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Family Breaks in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is great for families, whether you want to experience the outdoors, fun unique attractions and activities or great value family breaks. Get some trip inspiration here for some memory-making breaks. 

Great value family ideas!

Make the most of it in Northern Ireland with wonderful family getaways. Click on one of the tabs above for some great inspiration for your family break.

Blessingbourne Bike Trail
Couple at the Giant's Causeway, Co. Antrim

Giant's Causeway, Antrim, Northern Ireland

Co Antrim

The world famous Giant's Causeway, renowned for its polygonal columns of layered basalt is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland and is a must see for visitors.

CE Centre

WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre

Co Down

Ireland's largest collection of ducks, geese and swans. Viewing from hides, waterfowl gardens, woodland walks. Extended gardens and woodlands with a gift shop, home made food, art gallery and coffee shop.

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Belfast

Titanic Belfast is a 'must see' visit in any tour of Belfast, and is now Northern Ireland's top visitor attraction.

SS Nomadic, courtesy of Nomadic Charitable Trust

SS Nomadic

Belfast

Built in 1911, Nomadic provides the story of Titanic's little sister, the only tangible surviving link with the world's most famous ship and the last White Star Line vessel in the world.

Belfast Zoo

Belfast Zoo

Co Antrim

'Winner' of Best Visitor Experience, NITA Awards 2013. Belfast Zoo is situated on a breath-taking 55 acre hilly site with panoramic views over Belfast Lough. The zoo acts as a safe haven for more than 160 species of rare and endangered animals.

Mount Stewart House and Gardens

Mount Stewart

Co Down

Mount Stewart is a stunning estate in the beautiful scenic area of Strangford Lough. The Formal Gardens are ranked as one of the top ten in the world and the within the house there are collections of national and international significance.

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Springhill House

Co Londonderry

Step back to 1912 as you experience the Lenox-Conyngham home on the morning they left to board Titanic. See the exhibition, featuring pieces from the Titanic era, including 11-year-old Eileen Lenox-Conyngham’s letter, written on Titanic headed paper.

The Navan Centre

The Navan Centre

Armagh

The Navan Centre interprets one of Ireland’s most important ancient monuments, Navan Fort, the ancient capital and seat of the Kings of Ulster.

We are Vertigo

We Are Vertigo

Belfast

We Are Vertigo is Northern Ireland’s number one Trampoline Park, Ski and Adventure Centre. Try the latest indoor entertainment in Europe’s largest and Northern Ireland’s only true Trampoline Park.

Ulster American Folk Park

Ulster American Folk Park

Co Tyrone

Experience the adventure that takes you from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship, to the log cabins of the American Frontier.

Armagh Observatory

Armagh Planetarium

Armagh

Armagh Planetarium is quite simply “out of this world”. Watch an amazing Digital Theatre show where you can relax and experience our planet and beyond. During your visit why not design, build and launch your own rocket?

Slieve Gullion Forest Park

Slieve Gullion Forest Park, Adventure Playpark and The Giant's Lair

Co Armagh

Slieve Gullion is Ireland's Mountain of Mystery. The Forest Park offers walking trails, a scenic drive, an Adventure Playpark, Giant's Lair children's story trail and Courtyard with coffee shop.

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Co Down

Step back in time and uncover a way of life from 100 years ago. Explore thatched cottages, farms, schools and shops as you wander through the beautiful parkland of the Folk Museum and step aboard majestic steam locomotives in the Transport Museum.

UM Exterior at night

Ulster Museum

Belfast

Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Ancient Egyptian Mummy and see modern masterpieces. As Northern Ireland’s treasure house of the past and present, the Ulster Museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences.

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Oxford Island

Co Armagh

Oxford Island National Nature Reserve is a peninsula created by successive lowering of Lough Neagh. Four miles of footpaths, five birdwatching hides, woodland, ponds, wildflower meadows, picnic and play areas.

