Fun and adventure in the Boyne Valley for kids!

Fun and Adventure in the Boyne Valley for Kids in 2023!

Date: 26/04/2023

It can be a daunting task planning a family holiday in Ireland. Where should you go? What time of year? Will there be enough activities for the kids? Well never fear, we have you covered here in the Boyne Valley with plenty of activities for all the family to enjoy together. Here is a list of great family activities that promise fun and adventure in the Boyne Valley for kids.

Beewise Nature Trail

Beewise Nature Trail
A great day out in the great outdoors. Beewise Nature Trail offers a 1.5km path that meanders through the 5-acre site with information points and fun facts for kids to explore. Keep an eye on their website for open days and events.

Blackwater Park Scéal Trail

The Blackwater Park Scéal Trail is a fun way to bring together the enjoyment of reading, a love of the outdoors and some physical activity. 'Socks for Mr Wolf'  is a picture book written and illustrated by Trim-based author Tatyana Feeney; the story follows Mr Wolf on a woolly adventure around Ireland as he tries to save his socks!

Boyne Boats

Boyne Boats
Get paddling as a family with Boyne Boats. Your guide Ross offers group and family guided tours down the mythical Boyne Canal and onto the river itself. Choose from a range of different boat tours at Boyne Boats, with the Historic Boyne Canal Experience and Ancient Boyne River Experience options available.

Boyne Valley Activities

Join James on the river this summer for some high-octane fun for the entire family. At Boyne Valley Activities you can choose from a river tour, kayak rental and more.

Causey Farm

Causey Farm
Situated just outside Kells, Causey Farm is the place to go to meet the animals and have a great day out. Their summer camp is back for 2023 with an action-packed itinerary promised for your kids.

Emerald Park

Irelands only theme park and Zoo is an unmissable day out on your trip to the Boyne Valley. With thrill-seeking attractions, a junior area, playgrounds, shows and entertainment plus a fantastic zoo which is home to over 250 animals!

Enfield Fairy Trail

Enfield Fairy Trail
Situated just off the Royal Canal Greenway, Enfield Fairy Trail is a treasuer trove for smaller kids looking to explore! The trail is full of fairy doors, houses, ladybirds and even a couple of thrones.


There is no end of fun to be had at Funtasia Theme Park Drogheda. Discover the thrills and spills galore to be had in Funtasia’s 35,000 sq ft Waterpark or the many fairground attractions.

Irish Military War Museum and Family Park

Irish Military War Museum
As well as housing the amazing Irish Military War Museum, you will also find a family friendly park with petting farm, playground and assault course.

Limullen School of Culinary Arts

The perfect place for your junior chef to get stuck in to making some culinary delights. The school also runs a kids cooking camp during the summer months. 

Loughcrew Estate and Gardens

Loughcrew Estate
The Fairy Trail at Loughcrew Gardens is an exciting interactive sensory trail which gets children exploring Loughcrew Gardens and it is now open all year round! To complete the treasure hunt style trail, they will get an activity booklet and map and will have to solve clues and answer questions in order to get to the next part of it. It will get your children using their imaginations and embracing the outdoors and they may even spot some fairies as they explore! It is a great activity for grandparents and parents to enjoy too.

Navan Adventure Centre

Navan Adventure Centre offers a great day out for the entire family. Situated just outside Navan, their Family Fun Package offers 5 amazing activities- Mini Golf, Bouncy Inflatables, Pedal Go-Karting, Football Golf and our all new adventure playground!

Newgrange Farm

Highland Cow at Newgrange Farm
Enjoy some time on the farm at Newgrange Farm in the Boyne Valley. Meet all the animals, feed the lambs, meet the pigs and play hide and go seek in the hay shed! The farm is now open 7 days a week!

Red Mountain Open Farm

Red Mountain Open Farm boasts the most extensive indoor facilities of all open farms in Ireland. They have a range of indoor and outdoor facilities, so no matter what the weather may bring, there is lots to enjoy.

The Zone Activity centre

The Zone Activity Centre
Get ready for a great day out at the Zone Activity Centre in Navan. From bowling to karting, and everything in between- they won’t want to go home! 

So there you have it- you will need to plan at least a week here to enjoy everything with the kids! This is where memories are made- right here in the Boyne Valley- we can’t wait to welcome you! 
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