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Lyrath Estate Hotel

Media Release: 11th March 2021

This Summer Kilkenny hotels have lined up some great kids’ activities that are guaranteed to light up their imaginations and offer plenty of new experiences for all the family. Here is Kilkenny Tourism top selection to guarantee the most memorable family staycation this Summer:


Lyrath Estate

Top Kids Activities

Ø  Kids Movie Nights

Ø  Playground

Ø  Hot chocolate & cookies

Ø  Family Bikes

Summer Family Break €215 pp sharing

This Summer, make each day count with a break to Lyrath Estate. Surrounded by 170 acres there is plenty of on-site activity to keep the whole family occupied on your next staycation.

Enjoy 2 Nights luxury accommodation with breakfast for all the family and dinner on 1 Evening for Adults. The kids have full access to the playground, resort bikes to explore the Estate and for the intrepid explorers, the nature trail comes complete with a map, so they can discover the very best the estate has to offer. After all that they can visit the hotel’s private cinema, where they can kick back and enjoy a kids movie and pop-corn, before enjoying a hot chocolate and cookies delivered to their room! Visit: www.lyrath.com




Top Kids Activities:

Ø  Children’s Playground

Ø  Kids Pool

Ø  Discounts to family attractions

The Springhill Court Hotel is one of the most popular hotels in Kilkenny for leisure and family breaks. Situated in the city centre, this boutique hotel with a 19-metre swimming pool and its central location is the perfect destination for that family get-away.

Summer Family Staycation 1,2 & 3 nights: From €189 total per night/ Two Nights from €328

The hotel is offering family staycations for 2 adults and 2 children, including a four-course meal for 2 adults. Not only that, they are including discounts on some of Kilkenny’s best-loved attractions like Kilkenny Cycling Tours; Reptile Zoo and Kilkenny Road Train so there is literally nothing you will miss on your staycation adventure!

Visit: www.springhillcourt.com, Tel 056 7721122


Newpark Hotel

Top Kids Activities:

Ø  Summer Camp (includes kid’s dinner)

Ø  Wildlife Farm

Ø  Zipline & Go Karting

Ø  Fairy Trail

The Newpark Hotel Kilkenny has been named Family Friendly Hotel of the year for 2020 at the Georgina Campbell Irish Food & Hospitality Awards. The 4-star family-run establishment takes great pride in providing the perfect destination for family getaways this summer.  Located on the edge of Kilkenny City, the hotel rests on 40 acres of lush, green parkland. The estate is full of activities to keep children of all ages entertained. 

Summer Family Fun: Two Night Summer stay from €478.

Take advantage of the warmer weather and escape from July for a 2, 3 or even 4 Night Summer Sizzler at the Newpark!
This package includes bed and breakfast with dinner on 1 evening for 2 adults and 2 children. Adults can dine in one of the Restaurant’s on one night (two nights with the four-night package)
Children’s dinner is served in the kid’s club (Kids aged 4-12 years)
Children can join in all the fun at the hotel’s Summer Camp which runs daily from 10.00 am-4.00 pm with lunch included and all the on-site activities from the adventure playground to mini wildlife farm complete with alpacas, llamas, pigs, rabbits, chickens, geese, goats, donkeys and Highland cows and fairy trail are all complimentary.

The hotel’s adventure fen trail includes a bird feeding area, wildlife information boards and a 2km pathway which makes for a perfect walking trail all year round. For the more adventurous, the treetop zipline or go karting are perfect for the adrenaline junkies, and for the little ones the fairy trail or mini wildlife farm will have them captivated!

Visit: www.newparkhotel.com




Top Kids Activities:

Ø  Juniors Club (packed lunch & dinner incl)

Ø  Junior Golf

Ø  Horse Riding/Falconry

Ø  Kids swimming lessons


2/3 night family summer stay

From €902 for Three Nights

 Enjoy 2 & 3 nights’ luxurious accommodation in Hunter’s Yard for two adults and two children and dine on one evening of your choice for two adults in The Hound Restaurant.

The hotel has lined up an extra special programme of daily activities to ensure children make new friends and have endless fun. The package includes daily access to Mount Juliet Juniors Club from 12–4 pm including a packed lunch and dinner each evening.


 Visit: www.mountjuliet.ie



Commenting on the family hotel offers in Kilkenny this Summer, Chairperson of Tourism Kilkenny, Ciaran Conroy said; “There is a great sense of anticipation and excitement as the tourism industry in Kilkenny prepares to re-open this Summer. Nowhere is this more evident than in our hotels, across the county they have devised incredible value for money family breaks and holidays to suit all budgets and interests and have made outdoor activities a top priority for families this Summer!”



For #moretoexplore in Kilkenny visit www.visitkilkenny.ie




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