Mid-term Activities in the Boyne Valley

Mid-term Activities in the Boyne Valley

Date: 16/02/2022

We are waving goodbye to the long cold days of winter and enjoying the stretch in the evenings. The February mid-term break this year will be a special one. A chance for families to breath a sign of relief, a rest from the first six weeks of the school term and a chance to go on an adventure to the Boyne Valley. There is so much to do here, adventure around every corner and entertainment for the entire family. Here are our top mid-term activities in the Boyne Valley.


Funtasia

Funtasia
 
Rain, hail or shine, its always a great day out at Funtasia theme park. They are open from 3pm to 10pm Monday to Friday for bowling and arcade games. On Saturdays and Sundays they are open from 10am to 10pm and you can enjoy fairground rides, the play area, the sky climb, the twin zip line and lots more. There is no need to book- you can walk in and pay for the activities when you arrive! 


Navan Adventure Centre

Navan Adventure Centre
 
Enjoy an action packed outdoor experience at Navan Adventure Centre this mid-term. Suitable for 3-12 year olds- and of course parents can get involved too! Choose from football golf, human foosball, mini golf, pedal go-karting, the inflatables area, the obstacle course, archery and so much more. Their multi activity package starts from as low as €15 per person! They are open every day throughout the mid-term break! Advance booking is advised!


Creative Bricks Lego Play Event at Knightsbrook Hotel
Build, learn and play on the 27th of February at the creative bricks lego event at Knightsbrook Hotel. This event takes place from 12pm to 6pm. Tickets are €8.95 per person and under 3's go FREE. Pre booking is necessary.


Lismullen Cookery school

Lismullin School of Cookery
 
Enjoy a mid-term cook camp at Lismullen Cookery School outside Navan. The camp is being held on the 24th and 25th of February from 10.30 am to 2.30pm. Join the experts for some delicious and creative dishes to welcome spring and the longer evenings.  Learn new skills and get ideas for your own creations. This Cook Camp is for primary school-aged children, 4th - 6th class. Pre booking is necessary.


Wildlife month at Loughcrew Estate

Loughcrew Estate
 
Experience the magic of Loughcrew Estate and Gardens this mid-term break. Their wildlife month runs for the entire week of mid-term and every weekend after that until St Patrick's Day. The gardens are open daily from 10.30am-5pm. Embark on the fairy trail or their woodland walk. Their coffee shop serves drinks and snacks also.


Nature Trail at Sonairte

Sonairte
 
Stroll the Walled Organic Garden, explore the Nature Trail, visit their eco-shop and information centre, follow their Heritage Trail, or call into the Bee Museum. There is lots to keep the entire family entertained here! Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. 


Wild with Wonder Zoo walk at Tayto Park

Tayto Park Lemur
 
Wild with Wonder is back at Tayto Park on the 26th and 27th of February and every weekend in March. Tickets are only €10 per person and under 3's go free. Tickets will include access to the Zoo, Pow Wow Playground & Spudhara Playground. With 250 animals from wild cats, monkeys, birds of prey, farmyard friends and more, this is set to be a great day out. Tickets must be pre booked in advance. 


The Zone

The Zone
 
This award-winning activity centre is a great place to tire out the kids over mid-term. Choose from Karting, Bowling, Laser Combat, Virtual Reality and so much more. The centre is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 8pm. 


Whiteriver Park 

Whiteriver Park
 
This exciting outdoor kart racing venue located just 8 minutes from Drogheda and is the perfect destination for the older kids in the family (participants must be 14 years or older). As Ireland’s premier outdoor karting facility, they provide thrills and excitement for both experienced and novice drivers in fast, high-spec karts. Pre booking is advised.


Enfield Fairy Trail

Enfield Fairy Trail
 

Discover a slower pace of life with a wander through An Bonnán Buí fairy trail in Enfield this mid-term. The trail features fairy doors, houses, ladybirds and even a couple of thrones!  Discover Fiadh the Forest Fairy, Flash the Footballer Fairy and many more.


Discover our Greenways this Midterm

Royal Canal Greenway by Copterview Ireland
 
Bring the bikes or a good pair of walking shoes as there are miles of Greenways to be discovered in the Boyne Valley this mid-term. Choose from the Boyne Greenway outside Drogheda, the Boyne Valley to Lakelands County Greenway that has sections open at Nobber and Castletown or the Royal Canal Greenway that runs for 22km in County Meath passing through Enfield, Longwood and the Hill of Down. 


Explore our Heritage Sites

Family at the Battle of the Boyne site
 
You would need the entire week of mid-term to explore all the amazing heritage sites of the Boyne Valley. From castles, to abbeys, famous megalithic monuments and so much more. Many of the heritage sites here are free to visit and explore. 
Stay a while on your visit to the Boyne Valley this Mid-term. Many of our accommodation providers have great value breaks on offer. Some even include an activity with a local provider. Packages start from only €155 for the entire family. There is no time to waste- start planning your family adventure in the Boyne Valley this mid-term. This is where the adventure begins!
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