Funky Monkeys welcome you to the jungle of fun activities in our indoor soft play centre.
Explore a jungle kingdom of climbing frames, ropes, slides and soft obstacles for kids up to the age of 8 (and under 4ft 5”)
€7.00 - €8.00
Imaginosity, Ireland's only interactive children's museum for the under 9's is dedicated to children's success. We opened at the end of August 2007 and since then we have welcomed over 650,000 people through our doors.
At €8.00 for children and adults, €6.00 for toddlers, €2 for those over 6 months (under 6mths free) for a (minimum) 2 hour visit, it's exceptional value, especially at this time of budget consciousness. We have increased our selection of quality art and craft workshops for chidren of all ages in our timetable of activities, so there is something for everyone when you visit Imaginosity.
The Japanese style Cafe in the Cabinteely Park is open all day and is such an idyllic spot to stop off and enjoy some food or coffee in the beautiful southside suburb. Located in the stunning setting of Cabinteely Park, depending on the weather you can dine inside in the warm atmosphere or al fresco beside the waterfall. A wide lunch and tea menu is available as well as Japanese cuisine. A fantastic quirky cafe for catching up with friends over some delicious homemade treats.
Cabinteely Park spans 45 hectares, and includes a children's playground. It is a good place to look for rare birds such as the great spotted woodpecker. Kilbogget Park hosts rugby, soccer, gaelic clubs and pitches, as well as a recreational area with floodlit car parking & paths.
Ardgillen Castle Playground
The playground is set in an elevated location overlooking the Irish Sea and is easily accessed from the main car park through a woodland walk which is very close by. A lower car park is available for wheelchair accessibility only.The playground is themed on the castle and the sea to identify with the Ardgillan focus. The ground is coloured blue to represent the sea, with aquatic playground equipment, brown to represent the sand of the
nearby beach, and the castle is perched on a green mound to represent Ardgillan Castle itself.Since the playground opened it has proved to be a huge attraction for children both in the locality and the region. Kids of all ages will enjoy a playground that offers significant variety as well as lots of action and an opportunity to enhance their developing imagination as well as keeping them fit by engaging them in outdoor activity.The enclosed purpose-built, safe-surface playground offers a secure environment for children and is divided into age-appropriate activities.
Our farmyard allows easy access to all visitors to experience the animals, the milking parlour and dairy kitchen. We are a working farm with a milking Jersey herd, as well as sheep, pigs, chickens and donkeys.
The farm also has 50 laying hens including Rhode Island Red Hybrids and fancy fowl such as Legbars and Arucanas that produce blue eggs and Silkies, all of which will supply the restaurant with eggs.
Join us for daily milking of the Jersey Cows at 10.30am.
Adults €10-Seniors €8-Students €8-Children €5-Children aged 3 years and under are free
Situated in the beautiful countryside of the Wicklow hills, only an hour hour south of Dublin, spend the whole day wandering around the farm in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. With loads of attractions to check out, the day will be packed full of things to do and will keep the kids fully occupied. There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy! A great day out for all the family, our farm is suitable for all ages, ranging from toddlers to senior citizens, children’s parties and adult group tours, and our specially created guided tours for primary schools.Families just come along as you can pay at the gate upon entry. If you wish to book in advance you can do so here: Prices & Bookings
The large 1/2 acre hedge maze is 7 feet tall and is a tricky puzzle to solve, the kids love it, while the solstice maze is a more gentle contemplative experience. Three traditional farming museums present exhibits which will awaken your imagination to a time of hand-made crafts and horse-drawn farm machinery. The farm animals prove a great attraction for the all kids as well as the adults. Our beautiful wild nature walk leads down by a stream to the dragon-fly ponds where an abundant wild-life can be enjoyed on a relaxed and un-rushed stroll. Then relax and enjoy some delicious home baking in the tea-rooms and browse through the local arts and crafts in our craft-shop Adults €8 Children €7 Children 2 yrs and under are free
Kia Ora Farms
Our farm is a safe place for children to roam and learn about the animals and for adults to relax. We have an onsite coffee shop with mouth watering home-baking but picnics are also welcome. Even in our coffee shop and we have ample outdoor seating for those fine summer days.The outdoor area covers many acres and is an ideal location for a family picnic and to unwind under the summer sun. Our helpful staff are always on hand to help you get the most out of your visit and show you all the facilities.Our farm is fully wheelchair accessible, has cement paths, toilets, baby changing facilities, giant buzz-off, under 4 play area milking cow shed and small animals, pig sty, Go kart track, bird pens, fire engine, basketball, party shed, maze, real diggers, large animals, secure pond, football pitch, basketball hoop, fire engine ride. We offer free car parking in our large car park. Some of our facilities include sandpits, a football pitch, a rough rider track and we have a convoy of ride on tractors.We also offer many animals and pets for sale which have been born on the farm such as rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, ducks, hens, lambs etc. Just give us a call to see what we have on offer.In the past we have also rescued and rehomed unwanted animals, providing we have had the proper space of course.Don’t forget your camera!
