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Spooktacular Family Stays in Kilkenny This Halloween

Halloween in Kilkenny

Kilkenny has a host of Spooktacular treats on offer this Halloween to keep the kids entertained. With great value hotel breaks and activities the whole family can enjoy, visit Kilkenny this Halloween and explore a City and County filled with myths and legends. Take a train ride on one of a kind Kilkenny ghost tour which takes you through the medieval cobbled streets, remnants of its city walls and with its mystic charmtime it should be no surprise that Kilkenny is bursting with tales of the paranormal. Roam Kilkenny Castle’s Parkland and Playground, dare you visit Castlecomer Discovery Park or the spooktacular Nore Valley Farm torch light treasure hunt with a bonfire at the end where the kids can even toast marshmallows. Kilkenny is a magical wonderland of Halloween festivities. Below we have listed a number of value for money overnight and short breaks that will give families the chance to escape over the Halloween break and explore the very best the Medieval City and County has to offer.

Springhill Court Hotel

Family Fun in the Springhill Court Hotel this Mid Term from €87 per person


A Kilkenny landmark for over 40 years, the newly refurbished and family friendly Springhill Court Hotel is close to the booming centre of the Historic City of Kilkenny. It boasts family friendly rooms, a superb Leisure Club with Gym, 19m Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, Spa and Hair Salon. To help keep the little ones entertained, the Springhill Court Hotel have a Children’s Playground and Lenny the Lions Kids Club which operates during the school holidays. Enjoy a one or two night family escape from for 2 adults and 2 children (under 12 years) at the Springhill Court Hotel which offers spacious guest rooms and fine dining to suit everyone’s needs.



• Enjoy 1 or 2 nights family breaks based on 2 adults and 2 children (under 12 year sharing).

• EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – Book before 30th September and get 15% OFF using promo code “FAMILY”


Halloween 1 Night Family Break from €87 per person

Halloween 2 Night Family Break from €398 per room


Package Includes:

One or Two nights bed & full Irish breakfast for 2 adults & up to 2 children*
Four course evening meal for two adults*
Free use of our onsite playground
Free use of our leisure facilities with pool*
Free car parking & free wifi
Discounts on local attractions:

  • 10% discount with Kilkenny Road Train, Ireland’s only Reptile Zoo, Kilkenny Cycling Tours and KBowl

Call: 056 7721122 
Visit: www.springhillcourt.com


Mount Juliet Estate

The 5 Star Mount Juliet Estate  is Ireland’s leading country estate with 2 luxurious properties, Manor House and Hunter’s Yard hotel. The large estate offers children plenty of space to explore the expansive grounds and also offers a variety of leisure activities onsite for all the family including fishing, falconry, archery, the signature Jack Nicklaus 18-hole golf course, health club and a 15 metre heated swimming pool and gym. 

Two Night Halloween Family Break in the hotels Hunters Yard accommodation for two Adults and Two Children and dinner on one evening for the adults.

Daily Access to Mount Juliet Juniors Club for children from 12 – 4 pm including a packed lunch and each evening from 6 – 9.30 pm including dinner for children.

  • Halloween rates from €404 per night


Visit: www.mountjuliet.ie

Call: 056 7773000

Lyrath Estate

Lyrath Estate

Lyrath Estate is a multi-award winning hotel offering luxury and style for your summer staycation in Kilkenny. Escape and unwind with a romantic getaway or fun filled family holiday exploring Kilkenny. Enjoy fine dining at the Two AA Rosette winning Yew Restaurant, enjoy afternoon tea in The Atrium or catch up over cocktails in Tupper’s Bar. Guests can experience luxury accommodation with a myriad of options available between Deluxe, Family, Executive, Suites or Manor House at the fabulous Lyrath Estate. The spacious rooms have splendid views over the estate or gardens, many offer terraces and balconies. Families can enjoy the stunning facilities including a Swimming Pool, Playground, Walking Trail, Private Cinema and much, much more!


Halloween Offer: Halloween Family Break from €285 per person

• One Night Bed & Full Irish Breakfast
• Dinner on 1 Evening for the Adults.
• Enjoy complimentary on-site activities on our 170 acre estate:
• Playground
• Walking Trail
• Private Cinema
• Children stay on a Bed & Breakfast only basis.


Visit: www.lyrath.com

Call: 056 7760088

Newpark Hotel Kilkenny

Resting on the edge of medieval Kilkenny City, set on 40 acres of parkland, offering luxurious accommodation, a Health Club & Spa and fun-filled kids’ activities, this family-friendly hotel is the ideal base for exploring Kilkenny. There is a fully equipped adventure playground. This not only includes slides, swings, and a sandpit with dippers, but also a tree top adventure centre with a secure zip line. Children will delight in Halloween Themed exciting activities.

Additional Complimentary On-site Activities Include:

• Krazy Kats Kids Club – Open each evening from 7pm 10.30pm (4-12 years)
• The Newpark Adventure Fen Trail
• The Newpark Tree Top Adventure Playground with Zipline
• The Newpark Mini Wildlife Farm- Weather dependent
• Go Karting Track
• Newpark Fairy Trail Experience
• Indoor “Zone” Games Room

All Guests may enjoy complimentary use of the Escape Health Club with Thermal Suite & Outdoor Infinity Pool during their stay

Halloween Offer: 2 night Halloween Break from €598 per stay

  • Enjoy a 2 night Halloween Break including 2 nights bed and breakfast with dinner on 1 evening for 2 adults and 2 children. Adults can dine in Gulliver’s restaurant on one night. Children’s dinner is high tea served in the kids club (Kids aged 4-12 years). Children may also join in all the fun at our Newpark Camp which runs daily from 10.00am-4.00pm with hot lunch included (Kids aged 4-12 years).

Visit: www.newparkhotelkilkenny.com

Phone: 056 7760500

Nore Valley Park Halloween Camping

This family run site is located in a quiet, peaceful valley overlooking the River Nore. There are beautiful wooden lodges, a total of 35 Caravan Sites and 35 Tent Pitches on site with Free showers and hot water. A high standard of cleanliness is priority throughout the site and amenities with no noise or socialising after midnight. Situated on an open farm, patrons have free access to the farm and children are encouraged to assist in animal feeding along with numerous fun activities throughout the day. Choose to come to Nore Valley Park for Halloween and enjoy a weekend of family fun! Enjoy the popular Halloween Torchlight Treasure Hunt, scare maze, and bonfire with toasted marshmallows! These activities must be booked online and are only available on Monday 26 October – Friday 31 October 2020, starting from 7pm each evening. Pick your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch as part of normal farm entry; they are offering one free pumpkin per family. Get creative and carve your pumpkin on the farm, or you take it home with you! Campers who are staying on the campsite over the bank holiday weekend are invited to attend the exclusive Campers Halloween Event on Saturday 24 October. 

Click Here for prices for Tents, Motorhomes and Caravans from €5 per night.

Book your Halloween tickets online 

Call: 056 7727229
Visit: www.norevalleypark.com

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*Prices are subject to change and availability. It is recommended to pre-book all dining and activity times prior to arrival to ensure you can be accommodated at your preferred times.