9 Things to do with Older Children in Carlow

chocolate garden logoThe Chocolate Garden

Perfect for the sweet tooth chefs, this amazing place is everything chocolate. Learn how it’s made, sample some of the best, try your hand at making your own moulds, and take home some samples for yourselves. Yummy!



Go with the Flow River Adventures

Learn how to canoe, kayak, and much more on the River Barrow. Professional supervision and all equipment provided, this is a wet and wonderful way to spend the day. Make the most of it and take a Family Safari with your own guide in a canoe, and see the River Barrow like you never have before.  Suitable for children aged 8yrs and up.


CARRIGBEG-MAINCarrigbeg Riding Stables

Riding lessons for children and adults, from beginners to competition level, and features indoor and outdoor arena and a cross country course. Cross country jumping is available for experienced riders, and there is no trekking available but they do accommodate children aged 6yrs and up.



company_logoCountry Quads

This provides an exciting and fun packed activity year round, the muddier the better! Suitable for children aged 8yrs and up, the routes are designed for different abilities and experience, so beginners and experienced quad bikers all welcome!


wildways-logo6Wildways Adventures

Family trails and workshops in a variety of locations throughout Co. Carlow, including a Family Explorer Challenge, Nature Trails and Workshops and Events.


image_11Woodlands Falconry

Experience the beauty and elegance of these magnificent birds. Woodlands Falconry is an outdoor educational Bird of Prey centre where you can eagles, falcons, hawks, owls and much more on display.


imc-cinema-boss-leo-ward-rip-752x501IMC Cinema

Who doesn’t love a night at the movies? Throw in some popcorn and a bit of chocolate and you have a lovely evening out with the kiddies.



249791_441893602522221_1328059427_nThe Dome

A complete Leisure and Entertainment venue for children of all ages, with an onsite cafe for refreshments and snacks.



739750_592383560778319_454416004_oGraigecullen Swimming Pool

If there’s no pool where you’re staying, and the kids could do with a proper swim, this lovely swimming pool welcomes drop-ins from the general public.



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