Entrance fees for 2017 are €7.50 per person
Fun FactoryFun Factory is a 10,000sq. ft. state of the art play facility for children from ages 1 to 10. We have plenty to keep your children entertained while getting great exercise at the same time! This includes ;
Cup & Saucer Ride, Pedal Carts, Ball Shooters, Toddler Play Frame,Penalty Shoot Out,Over 4's Play Frame,Under 4's Play Frame, Under 2's Soft Play Area, Wave Slides,Tube Slides,Basketball Hoop,Dizzy Discs,Rope Bridges, Monkey Bars, Ball Pools
Children aged 3 years or younger €6 / Children Aged 4 years or older €7
Splash into fun!!! Treat the whole family, young or old to a splashing great day out in Kilkee's Waterworld.Boasting a range of fun features and atmospheres. Guysers and gushers, bubbles and whirls, the thrill of the slide or our lazy river ride will leave the whole family in a sea of smiles
Child (1 to 3)................€3
Stonehall Visitor Farm & Wildlife Park
Twelve years later Stonehall Visitor Farm & Wildlife Park has earned itself Zoo status which is now Licensed by the Department of Arts Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, under the European Communities (Licensing and inspections of zoos) Regulations, 2003 (S.I. 440 of 2003) Authorities.
A visit to Stonehall Visitor farm & Wildlife Park delivers something for all the family.
Our mission at Stonehall Visitor Farm & Wildlife Park
To help conserve Natures wildlife, native flora & fauna and to educate visitors to embrace & enjoy the experience of the setting
INCLUDES INDOOR PLAY AREA WITH BOUNCY CASTLE AND RIDE ON GO KARTS
Adults – €8.00
Child – €8.00
Student – €8.00
Seniors – €7.00
Under 18 Months – FREE
Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland
Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland seeks to present a comprehensive view of the world of water through clear and interesting displays, informed helpful staff and exciting live presentations and animal interaction sessions.
This is achieved through accurately displaying aquatic life in a manner that reflects their natural habitats, providing an enjoyable and educational environment to learn about the diverse marine ecosystem of Ireland.
As Ireland's largest aquarium we strive to ensure that a visit to the aquarium is original and full of wonder for visitors of all ages.
Children ages 2 and under are free
Burren Nature Sanctuary
Burren Nature Sanctuary is the perfect family fun day out for Galway city and county with great range of daily activities to entertain the whole family.
Set on a 50 acre organic farm with nature trails, wildflower meadow, friendly farm pets, botanical collection and family friendly activities, Burren Nature Sanctuary is the ideal nature-based day out.
Dress up in fairy wings and explore the magical fairy woodland village, find out who lives behind the tiny doors.
Join Emilia the micro pig on her daily walk around the hazel woodland, try to keep up with her!
Meet and feed the animals
: guinea pigs, the friendly alpacas and Burren mountain goats.
Indoor soft play Nature Quest, outdoor Burren Challenge adventure play with zip wire.
After all that outdoor fun, relax in the Sanctuary Café
with healthy children's menu, delicious salads and great coffee for parents.
€5 Children aged under 4
€10 Children aged over 4
€35 Family Day Pass (2 adults & 3 children)
Babies not walking Free
Fota Wildlife Park
Fota Wildlife Park, part of the Zoological Society of Ireland, is located on 100 acres at Fota Island 10km east of Cork City and has an annual attendance of 440,000 visitors. It is currently the second largest visitor attraction in Ireland outside of Leinster.
