Family Fun

Experiences in Monaghan

A growing number of families have discovered that Monaghan offers a complete change of scenery and pace, as well as a surprising amount of fun things to see and do suitable for all ages.

Busy Bee Ceramics

A pottery studio where you can learn all about how pottery is made and you can have a go on the potter’s wheel or decorate your own mug/bowl or plate – A fun day out! When you visit our pottery studio you get to become a potter and learn something brand new. 

Dromore River Guided Canoe Trails

Canoeing tours take about 3hrs and start at Ballinascarva bridge in Lisnalong, Co. Monaghan and ending at Haltons Park in Cootehill. The first half follows the Dromore river as it meanders through the drumlins along the Cavan/Monaghan border.

Irish Country Quads

Quad biking to suit all ages and your course is chosen to suit your ability. The trail includes underground tunnels, overhead bridges, water splash run, tight corners, bumpy ground and muddy ditches.

Drumlin Trails Bike Hire

Drumlin Trails is a Bike Hire business where visitors can drop by, rent a bike for a day, a week and return it after their experience. Drumlin Trails are now offering a variety of interesting trails on which to travel.

Mullaghmore Equestrian

Mullaghmore Equestrian Centre is a family run, AIRE approved centre. It is in a picturesque quiet location in the countryside just four miles north of Monaghan town beside the beautiful Sliabh Beagh Mountains.

Knockatallon Looped Walks

The Knockatallon Looped Walks are a series of four looped walks in the Sliabh Beagh hills of north Monaghan, including the Tra, Rock, Bragan and Esh walks.

Rally School

Rally School Ireland has grown to become Ireland’s premier motorsport facility. The purpose built track is designed not only to test the driver, but the car too.

Castleblayney Outdoor Adventure Centre

Castleblayney Outdoor Activity Centre

Castleblayney Outdoor Adventure Centre is located in the beautiful surroundings of Muckno Lake and wooded parklands.
The Centre is ideally located to suit the many water sports and outdoor activities programmes on offer. 

A.W.O.L. Outdoor Adventure

AWOL Outdoor Adventure

When you /Go AWOL/ you can try your hand at; Archery – Lazer Combat – Canoeing – Paintball Games – Team Tasks – Mountain Biking – Abseiling – 75 meter Total Wipeout Mud Slide – River Crossing – Assault Course – Raft Building – Camping – Bivying (shelter building) 

Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre

Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre

Castle Leslie Estate offers an idyllic setting for outdoor activity and adventure. It is the perfect place to discover the thrill of exploring the beautiful Irish countryside on horseback. Riders of all ability are welcome. There is expert tuition, gentle hacks and exhilarating cross-country rides.

Cloncaw Equestrian

Cloncaw Equestrian Centre in Glaslough offers a safe environment with fully qualified instructors to take care of riders and make learning a positive experience.

Gr8 Entertainment

Climbing Frames, Go Karts, Astro Turf Pitch, NERF Shooting, 10 Pin Bowling Alley Team Building, Stags and Hens, Teen Parties, Bowling Fundraisers, Full Bar Facilities…..Much More than You Think

Lough Muckno Leisure Park

Lough Muckno Park

Lough Muckno Leisure Park in Castleblayney was originally part of the estate of the Blayney family from whom the town of Castleblayney takes its name.

Glaslough Alpacas

Glaslough Alpacas is situated in the beautiful rolling Drumlins of Co. Monaghan near the picturesque village of Glaslough. We are very passionate about our Alpacas and all things Alpaca.

Dartrey Forest

Dartrey Forest, was formerly the estate of the Dawson family. It is currently managed by Coillte as a commercial forest. The Forest is bordered by a Famine wall which stretches half way along the road from Cootehill to Rockcorry.

Inniskeen Pitch & Putt

One of the oldest clubs of its kind in Ireland, the Inniskeen Pitch and Putt Club has built a great reputation for itself during its rich history. The name – Inniskeen – come from the name of the village it lies in and means peaceful island

Planet Kidz

Kids play centre accommodating for different age groups, also taking bookings for children’s parties. Adult seating area and cafe/deli now open serving food.

Rossmore Forest Park

Rossmore Forest Park boasts a new adventure playpark which is suitable for children up to 12 years of age. There is a variety of play equipment in the park including swings, zip lines, climbing frames and see-saws.

Monaghan Swimming Pool

Situated at Mullaghcroghery on the Clones Road, Monaghan Leisure Complex is easily the largest health & fitness centre in the area. Facilities also include a fully equipped gym.

Sliabh Beagh Adventures

Sliabh Beagh Adventures helps you destress and unwind by facilitating a range of outdoor activities. Sliabh Beagh is an area of upland heath and blanket bog on the border between counties Monaghan, Fermanagh and Tyrone.