Special Offers - Family

From
£595.00
€791.35
Total price

Bayview Ballyholme,

End of summer offer

End of summer offer ! £595.00/week for 4 people

Bayview, a spacious and beautifully appointed ground floor apartment with fantastic views over Ballyholme Bay towards the Irish Sea.
An easy stroll to the town centre, restaurants, bars and shops, and ideally located for golfers and sailors. With private parking for 2 cars, and access from master bedroom and living area to its own garden with outdoor furniture, BBQ and views across the bay.
To see more visit:
bayviewballyholme.com

To book call
Until 26 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£19.00
€25.27
Per person per night

Finn Lough - Lakeside Lodges,

7 Night Summer Break

Summer at Finn Lough means the great outdoors, getting lost in the forest, building tree forts, exploring the lake on your Hobie kayaks and lakeside barbecues...but most importantly it means family and precious time spent together enjoying the abandon of summer.

Join us on Monday or Friday for a 7 night break and make it a summer to remember!
All our 7 night summer breaks include:
- 7 night stay in a Lakeside Lodge
- daily breakfast in Finn Lough Kitchen
- one of our daily activities (the daily activities on offer include surf lessons, hobie kayak tour, coasteering, airsoft and introduction to mountain biking)

Price starting from £ 19 per person/per night (based on 6 people sharing a 4* Lakeside Lodge)

Book online on http://www.lakelandlodges.com/summer-breaks.html
For more information call +44 (0) 2868 380360 or email: team@finnlough.com

To book call +44 (0) 2868 380360
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£89.00
€118.37
per room

Lodge Hotel,

Family Time

Enjoy an overnight stay in a spacious family room with breakfast for everyone!

Up to two adults and two children per room (children up to 12 years of age)

To book call (028) 7034 4848
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£144.00
€191.52
Per unit

Barnwell Farm Cottages- Flax Cottage,

Free family tickets for Mount Stewart gardens.

Book a 2 plus night break and enjoy a free family ticket to Mt.Stewart gardens.

To book call (028) 4278 8488
2 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£315.00
€418.95
Per Family

La Mon Hotel & Country Club,

La Monsters Adventure Break

*Two Nights bed and breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children
*An adventure to Streamvale Farm or Castle Espie Wetland Centre
*A packed lunch for the whole family
*Activity packs for the kids on arrival
*Milk and cookies served to the room in the evening
*Full access to the leisure suite throughout your stay

Please quote promo code Autumn Leaves

To book call (028) 9044 8631
Until 13 Dec 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£585.00
€778.05
Total price

Manor House Marine Boat Hire,

10/11 nights for the price of 7

Valid for bookings between the 5th and 30th of September 2015
This offer is not available with any other discount offer.

To book call (028) 6862 8100
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£248.00
€329.84
Per unit

Barnwell Farm Cottages- Brooks Cottage,

Free family tickets for Mount Stewart gardens.

Book a 2 night plus break at Barnwell Farm Cottages and enjoy a complimentary family pass for Mt.Stewart gardens nearby.

To book call (028) 4278 8488
2 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£20.00
€26.60
Per person per night

Finn Lough - Muckross House,

7 Night Summer Break

Summer at Finn Lough means the great outdoors, getting lost in the forest, building tree forts, exploring the lake on your Hobie kayaks and lakeside barbecues...but most importantly it means family and precious time spent together enjoying the abandon of summer.

Join us on Monday or Friday for a 7 night break and make it a summer to remember!
All our 7 night summer breaks include:
- 7 night stay in a Lakeside Lodge
- daily breakfast in Finn Lough Kitchen
- one of our daily activities (the daily activities on offer include surf lessons, hobie kayak tour, coasteering, airsoft and introduction to mountain biking)

Price starting from £ 20 per person/per night (based on 8 people sharing a Muckross House)

Book online on http://www.lakelandlodges.com/summer-breaks.html
For more information call +44 (0) 2868380360 or email: team@finnlough.com

To book call +44 (0) 2868 380360
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£25.00
€33.25
Per person sharing

Finn Lough - Muckross House,

3 Night Weekend Break

Summer at Finn Lough means the great outdoors, getting lost in the forest, building tree forts, exploring the lake on your Hobie kayaks and lakeside barbecues...but most importantly it means family and precious time spent together enjoying the abandon of summer.