Fota Wildlife Park’s vision is to inspire people to understand and conserve the biodiversity of our natural world. The Park’s core values of conservation, education, research and entertainment have ensured that we are uniquely placed to foster greater public understanding of the threats to plant and animal habitats and decreasing global biodiversity. Fota Wildlife Park has made considerable investment in the past 5 years upgrading its infrastructure and is currently near completion of an additional 27 acres development that focuses on Asian animals and plants.
Toddlers (Up to 36 months): FREE
Play is the most important thing a young child can do. At Chuckies, our carefully chosen play equipment supports healthy child development through play. We strive to have an environment where kids can learn new skills and have lots of fun at the same time. Parents & Carers can relax and enjoy a Tea or Coffee while kids burn off plenty of energy.If you are looking for a fun thing to do with your kids in Cork, then come and visit Chuckies Indoor Play & Learn Centre. We are open every day from 10am – 6pm!!!
Toddlers: 12–24 months €5.00 per child
Standard Child Rate: 2yrs+ €8 per child
National Reptile Zoo
Here at the National Reptile Zoo we want to increase understanding of the world’s reptiles and amphibians. We want to conserve animals and their habitats as well as to offer opportunities for learning and enjoyment to the public.
Open 10am to 6pm, seven days a week, year round, with over 50 exhibits, Animal Encounter Zone, Tropical Walk-through Habitat, indoor and outdoor Picnic Area, Snack Bar, Souvenir Shop and Soft Play Area, we can keep the entire family entertained and educated all at once!
And if you can’t come to us…then we can come to you! Why not check out our Zoo to You
options! Great for schools, shopping centres, family fun days, parties….the possibilities are endless!
Admission Prices: Adults €9.90 :Children (Over 2 ) €7.50
Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool
Ballinakill Heywood Gardens and Ballinakill Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool
Laois is one of few counties that has an outdoor heated swimming pool. This is in Ballinakill, near Abbeyleix.
It is open from June to September and is fully supervised, has changing rooms, a kids pool and an adult pool. After the swim take a leisurely stroll around Heywood Gardens, part of the Laois Garden Trail
Under 2s Free
Children €2.50 an hour.
Watertop Farm is a Family farm in the Glens of Antrim. We provide a range of great Family Activities for everyone to enjoy including Pony Trekking, Boating, Assault Course, Paddiwagon, Quad Train, Pedal Karts, Indoor climbing wall and play area, Tea Room, Scenic Walks and play areas are all available.We also cater for those who would like to stay at Watertop. A camping area complete with electric Hook-Ups, and two small caravan sites with Electric, Water and waste water hook-up.
£3.00 Adults - £2.50 Children
Pickie Fun Park
Our park, café, attractions and indoor play area are open 7 days a week, whatever the weather.
Planning a day full of family fun? Looking for things to do in Bangor? Look no further than Pickie Fun Park down at the marina in Bangor, County Down Northern Ireland.
We have something for everyone whether it be taking a paddle with the swans in our lagoon, mini golf, water zorbing, a race around our track in the electric carts, all aboard the Pickie Puffer, enjoy a scrumptious meal in our very own Pickie Café.The list doesn't stop there , we boast over 10 attractions at our park, if it's hot cool down in our splash pads or pick up an ice cream at our kiosk.The fun park is at the gateway to the Marine Gardens, a delightful stretch of coast for leisurely walk. There are panoramic views of Bangor Bay and the hills of Antrim beyond. Just take a seat, relax and marvel at the wonders all around, or make your way round to Wilson's Point.
Admission Prices attached below:
Riverwatch Aquarium Derry
its a place to have some quality time with the kids and learn about the local environment,
With FREE admission and great parking it’s a “must do” for all.
The aquariums represent the freshwater and marine species native to our own waters. So if you have every wondered what lives beneath the surface, then Riverwatch can be your window to a wonderful underwater world.
We have lobster, crabs, starfish, coalfish, blenny’s and lots of other unusual marine fish and crustaceans in our lough life and seashore life tanks. Come and see salmon, sticklebacks, minnows, roach and other freshwater fish in the stream life, lake life and pond life tanks.
