Belfast Treasure Hunt (< 1 mile)
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...
whowhatwherewhywhy (< 1 mile)
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 (< 1 mile)
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 (< 1 mile)
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.
Botanic Gardens and Palm House (< 1 mile)
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...
The Ozone and Indoor Tennis Centre (< 1 mile)
Titanic Belfast (< 1 mile)
Extends over 9 galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition, drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic story.
Shankill Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
Shankill Leisure Centre
Swimming pool with wavemaker machine and corkscrew slide and children's pool with mushroom umbrella and dolphin slide.
Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens (1 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...
Aunt Sandras Candy Factory (1 miles)
Aunt Sandras 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 (1 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!
Victoria Park (2 miles)
Home to a range of water birds such as swans, geese, ducks, herons and migrant waders. Play park for under 7s and plenty of open space too.
Lunarland Amusement Park (3 miles)
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.
Stormont Park (3 miles)
3 separate age grouped areas with thrilling features like huge slides, zip lines, climbing frames, tunnels, swings, rockers and more plus picnic areas and some great views.
Cave Hill Playground (3 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.
Belfast Castle Visitors Centre (3 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.
Belfast Activity Centre (3 miles)
Belfast Activity Centre
Climbing, mountain biking, caving, canoeing, kayaking, vertical challenge, orienteering, team games and high ropes course including surprise features like a trapeze!
Activities Ireland (4 miles)
Why not learn the basics skills of Canoeing or Kayaking, Climbing, Hill Walking, Archery, Coasteering or Bouldering, Orienteering or Mountain Biking?
Belfast Zoo (4 miles)
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.
SkyTrek (4 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...
Dundonald International Ice Rink (5 miles)
Dundonald International Ice Rink
A centre for all the family to enjoy, Dundonald International Ice Bowl has skating, bowling, an indoor adventure area for children as well as a new adventure golf course. Great idea if you're after things to do with kids...
Dundonald International Bowling (5 miles)
Dundonald International Bowling
A centre for all the family to enjoy, Dundonald International Ice Bowl has skating, bowling, an indoor adventure area for children as well as a new adventure golf course. Great idea if you're after things to do with kids in...
Streamvale Farm (5 miles)
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.
Indiana Land (5 miles)
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...
Pirates Adventure Golf (5 miles)
Pirates Adventure Golf
Two dastardly pirate golf courses played in the shadow of their ghostly fully rigged pirate schooner complete with firing cannons! Great effects.
Clip n Climb Dundonald (5 miles)
Clip n Climb Dundonald
is a uniquely themed indoor climbing arena with twenty-four 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...
Playzone (5 miles)
Outer space themed multi storey play area with slides, flumes, a climbing wall and much, much more: you will have a funtastic time!
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park (5 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.
Glengormley Sports Bowl (5 miles)
Glengormley Sports Bowl
16 lanes of top class Tenpin bowling provided by Brunswick, the Rolls Royce of bowling equipment. Kids' bowling balls and ramps are available on request. Also on site kids' quads, karts and an indoor play area!
Fun Works Play Centre (5 miles)
Fun Works Play Centre
The huge play frame is crammed full of energetic activities from our four lane astra slide and crawl tubes to a mini football and basket ball area, plenty to keep the kids happy while you relax in our coffee shop or upper...
Mookie World (5 miles)
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.
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (6 miles)
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum
The outdoor Folk Museum tells the story of life in early 20th century Ulster. The Transport Museum displays Ireland's largest and most comprehensive transport collection.
Wallace Park (7 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.
Jumping Jacks (8 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.
Dinos Den at Comber Leisure (8 miles)
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.
Lagan Valley LeisurePlex (8 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...
Charlies Den (8 miles)
Under 11s will love the imaginative 'Woodland' themed multi storey play zones, with football court, dedicated toddler area, cafe and more.
Nutts Corner Circuit (8 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.
Captain Jacks (9 miles)
offer purpose built facilities designed to ensure you and your Little Shipmates have great fun again and again! Pirate themed softplay with little cars and sports areas.
Whacky Wizz Ards (9 miles)
Whacky Wizz Ards
2 storeys of adventure soft play with a Spiral Slide into a Ball Pool, Wobbly Mirror, Spiders Web and Stepping Stones; plus a paddling pool for summer. For under 7s or under 130cm tall.
Carrickfergus Castle (9 miles)
Carrickfergus Castle is one of Ireland's finest Medieval castles and stands impressive on the shore of Belfast Lough.
The Play Cafe (9 miles)
The Play Cafe
A specially designed interactive play facility with play frames which are packed full of exciting and energetic activities to keep kids happy.
Happy Town (10 miles)
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 SO MUCH MORE!
Ark Open Farm (10 miles)
Ark Open Farm
Ark Open farm is home to about 200 different animals, many of whom are rare and endangered species of domestic animals. It also has play areas.
The Wigwam Roller Rink (10 miles)
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.
Clementsmount Fun Farm (10 miles)
Clementsmount Fun Farm
Clementsmount Fun Farm is a real family day out combining animals and play park activities.
Snakes n Ladders (10 miles)
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.
Cheeky Monkeys Indoor Play Centre (11 miles)
Cheeky Monkeys Indoor Play Centre
A small indoor play centre with friendly staff where kids can have fun on astroslides and tunnels and in soft play areas while parents relax over a cuppa. Great idea if you're looking for family days out in Ulster.
Castle Espie Wildfowl Centre (11 miles)
Castle Espie Wildfowl Centre
You'll have a wonderful day out at Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre, situated on the shores of Strangford Lough, watching and learning about exciting wildlife.
Pickie Family Fun Park (11 miles)
Pickie Family Fun Park
A fun park that's a top venue for kids of all ages. Adventure playground, paddling pools, sandpit, mini go-karts and entertainers.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Belfast 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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