Days Out County Down


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Funky Monkeys Downpatrick
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Funky Monkeys Downpatrick
Funky Monkeys is what every parent - and child - has been looking for, a safe, stimulating environment for your child and a relaxing environment for you! Catering for children of 8 years and younger (a height restriction of 4ft 3 inches and under also applies), Funky Monkeys is a new approach to indoor childrens play areas. Your ...
Butterfly House and Seaforde Gardens - Downpatrick
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Butterfly House and Seaforde Gardens - Downpatrick
Seaforde Gardens and Tropical Butterfly House are situated in the historic demesne of Seaforde in County Down, Northern Ireland, which has been a family home for almost 400 years. The gardens and tropical butterfly house offer the perfect day out for the family. Enjoy the experience and beauty of free-flying tropical butterflies as you...
Tyrella Beach - Downpatrick
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Tyrella Beach - Downpatrick
Tyrella Beach and conservation area is a small enclosed dune complex within Dundrum Bay.
Castle Ward - Strangford
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Castle Ward - Strangford
Castle Ward will take you on a journey of discovery. The 18th-century eccentric house with two distinctly different styles, classical and Gothic, will entice you to explore further. This truly beautiful 332-hectare (820-acre) walled demesne, with walking trails, exotic garden, stunning vistas and picturesque farmyard, will unlock your imagination...
Tropicana Outdoor Heated Fun Pool - Newcastle
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Tropicana Outdoor Heated Fun Pool - Newcastle
Those who enjoy the wet side of life can have fun in Tropicana. Newcastle's outdoor heated leisure pool with its giant waterslide. To ensure that the toddlers are not forgotten, they have their own paddling pools with the Nellie the Elephant slide. Also available at Newcastle Centre is a summer creche for 3 to 5 year olds and summer scheme for 6...
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 2004 (Ballynahinch) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 2004 (Ballynahinch) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better known as the 'Air Cadets', we’re a UK-wide cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 13 and 20 years. We're sponsored by the...
Exploris - Portaferry
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Exploris - Portaferry
The Northern Ireland Aquarium was opened by Ards Borough Council in 1987 to enable the public to view the amazingly diverse marine life that exists around these islands. The conservation village of Portaferry was the ideal location. It is sited on the shores of the Marine Nature reserve of Strangford Lough which contains nearly three quarters of...
Army Cadet Force - Belfast
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Army Cadet Force - Belfast
Army Cadet Force 35, Manse Rd, Carryduff, Belfast, County Antrim BT8 8DA Tel: 028 9081 5221   Youth & Community Groups
Funtastic! - Carryduff
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Funtastic! - Carryduff
Funtastic! in Carryduff is the newest children's indoor play centre designed to offer children of all ages endless hours of fun. We have lots to offer including a large playframe, 4 lane astra slide, air cannon arena, disco ball pool, spider web tower, mini basket ball court and 7 metre tube slide. Our extensive toddler area...
Bouncemania
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Bouncemania
Bouncemania provide an extensive range of inflatables suitable for all ages from kids to adults, we cater for all types and sizes of events from corporate fundays to private parties and everything in between. We are fully insured, all inflatables are safety tested and certified, we are reliable, professional and will make your party an amazing...
Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre - Comber
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Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre - Comber
Castle Espie Wetland Centre combines spectacular sustainable design with a memorable day out for the whole family. Beyond its award-winning eco-friendly visitor centre packed with attractions lies a magical mix of restored lagoons, woodland walks, grassland, salt marshes and reed beds already populated with Ireland’s largest collection of...
The Four Winds - Belfast
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The Four Winds - Belfast
Situated on the top floor, GRILL at The Four Winds offers a panorama of Belfast City and beyond. Serving great steaks in excellent surroundings. The GRILL is quickly establishing itself as a restaurant that serves a wide range of dishes made with care from top quality, locally sourced ingredients, all of which are enjoyed while overlooking the...