And, we are continually changing our livestock so it’s always worth another trip!
We are delighted to welcome you to Johnny Rockos, where fun and enjoyment begins immediately as you walk through the door.Immerse yourself in our colourful, themed, modern and fully equipped surroundings.From friendly soft adventure areas through to ten pin bowling, mini Monte Carlo, party rooms and American themed diner, we have it all under one roof.Make sure the kids enjoy Little Rambo’s Blow Pod and Volcano Ball Pool. Watch on as they fill the overhead Volcano with Balls from the Ball Pool, and share in their excitement as the Volcano erupts and showers the Balls back into the Ball Pool.
Prices from £2.95- £4.95
Lough Muckno Leisure Park
A day out in Lough Muckno Leisure Park in Castleblayney is a must for all the family. Walking Trails, Waterski & Wakeboarding Club, Fishing, Nature Walks and Picnic area. It is open all year around and No admission fee.
Kennedy's Pet Farm
Welcome to Kennedy's Pet Farm,Our all-weather pet farm & playground is perfect for a family day out. Our Irish Tourist Board approved pet farm is conveniently located just 5 miles from Killarney.AWARDED NUMBER 1 IN THE TOP 5 OPEN FARMS BY WWW.4KIDS.IE IN 2010.Opening Hours 10.00am to 5.00pm (7 days high season from April to October) Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday in March.At Kennedys Spring is always in the air with lots of baby animals being born. No booking necessary.We, the Kennedy family would like to extend a very warm welcome to you & would like to invite you to visit our Pet Farm and Playgrounds. We will make every effort to ensure that you have a most enjoyable day out in a safe & friendly enviroment.It is a haven for energetic kids and a chance for parents to relax and unwind. We would ask that you are particularly gentle with all the animals as you cuddle or stroke them.
Watch out for cheeky "Bambi" as he will try to steal your picnic!
It is a pleasure to see all the familiar faces coming back to visit each year.
If you have any queries on the day do not hesitate to contact, Diarmuid, Noreen, Jerry, Tracy or Ina and we will only be to glad to be of assistance. €8 each for adults and children.
Family ticket 2 adults & 3 Children - €35.
Under 2's are free.
Run Amuck is a 10,000 sq ft purpose built children’s activity centre combining fantastic play facilities with an excellent, healthy eating café.
Visit us any time between 10am and 2pm Monday to Thursday and take advantage of the special Toddler Discount of €4 per child. With older kids in school, this is an ideal time for your little ones to have the freedom to run and play in our spacious indoor play centre, while you catch up with friends or make new friends in our relaxed cafe. There is an area especially designed for toddlers and infants, separated from the main play area, where you can let your little ones play happily and safely. We look forward to seeing you soon!
€4 per child
Lilliput Jonathan Swift Amenity Park
At Lilliput Jonathan Swift Amenity Park, on the shores of Lough Ennell, you will find a Par 3 golf course overlooking the lake, a seasonal coffee shop, boat moorings, trout angling, swimming, woodland walks, and a children’s play area.
The Jonathan Swift Park in Mulligar offers a wide-range of family friendly activities.
Why not have a game of par 3 golf before retiring to the cafe for a well deserved cup of hot chocolate. Or perhaps you are looking for something a little more romantic? Not a problem as you can hire a boat and explore Lough Ennell which is also safe for swimming and offers some top notch fishing spots too.
And as if all of that wasn't enough, there is more! You can also take a stroll on one of the park's woodland routes followed by a trip to the children's play area.
Disabled access, private parking available, gravel surface to entrance. Ramped entrance. Accessible cafeteria. Adapted toilets. Guide dogs are permitted.
Aura Drogheda Swimming Pool – Baby and Tots Swim
Here at Aura Drogheda we have a range of facilities and services which include: Babys and tots Swim sessions from 11:00am-12:00pm on weekdays. Adults €7.00 Child €4.20
Lloyd Town Park
We all love to play, so come and visit the state of the art playground in Lloyd Town Park, Tullamore. With swings, slides, a choice of climbing frames and a zip-wire, where will you start? All of the equipment is suitable for a variety of ages ranging from 2-14. Near the playground there is a skate park and a bowling green and as the park is more than 20 acres, there is plenty of space to take a walk. Lloyd Town Park also includes a spectacular water feature, grass terraces and pathways. A picnic area is adjacent to the playground, so come prepared for a great family day out.
