The Best Things To Do In Antrim Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Antrim

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 130 fun things to do in Antrim for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, parks and playgrounds and activity centres.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 80 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Antrim day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Antrim with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

  1. Mini golf course at Junction Jacks Mini Golf in Antrim

    Junction Jacks Mini Golf


    Crazy GolfCrazy Golf

    Not only a great miniature golf course this is also an educational resource, with every hole across the 18 holding a parchment detailing the life of...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 1.4 miles from Antrim
  2. Horned owl at World of Owls in Antrim

    World of Owls


    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Spend half a day with the family at World of Owls - a lovely  owl sanctuary at Randalstown Forest. Explore indoor and outdoor birds of prey displays,...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.7 miles from Antrim
  3. Clementsmount Fun Farm

    Clementsmount Fun Farm


    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    An animal adventure awaits at Clementsmount Fun Farm. With a whole range of animals to swoon over the petting barn is not to be missed. Meet Billy an...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 6.3 miles from Antrim
  4. Walking trail at Talnotry Avian Care Trust in Dublin

    Talnotry Avian Care Trust


    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Talnotry Avian Care Trust currently has around 350 animals in its long term care. These include gannets, swans, kestrels, sparrowhawks, owls, foxes,...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6.4 miles from Antrim
  5. Go karts at Speedway Indoor Karting in Doagh

    Speedway Indoor Karting


    Go Karting and DrivingGo Karting and Driving

    Previously known as Speedway Indoor Karting, it's current incarnation as Need For Speed Indoor Karting offers a medium octane, high adrenaline experi...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 6.5 miles from Antrim
  6. Kids on go karts at Nutts Corner Circuit in Belfast

    Nutts Corner Circuit


    Go Karting and DrivingGo Karting and Driving

    The Nutts Corner Circuit is Northern Ireland's ultimate family karting venue with a newly surfaced International track over 2 kilometres long! Nutts...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 6.9 miles from Antrim
  7. Soft play slide at Fun Factory Ballymena

    Fun Factory Ballymena


    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Fun Factory has a large multi level climbing frame for adventurous 5 to 12 year olds comprises 3 slides - of the free fall, astra and spiral varietie...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 9.5 miles from Antrim
  8. Kids in ball pit at Fun Works Play Centre in Glengormley

    Fun Works Play Centre


    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    The Fun Works Play Centre's huge play frame is crammed full of energetic activities from the 8m spiral flume and 4 lane astra slides to creepy crawl...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 10.5 miles from Antrim
  9. People bowling at Glengormley Sports Bowl

    Glengormley Sports Bowl


    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Glengormley Sportsbowl offers 16 lanes of top class Tenpin bowling provided by Brunswick, the Rolls Royce of bowling equipment. Kids' bowling balls a...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 10.6 miles from Antrim
  10. ECOS Millennium Environmental  Centre

    ECOS Millennium Environmental Centre


    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The ECOS Centre was created amidst 150 acres of rich river flood plain to showcase environmental issues, which they do with an eye to it being aimed...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 10.6 miles from Antrim
  11. A girl at The Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail, Ballymena

    The Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail


    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    With just a sprinkle of fairy dust and a little imagination, watch as The Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail comes to life before your eyes. Everyone say it...

    Suitable for 4-12 Outdoor 10.8 miles from Antrim
  12. Go karts at Raceview Karting in Ballymena

    Raceview Karting


    Go Karting and DrivingGo Karting and Driving

    Raceview Karting has now been open for 13 years and even has an F1 simulator which is the only one in the UK that is available to the public. Boastin...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 10.8 miles from Antrim
  13. Apple sculptures at The Peoples Park in Ballymena

    The Peoples Park


    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    The Peoples Park is a great venue for free family fun, whatever the season, with a number of events to participate in and enjoy throughout the year....

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 11.2 miles from Antrim
  14. Gorilla at Belfast Zoo

    Belfast Zoo


    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Over 2000 weird and wonderful animals and exotic creatures await your arrival at Belfast Zoo. With 140 different species to explore this is a real an...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 11.3 miles from Antrim
  15. Family at Playzone Newtownabbey

    Playzone Newtownabbey


    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Playzone is the out of this world soft play attraction at Valley Leisure Centre. Outer space themed multi storey play area with slides, flumes, a cli...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 11.5 miles from Antrim
  16. Outside spiral stone staircase at Belfast Castle Visitors Centre

    Belfast Castle Visitors Centre


    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    They've labelled this Belfast Castle Visitors Centre rather than Belfast Castle because there's no real 'castle' to explore: the interior facilities...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 11.7 miles from Antrim
  17. Kids playing at Cave Hill Playground in Belfast

    Cave Hill Playground


    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Cave Hill Playground is suitable for children aged 3 to 14 and includes cradle swings, slides, spring rockers, a sand play unit and a bicycle roundab...

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 11.7 miles from Antrim
  18. Walking path near waterfall at Glenariff Forest Park in Cushendall

    Glenariff Forest Park


    National ParksNational Parks

    Glenariff Forest Park is one of the 9 Antrim Glens, and has over 1,000 glorious hectares to explore with the kids, involving a great mixture of plant...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 12.5 miles from Antrim
  19. People on high rope course at SkyTrek in Belfast



    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    SkyTrek is a thrilling new attraction based at the stunning 200 acre Colin Glen Forest Park, just a short 10min drive from Belfast city centre. Offer...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 13 miles from Antrim
  20. Shankill Leisure Centre

    Shankill Leisure Centre


    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Shankill Leisure Centre offers a swimming pool with wavemaker machine and corkscrew slide and children's pool with mushroom umbrella and dolphin slid...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 13.1 miles from Antrim

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