Join Safari Quest & it's intrepid explorers on a journey through 5 fantastical worlds of weird & wonderful creatures. This event is located at Plamerstown House Estate minutes from Killashee Hotel. The event dates are from Saturday 24th October to Sunday 15th of November. This is a unique self-drive experience-an evening adventure for all the family over 1100 acres at Palmerstown House Estate. The 5 wonderful worlds are:
- Space exploration
- Lands of Giants
- Magical Forest
- Jurassic Jungle
- Under the Sea
Join For more information or to book your tickets please visit Safari Quest website on safariquest.ie
Lullymore Hertiage Park
Lullymore Heritage Park have lots to do for families, this is a great day out. There is 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. 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.
Lullymore is hosting its now infamous "Halloween Happenings" for nine spooky days Saturday 24th October to Sunday 1st November 2020. Online Bookings essential! Morning & afternoon slots available. Lots of ghastly ghouls & terrifying treats in store at Lullymore including Haunted Holograms, Terror Train Trips (be prepared for Zombie Attacks!!!), Terror Treasure Hunts & freaky fun throughout the park.
Prepare for the fright of your life. Come in fancy dress (optional). Usual family admission apply- no extra cost for Halloween event but prebooking is essential. For more information see the Lullymore Hertiage website.
- Killashee is only 35minutes drive to the Lullymore Hertiage Park.
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. It is a great 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. The facilities are buddy & stroller accessible.
- Killashee is only 15 minutes drive to The Irish National Stud
Kildare Farm Foods Open Farm & Shop
Kildare Farm Foods Open Farm & Shop is an ideal day out for the whole family. You can experience all that is great about country life. This is free of charge for visitors and is buggy friendly and wheelchair accessible. Visitors can see a wide variety of animals including a Zebra, Wallabies, Mara, Pigs, Sheep, Camels, Goats, Deer, Ostrich, Chickens, Fish and Ducks. With a cafe that serves a wide variety catering to everyones needs. This experience has a crazy golf facility and train to bring you around the farm walk (both for a small fee). The shop sells fresh produce as well as condiments, treats and frozen foods. This really is an experience that will have your little ones very excited without breaking the bank!
Halloween Enchanted Forest Walk. Spooky Train Ride & Includes Halloween Sweet Treat for Everyone. Tickets must be booked & printed before arrival.
- Killashee is only 15 minutes drive to Kildare Farm Foods Open Farm & Shop
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, tree trail & maze to explore that is fun for all the family. You can also do a 2km Audio walking tour of the Demesne Gift Shop & Restaurant. The tea rooms offer the perfect refreshments and you can pick up a souvenir in their gift shop. Children's Art Workshops with Me & the Moon are monthly pop-ups and is a fun day out and rich learning experience for children of all ages. FMake sure to check out the Russborough House website.
The parkland is open daily from 10am-6pm. The Cafe is open daily from 10am-5pm.The giftshop and House opens only on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from 10am-5pm with tours of the house from 12pm-4pm with the last admission to the house at 3.30pm.
Russborough House have their Halloween train is running on the 24th, 25th, 31st of October & 1st of November, plus bank holiday weekends of the Halloween midterm break. This is €12 per carriage holding up to 4 people (2adults & 2 children). The train leaves the courtyard every quarter hour (11am-5pm-with 5pm being the last train). No prior booking required and tickets are availabe at the reception desk at Russborough House.
The Kildare Maze
- Killashee is only 10 minute drive to the Barge Trip.