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Family Breaks around Ireland
during the School Holidays



Below you will find great family breaks all around the country or click on the links for regional family breaks.
  
  


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NameLocationDetails
Clayton Hotel
 Clayton Hotel
Ballybrit, Co. Galway,

Phone: 091 721900
www.clayton.ie
Spring Family Getaway:
2 nights B&B, 1 evening meal from €129 per adult sharing - Total price inclusive of children's meals(breakfast on both mornings and one evening meal). Full use of Leisure Centre is also included.
3 nights B&B, 1 evening meal frm €199 per adult sharing - Total price inclusive of childrens meals. Find out more about these deals
Pillo Hotel
 Pillo Hotel
The Rath, Ashbourne, Co Meath

Phone: 01 835 0800
www.pillohotelashbourne.com
Two Night Tayto Park Package: Enjoy 2 night B&B in family room with tickets to Tayto Park. From €258 per room.
Three Night Deluxe Family Package: Enjoy 3 nights B&B with family passes to Tayto ark, Funtasia and Dublin Zoo. From €450 per room. Avail of one of our fantastic family packages for EASTER and experience a fun filled Easter for all the family. Find out more about these deals
Midleton Park Hotel
 Midleton Park Hotel
Old Cork Road, Midleton, Co. Cork,

Phone: 021 4635100
www.midletonpark.com
Fota Family Fun
2 Night stay with a Full Irish Breakfast & a Family Pass to Fota Wildlife Park only €249
Titanic Experience
2 Night stay with Full Irish Breakfast & a Family Pass to the Titanic Experience for only €218
Find out more about these deals
Fota Island Resort
 Fota Island Resort
Fota Island, Co. Cork,

Phone: 021 4883700
www.fotaisland.ie
Family Packages:1BB1D - Room and breakfast with dinner / 2BB1D -  2 nights Room & Breakfast with dinner on the 1st Night / STAYPLAY -  Room & Breakfast, 2 Rounds of Golf pp, Two-Course Meal in Spike Bar / WILDLIFE - Room & Breakfast with tickets to wildlife park
Find out more about these deals
Bracken Court Hotel
 Bracken Court Hotel
Bridge Street, Balbriggan, , Dublin

Phone: 01 841 3333
www.brackencourt.ie
Family Fun Exclusive Packages for Schooldays.ie to Funtasia or Tayto Park - 1 & 2 nights Bed & Full Irish Breakfast and comp passes to Tayto Park or Funtasia for a Family of 4
Find out more about our Family Breaks
Castleknock Hotel & Country Club
 Castleknock Hotel & Country Club
Porterstown Road, Castleknock,, Dublin

Phone: 01 6406300
www.castleknockhotel.com
54321 Family Packages:
You can stay from 1-5 nights with a variety of extras included. Price from €179 per family. Adult’s full Irish breakfast and breakfast for children under 8 years incl.

Further details
Hotel Westport
 Hotel Westport
Newport Road, Westport, Mayo

Phone: 1850 536373 / 098 25122
www.hotelwestport.ie
St. Patricks Weekend
3 nights B&B PLUS Panda Club and dinner on one night
Easter Getaway
3 nights B&B PLUS Panda Club and dinner on one night PLUS family passes to Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park
Find out more about these great deals!
Radisson Blu Cork
 Radisson Blu Cork
Ditchley House, Little Island, Cork

Phone: 021 4297000
www.radissonblu.ie
Believe in Better Family Stay:
Stay and Save 20% Off two Night Stays - Two Nights Bed and Breakfast in a family interconnecting room - two standard rooms with an interconnecting door. from €159 per night.
Find out more...
Mount Juliet Hotel
 Mount Juliet Hotel
Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny,

Phone: 056 777 3000
www.mountjuliet.ie
Easter Family Getaway - Inclusive of 2 Night's Bed & Breakfast for the family. Enjoy complimentary use of the estates' extensive facilities including walking trails, bikes, tennis courts, swimming pool and leisure centre. Based on 2 adults & 1 child sharing a Clubhouse Room or Manor Superior Room Find out more about all our family breaks
The Gibson Hotel
 The Gibson Hotel
Point Village, Dublin

Phone: 01 681 5000
www.thegibsonhotel.ie
Break up the winter with a cozy night away
Check out our cinema package:
Overnight stay for two adults and two children incl breakfast & four tickets to a 2D movie of your choice
Find out more
Druids Glen Resort
 Druids Glen Resort
Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow,

Phone: (01) 2870847
www.druidsglenresort.com
Easter Family Break Enjoy 2 nights B&B in deluxe family guestroom between the 30th March and 12th of April. Offer includes: Full Irish breakfast for 2 adults each morning, dinner for 2 adults on 1 evening and a pass for a local attraction for the family.  Find out more about this great deal
Dundrum House Hotel
 Dundrum House Hotel
Dundrum, Cashel, Tipperary