Join us on Friday or Saturday for a weekend break and spend a fun packed 3 days by the lake.
Your package includes:
- 3 night stay in a Lakeside Lodge
- daily breakfast in Finn Lough Kitchen
- one of our daily activities (the daily activities on offer include surf lessons, hobie kayak tour, coasteering, airsoft and introduction to mountain biking)

Price starting from £ 25 per person/per night (based on 8 people sharing a Muckross House)

Book online on http://www.lakelandlodges.com/summer-breaks.html
For more information call +44 (0) 2868 380360 or email: team@finnlough.com

To book call +44 (0) 2868 380360
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£180.00
€239.40
Total price

Ballycastle Escape,

Wedding Bells

Attending a wedding in Ballycastle?? Why not stay in first class accommodation. Any two nights for a group or family of 6/7. Continental breakfast and Free WIFI included. Just a few minutes walk to the local Hotel. Sea Views with service lift and two bathrooms.

To book call
Until 31 Mar 2016 | Subject to availability
From
£94.00
€125.02
Per person sharing

Maldron Hotel Belfast,

2 Night Summer Family Getaway

Our Summer Family Getaway is based on 2 Nights accommodation stay at Maldron Hotel Belfast. The packages includes Full Cooked Breakfast each morning as well as dinner on one evening in our Stir Restaurant. You will enjoy a 3 Course Table-D'hote meal and kids menu for children.

Maldron Hotel Belfast is the perfect base to explore all the family activities in Belfast as well as the North Coast.

Limited offer. Subject to availability and can not be used in conjunction with any other offer.

To book call (028) 9445 7000
Until 31 Dec 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£26.00
€34.58
Per person per night

Finn Lough - Waterside Lodges,

7 Night Summer Break

Summer at Finn Lough means the great outdoors, getting lost in the forest, building tree forts, exploring the lake on your Hobie kayaks and lakeside barbecues...but most importantly it means family and precious time spent together enjoying the abandon of summer.

Join us on Monday or Friday for a 7 night break and make it a summer to remember!
All our 7 night summer breaks include:
- 7 night stay in a 5* Waterside Lodge
- daily breakfast in Finn Lough Kitchen
- one of our daily activities (the daily activities on offer include surf lessons, hobie kayak tour, coasteering, airsoft and introduction to mountain biking)

Price starting from £ 26 per person/per night (based on 6 people sharing a 5* Waterside Lodge)

Book online on http://www.lakelandlodges.com/summer-breaks.html
For more information call +44 (0) 2868 380360 or email: team@finnlough.com

To book call +44 (0) 2868 380360
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£25.00
€33.25
Per person per night

Finn Lough - Waterside Lodges,

4 Night Midweek Break

Summer at Finn Lough means the great outdoors, getting lost in the forest, building tree forts, exploring the lake on your Hobie kayaks and lakeside barbecues...but most importantly it means family and precious time spent together enjoying the abandon of summer.

Join us on Monday or Tuesday for a midweek break and spend a fun packed 4 days by the lake.
Your package includes:
- 4 night stay in a 5* Waterside Lodge
- daily breakfast in Finn Lough Kitchen
- one of our daily activities (the daily activities on offer include surf lessons, hobie kayak tour, coasteering, airsoft and introduction to mountain biking)

Price starting from £ 25 per person/per night (based on 6 people sharing a 5* Waterside Lodge).

