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Best Things To Do & Days Out In County Wicklow

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 68 fun things to do in County Wicklow for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Greystones, Enniskerry, Bray and Blessington. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 53 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right County Wicklow 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 Wicklow 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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Bowling ball and alley at Roll N Bowl in Portlaoise

Roll N Bowl

  • Portlaoise
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

At Roll n Bowl you can step back in time with a spin around their roller disco: a great quality wooden rink with awesome back beats and silly games....

Outside view of Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park in Rathangan

Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park

  • Rathangan
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park offers all visitors a unique mix of heritage, woodland walks, beautiful gardens, train trips, pet farm, fairy v...

People canoeing at Go With The Flow River Adventures in Roscea

Go With The Flow River Adventures

  • Roscrea
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

The friendly, experienced, Go With The Flow River Adventures instructors will guide you along exclusive trails and show you how to shoot weirs and ri...

Kids playing laser tag at Athlone Leisure World Laser Tag

Athlone Leisure World Laser Tag

  • Athlone
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Athlone Leisure World Laser Tag where hide and seek is played with guns! It's also known as Leisure World Athlone As an individual or as part of a te...

Bowling lanes at Athlone Leisure World

Athlone Leisure World

  • Athlone
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Athlone Leisure World offers a range of all weather family fun that'll keep you busy all day, regardless of what the weather feels like doing! The Tu...

Mum and baby alpaca at Glendeer Pet Farm in Athlone

Glendeer Pet Farm

  • Athlone
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Glendeer Pet Farm The farm itself comprises of 6 acres and an additional 6 acres of a nature walk which was once an old mass path. The farm has over...

Kids on high rope course at Castlecomer Discovery Park

Castlecomer Discovery Park

  • Castlecomer
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Castlecomer Discovery Park comprises 80 acres of stunning natural woodland and lakes, with Coal Mining Exhibition, Visitor Centre and Design Craft st...

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...

Outside view of Birr Castle Demesne

Birr Castle Demesne

  • Birr
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Birr Castle Demesne is a brilliant location for a fun family day out, with something for all ages to enjoy, from beautiful parkland, to a Historic Sc...

Play area at Rancho Reilly in Carlow

Rancho Reilly

  • Carlow
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Rancho Reilly is a family run Pet Farm and Children's Activity Centre ideal for kids under 10 to get their furry and fun fixes, set in over 5 acres o...

Carlow County Museum

Carlow County Museum

  • Carlow
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Discover a true local gem and visit the lovely Carlow County Museum; it’s located right at the heart of Carlow's Cultural Quarter. Comprised of 4 gal...

Outside view of The Irish Workhouse Centre in Portunma

The Irish Workhouse Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Portumna
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Irish Workhouse Centre is a thought provoking place to take the kids, that may just make them realise how lucky they are in comparison to the poo...

Families outside Portumna Castle

Portumna Castle

  • Portumna
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Portumna Castle is largely something to be enjoyed from the exterior, with imposing features and impressive architecture, whilst mainly still being r...

Rider and horse on course at Creagh Equestrian Centre in Ballinasloe

Creagh Equestrian Centre

  • Ballinasloe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Creagh Equestrian Centre is an AIRE approved equestrian centre with BHS Instructors, boasting indoor (30m by 60m), sand (25m by 38m) and all weather...

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...

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...

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,...

Outside view of St. Canices Cathedral and Round Tower in Kilkenny

St. Canices Cathedral and Round Tower

  • Kilkenny
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

St. Canices Cathedral and Round Tower was founded in the 6th century, and has plenty of history to discover, using a great self guided tour that is e...

Exhibition room at Ogham Wishes Claypipe Centre in Roscommon

Ogham Wishes Claypipe Centre

  • Roscommon
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Ogham Wishes Claypipe Centre Knockcroghery was world renowned for the last 300 years for the professional production of clay pipes. By the late 1800'...

People learning Hurling at Kilkenny Way Hurling Experience

Kilkenny Way Hurling Experience

  • Kilkenny
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Kilkenny Way Hurling Experience and Museum A unique Cultural and Heritage Experience where you will experience first hand the ancient Celtic game of...

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