Family

Ireland is great for families with fun unique attractions and activities for all ages.

If you’re travelling with young or old children, there are plenty of family focused events and activities to keep everyone occupied as you travel around Ireland.  Here are some of the highlights to check out along your way.

List of Locations

Loop Head Lighthouse

Loop Head Lighthouse

Perched right at the end of Loop Head Peninsula is the spectacular Loop Head Lighthouse which has been shining a light at sea since 1670.

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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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Killybegs Harbour

Killybegs Harbour

Visit Ireland's largest fishing port at the stunning Killybegs Harbour

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Hill of Uisneach

Hill of Uisneach

Discover the ancient story of the mythical and sacred centre of Ireland.

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Battle of The Boyne Site

Battle of The Boyne Site

Visit the site of one of Ireland's most significant wars and learn about the story of The Battle of The Boyne.

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Beaulieu House

Beaulieu House

With a spectacular gardens and amazing gallery of artwork, Beaulieu House is a must for art lovers.

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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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Carrickmacross Workhouse

Carrickmacross Workhouse

Take a trip down memory lane, and discover the workhouse generation of Ireland's past in Carrickmacross.

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Blarney Castle

Blarney Castle

Climb the tower and kiss the famous Blarney Stone and receive the gift of eloquence.

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Dunbrody Famine Experience

Dunbrody Famine Experience

Discover the story of The Great Famine and the struggles faced by our ancestors during this time.

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Powerscourt Estate & Gardens

Powerscourt Estate & Gardens

The jewel in Wicklow's garden crown, explore the beauty of the Powerscourt Estate.

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Crom Estate

Crom Estate

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

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Strandhill Beach

Strandhill Beach

Marvel at one of Ireland's top surfing destinations

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Millennium Forum

Millennium Forum

The Millennium Forum is a popular theatre and conference centre in Derry.

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Portrush

Portrush

Visit the seaside town of Portrush located on the Antrim coast.

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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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Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna Mining Experience

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

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Knock

Knock

Ireland's National Marian Shrine in Co Mayo, visited by over 1.5 million people each year, is the site of an Apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1879.

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Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum

Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum

A remarkable journey into the past bringing the golden age of the railway vividly to life.

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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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Silent Valley Reservoir

Silent Valley Reservoir

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

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Newcastle County Down

Newcastle County Down

Visit the seaside town where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea.

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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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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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Sligo Food Trail

Sligo Food Trail

A food lovers paradise, embrace your inner foodie with the popular Sligo Food Trail.

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Glencar Waterfall

Glencar Waterfall

Make a detour into Leitrim and marvel at the wonderful Glencar Waterfall.

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