BEST FOR FAMILY TRIPS
One of the most famous places to stay in the country, this family-run country house retreat is known as one of the most important centres for Irish cooking. There’s plenty of countryside to explore across the 400-acre estate in rural East Cork, and large bedrooms can accommodate parents and kids. There’s also a home farm for the family to check out, and outdoor activities for all ages.
DINGLE SKELLIG HOTEL
Explore the wild west coast of Ireland with your family and check into the Dingle Skellig Hotel. The helpful staff will ensure everyone stays entertained, as they suggest local events and help plan activities in the great outdoors.
FOTA ISLAND RESORT
One of Ireland’s only ve-star hotels to be situated on its own island, Fota Island Resort is just a 20-minute drive from Cork City and – thanks to a daily shuttle service – a short trip from two premier tourist attractions, Fota Wildlife Park and Fota House and Gardens. A chic and spacious 131-room resort with two ne restaurants and a swimming pool, Fota Island’s facilities and nearby attractions make it perfect for family trips. Parents will also be glad to get a break from the kids in the world class spa, which boasts 18 treatment rooms where guests can enjoy massages, hydrotherapy and a thermal suite.