Family Attractions

Albert Clock. Cave Hill. Harland & Wolff. Stormont Castle. The Odyssey Arena. St. George’s Market. You may recognise some of these places but there’s a whole lot more waiting to be discovered. We’ve brought together some of the highlights and lesser-known treasures to help you get started. From the birthplace of the Titanic to our iconic city hall and everywhere in between, you’ll find a cornucopia of historic landmarks and fantastic attractions. Who knows what you’ll discover!

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Ark Open Farm

Family Attractions | Down and District

The Ark Open Farm lies in 40 acres of beautiful countryside between Newtownards and Bangor and is home to a wide range of farm animals from the small and fluffy to the big and boisterous. The Ark is a great day out for all the family, with lots... Read More ›

Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory

Family Attractions, Food and Drink | East Belfast, Titanic Quarter

Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory is nationally renowned as one of the finest purveyors of handmade chocolates, fudge and boiled sweets, made from 100 year old recipes. Read More ›

Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Parks and Gardens | North Belfast

Belfast Castle Estate is adjacent to one of the highest spots in Belfast, Cave Hill, offering great views over Belfast Lough and the city. Read More ›

Belfast Zoological Gardens

Family Attractions | Newtownabbey and District, North Belfast

Belfast Zoological Gardens is located in North Belfast on the slopes of Cave Hill and and is home to more than 1,000 animals and 150 species, many of which are in danger in their natural habitat. The zoo also carries out important conservation... Read More ›

Belfast’s Window on Wildlife

Family Attractions | Titanic Quarter

Prepare to be WOWed! Nestled in the heart of the Belfast Harbour Estate, Belfast Window on Wildlife (Belfast WOW) is home to birds and wildlife from all over the world. Read More ›

Botanic Gardens

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Parks and Gardens | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfast's Victorian heritage and a popular meeting place for residents, students and tourists. Read More ›

Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

Family Attractions | North Down & District

Castle Espie is truly a magical place for people of all ages offering adventure for everyone with wild woodland walks, soft play areas, events and workshops, art exhibitions and retail therapy. Castle Espie's tranquil setting offers the best views... Read More ›

Coca-Cola HBC Visitors Experience

Family Attractions, Food and Drink | Lisburn and District

The Coca-Cola Visitors Experience invites you to explore, learn and have fun discovering the past, present and future of the world’s number one soft drink. Guided tours are free and are available for groups of ten to forty people. Read More ›

Cockle Row Cottages

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Museums | Beyond Belfast, North Down & District

Step back in time and discover how a fisherman and his family lived at the turn of the last century in these lovingly restored cottages. Set within the picturesque Groomsport Harbour, Cockle Row Cottages are the perfect place to spend an afternoon. Read More ›

CS Lewis Square

Family Attractions, Parks and Gardens, Public Art & Monuments | City Centre

This magical public space is named after the Chronicles of Narnia creator CS Lewis, featuring seven bronze sculptures from The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe. Read More ›

Dundonald International Ice Bowl

Family Attractions | Castlereagh and District, East Belfast

Enjoy a great day out at Dundonald International Ice Bowl with a host of fantastic activities all under one roof. You can choose to ice skate at Northern Ireland's only public Olympic size ice rink, become king of the lanes in the Xtreme Tenpin... Read More ›

Exploris Aquarium

Family Attractions | Down and District, Beyond Belfast

Located in Portaferry, your journey will begin with a focus on the lough and Irish Sea where you will get a ‘hands on’ experience as you tickle the belly of a small shark and feel the spikes on a sea urchin. Read More ›

Giant's Causeway

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, National Trust | Beyond Belfast

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Giant's Causeway is a magnificent, mysterious geological formation on the North East coast of County Antrim. It's steeped in myths and legend. The setting is a spectacular, dynamic coastal landscape of Atlantic... Read More ›

HMS Caroline

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Museums, Titanic and Maritime | Titanic Quarter

HMS Caroline, a World War I Light Battle Cruiser, is the last surviving ship from the Battle of Jutland in 1916. Having undergone extensive restoration, the new visitor experience in Belfast's Titanic Quarter allows visitors to discover a range of... Read More ›

Mount Stewart

Family Attractions, National Trust, Parks and Gardens | Beyond Belfast, North Down & District

Mount Stewart is one of the most inspiring and unusual gardens in the National Trust's ownership. Engaging tours of the opulent house reveal its fascinating heritage and historic world-famous artefacts and artwork. Read More ›

Nomadic Belfast (SS Nomadic)

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Titanic and Maritime | Titanic Quarter

The last remaining White Star Line vessel, SS Nomadic, has been restored to her original glory and is back home in historic Hamilton Dock, near Titanic Belfast. Come on board and experience over 100 years of authentic maritime and social history. Read More ›

North Down Museum

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Museums | North Down & District

Discover the area’s fascinating history in Northern Ireland’s most visited small museum, located amid the wooded nature trails of Castle Park in Bangor. Read More ›

Pickie Funpark

Family Attractions | North Down & District

Pickie Funpark has always been one of Northern Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions. The park provides a fun day out for all and features an 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal swans, Pickie Puffer train, children’s play area, children’s... Read More ›

Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre

Family Attractions | Beyond Belfast

Just six miles off County Antrim's north coast, Rathlin Island is a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Before you even step ashore, look out for gannets, gulls and dolphins during the ferry crossing. Once on the island, head... Read More ›

Steam Trains Ireland

Family Attractions, Historic Interest | City Centre

Northern Ireland steam trains represent an opportunity to travel in time! Look out for dates of forthcoming steam trains trips within the events listing or check the website. See Northern Ireland from the comfort of a restored railway carriage,... Read More ›

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Name Location/Area Price  
Ark Open Farm Down and District 2 out of 5  
Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory East Belfast, Titanic Quarter 2 out of 5  
Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre North Belfast 1 out of 5  
Belfast Zoological Gardens Newtownabbey and District, North Belfast 3 out of 5  
Belfast’s Window on Wildlife Titanic Quarter 1 out of 5  
Botanic Gardens South Belfast, Queen's Quarter 1 out of 5  
Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre North Down & District 3 out of 5  
Coca-Cola HBC Visitors Experience Lisburn and District 3 out of 5  
Cockle Row Cottages Beyond Belfast, North Down & District 0 out of 5  
CS Lewis Square City Centre 1 out of 5  
Dundonald International Ice Bowl Castlereagh and District, East Belfast 3 out of 5  
Exploris Aquarium Down and District, Beyond Belfast 2 out of 5  
Giant's Causeway Beyond Belfast 2 out of 5  
HMS Caroline Titanic Quarter 3 out of 5  
Mount Stewart Beyond Belfast, North Down & District 3 out of 5  
Nomadic Belfast (SS Nomadic) Titanic Quarter 3 out of 5  
North Down Museum North Down & District 0 out of 5  
Pickie Funpark North Down & District 3 out of 5  
Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre Beyond Belfast 1 out of 5  
Steam Trains Ireland City Centre 0 out of 5  
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Highlights

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast, located at the heart of Titanic Quarter - only a short walk from... Read More ›

Giant's Causeway

The Giant's Causeway

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Giant's Causeway is a magnificent, mysterious... Read More ›

Ulster Museum

Ulster Museum

Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Ancient Egyptian Mummy and see modern... Read More ›