Family leisure breaks and days out in Derry
If you are staying in Derry with your family then we understand that a convenient location close by to many of Derry’s attractions is vital. Our location in the heart of Derry means we are within easy reach of a whole host of Derry attractions both old and new. To help families who are staying with us to make the most of the stay we have compiled a top attraction list for families.
Our top suggestions for family days out in Derry:
Giants Causeway - Explore the basalt stone columns left by volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago and search for distinctive stone formations fancifully named the Camel, Harp and Organ.
Derry City Walls - A walk around the walls in Londonderry reveals a splendid city crammed full of history, heritage, interest and a vibrant cultural scene.
Waterworld - Pirates Cove fun pool has a range of thrilling features including twin 85 metre waterslides, jacuzzis, water playground and power blasting cannons. The centre also boasts a 6-lane 10-pin bowling alley, featuring state of the art technology.
ECOS Millennium Environmental Centre – With fun interactive galleries the centre helps kids to understand the importance of sustainability and biodiversity and how to care for the world we live in. There are also plenty of outdoor activities, including toy tractors and sand pit, play park, willow tunnel and picnicking facilities.
Brunswick Moviebowl - An entertainment complex comprising 16 lanes for 10 pin bowling, a restaurant and bar, cafe, 7 full-size American Pool Tables, interactive video games and much more.
Riverwatch Aquarium and Visitor Centre - Riverwatch is a great tourist attraction located just outside Derry City centre and with FREE admission it's a must do for families and visitors.
Barrontop Fun Farm - With a large range of animals, an adventure playground, an indoor heated soft play area, a bouncy castle and cart rides, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Creggan Country Park - Creggan Country Park is a watersports, outdoor pursuits and angling centre in Derry, Northern Ireland.
The city of Derry and its surrounds offers a huge variety of attractions that cater to all the family, from modern gaming facilities to historic sites that are sure to capture the whole families imagination.
The City Hotel Derry offers a number of family rooms that are very spacious and feature the same contemporary design that you see throughout the rest of our 4 star Derry hotel.
Enjoy a Fun Family Break at Barrentop Fun Farm
2 Nights Accommodation in one of our Family Rooms - Cots available
Full Cooked Breakfast Each Morning
Dinner in Thompsons Restaurant on one Evening - Childrens Meals available
Transport to and from Barrentop Fun Farm
Entry to Barrontop Fun Farm, Tractor and Trailer Ride and Childrens Pony Ride
Packed Lunch for your Day Away
Full use of the Hotels Swimming Pool with Childrens Pool
Spring is in the air ... and its the perfect time for a short break in Derry.
Fantastic 3 Night Family offer with a stay at the City Hotel, Derry from £142.50 per adult sharing, based on maximum 2 adults and 2 children
This special offer includes three night's accommodation, two four course dinners in Thompson's Restaurant and full Irish breakfast each morning,
Enjoy complimentary use of our Health & Fitness centre during your stay and relax later in Coppins Bar with live entertainment from 10pm at the weekends
Enjoy Roald Dahl's amazing story of James & the Giant Peach at the Millennium Forum.
James lives with Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, the most revolting Aunts in England. They make him work and slave and never let him play with other children. Then one day he meets a mystical old man who gives him a bag that contains the strongest magic the world has ever known. When James accidentally spills the bag near an old peach tree, the most incredible things start to happen – and James embarks on the adventure of a lifetime with the most amazing group of characters you could ever meet!
This special offer includes one night accommodation, full Irish breakfast the following morning and tickets for a family of four, 2 adults and 2 children.
If you’re looking for fruitfilled fun and wizzpopping wonders, then don’t miss James and his Giant Peach!
This offer is full pre-paid at the time of booking and is non-refundable and non-transferable.