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Best Things To Do & Days Out In County Meath

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 86 fun things to do in County Meath for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Donore, Ashbourne, Slane and Navan. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 63 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right County Meath 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 Meath 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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Teams at Xtreme ie Carton House in Maynooth

Xtreme ie Carton House

  • Maynooth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

The To Do List at Xtreme ie Courtlough is a long one, but luckily with activity multi packages suited to 7 years and over, you've no real excuse not...

Hedge maze at Kildare Maze in Naas

Kildare Maze

  • Naas
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Previously known as the Millennium Maze, the new and improved Kildare Maze features a serious 2 acre hedge maze, and a smaller wooden version for the...

Outdoor play area at Fort Lucan

Fort Lucan

  • Lucan
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fort Lucan is a fully supervised outdoor adventure playground for children aged 2 to 14 with some epic fun features to enjoy! Kids will be in hog hea...

Golf course at Fort Lucan Viking Golf

Fort Lucan Viking Golf

  • Lucan
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Fort Lucan Viking Golf Amongst it's other delights the Fort Lucan fun park offers an excellent Viking Themed Mini Golf Course great for a family tour...

Outside view of National Aquatic Centre in Dublin

National Aquatic Centre

  • Blanchardstown
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

National Aquatic Centre specifications for serious divers: FINA standard 25 x 16.5m diving pool of 5m depth; 2 x 1m and 2 x 3m springboards; and 1m,...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Dublin

  • Dublin
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Introduce the whole family to the silver screen - watching films in the living room will never be the same again! Jump into movie magic at Vue Dublin...

Sign at Kylemore Karting in Dublin

Kylemore Karting

  • Dublin
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Kylemore Karting is Ireland's largest indoor Karting arena, a choice of three 360 mtr tracks with flyovers, underpasses, hills and banked corners. A...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Ashbourne

  • Ashbourne
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Looking to take the kids to the cinema? Jump into movie magic at Vue Ashbourne, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting action films to...

Landscape at The Phoenix Park in Dublin

The Phoenix Park

  • Dublin
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Admission is free to a lively and entertaining self guiding exhibition on the history and the wildlife of the Phoenix Park which is on display in the...

Slide at Tallaght Adventure World

Tallaght Adventure World

  • Tallaght
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Tallaght Adventure World currently have a large climbing frame where children from as young as four can let their imagination take hold from being a...

Kids rollerskating at Spin Roller Skating in Dublin

Spin Roller Skating

  • Dublin
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Have you ever seen a person roller skating and frowning at the same time? Of course not! Let the good times roll while all the family get fitter at S...

Aerial view of Tayto Park in Ashbourne

Tayto Park

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Tayto Park is Ireland's only themepark and has a great range of stuff to do whether you're tiny or big! Take your little ones to the circus to see th...

Outside view of great hall at Drimnagh Castle in Dublin

Drimnagh Castle

  • Dublin
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Drimnagh Castle is over 800 years old, and remained inhabited until the 1960s! For almost 30 years, the only occupants were ducks, until an incredibl...

Shop at The Chocolate Warehouse in Walkinstown

The Chocolate Warehouse

  • Walkinstown
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Chocolate Warehouse is a real chocolate wonderland and was set up with one key objective: giving children (and adults) wonderful memories that st...

Red panda at Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo

  • Dublin
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Dublin Zoo is home to some 400 animals in safe environment where education and conservation combine for an exciting and unforgettable experience! Com...

Finished craft at Irish Museum Of Modern Art in Dublin

Irish Museum Of Modern Art

  • Dublin
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Irish Museum Of Modern Art known as IMMA The Irish Museum of Modern Art is Ireland's leading national institution for the collection and presentation...

Walking trail at National Botanic Gardens in Dublin

National Botanic Gardens

  • Dublin
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

The National Botanic Gardens is significant in many ways not least of which conservation: they support over 300 endangered species from around the wo...

Person on high rope course at Kippure Adventure Centre in Blessington

Kippure Adventure Centre

  • Blessington
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Kippure Adventure Centre There are a wide range of activities with something to suit everybody from around 5 years, with exciting High Ropes Course,...

Viking model at Dublinia in Dublin

Dublinia

  • Dublin
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Dublinia features 3 full interactive exhibitions, Viking Dublin, Medieval Dublin and History Hunters. Each a comprehensive and self contained educati...

Family playing volleyball at Experience Gaelic Games in Dublin

Experience Gaelic Games

  • Dublin
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Experience Gaelic Games allows the family to learn about and then partake in some of the classic Irish Sports, including Hurling, Handball and Gaelic...

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