Ballywhiskin Open Farm - Newtownards
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Ballywhiskin Open Farm - Newtownards
At the animal farm we have over more than 20 different animals. We have ducks, chickens and peacocks and goats too. Together with the people who work on our camping site you can feed the animals in the morning and in the evening time. You'll be sure to make plenty of friends at Ballywhiskin and want to return again and again! Rare breeds....
Happy Town - Newtownards
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Happy Town - Newtownards
Happy Town is a large, bright and fun indoor soft play centre in Newtownards. We pride ourselves in providing a fun safe environment for children to play and exercise, while parents can join in or relax with a coffee – making full use of our free wifi. Happy Town is the ideal spot for a family day out catering for children of all ages from...
Glendarragh Bouncy Castles
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Glendarragh Bouncy Castles
Candy Floss machines, Popcorn machines, Slush machines, Hot Tubs, Bouncy Castles with flashing disco lights and powerful speaker inside , Toddlers Soft Play, Mascots and many other products available for hire in Newtownards, Bangor, Dundonald, Belfast, Holywood, Donaghadee, Kircubbin, Ballywalter, Saintfield, Carryduff and surrounding areas for...
Wallace Park - Lisburn
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Wallace Park - Lisburn
Wallace Park has been an important part of life in Lisburn for many generations.  Lisburn City Council has plans to regenerate the Park ensuring that future generations are able to enjoy it in the same way.
BreakFreeNI Escape Room Games
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BreakFreeNI Escape Room Games
BreakFreeNI Real-Life Escape Room Games are a fun activity for all age groups. Our Themed Rooms are a Real-Life version of the many “Escape Room” computer games available on your mobile or internet. You will have to work as a team to hunt for clues & hidden keys. Use your logic to solve riddles & puzzles to escape the room....
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1136 (South Belfast) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1136 (South Belfast) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better known as the 'Air Cadets', we’re a UK-wide cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 13 and 20 years. We're sponsored by the...
The Queens Physical Education Centre - Belfast
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The Queens Physical Education Centre - Belfast
Queen's has a great sporting tradition. As one of the UK and Ireland's leading Universities, we have always been at the forefront of sporting provision and opportunities. The facilities at Queen's are second to none, attracting students, student clubs, staff members, graduates and members of the public. Whatever your interest,...
House Pub and Kitchen - Belfast
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House Pub and Kitchen - Belfast
The House pub and kitchen  is found in the Stranmillis area of South Belfast. The bar is a converted house turned into a pub with a food menu avalaible. Gastro pub, live music, free wifi
Creative party's
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Creative party's
We are a family ran business that provide all your party entertainment and bouncy castle hire throughout Belfast and surrounding areas. For children's birthday parties, christenings, communions, weddings and many more. Pop onto our website to see the wide range we offer.
Lagan Valley LeisurePlex - Lisburn
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Lagan Valley LeisurePlex - Lisburn
Based at Lisburn Leisure Park just outside the city centre, the LeisurePlex boasts the largest leisure pool of its kind in Northern Ireland, with some of the fastest, longest and wettest water rides in Ireland. Leisure Pool Opening Hours Leisure Pool Weekday Opening Hours 10.00am - 11.00am (Tuesday & Thursday) - Lazy River...
Dundonald International Ice Bowl - Belfast
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Dundonald International Ice Bowl - 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 Bowling Centre or go wild for the adventure and excitement of the Indiana Land play kingdom. ...
Omniplex Cinema - Belfast - Dundonald
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Omniplex Cinema - Belfast - Dundonald
Irelands leading Film Exhibition group are currently located in Armagh, Bangor, Carrickfergus, Cork, Derry, Drogheda, Dundonald, Enniskillen, Galway, Limerick, Lisburn, Newry, Clonmel, Santry, Tralee Tullamore and Wexford. Boasting the latest in projection and digital sound technology, Omniplex Cinemas have become the standard...
Funky Monkeys - Dundonald
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Funky Monkeys - Dundonald
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”) and parents alike. Play Let your imagination run wild when visiting funky Suzie at her house, racing the ride-ons at...
