Your Guide to a Family-Friendly Easter Break in Galway
Easter 2023 is going to be eggshellent, and The Connacht Hotel wants all our visitors to have a cracking Easter family break in Galway.
Easter is a really fun time of year – and Galway is a fantastic place to make the most of it. If you’re looking for a magical, family-friendly experience, the City of Tribes is the place to discover it!
Easter Fun at Sliabh Aughty Centre
Why not start with a visit to the Slieve Aughty Centre in Loughrea, just a short drive east of The Connacht Hotel? From April 1st to April 16th, the Children’s Spring Festival Galway will be taking place, and there’s lots to engage with there and keep everyone happy.
You’ll walk through the Enchanted Forest in search of fairies, meet Winnie the wonderful pig, and get up close to some lovely horses and ponies. Plus, there will be plenty of arts and crafts for the little ones to enjoy, including face painting and more.
Easter Special – Turoe Pet Farm
Also taking place from April 1st to April 16th is the eggstravaganza of Easter fun at Turoe Pet Farm. This promises to be a day out to remember because there’ll be plenty to see and do. You might just meet the Easter Bunny, you’ll see the wonderful animals who call this farm their home, and you’ll enjoy the fresh air of the great outdoors.
Plus, there will be lots to keep the whole family entertained, including the Inflatable City, Jungle Town, and Easter egg giveaways.
Family Easter Egg Hunt – Brigit’s Garden
If you’d like to make your holiday really special, you’ll have to dive into the Easter Egg Hunt in Brigit’s Garden. A fun and exciting way to while away the hours, it’s all happening on April 9th and 10th between 12 pm and 4 pm.
Take a spin out to Rosscahill for a visit and follow the egg trail in search of chocolate goodness. With two hunts to enjoy (the Mini for younger kids and the Mighty for older ones), it’s ideal for everyone to take part in. Plus, the whole family can enjoy face-painting, and get hands-on with interesting arts and crafts.
ATU Kid's Cooking Camp
Looking for something interactive to do this Easter in Galway? Why not check out ATU’s Healthy Ever After Kids Cooking Campwhich is taking place in April? Led by fantastic kids’ cookery teacher and nutritional chef, Fiona McEnroy, this four-day camp is a great way for kids to have fun while learning how to magic up sweet and savoury meals. They’ll find out how to make – and enjoy – delicious Easter treats!
Easter at The Connacht Hotel
Want to make your Easter break a special one?
Our Easter Family lunch is the perfect opportunity to get together with family over great food and even better conversation. Served on Easter Sunday, join us for a 3-course lunch in the stylish Reuben’s Restaurant, ideal for all the family! And enjoy a complimentary Easter activity pack for the little ones in attendance.
Looking for something a little extra?
Try our Easter Afternoon Tea, available from 8th April until the 24th April. Treat your family to a special Easter Afternoon Tea with a selection of scones, sandwiches and sweet treats.
Stay at The Connacht Hotel
We have been welcoming families through our doors for over 50 years. With a wide choice of family rooms, suites and apartments there's something to suit families of all sizes at The Connacht Hotel.
Our Friendly Fellow Kids Club, Leisure centre with 20M indoor swimming pool and kid-friendly restaurant means there's always something to keep the little ones entertained, making us the ideal choice for your family this Easter.