Children's Activities in Sligo

Lough Key Forest Park

Lough Key has for many centuries drawn people to its spectacular views, abundant wildlife, historic buildings and evocative islands. This beautiful landscape is steeped in a rich history. Now after major development the historic backdrop encompasses a landmark cluster of unique attractions serving the needs of a 21st century visitor with a new lakeside centre providing an ideal gateway for gentle leisurely activities or more energetic pursuits in the Park.

Tree Canopy Walk - 19th Century Servant Tunnels - Moylurg Tower
Boda Borg - Lakeside Cafe -  Gift Shop -  Caravan & Camping Park
Adventure Play Kingdom - Forest & Parkland Trails,
Bog Gardens, Lakeside Walks & 19th Century Bridges

By Telephone: +353 71 9673122 (Activity Centre),  +353 71 9663922 (Lakeside Café),  +353 71 9662212 (Campsite Office). Address:  Lough Key Forest & Activity Park, Rockingham, Boyle, Co Roscommon. Click www.loughkey.ie for more information

Funny Bones Childrens Activity Centre

Funny Bones House of Fun is a new children's activity centre based in Collooney just outside Sligo

Opening times:
Tuesday - Saturday, 10.30am - 7.00pm
Sunday, 12.00pm - 7.00pm
Price €8.00 per child

Tel: 071 9133281 Address: Toberbride Business Park Collooney, Co. Sligo5 mins From Sligo City Centre on the Dublin Road. Click www.funnybones.ie for more information.

Happy Days Adventure Play Centre

Come and enjoy the fun at Happy Days – an ideal location for a rainy day for all the family within a safe environment and an exciting venue for a birthday party, communion, confirmation or any occasion you choose!

Tel:  +353719135115 Address: Cleveragh Business Park, Sligo. Click www.happydayssligo.ie for more information

Eagles Flying

Fancy a day out with the family with a difference? Experience Eagles flying from a birds eye view and even hold them in your hand if your brave enough. Fun for all the family. Ireland’s largest sanctuary for birds of prey and owls offers you incomparable impressions of majestic raptors soaring over one of the loveliest locations to be found.Experience some of the biggest birds of prey in the world flying closely over your head. Watch different species of eagles hunting on prey-dummies in their natural environment. Be astonished about the arrow like flight of the falcons and the high intelligence of the vultures

Te: 071-918 9310, Address :Ballymote, Sligo. Click here www.eaglesflying.com  for more information

Enniscrone Playground & Mini Golf

Fun filled playground for children of all ages and also why not bring the family along and play a game of crazy golf.Located by the beach front and beside local amusements. €3 entry for entry to the playground. €3 entry for entry to crazy golf.

Tel:  (096) 36809 Address: Enniscrone, Sligo. Click here for more information

 

Sathya Sai Donkey Sanctuary

The Sathya Sanctuary Trust for Nature is a charitable trust situated adjacent to the ancient neolithic site of Carrowkeel in the Bricklieve Mountains, two and a half miles above the village of Castlebaldwin. Set in 18 acres site in truly beautiful surroundings, the Sanctuary’s aim is to provide refuge for sick, elderly, unwanted, abandoned or abused donkeys, once so much apart of the Irish heritage but now often forgotten and neglected in a world geared for profit and production. The Sanctuary is currently home to two dogs, cats, three sheep, 18 donkeys, 2 mules and several ponies but these numbers can fluctuate as donkeys and ponies are rescued and rehomed. Visitors and donations are always welcome but contact in advance is appreciated to make sure there is someone there to meet you. Waterproof footwear is advisable most times of the year.

Open 1st April until 31st October, saturdays, sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays 10am until 4pm
All other times by appointment

Tel: 0861031932 Address: Castlebaldwin, Sligo. Click www.donkeys.ie for more details

Woodville Farm, Strandhill

Your guided tour of Woodville farm takes you through mature woodland, green pastures and old farm buildings showing a wide range of farm animals and poultry in their natural surroundings. Come view, hold or feed our animals and collect eggs from the free-range hens.
Wander through the nature trail in mature woodland and enjoy close contact with cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, pet lambs and donkeys in a picturesque parkland setting. Various breeds of poultry and pheasants share our walled garden while history and heritage are well preserved in our renovated (1870) horse stalls museum, see farming as it used to be in our farm machinery museum.

Advance Booking Essential, Minimum group size required
Tel: 071 916 2741, Address: Strandhill Road , Sligo. Click here for more information.
 

Sligo Cinema: Gaiety 12 Screen Cinema

Tel: 071 9174001, Address: Wine Street, Sligo. Click www.gaietysligo.ie for more information. Click www.gaietysligo.ie/kidsclub for kids club