Book online on http://www.lakelandlodges.com/summer-breaks.html
For more information call +44 (0) 2868 380360 or email: team@finnlough.com

To book call +44 (0) 2868 380360
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£299.00
€397.67
Total price

Spelga House,

Thank Crunchie It's Spelga!

Thank crunchie It's Spelga! Friday Weekend offer.
2 nights in Luxury mountain retreat with a Cadbury Crunchie chocolate bar on your bed, for each person staying during September and October on a Friday and Saturday.
Sleeps 10 comfortably, and there is also the jacuzzi spa bath in the evening to enjoy.
Have your family birthday party or friends reunion at Spelga House in this amazing location.

To book call 07720 432 781
11 Sep 2015 - 1 Nov 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£149.00
€198.17
Per person sharing

Enniskeen Country House Hotel,

Relish Free Time Three Night Special

Relish Free Time Three Night Special
Three nights accommodation, full Irish breakfast each morning and two sumptuous evening dinners included. Enjoy the amazing scenery, whether walking, cycling, hillwalking or sight seeing.

To book call (028) 4372 2392
Until 8 Nov 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£275.00
€365.75
Total price

Ballycastle Escape,

Halloween by the Sea

Enjoy a fun filled family four night break over the Halloween holiday! Watch the 'spooktacular' celebrations from the comfort of your Sea front apartment or join in the fancy dress parade!
A basket full of treats awaits! Free WIFI

To book call
28 Oct 2015 - 1 Nov 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£85.00
€113.05
Based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing

Belmore Court and Motel,

We Are Family

Two night stay in a Family Apartment
Kids welcome pack on arrival
Family Movie Night In Kit (Choose a DVD from the family DVD Library,popcorn & treats)

To book call (028) 6632 6633
Until 31 Dec 2016 | Subject to availability
From
£26.00
€34.58
Per person per night

Finn Lough - Lakeside Lodges,

3 Night Weekend Break

Summer at Finn Lough means the great outdoors, getting lost in the forest, building tree forts, exploring the lake on your Hobie kayaks and lakeside barbecues...but most importantly it means family and precious time spent together enjoying the abandon of summer.

Join us on Friday or Saturday for a weekend break and spend a fun packed 3 days by the lake. Your package includes:
- 3 night stay in a Lakeside Lodge
- daily breakfast in Finn Lough Kitchen
- one of our daily activities (the daily activities on offer include surf lessons, hobie kayak tour, coasteering, airsoft and introduction to mountain biking)

Price starting from £ 26 per person/per night (based on 6 people sharing a 4* Lakeside Lodge).

Book online on http://www.lakelandlodges.com/summer-breaks.html
For more information call +44 (0) 2868 380360 or email: team@finnlough.com

To book call +44 (0) 2868 380360
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£180.00
€239.40
Per unit

An Creagán (3 bedroom) - Copney,

2 Nights Weekend Stay

An Creagán Centre will be open for European Heritage Open Day 2015 on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September 10.00am – 5.00pm. Visitors will have free access into the visitor centre and exhibition as well as the newly built reconstruction of a Bronze Age farm settlement. This outdoor exhibition includes a thatched wattle-and-daub roundhouse, animal enclosures and outdoor cooking area all enclosed in a circular dyke.
The centre also houses a coffee shop, craft shop and toilets with forest walks and outdoor play areas within the wider site. For group bookings please contact reception in advance.

To book call (028) 8076 1112
11 Sep 2015 - 13 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£161.00
€214.13
Per unit

Barnwell Farm Cottages- Clover Cottage,

Enjoy free family tickets to Mt.Stewart gardens

Book a 2 plus night break at Barnwell Farm Cottages and receive a complimentary family pass for Mt.Stewart Gardens.

