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Things to do in Northern Ireland - June Bank Holiday

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The Power NI Map is back with incredible events happening across Northern Ireland this June bank holiday!

If you’re stuck for things to do near you, take a look at what’s on across Northern Ireland between 2nd-5th June 2022.

Whether you’re seeking a thrill at Curry’s Fun park or would prefer a stroll around a market in Belfast or Derry/Londonderry, our #ThePowerBehindYourWeekend map has you covered.

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Curry’s Fun Park, Portrush

16 Eglinton St, Portrush BT56 8DX
Friday 4pm-10pm
Saturday 12pm-10pm
Sunday 12pm-10pm

Formerly known as Barry’s Amusements, Curry’s Fun park is now open, and The Big Dipper is still dominating the seafront as it remains a core attraction. It has also been said that new rides have also arrived including: Cornelius Gooch’s Sizzler and Curry’s Crazy frogs, as well as, new dodgems, carousel horses and new tokens! Why not take a trip to Portrush this bank holiday!

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Walled City Markets, Derry/Londonderry

Guildhall Street, Derry/Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT48 6DQ
Saturday 4th June 2022, 11:00am - 5:00pm

Derry City & Strabane District Council is delighted to welcome back the Walled City Market on Saturday 4th June. Join traders in Guildhall Square for a unique shopping experience in a safe, socially distanced outdoor environment.

The Guildhall Square welcomes the very best of artisan traders, offering visitors a family friendly shopping experience with a wide selection of speciality foods and handcrafted products. Tickle your taste buds with homemade jams, chutneys & sauces, artisan breads & cakes, a range of organic meats and of course some sweet treats! Children’s entertainment and live music is also planned for the day.

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Spring Continental Market, Belfast City Hall

Donegall Square North, Belfast City Hall, Belfast, BT1 5GS
Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th June 2022, 10am - 10pm

Enjoy international flavours, crafts and unique gifts alongside all your food favourites including Bratwurst sausage, churros, mini Dutch pancakes and much more, within the grounds of the iconic Belfast City Hall in the heart of Belfast City Centre at the Spring Continental Market.

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Glenariff Forest Park

98 Glenariff Road, Ballymena, BT44 OQX
Gates open daily by 8am and are locked at dusk.

Admission & Car park charges:
- Car £5.00
- Minibus £13.00
- Coach £35.00
- Motorcycle £2.50

In general, pedestrians will not be charged for access to forests, unless there are compelling reasons to do so.

The astounding beauty of Glenariff Forest Park provides visitors with an abundance of panoramic landscapes, peaceful riverside walks and three spectacular waterfalls. Glenariff Forest Park is situated among the world-famous Glens of Antrim, Glenariff. Keep a lookout for the Queen of the Glens whilst you’re there. It is considered to be the most beautiful of the nine Antrim Glens.

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Let’s Go Hydro

Knockbracken Reservoir, 1 Mealough Rd, Carryduff, Belfast BT8 8GB
Aqua Park Admission: £20 per person

Belfast’s iconic Aqua Park of giant floating inflatables. Swimmers, thrill seekers, slide-lovers, climbers, jumpers and amateur belly floppers, say hello to an Aqua Park like no other. Whether you want to go with the flow, climb a super-duper large tower or fancy soaring high on a floating trampoline, you’ll be spoiled for choice at Let’s Go Hydro Aqua Park.

If you’re not up for the aqua park this time, Let’s Go Hydro have a range of other activities available at their Knockbracken Reservoir that might be up your street instead.

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C&J’s Animal Park 

30 Derryall Road, Portadown, BT62 1PL
Admission: Adult: £6.50, Child: £5.50, Children under 3 go free, Family: £20

C&J’s Animal Park is a family run organisation and an excellent place to take the kids to meet a wide variety of animals, from farm animals to reptiles, and cuddly bunnies to endangered exotics, you can see them all at C&J’s animal park! During your visit, you can get up close and personal with many of the animals.

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Gortin Glen Forest Park

Glenpark Rd, Omagh, BT79 7SU
Opening Hours may vary, Car parking: FREE

Following recent redevelopment, Gortin Glen Forest Park, located 6 miles from Omagh, is ready for visitors from far and wide. It is a free family friendly outdoor facility with a destination play park, trim trail, Mountain Bike Trails, walking trails, horse trails, a café and toilet facilities along with free parking. There is rich biodiversity surrounding Gortin Glen Forest Park, which is ready to be enjoyed.

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Navan Centre & Fort

81 Killylea Road, Armagh, BT60 4LD
Admission: Adult: £8, Child: £5, Under 4’s go free, Family: £24

Navan Centre & Fort is a place where myth and reality meet. Experience life over 2000 years ago, as you walk in the footsteps of warriors to the ancient Navan Fort, site of the great temple of 95BC. Your guide will explain how and why this impressive ceremonial structure was built, as well as highlight the importance of the surrounding sites in the Navan complex. Immerse yourself in Iron Age life, as you meet the resident Celtic clan & view their period dwelling!

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Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne

Mussenden Road, Castlerock, County Londonderry, BT51 4RP
Car park fee: £5

Visit the stunning landscape and beautiful gardens at Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne. Here you will find magnificent clifftop walks, affording rugged headland views across the awe-inspiring North Coast. Discover the striking 18th-century mansion of the eccentric Earl Bishop that now lies in ruin, then explore Mussenden Temple, perched on the cliff edge.

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Ness Country Park

50 Oughtagh Road, Killaloo, Derry~Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT47 3TR
Admission: FREE

Ness Wood is named for ‘an las’ or Ness, meaning Waterfall, in this case one of the highest waterfalls in Northern Ireland. The Country Park has 55 hectares of mixed woodland to enjoy along with open parkland which extends along both sides of the Burntollet River. There are over 7km of beautiful woodland and riverside walks including a magnificent waterfall walk to go on an adventure along. The Park also has picnic tables, a children’s playpark, wildlife ponds, wildflower meadows and a new visitor centre with local information and an exhibition on woodland biodiversity.

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Marble Arch Caves 

43 Marlbank Road, Florencecourt, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, BT92 1EW
Adult: £10, Child: £5, Family (2 Adults +3 children): £28

Explore the underworld labyrinth that is the Marble Arch Caves and go on a guided walking tour as you trace the journey of the Owenbrean River. Immerse your senses as the waters gurgle and splash as you venture deep into the black abyss. This one of a kind tour follows the Yorkshire Ramblers exploratory route of 1935 past hidden tunnels, still pools, delicate formations and stunning reflections.

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Cuilcagh Boardwalk

Marlbank Road, Enniskillen, BT92 1ER
Car parking fee: £6

The Cuilcagh walking trail is 11km long (From the car park to the Cuilcagh Boardwalk viewing platform), including a final ascent via a steep section of wooden steps locally nicknamed, “The Stairway To Heaven”. As one of the largest blanket bogs in Northern Ireland, the boardwalk offers views of Cuilcagh Mountain and beyond. Over the past few years it has also become one of Northern Ireland’s most instagrammable landmarks, so get your cameras at the ready!

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