Are you looking for activities for teenagers in Kildare? Need some ideas for tweens? From muddy obstacle courses to boat trips and zip-lining, here are 8 adventurous activities that might spark the interest of teenagers – and perhaps their parents too!
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Airtastic Entertainment Centre based in Celbridge has fun for all the family to enjoy. They have an impressive soft play centre suitable for children up to 11 years old as well as bowling, mini golf, amusements and a New York Style Diner!
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Be the captain of your own destiny for the day and get your family to take a barge trip down the Grand Canal. Travel through 250 years of history, through locks and bridges and stories of times past.
Beginning in Sallins, BargeTrip.ie offers some of the best trip options of various lengths through the beautiful Kildare countryside.
Now there’s an idea for a Bank Holiday!
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Do what you’ve always wanted – and tell everyone to get lost! In a maze, we mean of course! And where better but Leinster’s largest hedge maze just outside Prosperous.
Opened in 2000, but underwent a huge redevelopment in 2012, the Kildare Maze – designed in the shape of a St Brigid’s Cross – is a real family fun day out for all ages. Other activities include a wooden maze, assault course, crazy golf, zip wire and even a picnic area to take a breather and enjoy a sandwich or seven.
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Put the boots on, the screen away and get out in the fresh air. There’s no better way to bond than out walking! Kildare is rich in many trails, short or lengthy all around the county.
However, we are mentioning the Royal Canal Greenway which is a total of 144kms in length. Now, we’re not trying to suggest you do it in one day – it’s about bonding, not causing rows!
You can start anywhere along the route, which mostly carries a good transport service as it meanders along mostly flat ground in Maynooth and Kilcock in Kildare.
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This is a real family challenge! Sporty? You’d want to be here with an array of games to choose from including airsoft combat games, Splatmaster junior paintball, archery tag and an assault course.
Redhills Adventure, not far from Kildare town, is a great option to spend quality family time having fun outdoors.
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Get a real taste of outdoor living at Abbeyfield Farm Country Pursuits, just outside Clane. With quiet country lanes and a full-cross country course over 240 acres, the only puzzle is what to do first.
Will it be clay pigeon shooting, horse trekking, archery or air rifle shooting? You may need another bank holiday to fit it all in!
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This one is for the thrill seekers! The Irish Racehorse Experience in the Irish National Stud and Gardens allows your to put your thoroughbred skills to the test and go head to head in horse racing. An unforgettable experience sure to provide lots of giggles from the kids!
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A classic while looking for fun things to do in Kildare, KBowl in Naas. Perfect for all ages including the kiddies go can pay a visit to KBowl’s soft play centre Wacky World while the teens are enjoying a spot of bowling followed by an impressive selection of amusements and games in the arcade.