Activity Breaks

From the gentle to the extreme, there are plenty to choose from when it comes to activity breaks in Ireland.

Whether you are travelling along the coast or exploring the inland counties of Ireland, you’ll have plenty to choose from if you’re looking for an activity break in Ireland.  Get your adventure on as you drive your favourite Irish road trips.

Here’s just some of the best activity breaks waiting for you as you explore Ireland.

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Blessingbourne

Blessingbourne

With 550 acres just waiting to be explored, hit the trails at the stunning Blessingbourne Estate in Fivemiletown.

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Achill Island

Achill Island

Set foot on Ireland's largest island and drive the 40km Atlantic Drive, taking in some of the finest scenery in Ireland as you go.

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Nephin Mountains

Nephin Mountains

Scale Connacht's second highest peak as you explore 'Wild Nephin'.

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Carlingford

Carlingford

From the unspoiled beauty of Carlingford Lough to the vibrant streets and nightlife, Carlingford is a town just waiting to be explored.

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Cavan Burren Park

Cavan Burren Park

Take a journey back to Neolithic times at the spectacular Cavan Burren Park.

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Glendalough

Glendalough

Explore the wonderful ancient monastic site of Glendalough.

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Crom Estate

Crom Estate

A romantic and tranquil landscape of islands, woodland and historical ruins.

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The Giants Causeway

The Giants Causeway

One of Northern Ireland's most popular tourist attractions The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption.

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Rathlin Island

Rathlin Island

Rathlin Island is an island and civil parish off the coast of County Antrim and the northernmost point of Northern Ireland.

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Slieve League Cliffs

Slieve League Cliffs

At almost 2000ft above the Atlantic Ocean, prepare to be amazed at the jaw-dropping cliffs of Slieve League.

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Mount Errigal, Donegal

Mount Errigal, Donegal

Scale Donegal's highest peak and marvel at the spectacular panoramic views that await you.

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Strandhill Beach

Strandhill Beach

Marvel at one of Ireland's top surfing destinations

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Old Bushmills Distillery

Old Bushmills Distillery

Take a tour of Bushmills Irish Whiskey Distillery

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The Dark Hedges

The Dark Hedges

Visit The Dark Hedges one of the most photographed locations in Northern Ireland.

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The Glens of Antrim

The Glens of Antrim

The Glens of Antrim, known locally as The Glens, is a region of County Antrim comprising nine glens, reaching from Antrim to the coast.

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Glenarm Castle and Walled Garden

Glenarm Castle and Walled Garden

Take a walk around Glenarm Castle and its very own Walled Garden.

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Belfast Zoo

Belfast Zoo

Take the family to enjoy a day at the Belfast Zoo.

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Ulster Museum

Ulster Museum

Visit the Ulster Museum covering new and old Irish History as well as Fine and Applied art.

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Titanic Visitor Centre

Titanic Visitor Centre

Take in the full Titanic experience, explore the shipyard, walk the decks, travel to the depths of the ocean and uncover the true legend of Titanic.

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The Irish National Famine Museum

The Irish National Famine Museum

Learn more of what is regarded as the biggest social disaster in Europe the Great Irish Famine.

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Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna Mining Experience

See how coal was extracted from the mine in County Roscommon Ireland.

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Florence Court

Florence Court

Located just outside Enniskillen in the foothills of Cuilcagh Mountain.

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Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark

Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark

Host to one of the finest show caves in Europe.

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Ulster American Folk Park

Ulster American Folk Park

Hear first hand the story of Irish emigration.

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Beaghmore Stones

Beaghmore Stones

A complex of early Bronze Age megalithic features, stone circles and cairns.

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Wellbrook Beetling Mill

Wellbrook Beetling Mill

The last working water-powered mill of its kind.

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Dundrum Castle

Dundrum Castle

One of the finest Norman Castles in Northern Ireland.

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Granite Trail

Granite Trail

Walk the Bogie line to the quarry like the men of Mourne and Newcastle did many times before.

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Silent Valley Reservoir

Silent Valley Reservoir

Located in the Mourne Mountains outside of Kilkeel is Silent Valley Reservoir.

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Cloughmore Stone

Cloughmore Stone

With views over Newry and Mourne the climb to the top of Slieve Martin to the Cloughmore Stone is well worth it.

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Explore the Mourne Mountains

Explore the Mourne Mountains

Spend the day walking in the Mourne Mountains with the highest mountain in Northern Ireland Slieve Donard included in its range.

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County Down Railway

County Down Railway

Learn more about the rich heritage of County Down brought to life in fascinating exhibitions in the museum.

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Castle Ward

Castle Ward

Visit Castleward a beautiful area with lovely walking paths alongside Strangford Lough.

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Bangor Marina

Bangor Marina

Let the children play in the Pickie Fun Park while you watch the boats come into the Marina.

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Crawfordsburn Country Park

Crawfordsburn Country Park

Take time out from the St Patrick's Trail and enjoy a walk in the open air of Crawfordsburn Country Park.

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Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Set in over 170 acres of rolling countryside, this outdoor museum tells the story of life in early 20th century Ulster.

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Scrabo Tower

Scrabo Tower

The undulating maritime landscape of North Down has been watched over for more than a century by the Londonderry Monument, commonly known as Scrabo Tower.

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Gosford Forest Park

Gosford Forest Park

Take a walk through Gosford Forest Park a perfect day out for the whole family.

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Armagh Planetarium

Armagh Planetarium

Armagh Planetarium offers visitors a unique experience which is quite simply ‘out of this world’, learn more about interplanetary activity with a visit here.

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Navan Centre and Fort

Navan Centre and Fort

Explore one of Northern Ireland's most important archaeological sites where both myth and relaity meet.

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Surfing in Bundoran

Surfing in Bundoran

The surf capital of Ireland, once you've surfed at Bundoran, you'll want to keep coming back.

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Malin Head

Malin Head

Cycle through Ireland and you will be rewarded with incredible views of vast and varied landscapes.

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