
features Pedalo Swans, Go-Karts, Bowls, Tennis Courts, Pitch and Putt plus Crazy Golf! There are also an indoor baby sensory room and outdoor adventure play park available.
Butterfly House and Seaforde Gardens (33 miles)
Butterfly House and Seaforde Gardens
A visit to the gardens and tropical butterfly house can be the perfect day out for all the family. 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.
Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens (33 miles)
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, ancient relics to hands on activities, the museum offers something for everyone from the simply curious to the enthusiast.
Murlough National Nature Reserve (33 miles)
Murlough National Nature Reserve
At the edge of a popular beach the dunes are splendid for exploring and wildlife spotting. Self guided trails available, activity pack etc downloadable in advance.
Shankill Leisure Centre (33 miles)
Shankill Leisure Centre
Swimming pool with wavemaker machine and corkscrew slide and children's pool with mushroom umbrella and dolphin slide.
Belfast Treasure Hunt (34 miles)
Belfast Treasure Hunt
A great way for your family or friends to have a day out to explore Belfast. We have six great Treasure Hunts for you to choose from. Don’t forget when you complete the Treasure Hunt; you have a chance to win £1000!
Botanic Gardens and Palm House (34 miles)
Botanic Gardens and Palm House
Fun for kids and adults the Botanic Gardens 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!
The Ozone and Indoor Tennis Centre (34 miles)
Ulster American Folk Park (35 miles)
Ulster American Folk Park
Immerse yourself in the emigrant trail: board a full scale emigrant sailing ship, meet an array of costumed characters and see vast collections of relevant antiques.
whowhatwherewhywhy (35 miles)
W5 is a world-class interactive discovery centre with over 160 amazing interactive exhibits housed in five action-packed exhibition areas. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Ulster.
Odyssey Bowl (35 miles)
Classic family friendly tenpin bowling with gutter guards and bowling ramps to give the kids a chance. Also do glow bowling for an extra edge!
W5 (35 miles)
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.
Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory (35 miles)
Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory
Take a visit to this candy shop - re-done to look as it did when it opened in 1953 - and a tour of the factory to see candy being handmade to Aunt Sandra's traditional recipes.
Grove Wellbeing Centre (35 miles)
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!
Belfast Castle Visitors Centre (35 miles)
Belfast Castle Visitors Centre
Belfast Castle Visitors Centre tells the story of Belfast Castle and its residents over the years as well as providing an insight into Cave Hill where it is situated.
Cave Hill Playground (35 miles)
Cave Hill Playground
Suitable for children aged three to 14 and includes cradle swings, slides, spring rockers, sand play unit and a bicycle roundabout. For older children, there's a spectacular space net and aerial runway.
Seaforde Tropical Butterfly House (36 miles)
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.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Armagh 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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