Need ideas for the upcoming bank holiday? Have a look at our choices below for some great weekend picks!
Wallace Park is ideal for families. Located in the heart of Lisburn, the park features an excellent children's play area and a variety of gentle walks. It takes its name from Sir Richard Wallace who left many legacies to the City. Furthermore, the sprawling grounds are perfect for an adventure this May!
Lisburn Bowl is the ideal day out for kids and grownups alike. Little ones can learn to bowl with gully guides, teens can get competitive and enjoy food from the Bite & Bowl menu and parents can either sit back and relax or join in on the fun. Lisburn Bowl is also ideally located within the Leisure complex, close to an array of restaurants such as Jersey Street Grill as well as the Leisureplex.
Streamvale Open Farm is a great day out for families to experience a real farmyard. Families can get up close and personal with the animals from dairy cows to chicks and bunnies during the daily feeding times. Also on site is the new Play Village, a state of the art installation which will encourage children to learn about food and farming through play. Your kids can explore the village which includes a Vets Clinic, Farm Shop, Milking Parlour and Mechanics. Other activities include play area, history trail, quad rides, nature trail, pony rides and tractor rides.
The Ulster Aviation Society features a unique array of over thirty historic aircraft and exhibits celebrating Northern Ireland’s aviation heritage. See commercial, Cold War and World War 2 aircraft, stroll among the displays and observe restorations in progress in a historic hangar. Kids and those passionate about aircraft will love this special exhibit.
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. It’s the perfect venue for a fun family day out, group outing or corporate event with a range of exciting activities for adults and children!
Lyons Karting is a fantastic, fast flowing go-karting circuit in Northern Ireland. Five minutes from Lisburn and five minutes from Hillsborough, it’s in the ideal location for families to fulfil their need for speed. Also on site is a small venue to get a bite to eat and a drink.
Situated in the heart of Dundonald, the Moat Park offers idyllic walks around the historic Motte. Also, it provides a valuable link to shops in the village. Close by stands the Church of St Elizabeth. This striking church dates from 1306, providing an interesting piece of history during your walk.