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Rainy Days

 

Don’t let a bit of rain spoil your break in the Lakelands...

we have plenty of fun activities for families & kids to enjoy if the rain comes. Our list of activities & attractions offer a wide range for all ages, you’ll be well-prepared if the weather changes. Here’s a selection of ideas for in-door attractions and activities to keep the kids entertained on those not so sunny days!

Follow the Mr Bloomfield Trail at Belleek Pottery

Belleek PotteryBelleek Pottery, Belleek,
Co. Fermanagh BT93 3FY
T: +44(0)28 6865 9300 / +44(0)28 6865 8501 E: takethetour@belleek.ie
W: www.belleekpottery.ie


Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre has launched its new "Mr Bloomfield Trail" for younger visitors. The tour, which gives recognition to John Caldwell Bloomfield as an important character in the development of Belleek Pottery, is animated through a series of wall mounted colourful cartoon plaques with bite size interpretation, appealing to younger visitors. With 16 plagues along the way, each representing a decade in the rich heritage of Belleek since its foundation in 1857, children will follow The Bloomfield Trail Map answering clues along the way.

Cookery courses for children at Belle Isle Cookery School

Belle Isle Cookery School Belle Isle Cookery School
Lisbellaw, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, BT94 5HG
T: 028 6638 7231
E: info@belle-isle.com
www.belle-isle.com/cookery-school.html
 

Give your children a completely ‘hands on’ cooking experience and watch them blossom into capable chefs! Unlike adults, children have little fear of techniques and ingredients. Once they have been shown the complete recipe by our tutor, they will have the opportunity of making the recipe themselves from scratch in teams of two. Recipes might include home-made pasta, chicken pot pies and orange and basil sponge. Suitable for ages 8+

Castle Island

Carron House, Quay Pass Enniskillen, BT74 6AG
T: 028 6634 0600
 

State of The Art Childrens' Indoor Play Area. Suitable for children up to 12yrs old. Fantastic themed play equipment with three levels to explore. Separate baby area & parents can relax in the Tower Bistro. Birthday Parties & Group sessions are also catered for.

Enniskillen Omniplex

Enniskillen Omniplex Raceview Factory Road, Enniskillen
T: 0871 7 200 400
www.omniplex.ie
 

For a full list of current shows please see website, or contact the Tourist Information Centre on T: (028) 6632 3110 or refer to the local newspapers.

Create your very own Teddy Bear

Bear EssentialsBear Essentials,
Tirnawannagh, Bawnboy, Co. Cavan
T: (00353)49 9523461
T: (00353)87 7610537 (alt)
E: info@bearessentials.ie
www.bearessentials.ie
 

Bear Essentials Workshops promise a creative, communicative and enjoyable experience for all participants. Kids take all their creations in crafts and samples from baking & cooking home with them and of course they will keep their hand-made Mohair teddy bear forever. Courses range from crafts & bear-making to cookery and are suitable for all ages, groups & families.

 

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