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Awaken your Giant Spirit

  1. Family enjoy a cycle through woodlands at Gosford Park
    Gosford Forest Park comprises some 240 hectares of diverse woodland and open parkland. Enjoy facilities for all including playparks, mountain bike, horse and walking trails and a pump track.
    1. Girl looks through telescope at night sky at OM Dark Sky Observatory
      Davagh has one of the ‘darkest skies’ in Ireland, which means there is so little light pollution that there are crystal clear views of star constellations and the Milky Way.
      1. W5 is an award-winning science and discovery centre, located in the Odyssey complex at the gateway to Belfast’s Titanic Quarter.
        1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
      2. Family take a selfie at the Hillsborough Castle and Gardens sign
        Hillsborough Castle is one of the most beautiful, and interesting historic properties in Northern Ireland, and the official residence of the Royal Family when they are in Northern Ireland.
        1. A teenage girl wearing an inflatable zorb and standing in front of football goal posts as part of the bubble football experience at The Jungle NI, Moneymore, County Londonderry.

          How do you keep a teenager happy? No, there’s no punchline coming. Just a whole lot of helpful ideas and brilliant things to do in Northern Ireland. Whether your teenagers are into water sports or turning into budding rally champions, there’s an experience waiting for them here. So, charge up the phone. These are memories they’ll want to keep.

        2. Children enjoying the autumn leaves in the museum grounds
          Refresh the connection at Ulster Folk Museum, a place where traditions and heritage skills are preserved and celebrated to help shape future generations.
          1. 1 Oct 202228 Feb 2023
        3. Young Families
          Holidays needn't take a back seat when you have young children - but the more prepared you are, the better. Use this collection as a guide on the best things to do and places to go with younger kids to help fill your days with lots of fun ideas.
        4. Family Friendly Hotels | Discover Northern Ireland
          For a family short break, staying in a hotel just makes life easy. Leave the food prep to someone else, there's no dishes, your room magically tidies itself and best of all - there's a swimming pool!
        5. Family day out at Gosford Forest Park

          Northern Ireland has a ton of family activities and adventures to enjoy and we promise they won’t burn a hole in your wallet or purse. Here are a few budget friendly ideas for starters.

        6. Exterior shot of the outside dining area at The Bakers Cottages in Seaforde showing a table and chairs and fire pit

          It's time to book a much-needed short break, and these self-catering options are perfect for those looking for a home-from-home setup.

        A Place To Stay

        Awaken your Giant Spirit

        1. Image shows front of hotel and entrance
          La Mon is a superb family owned Hotel located 15 minutes from Belfast city centre yet nestled away in the countryside. La Mon is the perfect venue for family breaks, romantic getaways or a long leisurely weekend.
        2. Cottage sleeps 12 and has a fully equipped nursery. Open plan kitchen and living room with stove and television for a cosy evening. 5 mins from Cranfield beach, Carlingford ferry and Kilkeel Golf course. Towels, toiletries and bed linen provided.
        3. Enjoy our luxury glamping pod accommodation looking out to the stunning Fair Head, Ballycastle. Pods are for 2 adults and 2 kids, cosy, fully furnished and have all the comforts of home including electric, running water, mini fridge and heating.
        4. Crowne Plaza Belfast near central Belfast, has stylish dining, complimentary Wi-Fi and a 20 metre indoor pool. This modern hotel is situated in the picturesque surroundings of Lagan Valley Regional Park.
        5. Station House is located in Irvinestown, within easy walking distance of bars, restaurants and shops. It was formerly Irvinestown Railway Station.
        6. Explore the grounds & meet the farm animals. Come and take a walk through history as you explore our beautiful grounds and meet the rare breeds in our open farm.
          1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
        7. Spacious family room
          Award-winning hotel situated fifteen minutes walk from the busy shopping town of Coleraine. The hotel offers 56 guest rooms, hair & beauty salons and excellent cuisine using the finest local ingredients. The perfect location to relax and unwind.
          1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
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        8. Clove Cottage and Cinnamon Cottage are 2 beautifully furnished and equipped residences which have been recently converted from a former 150 year old stone barn. They offer very comfortable family sized accommodation in very modern surroundings.
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