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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Waterfoot

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 122 fun things to do in Waterfoot for you and the family to discover, including beaches, indoor and soft play areas and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 64 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Waterfoot 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 Waterfoot 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!

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Kids running on a sandy beach

Waterfoot Beach

  • Ballymena
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re looking for a great family day out at the beach, head to Waterfoot beach in Northern Ireland, with a shore that stretches out for 1km, ther...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

Cushendall Beach

  • Ballymena
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

At Cushendall beach in Northern Ireland, you’ll find a picturesque sandy and shingle beach that’s perfect for little explorers, plus there’s some spe...

Kids Playing in the sand on the beach

Cushenden Beach

  • Ballymena
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Escape to Cushenden beach in Northern Ireland, a rural sandy beach set within a sweet little village setting and plenty of exciting walks. This sandy...

A toddler standing on a pebble beach

Carnlough Beach

  • Ballymena
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Carnlough Beach in Northern Ireland, a popular sandy and pebbled beach with a nice harbour.  Don’t forget to bring along your beach esse...

A toddler standing on a pebble beach

Glenarm Beach

  • Ballymena
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a small harbour beach in Northern Ireland to take the kids to? We’ve got you covered - head down to Glenarm beach, you may get lucky and...

Aerial view of Glenarm Castle

Glenarm Castle

  • Glenarm
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Glenarm Castle features one of Ireland's oldest walled gardens and a wealth of immaculately landscaped themed counterparts including water features,...

Dock at Ballycastle Beach

Ballycastle Beach

  • Ballycastle
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

The coast of north Antrim is spectacular, boasting the Giant's Causeway, the gateway to the Glens of Antrim and Ballycastle beach, with views on a cl...

Kids on tractor ride at Watertop Farm in Ballycastle

Watertop Farm

  • Ballycastle
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Watertop Farm is a Family farm in the Glens of Antrim. They provide a range of great Family Activities for everyone to enjoy including Pony Trekking,...

Kids Playing in the sand on the beach

Ballycastle Beach

  • Ballycastle
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re looking for a sandy beach in Northern Ireland, Ballycastle beach is a great spot, plus the water is brilliant for a spot of swimming.  Don‘...

Maze garden at Carnfunnock Country Park in Larne

Carnfunnock Country Park

  • Larne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Carnfunnock Country Park has something for everyone. If you can't explore all the 191 hectares of mixed woodland, colourful gardens, walking trails a...

Go karts at Raceview Karting in Ballymena

Raceview Karting

  • Ballymena
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Go 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...

ECOS Millennium Environmental Centre

  • Ballymena
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums 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...

Apple sculptures at The Peoples Park in Ballymena

The Peoples Park

  • Ballymena
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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....

Soft play slide at Fun Factory Ballymena

Fun Factory Ballymena

  • Ballymena
  • Indoor
  • Indoor 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...

Kids on soft play frame at Treasure Island Ballymoney

Treasure Island Ballymoney

  • Ballymoney
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Treasure Island is a complex of pirate-y goodness for all weather conditions. This huge multi level indoor soft play area features all the classics o...

A girl at The Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail, Ballymena

The Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail

  • Ballymena
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

White Park Bay Beach

  • Ballycastle
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to White Park Bay beach in Northern Island, where you’ll find a golden sandy beach, and possibly an unusual herd of animals wandering...got...

Basalt columns at Giants Causeway and Visitors Centre in Bushmills

Giants Causeway and Visitors Centre

  • Bushmills
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

The Giant's Causeway is a World Heritage site and National Nature Reserve maintained by the National Trust. A volcanic eruption over 60 million years...

Go karts at Speedway Indoor Karting in Doagh

Speedway Indoor Karting

  • Doagh
  • Indoor
  • Go 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...

Kids on soft play frame at Cheeky Chimps in Coleraine

Cheeky Chimps

  • Coleraine
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Cheeky Chimps your children will have a great time, filled with adventure and learning possibilities. Clean, modern, spacious multi level adventur...

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