Stuck for ideas this Half Term? Here are some great ideas for family fun and places to eat over the half-term break.
Dundonald International Ice Bowl
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 at Half Term, group outing or corporate event with a range of exciting activities for adults and children!
Eddie Rockets, Lisburn
Eddie Rocket’s is about all things retro. Fusing classic American fare with exciting new menu additions, it provides something different in it’s classic fifties diner. Most importantly, families will find it ideally located alongside the Omniplex and plenty of other eateries to choose from.
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.
Lagan Valley Leisureplex
Lagan Valley Leisureplex offers entertainment for all the family and enjoy a fun filled day. Experience Aqualand, an excellent indoor kids pool with slides and other exciting activities.
There is also a competition and diving pool for those with exercise on the mind. In addition, you can relax in the Sinnamon Coffee cafe which is located on site. So why not stop by for a well rounded, highly enjoyable day?
The Ulster Aviation Society
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.
Pirates Adventure Golf
This Florida-Style Mini Golf complex is a world class standard putt course. Special effects at the course include firing cannons, spitting totem poles, a fully rigged pirate schooner and a misted graveyard. The whole family can enjoy 36 holes of Pirates Adventure Golf.
Jersey Street Grill
Jersey Street Grill excellently recreates the American diner experience right in the heart of Lisburn. With menu items ranging from tex-mex to the southern inspired BBQ pulled pork. Perfect for a bite to eat after a swim at the Leisureplex, some bowling or a movie. Also, in the same area, are Beef & Bird, Bodenes and Costa Coffee for a more casual hot drink.
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.
Eastpoint Entertainment Village
Eastpoint is anchored by an eight screen Omniplex Cinema and offers restaurants such as Wolfes, Blue Chicago Grill, Sugar Rays and an indoor play area: Funky Monkeys. Explore a jungle kingdom of climbing frames, ropes, slides and soft obstacles for kids up to the age of 8.