Easter Activities 2017

Easter is on our doorstep and Killashee has many children's activities for families over the Easter Mid-term break, with a kids camp, movie nights, children's high tea, fairy forest walks, family swim from 3pm-4pm and much much more.....

Family and Children Activities 

Some of the Special Services we offer for the Children at the hotel includes;

  • Junior Guest DVDs
  • Kids Club
  • Killashee Woodland Walksways and Gardens throughout the estate including the Fairy Forest, Emma's Butterfly Garden in aid of DEBRA Ireland and the Jack & Jill Foundation Garden
  • Experienced and trained babysitters (additional charge)
  • Children's Playroom and Library
  • Family Bicycles 
  • Cots and bedding for small babies
  • Kids High Tea Club (additional charge depending on accommodation package)
  • Picnic Baskets (additional charge & pre booking required)

Childrens High Tea Club

Children can avail of our High Tea Kids Club which includes dinner and supervised activities from 6pm to 9pm. The High Tea Kids Club run from Monday to Thursday, starting on the Monday 10th of April to Friday Thursday 20th of April 2017. The High Tea Kids Club is included in our family package for 1 night. Additional charge of €15.00 per child outside the package or to book your child in for an additional evening. 

Kids Club

Kids Club takes place for the Easter Mid-Term -Monday to Friday from 9.30am until 12noon. The club is suitable for children from 4 years old up to 11 years old. The games and activities include; jenga, elefun, skittles, arts & crafts, dodgeball and much more. 

The kids club is complimentary for all hotel residents & leisure centre members. A fee of €6.00 per child applies for those who are not a hotel resident/member of the leisure club. 

**Please note parents must stay on the hotel premise while the children attend the club and all children are to be signed in by parents when dropping them off at the club. 

The Fairy Forest

Killashee has an enchanted fairy forest deep in the woodlands for the children to explore. The fairy worksheet for the children can be collected at reception so they can follow the fairies and do the activities. Along with the Fairy Forest, Killashee has acres of manicured gardens and walkways to explore.

Family Bicycle Ride

Killashee has 2 adult bicycles & 4 childrens bicycles that can be taken to cycle the Estate. These are complimentary for people staying on the family package and can be used at any time in the day. 

**Bicycles cannot be taken off the estate 

**Subject to availability

Childrens Library & Playroom 

Killashee has a small children's library & playroom room. This area has beanbags for the children to sit back and enjoy some of the top children stories.  Let the creative builder out and design a house, school, stadium or even spaceship. Let your imagination run wild.

The Kildare Maze

This is a wonderful day out for the family. The Kildare Maze  is in Prosperous. This is Leinster's largest hedge maze. They focus on providing a challenging and exciting day for families. The venue has a hedge maze, assault course, picnic area, crazy golf, zip wire and a wooden maze. 

  • Killashee is only 25 minutes drive to the Kildare Maze

Lullymore Hertiage Park

Lullymore Hertiage Park have lots to do for Easter. This is a great day out. There is also the funky forest indoor play centre, crazy golf course, the new Peatland Trail, outdoor playground and much more.  This is a must do trip when staying at Killashee. They have lots going on this Easter Break. Egg hunt runs for 7 days from 10am to 6pm from the 15th April to the 21st of April. Join the Easter Bunny for an eggstra special event where you have to find all the clues, solve the Easter Bunny's puzzle & collect your egg. To burn off lots of energy , there’s the “funky forest” indoor play centre with giant slide and ball pools, air hockey, fussball, cable run and pirate ship. There’s also a crazy golf course, large quality outdoor playground  with new updated play features and the hugely popular train trip through  the new Peatland Biodiversity Trail.

To relax take a ramble through the Park’s woodland/peatland trails,  gardens and numerous historic exhibitions – all have been recently updated with life-like models, holograms and touchscreen multi-media. There’s also a pet farm containing Fallabella horses, alpacas, donkeys, rabbits, goats, calves, sheep and Bali ducks, pot bellied pigs and more goats! Funky Café is the place for some tasty treats. Special Family discount passes available for residents. Please ask at reception. 

  • Killashee is only 35minutes drive to the Lullymore Hertiage Park. 

Kildare Village 

Kildare Village is a Chic Outlet Shopping Village of luxury brands. The collection in the open air village has over 80 different designer shops. The best thing about the village is that it offers up tp 60% off on all the leading brands so it makes your fabulous wardrode even more affordable. The Village has a selection of cafes and restaurants along with a playground for the kids. This Easter Kildare Village has lots going on for your family outting. They will be running a Lily O'Brien's Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday from 12noon-5pm. Starbucks at Kildare Village on the 11th of April will be holding story tellings, face painting and balloon shaping. LPQ will have free Children's baking classes from 11am-12noon on the 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th, 19th & 20th of April! Greta day out for all the family!

  • Killashee is only 15 minutes drive to Kildare Village.

The Irish National Stud

The Irish National Stud symbolises all that is great about County Kildare, the Stud of Irish Legends, the magnificent horses on show, the outstanding natural beauty, the Japanese Gardens, the visitor centre, museum and cafe, the National Stud really has it all. Visitors can also savour the serene experience provided by one of the Stud's more recent additions, St Fiachra's Garden, a stunning representations of the country's landscape. This is a lovely day out for the family as the kids can wonder through the gardens, see the horses, play in the playground, learn all about Kildares proudest attributes. They also offer guided tours. There will be lots of Easter fun this April with Pony Rides, Face Painting, Fairy Trail and much more! 

  • Killashee is only 15 minutes drive to The Irish National Stud 

Russborough House

Russborough House is located in the beautiful countryside near Blessington. This House is spectacular with a fabulous wooden playground, fairy trail and walkways. There is also a walled garden & maze to explore that is fun for all the family. The tea rooms offer the perfect refreshments and you can pick up a souvenir in their gift shop. The newest addition for Easter is the Tree Trail. Also open for Easter is the 18th century walled garden - guided tours must be prebooked.

  • Killashee is only 15 minutes drive to Russborough House

Barge Trip

The Barge trip have launched the new skipper cruise service with scheduled weekend cruises every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Canal Cruises run at 10am, 1pm, 2.15pm and 4pm with tickets ranging from €8.00 to €22.00 depending on the Cruise. For Full details please see Special discount available for residents at Killashee.

Killashee is only 10 minute drive to the Barge Trip.