To book call (028) 4278 8488
2 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£180.00
€239.40
Total price

Windsor Townhouse,

Family Movie Night In

Family Movie Night In from only £180, based on 2 adults and up to 4 children sharing, this offer is for 2 nights accommodation at this fabulous 4* luxury accommodation on South Belfast's Malone Road. After a busy day sightseeing with the kids why not enjoy a relaxing night in with a family movie, 4 large bags of cinema popcorn, 6 chocolate bars, a family bag of sweets and drinks.

*** All prices based on mid-week stays and only valid booking directly by phone or email.

To book call (078) 9104 1899
Until 30 Dec 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£292.50
€389.03
Total price

Manor House Marine Boat Hire,

50% discount on 2nd week

50% discount on 2nd week.
Valid for bookings up to 2nd May 2015 (finishing date), or between the 5th and 30th of September 2015.
This offer is not available with any other discount offer.

To book call (028) 6862 8100
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£161.00
€214.13
Per unit

Barnwell Farm Cottages- Whin Cottage,

free family tickets for Mount Stewart gardens.

Book a 2 night plus break at Barnwell Farm Cottages and enjoy a complimentary family ticket to Mount Stewart gardens nearby.

To book call (028) 4278 8488
2 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£204.00
€271.32
Based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing

Hilton Belfast,

Hilton W5 Family Offer

At Hilton we have teamed up with W5 Interactive Science Centre to bring you two great family breaks.

The W5 Interactive Science centre is located in the Odyssey Pavilion, part of Belfast’s millennium project. Set over several levels and aimed a wide range of ages, W5 is the perfect blend of learning and fun.

Overnight accommodation in two connecting bedrooms.
Breakfast for all in Sonoma Restaurant
Family Ticket for (up to 2 adults and 2 children) for W5 Science Centre.

To book call (028) 9027 7000
Until 31 Dec 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£21.00
€27.93
Per person per night

Finn Lough - Lakeside Lodges,

4 Night Midweek Break

Summer at Finn Lough means the great outdoors, getting lost in the forest, building tree forts, exploring the lake on your Hobie kayaks and lakeside barbecues...but most importantly it means family and precious time spent together enjoying the abandon of summer.

Join us on Monday or Tuesday for a midweek break and spend a fun packed 4 days by the lake.
Your package includes:
- 4 night stay in a Lakeside Lodge
- daily breakfast in Finn Lough Kitchen
- one of our daily activities (the daily activities on offer include surf lessons, hobie kayak tour, coasteering, airsoft and introduction to mountain biking)

Price starting from £ 21 per person/per night (based on 6 people sharing a 4* Lakeside Lodge).

Book online on http://www.lakelandlodges.com/summer-breaks.html
For more information call +44 (0) 2868 380360 or email: team@finnlough.com

To book call +44 (0) 2868 380360
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£290.00
€385.70
Per person sharing

Fermanagh Self Catering - The Rafters,

Family fun

2 nights including 90 minutes of archery instruction (Monday to Saturday) or use of a hot tub.

Games room with slatebed snooker/ pool table, table football, table tennis and wii/DVD all part of the package.
Surcharge of £50 for archery and hot tub..
Surcharge of £40 for extra night
Surcharge of £50 for kayaking also
All subject to availability

To book call (028) 6775 1416
Until 22 Oct 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£65.00
€86.45
Per person sharing

Enniskeen Country House Hotel,

Short Stay Break

Short Stay Break, even a one night get away will enhance your well being!. One night accommodation, four course evening dinner served in the Oak Restaurant or The Bay Restaurant and full Irish breakfast in the morning.

To book call (028) 4372 2392
Until 8 Nov 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£270.00
€359.10
Per person sharing

The Merchant Hotel,

Festive Shopping Experience

Make Christmas shopping something truly special with an overnight stay in the heart of the city centre at The Merchant Hotel. Spend a day shopping in the city, with a £50 Victoria Square Voucher before returning to the stunning surroundings of The Merchant Hotel for a three-course meal in The Great Room Restaurant.

Breakfast will be served the next morning in The Great Room Restaurant.

