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Family Days Out near to Armagh
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Armagh Planetarium (< 1 mile)
Armagh
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.
Palace Stables Heritage Centre (< 1 mile)
Armagh
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)
Armagh
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
Loughgall Country Park Featuring children's playground and Junior Adventure Trail plus trim trails, EcoTrails, cycle routes, fishing, golf, tennis and basketball. Oh, and a park!
Peatlands Park (10 miles)
Dungannon
Peatlands Park 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.
Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre (10 miles)
Glaslough
Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre Kids' equestrian adventures, from lessons and livery to family hacks and pony parlour, plus kids' groups and saddle club.
Tayto Factory Tour (10 miles)
Tandragee
Tayto Factory Tour Take a Tour round the Tayto Factory..
Peter Pans Neverland (10 miles)
Portadown
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!
The Wildlife and Heritage Centre (11 miles)
Monaghan
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.
C and Js Animal Park (11 miles)
Craigavon
C and Js Animal Park A friendly, family run animal park, set in beautiful countryside with over 100 animals great and small to meet. Creatures include ponies, micro pigs, lizards, guinea pigs, parrots, wallabies, goats and loads more!
Superdrive Karting (11 miles)
Armagh
Superdrive Karting Home to some of the fastest, most exciting outdoor karting and rally tracks in NI, with 160cc and 270cc karts for kids over 13 years.
AWOL Adventure Activities (12 miles)
Emyvale
AWOL Adventure Activities A truly ENORMOUS range of options including wet and dry, indoor and outdoor, from the whimsical like treasure hunts and crazy golf, to the intently purposeful like archery, abseiling and laser tag!
Tannaghmore Animal Farm (14 miles)
Craigavon
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!
Annaginny Farm Park (14 miles)
Dungannon
Annaginny Farm Park Come and see their animals close up: llamas, alpacas, wallabies, black swans, doves, mice and aquariums. Have a BBQ inside or out and then a bounce on the bouncy castle.
Scallywags (14 miles)
Lurgan
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.
Craigavon Golf and Ski Centre (15 miles)
Lurgan
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.
Little Imps Fun Factory (15 miles)
Banbridge
Little Imps Fun Factory Multi level mega frame with tonnes of fun for everyone under 10 and dedicated safe zone for under 3s. Great bus service access so a mecca for non driving mums!
Oxford Island (15 miles)
Craigavon
Oxford Island A National Nature Reserve with a number of habitats to explore and plenty of wildlife to enjoy. Trails to follow, plus a marina full of activities, and a museum to visit.
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre (15 miles)
Craigavon
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre A good starting point for a family visit to Oxford Island Nature Reserve, with lots of information available from leaflefts and knowledgeable staff. Great views of the island and over Lough Neagh. Free to visit.
Waterside Museum (15 miles)
Craigavon
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.
Kinnego Marina (15 miles)
Craigavon
Kinnego Marina Visit the largest marina on Lough Neagh, offering a variety of water based fun, including boat trips. There is also man made pond that is full of wildlife to enjoy, including dragonflies and waterfowl.
Drum Manor Forest Park (15 miles)
Tyrone
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)
Craigavon
Waves Leisure Complex In addition to standard swim facilities, offers a learner pool with water features especially popular with small children.
Space Quest (16 miles)
Newry
Space Quest Awesome laser tag venue with 4000 sq ft of play space including glow in the dark features, fog and sound effects plus a choice of battle scenarios to suit you! Infra red equipment means this combat game is zero contact and totally safe.
Space Quest (16 miles)
Newry
Space Quest Awesome laser tag venue with 4000 sq ft of play space including glow in the dark features, fog and sound effects plus a choice of battle scenarios to suit you! Plus indoor play zone and tenpin bowling!
The Newry Treasure Trail (18 miles)
Newry
The Newry Treasure Trail f you are looking for something new to do with kids then why not try a self guided, themed Treasure Trail: they offer an imaginative and fun way to explore, and learn about, the great outdoors.
Fun House (19 miles)
Newry
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.
Play Shack (20 miles)
Tyrone
Play Shack 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!
Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre (22 miles)
Rockcorry
Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre A huge range of wet and dry, indoor and outdoor pursuits, plus workshops, programmes, camps and courses, all well worth looking into for the active family.
East Coast Adventure (24 miles)
Warrenpoint
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.
Talnotry Avian Care Trust (26 miles)
Dublin
Talnotry Avian Care Trust Currently has around 350 animals in its long term care to visit and learn about.
Charlies Den (26 miles)
Lisburn
Charlies Den 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)
Lisburn
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)
Crumlin
Clementsmount Fun Farm Clementsmount Fun Farm is a real family day out combining animals and play park activities.
Jumping Jacks (27 miles)
Lisburn
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.
Wallace Park (27 miles)
Lisburn
Wallace Park Now boasting the region's flagship Adventure Playground as part of it's refurb, huge with loads of state of the art equipment; plus Soccer Pavilion and floodlit Tennis Courts!
Nutts Corner Circuit (28 miles)
Belfast
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. Try Arrive and Drive, Time Attack or group racing!
Carlingford Adventure Centre (29 miles)
Carlingford
Carlingford Adventure Centre Activities include zorbing and body zorbing, laser tag, climbing, sailing, high ropes course, archery, raft building, canoeing and so very much more.
Surfin Dirt Mountain Boarding (29 miles)
Bryansford
Surfin Dirt Mountain Boarding Over 7s welcome to snowless snowboarding, whooshing down either the nursery slope for beginners or hitting the fun features on the main hill. Also has a cool 9 hole disc golf course on site too!
SkyTrek (30 miles)
Belfast
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!
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park (30 miles)
Belfast
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park Featuring international camellia trials, a walled garden, a Japanese style garden with water features and a great children's playground with orienteering and eco trails too!
Caveman Capers at Antrim Forum (31 miles)
Antrim
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.
Aladdins Kingdom Play Centre (31 miles)
Tyrone
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)
Antrim
Adventure Island 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.
Junction Jacks Mini Golf (31 miles)
Antrim
Junction Jacks Mini Golf 18 holes of pirate themed golf during which you'll learn all about Blackbeard the famous pirate! Fun features include waterfalls, bridges and even a walk through pirate ship, so this is one that everybody should say 'Yarr' to!
Belfast Activity Centre (31 miles)
Belfast
Belfast Activity Centre Climbing, mountain biking, caving, canoeing, kayaking, vertical challenge, orienteering, team games and high ropes course including surprise features like a trapeze!
Mr Tumbles Fun House (32 miles)
Tyrone
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 (33 miles)
Newcastle
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.
Newcastle Centre (33 miles)
Newcastle
Newcastle Centre 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)
Downpatrick
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.

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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