Miniature Railway Society
The Belfast and Co. Down Miniature Railway Society was established in 1991 by a group of enthusiastic miniature railway fans and it's still going strong, so it's worth pointing out to the kids that 'if you set your mind to it…you can do anything! Either that, or 'if you build it… they will come!This 71/4 gauge railway stretches for 1.5km. It includes bridges, cuttings, embankments, gradients, and a neat twin track tunnel, plus the engines cover all bases boasting steam, petrol and electric varieties! So it's the real deal experience just in miniature.Being volunteer run it has to be well organised, so they run on specific dates throughout April through August with selected dates around, and it's always best to check their timetable before sharing the plan with the kids, lest you get told off later in wee little voices.They also hold seasonal Special Events, including Easter, Halloween and Santa themed train rides! You can also book the railway exclusively for birthday parties during which the kids will get unlimited journeys.It's worth noting that sat nav can play you up en route here, so please use our coordinates as a guide only in this instance and be sure to take a map with you! ADULT £2.50 /CHILD £2.00
Pirate Adventure Park
The Pirate’s Den Indoor Soft PlayThe Pirate’s Den indoor soft play area provides a great indoor activity for younger kids.Set in the farmyard in one of the original farmyard buildings (note to self: they’re well worth visiting as they’re some of the most extensive 19th century farmyard buildings in Europe), it is adjacent to Gracy’s Bar & Café and the outdoor playground.In The Pirate’s Den you’ll find a babies area (for those under 2 years) and a climbing frame for children up to 1.4m to explore. Serving teas, coffees & refreshments, adults get a well-earned break while the kids explore.
Children Aged 2 and below €3.50
Dizzy Dens provides a safe and secure indoor play centre for children in Bundoran Co. Donegal. The team at Dizzy’s pride themselves in providing a clean, safe and fun place for kids to play. Dizzy’s Den has a large climbing frame where children can let their imagination take hold from being a pirate finding buried treasure to being the monkey in a jungle. They will bring the area to life with their interactive sounds, you canrock on a giant orande oe box with wobbling dinosaurs.They have an Under 4’s area with a ball pool and padded slides which has plenty to capture the imagination of the most inquisitive little mind.
Dizzy Dens also provide a comfortable area for the adults to relax and enjoy a cuppa or some hot food. Dizzy’s Den caters for children up to 12 years and specialising in Birthday Parties
A wonderful amenity for all the family, this 12-acre park on the banks of the River Barrow has been completed to the highest standards featuring a safe and secure children’s playground.
Directions from Carlow Town: in the centre of Carlow Town, close to Graiguecullen/Wellington Bridge. Access also possible via Centaur Street, Bridewell Lane and Montgomery Street.
Opening times: Year round daylight hours. Check for Christmas opening times.
Admission charges: Free entrance.
Tearaways Pet Farm
At Tearaways Pet Farm & Activity Centre we provide indoor and outdoor activities to keep all the family happy and active, whatever the weather. We have a new purpose built 6,000 square foot indoor activity centre with slides, crawling tunnels, ball pits and a separate toddler area. Tearaways has a coffee shop for you to relax in whilst your kids play and have fun. There is plenty of comfortable seating in the viewing area. You can purchase various hot and cold food and drinks. Our outdoor facilities include our Pet Farm, outdoor playground, sports area and go-cart track. We have lots of friendly animals to see including our goats, pigs, ponies, emu, sheep, calves, and our Scottish Highlander.
We will make every effort to ensure that you have a most enjoyable day out in a safe & friendly environment. Our electronically secure gates will keep the children safe. There is a first aid person on duty at all times.
Opening Hours: 11am - 6pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays during School Term
Open during School Holidays - Check latest news for details
Admission: under 1's free, €10 per child, adults free.
Admission: Under 1's & Adults are Free
1 & 2 years - €8 per child
3 years upwards - €10 per child
We are Ireland’s only Theme Park and offer a huge variety of things to see, do and experience! Tayto Park has attractions for all ages, from thrill-seekers looking for an adrenalin rush to our youngest guests who can enjoy fun and exciting activities.
