This week's BLOG considers places to visit in Ireland with the kids including a variety of attractions to go both paid and for free covering Museums, Castles, National parks and much more all over Ireland, ensuring that there is something for all ages to enjoy. A variety of both outdoor and indoor activities are included to beat those rainy days. Hidden gems like discounts will be uncovered to help you along the way. A great experience will be had by the whole family for lasting memories of the Emerald Isle.
Ireland boasts a vast wealth of rugged terrain and outdoor spaces, but the region of Connemara is particularly well known for the outdoors. The terrain in Connemara ranges from idyllic coastal coves to the vast mountainous expanses in Connemara National Park - making it the ideal place to find extreme activities in Ireland.
If you haven't visited Ireland before, Connemara is an excellent place to start. If you're looking to submerge yourself in Irish culture, sample local cuisine and see the sights, Connemara has something for everyone to enjoy.
When the lights go out, don your miners’ helmet and wonder through Kerry’s International Dark Sky Reserve. Given the designated title for its awe-inspiring night skies, the 700 sq km reserve is centred on the Ring of Kerry, with its low light pollution, on a clear night, the stargazing is breathtaking.
You’ve decided to take a road trip across The Emerald Isle so let us take you on a tempting little preview. One of the many joys of a road trip in Ireland is its amazing accessibility; whilst there’s a huge amount to see and do, you can cover the best of it in as little as ten days.
There are plenty of things to do in Ireland and lots to see during your trip to the Country. The question is which attractions should you spend your time visiting? Whatever the season, whether you visit in the summer or winter, there are some wonderful destinations that simply cannot be missed.
There are many castles in Ireland dotted about, with one never being any further than just a short trip away. However, with all this choice, you surely only want to visit the best ones. We have created a list of 8 castles in Ireland, Kilkenny Castle, Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle, Trim Castle, Ross Castle, Doonagore Castle, Kylemore Castle and Dunluce Castle.
If you are planning on staying in one of our family-friendly Irish holiday cottages, then why not make your stay even more comfortable with these essential apps to help you organise your time here? From seeing the sights to the big events and best eateries, there really is an app for that, as they say!
Take a look and see which app you’ll be downloading before your visit:
Who can believe Christmas is only a couple of months away?! That means it is time to start planning the Christmas festivities, presents and even a holiday away! Whether that includes Christmas Day itself or just a holiday around the festive season, a bit of thought needs to go into planning your break, and our guide will help you decide on your destination.