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Choosing an activity

The Group Leader Guide has a wealth of useful information and downloadable resources for anyone planning outdoor activities for a group.  Information here will help you plan an outdoor activity, providing information on funding, transportation, insurance and first aid. 

Choosing an activity

Northern Ireland offers a  wide variety of outdoor activities for fun days out.   Visit - the definitive guide to outdoor activities in Northern Ireland, for lots of ideas for fun activities the whole family can enjoy as well as special offers, events and competitions!

If you fancy visiting one of Northern Ireland's 24 Blue Flag beaches visit for details on all the best beaches in NI, events and useful information.

Dedicated walkers and keen cyclists should visit and for trails, routes and events across the entire province. is perfect for those interested in orienteering and the environment.  For canoeing visit

Venture Outdoors - a project which tackles the barriers to participation in the outdoors by underrepresented groups in Northern Ireland, has developed a number of toolkits to assist groups in accessing the outdoors.  A specific toolkit on planning outdoor activities  written to assist leaders and volunteers from community groups can be downloaded here  Planning Outdoor Activities Toolkit


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