Family Escapes






Killarney is one Ireland’s best locations for family breaks, with plenty of activities, walking trails & outdoor activities to choose from on our doorstep at the Dromhall Hotel Killarney. 

Family run – The Dromhall Hotel Killarney understand the importance of family time together and superb team will ensure your family break will be fully enjoyed.

With many fantastic attractions nearby such as Muckross House & Gardens, Ross Castle, Muckross Abbey, and Killarney National Park to explore, families can also enjoy a number of other activities here in Killarney. 

The following are some of our teams favorite family suggestions if you’re visiting Killarney:

  1. Kennedy’s Animal Pet Farm & Playground – Located a few kilometers from Killarney – Kennedy’s Pet Farm is one of Killarney favorite family attractions. With a variety of animals such as deer, pigs, piglets, horses, calves, sheep, lambs, goats, kids, donkeys, pot-bellied pigs, rabbits, duck and ducklings, geese and goslings and “Prince” the peacock – Kennedy’s Pet Farm is a great choice for a fun-filled family day out. 
  2. Kingdom Falconry – Kingdom Falconry offers you the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with a variety of our majestic and awe-inspiring birds of prey – hawks, falcons, and owls, and is another fantastic choice for a fun-filled day out with the family.
  3. Crag Cave – Discovered in 1983, the Cave is thought to be over 1 million years old, Crag Cave is a wonderland of stalagmites and stalactites. A haven for adults as well as children including a three-tiered soft play system, mega astra slide, furball battle with cannon guns, soccer pitch, spiral slides, ball pools, baby area, under 5’s area, you are sure to have fun.
  4. Muckross Traditional Farms – A great choice for families and suitable for children of all ages, Muckross Traditional Farms is a superb choice for all the family. With over 3 working farms to explore, that date back to the 1930’s and 1940’s, a visit will provide an excellent interpretation of the farming life of the time. The blacksmiths forge, carpenters workshop are also well worth a visit and the Muckross Vintage Coach provides a great facility for visitors, by carrying visitors to all farms.
  5. Rent Bikes Cycle the safe national Park trails – Blessed with some of Ireland’s in Killarney, another fantastic family day out can be experienced by renting of many of Killarney’s Bike Hire facilties nearby to us at the Dromhall Hotel.
  6. Take a Boat Trip on The Lakes of Killarney – Explore the magical Lakes of Killarney by taking a boat trip either at Ross Castle or Muckross.
  7. Go Pony Trekking in the Killarney National Park – Open all year daily, Killarney Riding Stables offers Hacking, Trekking and Trail Riding into the ‘Killarney National Park’ for one, two and three hours.
  8. Search for Wild Red Deer, White Tailed Eagles & Many Other Animals – With the famous landscape that includes Killarney National Park and the Killarney Lakes – Killarney is a haven for those who love wildlife.

Killarney is a true haven for families with a vast amount of outdoor activities available here on our doorstep at the Dromhall Hotel Killarney.

From exploring the Killarney National Park by bicycle, foot or jaunting car, or exploring the amazing sites of Muckross House and Muckross Abbey, the Dromhall Hotel is the perfect choice for your families getaway.