Irish Golf Expo
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Irish Golf Expo
Teeing off this September, The Irish Golf Expo is a new and exciting event, which will provide golfing enthusiasts from across the country the opportunity to attend Ireland’s only large scale golf exhibition. Aimed at promoting participation of golf in Ireland, the event will offer visitors of all ages the opportunity to get up close and...
Funky Monkeys - Kennedy Centre
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Funky Monkeys - Kennedy Centre
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”) and parents alike. Play Let your imagination run wild when visiting funky Suzie at her house, racing the ride-ons at...
Funky Monkeys - Belfast
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Funky Monkeys - Belfast
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”) and parents alike. Play Let your imagination run wild when visiting funky Suzie at her house, racing the ride-ons at...
Crooked Mile - Belfast
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Crooked Mile - Belfast
Child frienfly pub perched on the Black Mountain over looking the City, The Crooked Mile is unique in that it combines the best of city and country being both cosy and contemporary, welcoming and stylish. It is the ideal place to catch up with friends, hold business meetings, celebrate special events, watch live sporting events and enjoy delicious...
PK Leisure - Belfast
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PK Leisure - Belfast
Largest Selection Of Indoor & Outdoor Bouncy Castles & Inflatable Games To Suit All Themes, Occasions And Ages
Ark Open Farm - Newtownards
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Ark Open Farm - Newtownards
The Ark Open Farm is owned and operated by Stewart and Lorraine Donaldson. We opened the farm to the public on 14th August 1990, since then it has grown in size and in popularity. Our main aim being the preservation of rare and endangered species of domestic animals. Set in forty acres of unspoiled countryside it is home to approximately two...
Cave Hill Adventurous Playground - Belfast
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Cave Hill Adventurous Playground - Belfast
  Cave Hill Adventurous Playground is located in the grounds of Belfast Castle Estate opposite Gray's Lane on the main Antrim Road. It is suitable for children aged three to 14 and includes cradle swings, slides, spring rockers, a sand play unit and a bicycle roundabout. For older children, there's a spectacular space net and...
Belfast Castle Visitors Centre
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Belfast Castle Visitors Centre
  Belfast Castle, located in the Cave Hill area of north Belfast, was built in the 1860s and is one of the city's most famous landmarks. Licensed to hold both marriage and civil partnership ceremonies, the castle makes the perfect backdrop for fairytale weddings With spacious reception rooms, mouth-watering menus and...
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1134 (West Belfast) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1134 (West Belfast) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better known as the 'Air Cadets', we’re a UK-wide cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 13 and 20 years. We're sponsored by the...
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 2390 (Belfast Royal Academy) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 2390 (Belfast Royal Academy) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better known as the 'Air Cadets', we’re a UK-wide cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 13 and 20 years. We're sponsored by the...
Pickie Family Fun Park - Bangor
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Pickie Family Fun Park - Bangor
One of Northern Ireland’s favourite attractions and the great for every one of all ages. Children can play in the Adventure Playground, with its maritime themed equipment, have fun in the Pickie Paddling Pool or climb aboard the Pickie Puffer for a narrow-gauge railway journey around the colourful landscape. All the family can pedal a giant...
The Wigwam Roller Rink - Bangor
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The Wigwam Roller Rink - Bangor
The rink is open to the general public for Roller skating, Inline Roller hockey, Five a side football, birthday parties, etc... Please visit the pages of this site for more info on all of our programs.
Ulster Folk and Transport - Holywood
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Ulster Folk and Transport - Holywood
Step back in time in and uncover a way of life from 100 years ago. Discover cottages, farms, schools and shops as you wander through the beautiful parkland of the Folk Museum chatting to costumed visitor guides demonstrating traditional crafts. Climb on and off majestic steam locomotives or experience the sensation of flight in the...
