Fantastic Family Hotel Break Ideas For Mid-Term
This mid-term break, why not take some time off with the kids and enjoy a few days away in Ireland, plus it costs a lot less than you think with our fantastic family hotel offers on eumom Getaways.
We’ve got an idea for you, become a tourist at home! Can you remember the last time you visited the Cliffs of Moher, travelled the Dingle Peninsula, kissed the Blarney stone, discovered the Wild Atlantic Way, or visited one of the amazing Norman castles dotted throughout Irelands Ancient East? Been a while? We thought so! This mid-term take a mini break with eumom Getaways hotel breaks and visit Ireland's top tourist attractions.
Get Your Wild Atlantic Way Passport
With 2,500 km of a rugged and breath-taking landscape, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is now one of Ireland's top attractions. You can hop on in Donegal and hop off in Cork, if you are feeling adventurous and want to explore all the route or why not base yourself in a central point and discover from there. You can pick up your own Wild Atlantic Way passport, a unique souvenir to your family which you will get stamped along the way. The Wild Atlantic Way is divided into six regions and when you have visited all and received your stamp you will get an official “Wild Atlantic Way Certificate”, fun for all the family. Pick up your Wild Atlantic Passport at any of the designated Post Offices.
With 188 Discovery Points along the way, get ready to explore some of Ireland's most breath-taking scenery, from Mullaghmore in Sligo, to Irelands most Northerly point in Malin Head or head to one of the most southerly points, the home of Star Wars, the Skelligs in Co. Kerry.
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Step Back In Time In Ireland's Ancient East
With so much to explore and learn you will soon discover there are hidden gems everywhere in Irelands Ancient East. Enjoy the Lakelands and rivers in the Midlands from Longford to Offaly and along the way visit Clonmacnoise Monastic Settlement, Athlone Castle and the Hill of Uisneach along the River Shannon. Or journey through Ireland biggest battles by stepping back to Norman times in Kilkenny Castle or enjoy an interactive tour on the Dunbrody Famine Ship in New Ross, Wexford.
Why not stay in Co. Meath and enjoy some very modern and ancient delights, firstly Tayto Park is a must-see for all families for a great day out. Plus travelling between Meath, Louth and Cavan you can explore Brú na Bóinne, Hill of Slane, Loughcrew Cairns, and the Cavan Burren Geopark.
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Be A Tourist In The Capital
When did you last visit Dublin as a tourist? Never perhaps? So, why not take in the top attractions that have tourists flocking to the city each year. Top of your list should be the Phoenix Park, as its home to Dublin Zoo, Farmleigh House, which is the former home of the Guinness family now open to the public and the Phoenix Park visitor centre. The Guinness Storehouse in St. James Gate Brewery is the number one visitor attraction in Dublin, enjoy their guided tour to understand how it all began back in 1759. The Viking Splash Tours are one of the most popular attractions for tourists, be guided around the city in a World War II amphibious vehicle while all the time wearing your Viking hat! It’s a double win, lots of fun guaranteed and lots to learn along the way.
Kilmainham Gaol is one of Dublin’s most visited sites, closed in 1924, it once housed some of Ireland's most famous political leaders and its haunting history still captivates to this day. Croke Park Stadium tour and museum is a must, plus if you have a head for heights their Skyline rooftop walk is both thrilling and spectacular with views of the city from 17 storey’s high!
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