9 Things to do with Younger Children in Galway

City Limits – Bonkers

With activities and entertainment for children of all ages, younger children will be in their element in the Bonkers Play area. Suitable for children aged 1-6yrs, they can enjoy soft cushioned shapes and rockers, baby ball pool, large inflatable obstacle course, an art & crafts area and more.


 Turoe Pet Farmturoe pet farm

One of Ireland’s top Pet Farms, Turoe is a fantastic place for kids to relax and go wild all at the same time. An indoor play area with Inflatable City and Jungle Town, countless farm animals, nature trails and picnic areas, this farm is very child-friendly for all ages.


Leisure Land

During the Summer months, a large amusement park operates on the prom in Salthill. The carnival atmosphere from an assortment of rides and amusements will attract and entertain children of all ages. Also in the Leisure Land complex is a 25m swimming pool with a Giant 65m Water Slide, so even on rainy days this is a must-visit on your trip to Galway.


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A fun-packed adventure centre for children of all ages, Busy Bees is just 10 minutes drive from the city centre, located in Oranmore. Teddy Mountain is a magical teddy bear stuffing shop, perfect for creating your holiday souvenier, four fantastic activity areas are suitable for children as young as 6months, and an onsite coffee dock means they have everything you need for an afternoon of activity.


monkey businessMonkey Business Galway

Another indoor play area, Monkey Business boasts 3 stories of climbing frames, a dedicated toddlers section, bouncy castles, climbing frames and slides, Monkey Business has your afternoon of playtime covered. An onsite fully stocked cafe means the parents can relax knowing they can see the children at all times.


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Suitable for children as young as four years old, Hip Kidz is the first of its type in the world. All sports, Athletics & Activities are fitted with Sensors, Projectile Timers, Break-beams and Push Buttons, allowing all performances to be measured. Use the drop-in facility and the children will be fully supervised while you enjoy a meal in the onsite restaurant and the children are brought through all of the activities and games.


Loughwell Farm ParkLoughwell Farm Park

Just a few minutes outside Galway city, you’ll find this fantastic Farm Park. With two huge barns housing amazing indoor pay areas, outdoor Kids playground, obstacle courses, tractor-train rides and all the animals on the farm, this will enthrall children of all ages.


10997276_1003190189726400_5561138605146438967_nGalway Tourist Train

A fantastic way to see the city and everything Galway has to offer, jump on board the Galway Tourist Train. Bringing you along the beautiful coastal roads, into Salthill and Claddagh, the train also takes you on narrow cobbled streets to see Spanish Arch, Blake’s Castle, the Latin Quarter, and much, much more. This is much better than pushing a stroller through busy streets!

11057372_683994471737345_8158377066742311994_oKardio Kidz

Located in the Tranquility Spa at Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry, Kardio Kidz is perfect for children of all ages. With age-appropriate activities and games, face painting, ceramic play and of course an indoor play area, this is a great way to entertain the children after a day of sight-seeing.


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