Bangor Castle Leisure Centre
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Bangor Castle Leisure Centre
Bangor Castle Leisure Centre is situated o n Castle Park Avenue, Bangor, less than two minutes walk from both the railway station and bus station. The Leisure Centre overlooks Castle Park, 150 acres of pleasant gardens and woodland including a picnic area, nature trail and Heritage Centre. Car parking is plentiful, with a free car...
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 825 (Bangor) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 825 (Bangor) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better known as the 'Air Cadets', we’re a UK-wide cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 13 and 20 years. We're sponsored by the...
The Boys' Brigade - Belfast
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The Boys' Brigade - Belfast
The Boys' Brigade 14, May St, Belfast, County Antrim BT1 4NR Tel: 028 9032 4853   Youth & Community Groups
Funky Monkeys - Newtownabbey
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Funky Monkeys - Newtownabbey
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”) and parents alike. Play Let your imagination run wild when visiting funky Suzie at her house, racing the ride-ons at...
The Zoo Belfast Zoological Gardens - Belfast
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The Zoo Belfast Zoological Gardens - Belfast
We are home to 116 different species, most of which are endangered or extinct in the wild. We are one of many zoos around the world working to protect animals from extinction. Find out more about the animals that we care for.  Belfast Zoo owes its origins to public transport in the form of trams. Horse drawn trams of the Belfast Street...
Fun Works Play Centre - Glengormley
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Fun Works Play Centre - Glengormley
FunWorks is a kids indoor play and party centre situated right in the centre of Glengormley. FunWorks have created a clean and safe play environment catering for play, birthday parties groups, clubs and after schools ideal for the under 12’s. Our huge play frame is crammed full of energetic activities from our four lane astra slide and...
The Harbour - Carrickfergus
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The Harbour - Carrickfergus
The Harbour is set in a perfect location; directly beside the renowned 12th century Norman Castle which overshadows an ancient Harbour. Close by to the Andrew Jackson Centre, Marina and Civic Centre, you can enjoy tasty food and drink here either inside or outside... weather permitting! Our team are the friendliest around, and our play area is...
Flame The Gasworks Museum - Carrickfergus
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Flame The Gasworks Museum - Carrickfergus
Flame gasworks is Ireland's sole surviving coal gasworks and is one of only three left in the British Isles Opened in 1855, it supplied Carrickfergus with gas until 1965 and was closed in 1987 It is now fully restored and was reopened as a visitor and educational...
Fun House  - Newry
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Fun House - Newry
The Fun House is Newry City's premier childrens play and party venue. A big brilliant buzzing place for 0-12 year old's. The Fun House named as a Family Visitor Attraction of the year in 2013. The team provide the up most fantastic play and party experience for all ages. From babies to 12 year olds and even teens, the exciting centre and all new...
Coney Island - Craigavon
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Coney Island - Craigavon
Coney Island lies in Lough Neagh, a mile from the County Armagh Shore. It is a thickly wooded island of nearly 9 acres. It was given to the National Trust in 1946 by Mr. Fred Storey and may be visited by boat from Maghery. Excavations carried out in 1962-63 revealed that there was a settlement on the island in Neolithic times which lasted in...
Tannaghmore Animal Farm - Craigavon
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Tannaghmore Animal Farm - Craigavon
This attraction offers close encounters with many animals. These include cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and poultry traditionally found on farms in Ulster 100 years ago. Many of these breeds are now rare or close to extinction. Irish Moiled cattle, the rarest breed of cattle in the world Dexter cattle, one of the smallest breed of cattle in...
Funky Monkeys Lurgan
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Funky Monkeys Lurgan
Funky Monkeys is what every parent - and child - has been looking for, a safe, stimulating environment for your child and a relaxing environment for you! Catering for children of 8 years and younger (a height restriction of 4ft 3 inches and under aslo applies), Funky Monkeys is a new approach to indoor childrens play areas. Your child can play,...
