Family Activity Fun Day

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Essential Info

Sunday 29th March


Breckenhill, Ballyclare

Session Times

14:00 to 16:30


£10 per person

Key Points
  • Outdoor fun for all the family only 30 minutes from Belfast
  • All activities suitable for ages 8 and over
  • Younger children welcome at no extra cost
  • Instructors onsite at all stations

About the Event

Breckenhill are bringing all the fun of the fair into the 21st century with their Family Activity Fun Day. This fantastic rural venue only 30 minutes from Belfast has everything to keep the entire family entertained.

Bring the kids along and have a go at our range of activities. Take aim at archery, test your balance and co-ordination on the low ropes course, race against each other on the orienteering course, tackle the traversing wall, find your way in the "dark" on the night line, launch the giant catapults at targets or bend it like Beckham with some soccer target practice. The Nature Trail, parachute and football game are ideal for the younger ones. There will be something for the whole family as you spend the afternoon in the grounds having a go at each activity (approx 20 minutes per activity).

No previous experience is necessary and all equipment will be provided. Having fun can be hungry work so there will also be refreshments and a tuck shop available onsite to refuel throughout the session.

Added Extra - Five Corners Inn - Family Deal

Just two miles from Breckenhill, on the way to Ballyclare, the Five Corners Inn offers delicious food, and will offer a special discount for customers coming from the Breckenhill Activity Day. Simply show your Northern Ireland Adventureland ticket.

What's Included

Instruction where required. We have some wellies sizes1-10, and waterproof coats and trousers for adults.

What to Bring

Warm, waterproof outer clothes, and suitable footwear - old trainers are ideal, and wellies could be useful for some activities.


All activities are suitable for ages 8 and over, although younger kids from 4 upwards will enjoy some of the activities too and are very welcome to come along (at no extra cost however please advise numbers for under 8s in the disability/medical condition box when booking).

The parachute, football game and nature trail (part of the orienteering course) are perfect for younger ones. Parental supervision will be required for these.

Directions to Location

There are two entrances to Breckenhill, one on the Tildarg Road, or use the Breckenhill Road entrance (also used for Tildarg Fishery).


Travel up M2 and come off at Junction 5 – signposted “Templepatrick and Ballyclare”

T-Junction – Turn right – signposted “Ballyclare”

At roundabout – turn left – signposted “Doagh B59”

Go straight through Doagh and continue past The Mill development on your left. There is a sharp bend in the road to the right (with a road off to the left) – keep right.

Go through the speed limit signs and pass hockey club on left. Take the next road on the left – signposted “Burnside” (Bridge Road) Go through Burnside village and continuing on the same road over crossroads (junction with Orpinsmill and Drumadarragh Roads). There is a Breckenhill Road sign. Breckenhill is on the right 1.8 miles from the crossroads, on a sharp left hand bend. Sign at gates for Breckenhill, also one for Tildarg Fly Fishery. Turn left into gate in stone wall.

FROM BALLYMENA: (Via Moorfields and Collin Road) (Tildarg Road entrance)

From Larne Road roundabout take Larne Road (A36)

Pass through Moorfields village after 4 miles

Continue a further 2 miles to Battery Inn on left, and turn right to Ballyclare on the Collin Road (B94)

After 3.6 miles take right turn for Kells (B98) and Doagh, also signed for Tildarg Fly Fishery

Turn immediately right again onto Tildarg Road, signposted Kells. Go 0.9 miles, and the entrance to Breckenhill is on the left.


From square in centre of town, take Rashee Road from top of square, signed for Ballymena and Broughshane (B94). Pass Five Corners Inn on left at top of hill (1.5 miles from square), staying on the Collin Road.

After further 1.7 miles, turn left into Tildarg Road South, signposted Kells and Doagh, also Tildarg Fly Fishery.

Go immediately right onto Tildarg Road (signposted Kells B98) keeping row of 3 new houses on left, and Breckenhill is 0.9 miles on the left.