Keeping the children entertained during the summer holidays need not be a burden. Ireland has some fabulous family attractions offering a summer holiday to remember.
The d Hotel in Drogheda has introduced Ireland’s Greatest Family Package. This three night family break includes a stay in a family room, full Irish breakfast, and family passes into Funtasia Waterpark located in Drogheda, Tayto Park, located in nearby Ashbourne, and Dublin Zoo.
All three attractions offer a host of family fun. Funtasia Waterpark is a fully indoor family entertainment centre, ensuring that whatever the weather, the family will be kept entertained. Tayto Park, located a 30-minute drive from Drogheda, offers a range of outdoor activities including zip line and petting zoo. Dublin Zoo, less than an hour’s drive from Drogheda, offers a super family day out with plenty of interactive activity for young and old.
Drogheda is located north of Dublin and is a bustling and charming medieval town. The d Hotel is a four-star property, located in the centre of Drogheda. Wm Cairnes & Son, the d Hotel’s gastropub, serves food until 10pm daily and offers live music Thursday to Sunday. New this year is De Lacy’s steak and seafood restaurant, offering a more formal dining experience for the family. Situated right along the River Boyne, the hotel is connected to Scotch Hall shopping centre.
Ireland’s Greatest Family Package starts at €444 for family of four. One or two night stays are also offered, with entry to any of the park attractions, from €148 per night. Sunday Funday packages include a free family meal deal.
To view these child-friendly getaways visit www.thedhotel.com; the website lists a handy FAQ for families wishing to book in on any of the packages. Bookings can also be made to 041 9877700.