Things to do in Galway
Galway is a very family friendly city, and there are a host of indoor and outdoor activities available in the locality for all of the family to enjoy.
With the Wild Atlantic Way on the doorstep, why not sample all that Galway has to offer for the perfect family holiday away to the West. From kayaking in Killary Harbour, a visit to the National Aquarium, to hanging out with Larry the llama in Turoe Pet Farm to testing your lap time at Pallas Karting in Tynagh, the entire family will be entertained from the moment you check in.
Family Friendly Festivals in Galway
Throughout the year there are a number of festivals in Galway city and county to keep all the family entertained. These include the Galway Arts Festival, Babaró Children’s Art Festival, Vodafone Comedy Carnival and the Cúirt Literary Festival to name but a few.
Indoor Leisure & Water Park
The exciting indoor leisure and water complex – Leisureland is located in Salthill which is only 5km from Clayton Hotel Galway. On those rainy Irish summer days why not take the entire family on a day out that they certainly will not forget in a hurry.
Galway Atlantaquaria is based in Salthill, only a 15 minute drive away and is a fantastic family fun day out. Take a tour of the Galway Aquarium and avail of the interesting fact filled talks which take place throughout the day. Along with these talks enjoy the big fish feedings, touch pool tours, and fresh water fish feeding.
Playgrounds & Activity Centres
Treasure Ireland is located on the Doughiska Road behind Biarhill Shopping Centre (near the NCT centre) located Treasure Island is located directly across the road from the hotel, so no packing of the car is required. Sit back and enjoy a coffee or a bite of to eat as you let the kids play on the several slides including the “Big Blue” slide, run up and down, back and over the children’s activity area or climb secret tunnels and passage ways.
Other fun centers include Monkey Business, Busy Bees all providing hours of indoor entertainment for children of all ages.
If the children enjoy horse riding, then a visit to Rockmount Riding Centre is a must. Located just 4km from the hotel, it has a large indoor arena where the novice can receive tuition as well as outdoor facilities where beginners can take part in trekking, while cross-country riding is on offer for the more experienced rider.
Book your stay at Clayton Hotel Galway for an unforgettable experience and family holiday where memories are made to last.