Top Ten Things to Do with Kids in Longford

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Are you looking for things to do with kids in Longford? Here’s our Mykidstime Top 10 things to do with kids in Longford, in no particular order!!

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#1. Corlea Bog Visitor Centre

corlea trackway

Take a trip to Corlea Bog Visitor Centre, and see the 2,000 year old trackway and enjoy the unique plant life in the bog habitat.

#2. Longford Town

Have some time out in Longford Town and have a walk around the Mall, stopping off to use the outdoor exercise machines if you’re feeling energetic

#3. Ardagh Heritage Village


Ardagh Heritage Village is a picture postcard perfect place to visit. The Heritage Centre is open daily.

#4. Bowling at Longford Megabowl

If the rain is putting a dampener on things, try the bowling, amusement or kids play area at Longford Megabowl.

#5. Backstage Theatre & Arts Centre

Dip your toe in Longford’s cultural scene at Backstage Theatre & Centre for the Arts, with a varied line up of theatre and music

#6. Ballinamuck Visitor Centre

To immerse yourself in 1798 Longford, you have to go to the Ballinamuck Visitor Centre to find out more about the Battle of Ballinamuck.

#7. Outdoor Discovery Adventure Centre

For a really adventurous day out, check out Outdoor Discovery Adventure Centre in Ballymahon for Whitewater Rafting, Zorbing, Kayaking, Archery and Orienteering.

#8. Newtowncashel and Lough Ree


The Newtowncashel area is a great day out, with its award winning village, leisurely walks, and unique protected ecosystem on the shores of Lough Ree.

#9. Midland Karting

Get into the driver’s seat at Midland Karting with its excellent 1.1km track.

#10. Aughnacliffe Dolmen

Aughnacliffe Dolmen

“How did they get it up there?” must be what everyone asks when they visit Aughnacliffe dolmen, the impressive Stone Age portal tomb.

Related: Family Walks in Longford

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