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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In County Monaghan

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 64 fun things to do in County Monaghan for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Glaslough, Emyvale, Tanagh and Rockcorry. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 43 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right County Monaghan 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 Monaghan 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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Canoeing at Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre in Rockcorry

Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre

  • Rockcorry
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre Fairly static pursuits on offer include Camping and Campcraft, Electronic Orienteering, Archery and Field Studies. Mo...

The Wildlife and Heritage Centre

  • Monaghan
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

As an education and re-habilitation facility, The Wildlife and Heritage Centre preserves wildlife by actively educating people to care for their envi...

Water Park at Share Village

Share Discovery Village

  • Lisnaskea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Up for an adventure? Head out to Share Discovery Village in Lisnaskea - an action-packed activity centre for the whole family, offering fun both on w...

People horse riding at Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre in Glaslough

Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre

  • Glaslough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre is the perfect setting for outdoor activity and adventure. They welcome children of a...

Families at Mellowes Adventure Centre in Athboy

Mellowes Adventure Centre

  • Athboy
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Mellowes Adventure Centre offer fun family visits from May through September, also providing childcare, group activities and special events. Play fea...

People canoeing at AWOL Adventure Activities in Emyvale

AWOL Adventure Activities

  • Emyvale
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

AWOL Adventure Activities offer a wide range of activities to suit all ages and abilities. The range is vast including wet and dry, indoor and outdoo...

People on horse back at Drumcoura Equestrian Centre in Ballinamore

Drumcoura Equestrian Centre

  • Ballinamore
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Features for over 5s at Drumcoura Equestrian Centre include an enclosed round pen for training horses and 6 horse walker, plus the largest indoor rid...

Girl in swimming pool at Aura Navan Leisurelink

Aura Navan Leisurelink

  • Navan
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Come let the kids go wild and keep active with the huge variety of sports on offer at Aura Navan Leisurelink! Dive right in and do a few lengths of t...

Man doing archery at The Zone Extreme Activity Centre in Navan

The Zone Extreme Activity Centre

  • Navan
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

The Zone Extreme Activity Centre Paintballing is for the over 13s but the laser tag paintball is available for over 8s and the new laser maze has no...

Outside view of Florence Court in Enniskillen

Florence Court

  • Enniskillen
  • Indoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

The beautiful Florence Court was formerly the home of the Cole family better known as the Earls of Enniskillen, and as well as being one of Ulster's...

Palace Stables Heritage Centre

  • Armagh
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The 18th Century Stables of the Palace Demesne have been restored to form a Georgian themed heritage centre offering families the chance to immerse t...

Gullivers Soft Play

  • Armagh
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Gullivers Soft Play is for tots and toddlers and children of primary school age (A height restriction of 134 cm applies). The ultimate play experienc...

Aerial view of Newgrange Farm in Slane

Newgrange Farm

  • Slane
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Newgrange Farm offers a nicely rounded family experience with seasonal farm activities available too. Bottle feed lambs, hold puppies, kittens, chick...

Astronomy exhibition at Armagh Planetarium

Armagh Planetarium

  • Armagh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Armagh Planetarium, the whole family can use interactive displays to learn about the cosmos and watch the latest space news in real time. Activiti...

Outside view of The Inniskillings Museum in Enniskillen

The Inniskillings Museum

  • Enniskillen
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Inniskillings Museum is one of the 2 museums at Enniskillen Castle, and will tell you the story of the 2 regiments from the town of Enniskillen....

Outside view of Fermanagh County Museum in Enniskillen

Fermanagh County Museum

  • Enniskillen
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Fermanagh County Museum will tell you the history of Fermanagh, and of Enniskillen Castle, which is where is it located. The castle itself, once a me...

Kids inside Marble Arch Caves in Florencecourt

Marble Arch Caves

  • Florencecourt
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Marble Arch Caves are one of Europe's finest show caves allowing visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding...

Horse at Hayden Equestrian Centre in Longford

Hayden Equestrian Centre

  • Longford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Hayden Equestrian Centre is a friendly and welcoming location to start your new hobby, give it a one off try or pick up from old lessons to develop f...

Kids and staff at Happy Dayz Indoor Play Centre in Dungannon

Happy Dayz Indoor Play Centre

  • Dungannon
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for a good local soft play place in County Tyrone? Well, look no further than Happy Dayz Indoor Play Centre in Ballygawley! Set up by a coupl...

Ducks by lake at Lakeland Fishery in Longford

Lakeland Fishery

  • Longford
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Lakeland Fishery is set in 15 acres in the heart of Ireland's Lakeland. The complex is Ireland's premier commercial fishery, providing accessible all...

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