Family Hotel Breaks at the Connemara Coast Hotel

Family Activities in Galway

Galway has been a family favourite destination for years. There is so much for children, adults and teenagers to do and make great memories in this wonderful county.


With a myriad of indoor and outdoor activities, we have entertainment whatever the weather and whatever your desire, as Wildlands is a place for all ages, for thrill seekers and for those in the pursuit of serenity. Wildlands is based outside of Moycullen Village and less than a 20 minute drive.

Brigit's Garden

A truly outstanding family-friendly place to visit. Explore beautiful Celtic-inspired Gardens that take on a magical journey into the hear of Celtic heritage and mythology. Celebrate the seasons, come to a special event, relax in the visitor centre and enjoy a coffee in the Garden Cafe and pick up a treasure in the lovely gift shop. Located on the N59 between Moycullen and Oughterard. 

Loughwell Farm Park

At Loughwell Farm Park - whatever the weather - you'll find plenty to see and do with activities for all ages. The Farm Park has been carefully designed to fit naturally into the Connemara landscape with stone roundabouts, beech lined walkways, hand crafted timber play villages, duck pond and use of natural materials such as sand, timber and stone boulders. The farm is home to many friendly animals including pot bellied pigs, miniature ponies, sheep, goats, chickens and many more.

Curraghduff Farm

At Curraghduff Farm you can walk a South American alpaca around this beautiful farm with stunning scenery on the edge of Connemara overlooking Lough Corrib. 


Leisureland is a place for all the family to enjoy, there is a pool along with a children’s pool, where you can take classes or use just for entertainment. Miniature golf facilities are outside - suitable for all ages.

National Aquarium of Ireland 

Ireland’s largest aquarium is situated in Salthill, a short drive from the hotel. It is home to 170 marine and freshwater species.

Pure Skill

Have a family day with the kids, in a 25,000 square foot indoor sports and leisure destination. Pure Skill offers you a wide selection of sports from all around the world for everyone to enjoy, located just 10 minutes drive from the hotel in Knocknacarra in Galway.

Sea Kayaking

Go sea kayaking on the Galway Bay or take a trip on the River Corrib. Explore Ireland’s Atlantic coastline by kayak, learn new skills and enjoy spending time kayaking with your friends along the stunning Connemara coast. Beginners welcome, all equipment provided.

Star Gazing and Night Skies in Connemara

Connemara is home to some of the best Dark Sky places in Ireland where the night sky is most visible. Whether it is the gazing at stars, Northern Lights or shooting stars, Astro Tourism, as this type of tourism is called, tempts hundreds of thousands of people to travel for this purpose to different parts of the world every year. On any clear night why not venture around the gardens of the property and along the shoreline gazebo, where you and your family can gaze at the vastness of the Connemara dark sky.

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