Things to do in Galway


Galway is a very family-friendly city, and there are a host of indoor and outdoor activities in Galway for kids available in the locality for all of the family to enjoy, whilst you stay at the 4-Star Clayton Hotel Galway.

There are a lot of things to do in Galway with the family, with the Wild Atlantic Way on the doorstep, why not sample all that Galway has to offer for the perfect family break 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 with all of these amazing activities in Galway 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.

Family Activities

Clayton Hotel Galway is located near so many fun-filled activities. Rinville Park is a wonderful free amenity that has plenty of picnic areas and a children’s playground, while Brigit’s Garden offers a magical experience for all ages. For the more adventurous, take a trip to Wildlands where ziplining is just one of their very popular outdoor activities.

Galway Atlantaquaria is based in Salthill, only a 15 minute drive away and is a fantastic family fun day out in Galway. 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 freshwater fish feeding.

Galway Bay Boat Tours

Galway Bay Boat Tours is a family run business specialising in tailored boat tours on Galway Bay for individuals, families and small to medium-sized groups. Perfect for groups big and small, this is your invitation to tour, taste and enjoy the real Galway.

GALWAY BAY BOAT TOUR FROM €20 PP – 1 Hr – Join Irish fisherman Ciaran Oliver, one of the last surviving lobster and shrimp fishing families in County Galway, on a boat trip across the tranquil waters of Galway Bay.

GALWAY BAY BOAT TOUR WITH LOBSTER FISHING FROM €30 PP – 1.5 Hrs – Learn how to catch lobsters and other species with the help of local fisherman Ciaran Oliver and experience a boat trip across the tranquil waters of Galway Bay.

GALWAY BAY TOUR W/ GALWAY HOOKER WORKSHOP VISIT FROM €30 PP – 1.5 Hrs – Visit the community driven Galway hooker restoration project, learn the heritage behind these traditional wooden fishing boats and taste their bounty.

For more information go to: https://www.galwaybaytours.com/

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