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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In County Limerick

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 44 fun things to do in County Limerick for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Limerick, Bruff, Kilcornon and Connemara. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 36 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right County Limerick 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 County Limerick 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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People horse riding at Drumcliffe Equestrian in Ennis

Drumcliffe Equestrian

  • Ennis
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Drumcliffe Equestrian Centre is a vast and lusciously green 100 acre farm, surprisingly a mere 10 minutes walk from Ennis Town Centre! Offering a ran...

Kids doing archery with sticks at The Farmyard in Corofin

The Farmyard

  • Corofin
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Get stuck into fun farm activities and learn something new in the Farmyard educational workshops! Before you even get to the family run farm, the are...

Street view of Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in Shannon

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

  • Shannon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Bunratty Castle, the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland. Built in 1425 it was restored in 1954 to its former medieval splendor...

Uniforms exhibit at Foynes Flying Boat Museum in Limerick

Foynes Flying Boat Museum

  • Limerick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Foynes Flying Boat Museum This amazing story is told through a comprehensive range of exhibits and graphic illustrations featured throughout the orig...

Stonehall Visitor Farm and Wildlife Park

Stonehall Visitor Farm and Wildlife Park

  • Kilcornon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Stonehall Visitor Farm and Wildlife Park offer a wide and pleasing variety of domestic and exotic birdies, beasties and more besides for the kids to...

Sheep enclosure at Moher Hill Open Farm in Liscannor

Moher Hill Open Farm

  • Liscannor
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

There are a large range of outdoor facilities at Moher Hill Open Farm , including nature walk, animal paddocks, antique farm machinery, mini golf cou...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Limerick

  • Limerick
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Looking for an activity that you can do in any weather? Jump into movie magic at Vue Limerick, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting a...

Ceramic mushroom at Doolin Cave and Farmland Nature Trail in Lisdoonvarna

Doolin Cave and Farmland Nature Trail

  • Lisdoonvarna
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Doolin Cave is a stunning underground experience, which includes the longest free-hanging stalactite in the Northern Hemisphere! Be aware though that...

Cliffs at Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre in Liscannor

Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre

  • Liscannor
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's top visitor attractions. With many over 210m high, the scenic cliffs stretch for some 8 kilometres alongside...

Harps at St Marys Cathedral in Limerick

St Marys Cathedral

  • Limerick
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

St Marys Cathedral welcomes families for worship and respectful exploration of it's charming architecture and out buildings. The cathedral has a rich...

Vulture at Burren Bird of Prey Centre in Ballyvaughan

Burren Bird of Prey Centre

  • Ballyvaughan
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The Burren Bird of Prey Centre is home to interesting birds from all around the world including iconic ones easy for kids to recognise, like falcons,...

Man in Aillwee Cave in Ballyvaughan

Aillwee Cave

  • Ballyvaughan
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

One of the oldest caves in Ireland, Aillwee Cave was formed by the erosive power of glacial melt waters of an early ice age that created a river runn...

People horse riding on beach at Mountain View Trekking and Horse Riding at Lisdoonvarna

Mountain View Trekking and Horse RIding

  • Lisdoonvarna
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Mountain View Trekking and Horse RIding offer a range of equestrian adventures suitable for beginners upwards with a simple one hour trek providing o...

People rollerskating at Roller Jam in Ballysimon

Roller Jam

  • Ballysimon
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Roller Jam is bringing back your favourite 80s day out with a fab modern spin! The rink offers a fun-filled classic family day out with a variety of...

Exhibition room at Kiltartan Gregory Museum

Kiltartan Gregory Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Kiltartan
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Kiltartan Gregory Museum and Millennium Park Guided tours cover photographs, manuscripts, first editions, memorabilia, estate maps, Great Famine...

Plants at Burren Nature Sanctuary in Kinvara

Burren Nature Sanctuary

  • Kinvara
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Burren Nature Sanctuary is a must to visit if you are in the area, with a mixture of landscapes (including an excellent karst one), friendly farm ani...

Outside view of Dunguaire Castle in Gort

Dunguaire Castle

  • Gort
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

This restored 16th century tower house sits on a rocky outcrop on the shores of Galway Bay. Today the restored castle gives an insight into the lifes...

Man and sheep at Rathbaun Farm in Ardrahan

Rathbaun Farm

  • Ardrahan
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Rathbaun Farm Visitors to Rathbaun Farm will become enchanted by its thatched cottage home, turf fire, stonewalls and an array of animals. Time spent...

Swimming pool at Kilkee Waterworld

Kilkee Waterworld

  • Kilkee
  • Indoor
  • Water Parks

Treat the whole family, young or old to a splashing great day out in Kilkee Waterworld , an indoor but seasonal facility open July and August only. B...

Outside view of Lough Gur Visitor Centre in Bruff

Lough Gur Visitor Centre

  • Bruff
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lough Gur Visitor Centre will allow the whole family to discover over 6,000 years of history at Lough Gur, using audiovisual presentations, artefacts...

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