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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Sligo

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 36 fun things to do in Sligo for you and the family to discover, including activity centres, indoor and soft play areas and children's farms. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 28 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Sligo 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 Sligo 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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Genie performance at Hawks Well Theatre in Sligo

Hawks Well Theatre

  • Sligo
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Hawks Well Theatre: Offering a comprehensive range of arts and musical productions, with special attention paid to the lively programme of children's...

Outside view of Sligo Abbey

Sligo Abbey

  • Sligo
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sligo Abbey is a significant little history stop, solely educational with no kids features added. Known locally as the Abbey, this Dominican Friary w...

Boy in soft play area at Happy Days in Sligo

Happy Days

  • Sligo
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Happy Days have 2 separate soft play areas for babies and toddlers, slides, ball pools, cars and dance mats with thousands of different song and danc...

Rock tomb at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery in Sligo

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

  • Sligo
  • Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

This is the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the country's oldest, with monuments ranging from five and a half thous...

Lake at Gillighans World in Ballysadare

Gillighans World

  • Ballysadare
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Gillighan's World: The Field of Dreams located at the Knockashee Ancient Hill Fort It is a magical place adults adore and children love! Miniature vi...

Outside view of Parkes Castle in Sligo

Parkes Castle

  • Sligo
  • Indoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Parkes Castle A restored plantation castle of the early 17th century, picturesquely situated on the shores of Lough Gill. The Courtyard grounds conta...

Kids on high rope course at Funny Bones House of Fun in Collooney

Funny Bones House of Fun

  • Collooney
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Funny Bones House of Fun offers a massive multi storey pirate themed play frame with loads of fun features and challenges. They also boast electric g...

Eagles and photographers at Eagles Flying in Ballymote

Eagles Flying

  • Ballymote
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Eagles Flying Experience some of the biggest birds of prey in the world flying right over your head or landing next to you. Watch different species o...

Swimming pool at slides at Bundoran Waterworld

Bundoran Waterworld

  • Bundoran
  • Indoor
  • Water Parks

Bundoran Waterworld The shallow end beach entry for smalls has Wally the Walrus slide, Sally the Sea Lion, Freddie the Flamingo Spray, Eddie the Elep...

Animals at Castle Adventure Open Farm in Ballyshannon

Castle Adventure Open Farm

  • Ballyshannon
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Castle Adventure Open Farm There's loads to do at Castle Adventure Open Farm and conveniently some of it is inside, some of it is outside: bring it o...

Girl horse riding on beach at Island View Riding Stables in Ballyshannon

Island View Riding Stables

  • Ballyshannon
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Island View Riding Stables specialises in beach rides in Sligo and Donegal Bay! A family horse ride can be a magical addition to your day trip or hol...

Kids in water activity at Lough Allen Adventure Centre in Bundoran

Lough Allen Adventure Centre

  • Bundoran
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

The Lough Allen Adventure Centre is an award-winning adventure centre in Leitrim with a decidedly chilled atmosphere, which allows you the luxury of...

Ruins of Boyle Abbey

Boyle Abbey

  • Boyle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Channel your inner historian as you explore the wonders of Ireland's rich past at Boyle Abbey. Upon entry you’ll get an A4 guide, don’t lose this it...

Woman on zip wire at Zipit Forest Adventures Boyle

Zipit Forest Adventures Boyle

  • Boyle
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

With Zipit Forest Adventures children from 7 upwards can participate in an unforgettable family day, guaranteed full of adventure. Minimum 7 years ol...

Tower and lake at Lough Key Forest Family Activity Park in Boyle

Lough Key Forest Family Activity Park

  • Boyle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Lough Key Forest Family Activity Park features several options for a fun family day out. The Adventure Play Kingdom outdoor facility is an enclosed a...

Outside view of King House in Boyle

King House

  • Boyle
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

King House As you wander through the house, you will encounter life-size historical figures, voices from the past, sound effects and hands-on family...

Swimming pool and slide at Waterpoint Aqua Park in Enniscrone

Waterpoint Aqua Park

  • Enniscrone
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Waterpoint Aqua Park with its 65m flume slide plus separate adult and kids' Swimming Pools is a favourite attraction to Enniscrone. Waterpoint also h...

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...

Kids play on soft play frame at Tumble Jungle Ballina

Tumble Jungle Ballina

  • Ballina
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bounce, jump and roll your way to Tumble Jungle Ballina. Being Ireland’s largest indoor play centre you are in for heaps of fun. Big kids head onto t...

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...

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