Under 3 goes Free
The Mall park
The Mall in Longford has picnic benches and pleasant riverside paths. Toilets are available in the Leisure Centre and there’s a kids playground. The Mall is a beautifully landscaped park on the banks of the river Camlin and situated in the heart of Longford town. Home to Longford’s sports and leisure complex, the Mall is the perfect venue for leisurely walks, picnics and sporting activities. Surrounded by trees and flower gardens with the well stocked river running through the heart of it, the Mall is a haven of tranquillity, a retreat from the hustle and bustle of town life.
The park contains outdoor exercising equipment, a childrens activity play area, basketball courts and all weather football pitches. There is also a wildlife sanctuary in the centre of the park which is home to different species of wild duck. The park affords local residents the opportunity to connect with nature and with their community, while offering visitors to the town a quite space to relax and while a way a hour or two.
Tully Boy Farm
Tullyboy Farm is a family run real working visitor farm in a beautiful setting around a Georgian farmhouse and buildings with mature trees and lake views on the Roscommon and Leitrim border between Boyle and Carrick on Shannon and less that an hour from the Wild Atlantic Way.The attraction offers fun, educational and cultural activities for families, and all types of groups in a safe environment. There is a whole range of activities available, from miniature tractor barrel rides, straw dives for goodies, playground, lots of animals to get up close to and hand feed and cuddle, tractor trailer rides (if sufficient numbers permit), pony rides by lead rein (when available). Most of these are included in the day visit at no extra cost so it represents great value for money.Farmer Matt specialises in providing guided tours for groups especially School Tours which last 3 hours packed full of fun and education. We also run special events on long weekends including Easter egg hunts at Easter weekend and ram racing with teddy jockeys, tug-o-war games etc. over the bank holidays in the summer.
HIGH SEASON (May to September)- Day visit to farm – Family rate: €8 per person (17mths and under free)
Loughgall Country park
Loughgall Country park is a rural haven of relaxation and recreation. A diverse spectrum of activites ranging from golf to walking, fishing to tennis make this spacious complex a mecca for families, sports entusiasts and those merely in search of a helping of tranquility. The emphasis, indeed, is very much on family pursuits. Walking, Cycling, a childrens play area, golf, Fishing an adventure trail, trim trail, football pitch and tennis courts are just some of the amenities on offer…
There’s something for everyone, from the zealous sports lover to the casual visitor who relishes the outdoor life. The extensive facilities offer considerable scope for pursuing a healthy lifestyle while at the same time providing an invaluable recreational outlet for children, even those of a very young age. Picnicking, jogging, exercising and just lazing are the optional extras..and these are free of charge!
Kool Kids Activity Centre
Kool Kids Activity Centre features an amazing 10,000 Square Foot facility cluding a 24 ft rock climbing wall.Our Centre also boasts a 3 lane slide, air guns, soccer pitch and much much more…Toddler ZoneKool Kids is a child friendly facility offering children a chance to have fun in a purpose designed and built playfgrame.It is sound interactive providing stimulating and physically challenging play for your child.The toddler area for 2-5 year olds includes a slide with 3 levels and a ball pool.
Swimming pool letrim
Here at Aura Leitrim we have a range of facilities and services which include:25M SWIMMING POOL, LEARNER POOL, KIDDIES POOL, JACUZZI, SAUNA, STEAM ROOM, KID’S ACTIVITIES
Adult €7.00 Chilld €4.20
Sligo’s Enchanted Faerie Gardens are a Spiritual Experience for PEOPLE OF ALL AGES. Located at Knocknashee, one of Irelands’ ancient sacred hills, and traditionally known as ” the Hill of The Fairies” you escape into a land of artistry and imagination. It is a magical place adults adore and children love.
Miniature villages and delightful faerie habitats nestle in beautiful water and botannical gardens, with a stone tunnel entrance, dolmen and amphitheatre. Enchanted glade, secluded picnic areas, pet haven, water cave and spectacular panoramic views from the Celtic Faerie Fort.
Gillighan’s World is truly “The Field of Dreams”
Adult €8.00 – Child €7.00