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We Are Vertigo

Castlereagh
Check out Northern Ireland’s leading provider in indoor entertainment, home to the world’s largest Inflata-Park, indoor ski slopes and an alpine themed adventure centre. Bounce, ski, snowboard or explore the alpine soft play area with high and low ropes, electric quads and climbing wall. The Lodge Restaurant, coffee dock and spa facilities keep the adults happy while the kids can play. Advanced booking is advised, and bounce sessions are for ages 4 and over.

Castle Espie Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre

Castle Espie

Comber
This wonderful centre is set on the shores of the stunning Strangford Lough. Get up close to Ireland’s largest collection of native and exotic waterbirds and migrant birds whilst taking in stunning estuary views. Explore the secret swamp, build a den in the Wildwood natural play area and feed the birds directly from your hand. Book your tickets online and save 10%!

Castle Ward

Strangford
This stunning historic estate offers something for everyone. From the 18th century mansion and quintessential tearoom to the surrounding woodland and stunning shore of Strangford Lough, there is plenty for the whole family to explore. Kids will love exploring the Georgian farmyard and playing in the playpark. Or book a canoeing adventure or raft building challenge with Clearsky, an outdoor adventure company located on-site.

Dundonald Ice Bowl

Dundonald International IceBowl

Dundonald
Northern Ireland’s Olympic sized ice rink offers a great day out for all ages. Public skating sessions are available seven days a week, with DJ sessions at weekends. The attraction also offers tenpin bowling, a kids adventure play area and Ireland’s first Clip ‘n’ Climb.

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

Hillsborough 
This stunning Georgian mansion, the official residence of the Royal Family when they’re in Northern Ireland, promises a majestic day out with the family. Take a tour of the castle to discover the treasures within, or explore the expansive grounds and walled garden. Hillsborough Castle and Gardens regularly hosts family friendly events with activities for little ones.

Lambs at Ark Open Farm

Ark Open Farm

Newtownards
See lots of cute and cuddly rabbits, chicks, guinea pigs, pet lambs, kid goats and ponies. Get up close and enjoy lots of interaction, supervised by the friendly staff. Tour the farm on board the Bumble Bee Quad Train and enjoy fun on their Kangaroo Jumper.

Exploris Aquarium

Exploris Aquarium

Portaferry
Enjoy a diver’s view of marine life, from Strangford Lough to the many coral reefs of the tropical oceans. Enter the dark depths of the Amazon Rainforest where you will see some of its inhabitants. Check out their rehabilitation work with common and grey seals in the nursery pens and outdoor pools and enjoy the playful antics of the resident otters.

Swimming Pool at Lagan Valley Leisure Plex

Lagan Valley LeisurePlex

Lisburn
Bring the whole family to enjoy a session at Aqualand and the Lazy River in the largest leisure pool in Northern Ireland. Dominated by a great sunken pirate ship, complete with water cannons and mast, you’ll find a variety of exciting water rides and Ireland’s longest water slide. Due to its popularity, we advise booking in advance online.

Pickie Fun Park Bangor Swans

Pickie Fun Park

Bangor
One of Northern Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions, the park provides a fun day out, featuring an 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal swans, Pickie Puffer train, children’s play area, electric car track and splash pads. Open weekends 9am 4pm in winter.

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