Top things to do with the family in Galway

Galway is a fun place to spend time with the family on any day whether it’s sunny or rainy. There’s lots to do regardless of the weather, for all the family.

Outdoor Adventures

Burren Nature Sanctuary

Burren Nature Sanctuary in Kinvara is the perfect place to take the kids when the sun is shining. There you can learn about the natural history of The Burren and all about its flora, fauna and karst geology. The kids can explore, discover and follow along the winding tracks of the fairy woodlands trails. While there, you may come across some Shetland ponies, alpacas and goats. Tire the kids out with the choice of an indoor play area or outdoor playground.

Rathbraun Farm

Rathbraun Farm is a 35-minute drive from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road, located in Ardrahan. While there you can tour the farm, barns and farmyard or sign up for some traditional Irish baking with a scone making class. Also visit the farmhouse with its original thatched roof and stone walls. Activities at the farm include bottle feeding the baby lambs, sheering some sheep and see a sheep dog demonstration. Dinner is available with traditional Irish music playing.

Curry’s Fun Park

Curry’s Fun Park is located in Salthill a 10-minute drive from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway. Curry’s Fun Park is a great activity for a family to do on a sunny day with something for the whole family from young to old. At the park choose from the Ferris wheel, Merry Go-Round, fun house, bumper cars, Waltzers, flying elephants and much more. The electric atmosphere will excite the kids and the big kids. Curry’s Fun Park is opening daily during the summer from 12.00pm.

Indoor Fun

Planet Entertainment

Planet Entertainment has something for the whole family of all ages to enjoy and keep busy on a miserable day. Enjoy ten pin bowling or laser tag if you are a family who are competitive. For the smaller children, they can enjoy the ball pit with slides to keep them busy. Planet Entertainment is situated at Galway Shopping Centre on the Headford Road and is just a 5-minute drive from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway.

IMC Cinema

IMC Cinema is the perfect hideout for any family on a rainy day. Escape the rain and stock up on your favourite treats while watching the newest film releases on the big screen. The IMC cinema is located at the Galway Retail Park on the Headford Road, only a 5-minute drive from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway.

Treasure Island

Treasure Island Kids Zone is the perfect busy activity to take the children on a rainy day. Let the kids run wild, enjoying several slides including their Big Blue slide and exploring the secret tunnels.  If your kids are competitive then the race car track is a perfect activity for them. Treasure Island Kids Zone is located at Merlin Park Industrial Estate and is just a short 10- minute drive from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway.

Jumplanes

Jumplanes is the ideal place to bring energetic kids over 5 years to on a rainy day. They can literally bounce of the walls on loads of trampolines or enjoy an indoor ice rink in the middle of summer. The staff organise indoor games including dodgeball or football pool. Jumplanes is situated on the Monivea Road a 10-minute drive from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway.

Search our FAQs

Common Questions

CLOSE

Book a room

 
minus 1 night-plus 1 night+
  • Free cancellation

  • Best price guaranteed

  • Free high-speed Wifi

  • No Booking Fee

  • Free cancellation

  • Best price guaranteed

  • Free parking

  • Free high-speed Wifi

CLOSE

Success

Thank you for signing up to our newsletter.

Error

There has been an error and you have not been signed up to the newsletter. Please try again. If the problem persists, please contact us.

By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close