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Things To Do & Days Out near Newry
Fun House (2 miles)
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!
Space Quest (3 miles)
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!
East Coast Adventure (7 miles)
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.
Carlingford Adventure Centre (11 miles)
Carlingford Adventure Centre Activities include zorbing and body zorbing, laser tag, climbing, sailing, high ropes course, archery, raft building and canoeing! Plus epic new SkyPark Zip Line and Obstacle Adventure for over 9s!
Tayto Factory Tour (13 miles)
Tayto Factory Tour Take a Tour round the Tayto Factory and see how your favourite snacks and treats are made, plus meet Mr Tayto the life sized mascot himself!
Gullivers Soft Play (17 miles)
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.
Palace Stables Heritage Centre (17 miles)
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!
Peter Pans Neverland (17 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!
Armagh Planetarium (17 miles)
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!
Newcastle Centre (18 miles)
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.
Tropicana (18 miles)
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.
Loughgall Country Park (19 miles)
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!
Waves Leisure Complex (19 miles)
Waves Leisure Complex In addition to standard swim facilities, offers a learner pool with water features especially popular with small children.
Scallywags (19 miles)
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.
The Wildlife and Heritage Centre (20 miles)
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.
Tannaghmore Animal Farm (20 miles)
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!
C and Js Animal Park (20 miles)
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!
Murlough National Nature Reserve (20 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.
Craigavon Golf and Ski Centre (20 miles)
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.
Superdrive Karting (21 miles)
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.
The Rink (21 miles)
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!
Oxford Island (21 miles)
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 (21 miles)
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 (21 miles)
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 (21 miles)
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.
Butterfly House and Seaforde Gardens (22 miles)
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!
The Argory (23 miles)
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!
Peatlands Park (24 miles)
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 (24 miles)
Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre Kids' equestrian adventures, from lessons and livery to family hacks and pony parlour, plus kids' groups and saddle club.
Tyrella Beach (25 miles)
Tyrella Beach The award winning beach offers a car free zone, off beach parking, safe bathing, dog free area, amenities, walks and tourist information. RNLI Lifeguards patrol the beach daily during July and August too: yay!
Lagan Valley LeisurePlex (25 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, and now featuring Aqualand interactive water play...
Jumping Jacks (26 miles)
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 (26 miles)
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!
Downpatrick and County Down Railway (27 miles)
Downpatrick and County Down Railway Enjoy unparalleled trackside views and get close up to the restoration work and sit in a vintage carriage, plus kids can drive a model train and enjoy the railway themed play area! Plus special Halloween Trains and Santa Service too.
AWOL Adventure Activities (27 miles)
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!
Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre (28 miles)
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.
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park (29 miles)
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!
SkyTrek (30 miles)
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!
Belfast Activity Centre (30 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!
Annaginny Farm Park (30 miles)
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.
We are Vertigo (31 miles)
We are Vertigo Welcome to Northern Irelands premier Trampoline Park, Ski and Adventure Centre and Spa. Join the Adventure Today!
Talnotry Avian Care Trust (31 miles)
Talnotry Avian Care Trust Currently has around 350 animals in its long term care to visit and learn about.
Drum Manor Forest Park (31 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.
Clementsmount Fun Farm (32 miles)
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!
Nutts Corner Circuit (32 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. Try Arrive and Drive, Time Attack or group racing!
Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens (32 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. The museum offers something for everyone, from the simply curious to the enthusiast. Free to visit.
Botanic Gardens and Palm House (32 miles)
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!
Funtasia (33 miles)
Funtasia Indoor water park with loads of features and interactive water play, plus dry play area, bowling, crazy golf, rock climbing, arcade and more.
The Ozone and Indoor Tennis Centre (33 miles)
The Ozone and Indoor Tennis Centre Bruiseless shoot em up fun in Laser Zone, climbing wall with easy routes, tennis courts and classes for all ages.
Laser Zone (33 miles)
Laser Zone is a multi level space age labyrinth full of hidden corners and elevated attack areas for you to stalk your opponents through, armed with your trusty laser cannon!