Keeping the little ones busy is no easy task, that’s why we’re doing our bit to help you enjoy the February mid-term with as little stress as possible! There's lots of fun to be had for the whole family so keep reading, get planning and make some memories during the mid-term break in Galway…
VR WORLD GALWAY
Sometimes a little escape from the craziness of day to day life is needed and at VR World Galway you can enjoy a getaway like no other! They have VR games for everyone including young kids, first timers and experienced players. As a family, take on challenges together or go head-to-head to see who amongst you is the VR champion. VR World is a perfect option for a rainy day or if you’re just looking to get out of your head for a bit! These legends have sadly announced that they will be closing on February 27th, so it's your last chance to enjoy this unique experience...
Liosban Business Park / more here
CLIFDEN STATION HOUSE THEATRE
For the February mid-term, Clifden Station House Theatre is hosting a daily screening of the new Sing movie. From Friday 18th to Saturday 26th, bring your little ones over to Clifden Station House Theatre for the screening at 4.30pm and after the movie treat yourself to a delicious dinner in the Signal Bar and Restaurant, where the kids menu is full of goodies on par with the grown-ups.
Clifden Station House, Connemara / more here
If you are seeking adventures fit for the whole family then head straight to Wildlands in Moycullen. Whether you’re after a relaxing stroll on their gorgeous fairy trail, want to pass the day in Baile Beag (the tiny village of make believe fun) or feel like trying something a bit more challenging such as their fun walls, there’s plenty to keep you entertained and help you burn off excess energy in Wildlands! With new kids gymnastic classes to join and challenge rooms on their way, make a midterm visit to Wildlandsa priority and get booking today.
Moycullen / more here
There’s nothing like a bit of friendly competition at Pure Skill to pass the day away. For ages 9+years, test your abilities on a number of different circuits including sports such as golf, football, baseball, basketball, rugby, tennis and loads more. Enjoy a day full of fun challenges surrounded by the people you love and do your best to be crowned the most skilled of the group. We hear that the bragging rights are unmatched! Local foodie legends Handsome Burger have recently opened up a permanent food truck right outside Pure Skill too, so you can get the lunch and activities sorted all in one stop!
Western Distributor Rd, Knocknacarra / more here
For those of you who would prefer to relax with a good movie, head out to Wellpark’s Eye Cinema and catch your favourite movies on the big screen. Alongside their regular showtimes, Eye Cinema has a selection of screenings especially for families with young kids. For parents of little ones, they have special early Wednesday morning screenings that allow for noise and aren’t in pitch darkness. They also regularly screen sensory friendly films for families living with Autism and other sensory needs.
Wellpark / more here
BRIGIT'S GARDEN & CAFÉ
The loveliness of Brigit’s Garden is truly breath-taking. Calming and peaceful, these Celtic gardens offer a perfect escape from city life. Awarded Family Friendly Destination in 2017 by Georgina Campbell, Brigit’s Garden is well worth a visit. Give the kids a chance to learn about science, history, and nature while completing the discovery trail game throughout the gardens. After a healthy dose of fresh air and reconnection to nature, round your day off with a few well-deserved treats from the café - bliss.
Pollagh, Rosscahill / more here
MALDRON HOTEL SANDY ROAD
Nevermind the kiddos, the adults need a break as well and that’s why the Maldron Hotel Sandy Road have a number of special midterm offers to choose from. This lovely 4 star hotel has everything you need to enjoy a midterm break without any stress. Stay three nights in the comforts of the Maldron and get treated to a family pizza night on them! It’s a win-win situation.
Headford Point, Sandy Rd,/ more here
GALWAY BAY HOTEL
Spend your midterm by the seaside at Galway Bay Hotel. They’ve got a special midterm offer available from February 18-27 that is sure to help you and your family enjoy a fun filled break. There's so much to discover nearby from Salthill Prom, Blackrock Diving Tower, playgrounds for the kids, beautiful parks, sweet shops, ice-cream and more. Get out each day to explore the area and arrive back to unwind the luxury of your accommodation and all the incredible places that are right on your doorstep.
Salthill Rd Lower, Upper Salthill / more here
If all that still isn’t enough to fill your midterm days, then tap here to discover more family fun destinations that are worth checking out while you’re in Galway.Published on Updated on