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Winter Activities and Experiences

Northern Ireland has lots of unusual winter activities to offer the kids (and grown-ups) from exhiliarating snow tubing to adrenalin pumping tree top adventure, something for all the family.

snowtubing with santaCraigavon Golf & Ski Centre set in beautiful wooded surroundings near the shores of Lough Neagh boasts a premier outdoor artificial ski slope plus three golf courses, a floodlit driving range and putting greens.  Don't forget you can snowtube with Santa this winter, so book early to avoid disapointment.


Skytrek, based in the beautiful woodland area at Colin Glen Forest Park a short distance from Belfast, is an exciting outdoor high ropes activity centre where you can experience high (16m) and low (5m) ropes course with 100m of aerial trekking and 30ft rockface multi-level climbing wall.

zorbingJungle NI, Moneymore,  an exciting location with a paintballing site, Zorbing and a High Wire Tarzan Tree Top Adventure Course that will encase you in a fun-filled adrenaline bubble.  Check out the Christmas Winter Wonderland (5 - 22 December), family fun adventure for all the family.

For an unique horseriding experience visit Shean's Riding School, situated on the Causeway Coast, ride through the beautiful countryside up into the stunning North Antrim hills. Don't miss 'Santa at Shean's Experience', find out more details of this magical event.  Faughanvale Stables in Greysteel in County Londonderry, offers trekking across a 70 acre horse farm through streams and rivers, woodland paths and open cross country.

we are vertigoWe are Vertigo, Northern Ireland’s first indoor Ski and Adventure Centre, a short distance from Belfast offers exciting experiences for people of all ages and abilities to try out or brush up on their skiing skills as well as experience extreme fun witth Sky Trail high ropes, low ropes, and a climbing wall.  Northern Ireland's only and Europe's largest Trampoline Park is coming this way so get practising on your jumping techniques and come along on 19 December, now taking bookings online only.

blokarting, courtesy of outdoorniWhy not have a go at blokarting, also called landsailing, a fast-paced and relatively new activity to these shores which provides another exciting way to make the most of our splendid beaches and other open spaces. 

If you are still looking for inspiration for an active winter, Northern Ireland offers a huge variety of other options such as canoeing, surfing, climbing, archery, coasteering or a Sea Safari - the opportunities are endless.  To find out more, see Activities in Northern Ireland.

Winter Activity Gift Ideas

Treat your loved one to a winter adventure break, check out some Northern Ireland Winter Activity Breaks and Offers

For a memorable Christmas gift for the adventure enthusiast or for the whole family , check out Outdoorni activity experiences.


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