Local Family Activities
PACK A PICNIC FOR A DAY AT THE BEACH
We are lucky to be situated not too far from Salthill and the Promenade. Vibrant and bustling throughout the summer months with nearby funfair and activities for children.
Further afield you have Silverstarnd, Furbo Beach and Spiddal Beach. All within a 10 -15 drive from the hotel.
We can arrange a Family Picnic with treats for the whole family, simply pre-order and collect the following morning.
ONSITE WALKS & NEARBY HIKING TRAILS
With a 138 acre estate to explore - choose from a number of walkways here on Glenlo Abbey Estate. View a Map.
Or as we are located on the doorstep to Connemara there are numerous hiking trails and walks within an hour of the hotel.Further details...
LOUGHWELL PET FARM
At Loughwell Farm Park- whatever the weather –you'll find plenty to see and do with activities for all ages. One of the most popular attractions in the West of Ireland with acres of indoor and outdoor fun for all the family. Open daily throughout mid-term and school holidays. Located just beyond Moycullen, 10 mins from hotel.
Pet Farm with Goats, Donkeys, Ponies, Ducks Chickens, Rabbits & many more.
Outdoor Play area with Obstacle courses, Go-Carts, Monster Sand Pit, Tractor- Train Rides. Indoor Play area with inflatables and a cafe for the parents.Visit website
Children thrive with the freedom of exploration at Brigit's Garden. When it comes to things to do with kids in Galway and Connemara, we've got you covered! Children can explore our range of habitats with a woodland, lake, gardens and meadow which home rich and varied wildlife. Young people engage with nature and learn to love and respect their world.Visit website
A wonderful day out for all the family not far from the hotel, Galway Atlantiquaria is the national Aquarium of Ireland. It offers an enjoyable and educational experience displaying a large variety of aquatic life in a manner that reflects their natural habitatVisit website
Moycullen Riding Centre, just 5 minutes from hotel offer one and two hour horse treks for individuals, couples, families and larger groups. Horse treks go back a bog road and across mountains with beautiful Connemara scenery and over looks Lough Corrib.
Why not try a beach trek on Rusheen Bay off Galway Bay. Just two km from Salthill, where you can go for a gallop or for something more relaxing, just walk along the shore of the beautiful sandy beach. This is a must if you never rode on the beach before.Visit website
A childrens indoor play centre in Knocknacarra Galway. It has lots of slides, Climbing Frames, Ball pools, Bouncy Castles, a painting corner, Baby/Toddler area and Café area for the parents. Check them out on Facebook for more information or contact +353 91 580956
LEISURELAND SWIMMING POOL
Leisureland is a wonderful leisure facility for all the family.
Inside there are 3 pools with the highlight for all being the Treasure Cove with pirate ship, water cannons, serpents and bubbly pool. There is also a 65m water slide and 25m swimming pool. Outside there is crazy golf and during the summer months a wide variety of amusement rides.
Address: Salthill, Galway City
Tel: +353(0)91 521455