Phone: 062 71116
www.dundrumhousehotel.com
Midweek Family Easter Break
Enjoy 2 midweek nights bed and full Irish breakfast for a family of 2 adults and 2 children in a spacious family room, as well as one evening meal in Lady Clementina's Restaurant or the Venue. For just €199
Find out more about these deals
Sykes Cottages
 Sykes Cottages
Throughout Ireland,

Phone: 0044 1244 356695
www.sykescottages.co.uk
Looking for self-catering accommodation in Ireland? Somewhere where you can discover the country’s rich history, or bask in its beautiful rural landscapes? For your chance to experience the real Ireland, book a holiday cottage from Sykes Cottages. We’ve around 700 self-catering holiday cottages throughout Ireland, providing the perfect base for a homely retreat. Find out more about these deals
Wilton Hotel Bray
 Wilton Hotel Bray
Southern Cross Road, Bray, Wicklow

Phone: 00353 1 2760258
www.wiltonhotelbray.com
Great Family Specials
We have great 2 & 3 night packages with dinner included to make your Break that extra bit special.
Deals can also include a family pass to a local attraction
Find out more..
Trabolgan Holiday Village
 Trabolgan Holiday Village
Whitegate, Midleton, Cork

Phone: 353 (0)21 4661551
www.trabolgan.com
Trabolgan Holiday Village in East Cork is the ideal location for your family holiday or short getaway break. There are a whole host of activities included in your holiday package so book your getaway at Trabolgan TODAY! Find out more about our Feb Mid-term and Easter offers here
City North Hotel
 City North Hotel
Gormanston, Meath

Phone: 01 6906666
www.citynorthhotel.com
CityNorth Hotel has a full range of facilities for families, with an outdoor playground, indoor playroom, spa & fitness suite, we've something for all the family.
Check out our February Mid-term & Easter specials with passes to Dublin Zoo, Tayto Park & Funtasia included. Find out more
The K Club
 The K Club
Straffan, Co. Kildare,

Phone: 01 6017 200
www.kclub.ie
Easter Celebrations at The K Club - 2/3 nights B&B with a Four Course Evening Meal on one evening, as well as an Easter Egg Hunt for that extra Easter treat!
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      Planning a family break?

      Family breaks are a great way to relax and reconnect with your loved ones. We all know how easy it is to get bogged down with day-to-day life and there's no better way to refresh and have some fun with the kids than to get away from it all on a family break.

      At SchoolDays.ie, we've brought together a great selection of family breaks throughout Ireland and all at great prices. Specifically designed to coincide with the school holidays and mid-term breaks, our selection of offers ranges from stays at gorgeous countryside hotels to beachfront B&Bs.

      We also have information on a selection of kids camps and summer camps, giving you the chance to relax without having to worrying about the kids.


      Places to go on your family break

      Where you go on your family break depends on your interests and how much time you have. The time of year might also have an influence on your choice of destination.

      At SchoolDays.ie, we have information on family break packages in locations all over Ireland and you can choose from self-catering holidays to all-inclusive excursions with access to gorgeous swimming pools and luxurious spas.

      If you're looking to spend some time on the coast, take a family break in seaside town. You'll find plenty of family-friendly activities, from exploring the seashore and soaking up a bit of sun, to trying some water sports and even visiting some historical sites.

      A family break further inland can also be a great way to spend the school holidays. If you like to spend time outdoors, you may enjoy leisurely walks through the countryside, exploring the sites of the villages or even getting in a bit of shopping.


      When's the best time to go on a family break?

      Irish schools have a number of breaks throughout the year, all of which provide great opportunities to take a family holiday. To help you schedule your next family break, we've put together a basic guide on when the school holidays happen. You can also check our school calendar for specific school holiday dates. Be sure to double-check the dates with your school, though, as they can sometimes vary.

      The summer holiday runs throughout July and August for primary schools, with the addition of June for secondary schools.

      The first school mid-term break is the October school holiday - often referred to as the Halloween school holiday - and it is usually the last week of October.

      The Christmas school holiday lasts between 17 and 21 days and usually goes from the last school day before the 23rd of December to the first weekday after the 6th of January.

      The second school mid-term break lasts from two to five days for primary schools and one week for secondary schools. It's generally taken in the middle of February.

      The Easter school holiday lasts for 10 school days (16 days inclusive) and begins a week before Easter. It finishes the second Monday after Easter.

      Of course, there are also the nine bank holidays and a number of in-service days, all of which provide a long weekend that could be ideal for a short family break.

      Check our school calendar for more specific dates for the current school year.


      Find a family break with SchoolDays.ie

      Whatever the time of year, you and your children will enjoy the rest, relaxation and fun that a family break brings. And at SchoolDays.ie, we've helped make planning your family holiday even easier. Our selection of family breaks brings together some excellent options, all at great value.

      So whether you're looking for an Easter family break, a Halloween family break, or a family break at Christmas, whatever the school holiday, SchoolDays.ie is sure to help you plan your next family break!