Try Skirmishing Outdoor Laser Experience - Craigavon
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Try Skirmishing Outdoor Laser Experience - Craigavon
Try Skirmishing is an outdoor tactical game of team based combat, also known as " Outdoor Laser Tag ". Although the similarities end there, as with Laser Skirmishing the type of weapons, their range and the tactical element of the game is so much better. Laser Skirmish is a team oriented combat simulation that is played in a...
Tayto Factory Tour - Tandragee
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Tayto Factory Tour - Tandragee
Take a real Tour of the Tayto Factory Tours Are Conducted At The Following Times: Monday to Thursday 10.30 am & 1.30 pm Friday 10.30 am only Closed public holidays e.g. Christmas, Easter, May Day Bank Holiday and 12th July etc. Visitors will get the opportunity to experience the full magic of Tayto, will get to see how our...
Carrickfergus Museum
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Carrickfergus Museum
Carrickfergus is the most archaeologically explored town in Northern Ireland. The finds on display at Carrickfergus Museum provide a remarkable glimpse into life in the town from the Medieval period to more recent times. The displays reflect the experiences of ordinary people and illustrate the dramatic and tumultuous events in the town's...
Carrickfergus Castle
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Carrickfergus Castle
Carrickfergus Castle is one of Northern Ireland’s most striking monuments whether you approach it from land, sea, or air. With over 800 years of history behind it, today it is under the care of the NIEA and is open to the public for fun days out, or to those wishing to learn more about its history. Apart from its initial...
Peter Pans Neverland - Portadown
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Peter Pans Neverland - Portadown
Peter Pan's Neverland provides a safe indoor environment for children to run, jump, climb and have fun; to stretch both their physical abilities and their creative imagination to the maximum, whilst providing a relaxing environment for parents. The centre features the following: Toddler/Baby Soft play frame ...
Speedway Indoor Karting - Doagh
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Speedway Indoor Karting - Doagh
Need4Speed Karting is located in Doagh which is only 20 minutes drive from Belfast and in close proximity to both major ports and airports. We offer 270cc Honda Powered Karts (non- restricted) for all our events. With electronic timing this provides accurate speeds and lap times. All equipment...
Clementsmount Fun Farm - Crumlin
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Clementsmount Fun Farm - Crumlin
Clementsmount Fun Farm is the ideal spot to stop for lots of fun, for all the family. You are sure to find lots to do and see whether its wet or dry! With great indoor and outdoor activities such as the Petting barn, Pedal go karts, Soft play area, Trim trail, Pony rides and much, much more . You will get the chance to see, meet and...
whowhatwherewhywhy - Belfast
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whowhatwherewhywhy - Belfast
With nearly 200 amazing interactive exhibits in four incredible exhibition areas, W5 provides a unique experience as well as fantastic fun for visitors of all ages.  In addition to permanent exhibits, W5 also presents a changing programme of large and small scale temporary exhibitions and events.  We have a daily programme of...
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1137 (East Belfast) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1137 (East Belfast) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better known as the 'Air Cadets', we’re a UK-wide cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 13 and 20 years. We're sponsored by the...

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Welcome to the beautiful county of County Down
. If you need child friendly ideas where to take the kids, kids days out, or fun things to do with the kids in County Down then we can help. We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets. We list children's entertainers in County Down if you are planning a birthday, cinema, theatre, petting zoo, animal farms, children's farms, leisure hire, museum and art gallery, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches. We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres. We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in County Down. If you are looking for zoos with more exotic animals then we have them. We have days out with the kids in County Down in and near :- Ardkeen, Ballygowan, Ballyhalbert, Ballywalter, Banbridge, Bangor, Belvoir, Carrowdore, Castlereagh, Comber, Donaghadee, Downpatrick, Dundonald, Newry, Newtownards.

Down is one of the six counties comprising Northeirn Ireland. County Down was represented in the Northeirn Ireland House of Commons 1921-1973. This article deals with the Down County constituencies. For the County Down Borough constituencies in the City of Belfast, see Belfast (Northeirn Ireland Parliament constituencies). See also the List of Northeirn Ireland Parliament constituencies 1921-1973.