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May Bank Holiday Adventures

Posted on April 22, 2015 @ 11:46 AM in Adventure

It's not often we get a three day Bank Holiday weekend so make sure you don't waste it staying inside! With events and experiences ideal for both family and friends seeking adventure there is lots on offer across Northern Ireland during the May Bank holiday weekend.

May Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday Family Days Out

Surfs Up, Sat 2nd- Mon 4th May, Long Line Surf School, Benone, Co. Derry~Londonderry
Jump in a wetsuit, pick up a board and head down to the beach for a surf lesson under the mighty Binevenagh Mountain. For those looking to keep the kids entertained while you chill out, sign them up to this years May Bank Holiday Kids Camp where they will be taught to surf in a safe and fun environment. 

May Bank Holiday Family Fun, Sun 3rd May to Tue 5th May, The JungleNI, Moneymore, Co. Derry~Londonderry
Offering a colourful carnival of exciting activities including archery, body zorbs, and boat rides to name just a few there is a little something for everyone. Pack in more activities and stay onsite in a family Glamping Pod

Bank Hol' Blowout, Mon 4th May, Carrowmena Activity Centre, Limavady, Co. Derry-Londonderry
3 for 2 entry on activities including, climbing, zip lining, archery, kayaking and more. Glamping available onsite for those looking to extend the fun.

Family Watersports, Sun 3rd May, East Coast Adventure Centre, Warrenpoint, Co. Down
Take to the helm and learn to sail on Carlingford Lough taking in awesome views of the Mournes or have a splash canoeing and pier jumping.

May Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday Adventures with Friends

Sea Kayak along the Causeway Coast, Sat 2nd May, Simply Sea Kayak, Portrush, North Coast
Take in sights and scenery only accessibly by kayak along the stunning Causeway Coast as you learn the basics of sea kayaking.

Game of Thrones Archery, Sun 3rd May, Clearsky Adventure Centre, Castle Ward, Co. Down
Dressed as a Member of the Knights Watch and take aim in the very spot where young Bran was taught archery by Jon Snow in Game of Thrones. Extend the adventure with Game of Thrones Glamping in one of the luxury heated Glamping Pods.

Rathlin Island Sea Tour, Sun 3rd May, Portrush Sea Tours, Portrush, North Coast
Explore the spectacular Causeway Coast, visiting locations including the Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge before crossing to Rathlin Island.

Faughan Valley & Lough Foyle paddle, Sat 2nd- Wed 6th May, Far and Wild, Derry~Londonderry
Explore the less visited areas of the beautiful Lough Foyle and the mouth of the Faughan River in a stable double sea kayak. 

Looking for the ultimate weekend away?

It’s time to get Glamping! Whether you want to roadtrip towards an action packed weekend with your mates or enjoy a family short break in the outdoors with some added comfort Northern Ireland is the place to be. Check out our selection of top glamping sites in Northern Ireland all next to action packed activities so you can have a hassle free adventure in the great outdoors. 

Jayne Woodrow
Jayne Woodrow  Marketing Officer & Active Clubs Coordinator for Walking

Jayne joined the marketing team of Outdoor Recreation NI in March 2014. She oversees the marketing and communication on WalkNI, OutdoorNI and Walking in Your Community Project. Most recently she has been working with Parkrun Ireland & UK to introduce the 'Walk @ parkrun' initiative.

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