To book call (028) 9023 4888
1 Nov 2015 - 21 Dec 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£32.00
€42.56
Per person per night

Finn Lough - Waterside Lodges,

3 Night Weekend Break

Summer at Finn Lough means the great outdoors, getting lost in the forest, building tree forts, exploring the lake on your Hobie kayaks and lakeside barbecues...but most importantly it means family and precious time spent together enjoying the abandon of summer.

Join us on Friday or Saturday for a weekend break and spend a fun packed 3 days by the lake. Your package includes:
- 3 night stay in a 5* Waterside Lodge
- daily breakfast in Finn Lough Kitchen
- one of our daily activities (the daily activities on offer include surf lessons, hobie kayak tour, coasteering, airsoft and introduction to mountain biking)

Price starting from £ 32 per person/per night (based on 6 people sharing a 5* Waterside Lodge).

Book online on http://www.lakelandlodges.com/summer-breaks.html
For more information call +44 (0) 2868 380360 or email: team@finnlough.com

To book call +44 (0) 2868 380360
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£299.00
€397.67
Per unit

Barnwell Farm Cottages- Elm Cottage,

Free family tickets for Mount Stewart gardens.

Book a 2 night plus break at Barnwell Farm cottages in September and we will provide a free family ticket to Mt.Stewart gardens nearby where you will experience the stunning autumn colours and see red squirrels preparing for their winter hibernation.

To book call (028) 4278 8488
2 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£205.00
€272.65
Per unit

Barnwell Farm Cottages- Barley Cottage,

Free family tickets for Mount Stewart gardens.

Book a 2 night plus stay at Barnwell Farm Cottages and enjoy a complimentary family pass for Mt.Stewart gardens nearby.

To book call (028) 4278 8488
2 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£400.00
€532.00
Total price

Ballycastle Escape,

Late summer Offer

Enjoy a relaxing break by the Sea with Prosecco and chocolates. Any 7 nights for the price of 5. As the summer evenings come to a close what better place to watch the sun go down.

To book call
Until 11 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability
From
£450.00
€598.50
Per unit

Strand Lodge,

Indulgent Luxury Beach Escapes

Luxury weekend escape offers available from £450 up to week long vacations £950. Please get in touch with what date and how long you would like to stay to see what offers are available at that time.
Beautiful luxury beach house with breathtaking views and room for all the family. Why not take advantage of not just the house facilities but the vibrant local amenities including:
Luxurious pamper treatment offers - Beauty at number one 02870834591
Dinner at the beach at Harry's Shack 02870831783

To book call 07802 388 941
5 Sep 2015 - 28 May 2016 | Subject to availability
From
£22.00
€29.26
Per person sharing

Finn Lough - Muckross House,

4 Night Midweek Break

Summer at Finn Lough means the great outdoors, getting lost in the forest, building tree forts, exploring the lake on your Hobie kayaks and lakeside barbecues...but most importantly it means family and precious time spent together enjoying the abandon of summer.

Join us on Monday or Tuesday for a midweek break and spend a fun packed 4 days by the lake.
Your package includes:
- 4 night stay in a Lakeside Lodge
- daily breakfast in Finn Lough Kitchen
- one of our daily activities (the daily activities on offer include surf lessons, hobie kayak tour, coasteering, airsoft and introduction to mountain biking)

Price starting from £ 22 per person/per night (based on 8 people sharing a Muckross House)

Book online on http://www.lakelandlodges.com/summer-breaks.html
For more information call +44 (0) 2868 380360 or email: team@finnlough.com

To book call +44 (0) 2868 380360
Until 30 Sep 2015 | Subject to availability

All offers subject to availability.
Terms & Conditions apply.

Family Activities We Love

W5 Exhibition centre 2

Family Attractions

Archery with dad in Northern Ireland

Outdoors

 

"A Night with the Stars" at Armagh Planetarium

Museums