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Family Staycations

At Dromoland Castle

What could be more exciting than checking in to a real Irish castle, ancestral home of aristocrats
and a defensive stronghold built to keep out enemies!

Summer is a time when our magnificent 450-acre estate comes into its own, dazzling with lush greenery, birdsong, blossoming flowers and the gentle buzz of bees, making it the perfect spot for a memorable family holiday.
Indulge in the best of country pursuits while enjoying the finest of Irish hospitality. From laid back strolls to cycling, you won’t need to leave our grounds to have fun.
Our team are currently hard at work developing a number of additional walking trails and water sports on the estate, new for Summer 2021!
One of the prettiest spots in summer, our wonderful gardens are bursting with colour, scent, sculpted topiary and unexpected features at every turn. Let the children’s imaginations run wild as they explore or take a book to the walled garden, sit by the lily pond and feel your cares melt away.
For something more energetic, why not challenge the family to an age-old country pursuit. Archery, clay shooting or falconry with our resident hawks, falcons and owls are all fantastic fun!

We love sharing the magic of Dromoland Castle with children, and are proud to welcome many familiar faces back year after year. Combining world class comforts with genuine Irish hospitality, we’ll ensure your family enjoys the most magical of stays with us. From luxurious details to thoughtful surprises you’ll find specially tailored menus, a bug hotel outdoors, junior bathrobes and slippers, board games, children’s movies and decadent bath tubs for bubble bath fun.

Please contact the hotel by calling +353 61 368144  or email sales@dromoland.ie

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Day One

CHECK INTO YOUR HOME FROM HOME

From 3pm

Check into Dromoland Castle and settle into your home for the next couple of days! 

TIME TO EXPLORE

4.00pm

What better way to explore the estate with its criss-crossing pathways and rolling land than astride on our complementary guest bikes? 

-Top Tip-
Don't forget to stop off in the Castle's  Walled Gardens! 

*Please be advised that booking for bikes is required for your safety, due to Covid-19. 

PRE-DINNER SWIM

5.00pm

Check out our 17 metre swimming pool located in the Golf & Country Club! 

*Please be advised that slots for swimming must be made in advance, for your safety due to Covid-19. 

DINNER TIME

7.OOpm

Enjoy a relaxing family dinner in the Figtree Restaurant. Always welcoming, you’ll find golfers, locals and hotel guests relaxing, chatting and analysing their games over delicious food and drinks. From sandwiches to steaks and salads, fish and chips to chowder, our delicious menu offers big-flavoured crowd-pleasers using outstanding Irish ingredients, there's something on the menu for even the fussiest of eaters! 

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT 

9.00pm

Enjoy a family movie night from the comfort of your room and chose from a wide range of family favourites.

-Top Tip-
Remember to order your Dromoland Movie Night Pack, filled with popcorn and treats! 

Day Two

FUEL UP FOR A BIG DAY

8.30am

Enjoy breakfast served in the Earl of Thomond Restaurant or from the comfort of your own room. 

FAMILY FALCONRY SESSION

10.00am

Offering you the chance to enjoy magnificent wildlife and ancient woodlands, falconry is an unmissable part of the Dromoland Castle experience.

One of our guests most-loved pursuits, you’ll get up close and personal with mesmerising falcons, hawks and owls in the Castle grounds.

VISIT BUNRATTY FOLK PARK 

12.00pm

Located only 15 minutes from the gates of Dromoland, Bunratty Castle is the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland. The neighbouring Bunratty Folk Park offers a window on 19th century Ireland with its reconstructed traditional Irish village including thatched cottages, a forge, weavers, post office and vivid historic enactments.

-Top Tips-
Show your Dromoland Room Key for 15% off your entry tickets! 

Don't forget to order a family picnic to enjoy on your trip! 

ARCHERY SESSION

5.00pm

A noble and ancient sport, it’s a great and gentle family activity that all ages can enjoy together. You’ll receive expert tuition and guidance, ensuring your arrows are on target. 

DINNER IN THE GALLERY 

7.00pm

Enjoy one of the most beloved spots in the Castle, The Gallery.  Relax here after your busy day with a casual evening meal.  Surrounded by beautiful antiques, hunting mounts, ancestral portraits and the comfiest of furnishings, don’t be surprised if you linger longer than you intended!

Day Three

BREAKFAST

9.00am

Enjoy a leisurely morning with breakfast served in the Earl of Thomond Restaurant or from the comfort of your room.  

KEEP DISCOVERING...
COUNTY CLARE FORAGING EXPERIENCE

12.00pm

Dromoland Castle is your gateway to discovering County Clare. Perfectly placed to explore the South and South West of Ireland and The Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s ultimate coastal road trip. 

Enjoy a culinary exploration of Ireland’s edible landscape through foraging walks. Walks are individually tailored by County Clare horticulture tutor and guide, whose bountiful local knowledge inevitably leads you to adventures down lesser known old Irish laneways and deserted beaches. Within visually stunning, secret panoramas of wide open skies, rolling green fields and blue waters, visitors can fully engage with nature and the diverse variety of plants and Seaweeds.

DINNER IN THE EARL OF THOMOND 

6.00pm

Delightfully relaxed, a meal here will be one of the highlights of your stay with us.

Day Four

BREAKFAST

9.00am

Enjoy a leisurely morning with breakfast served in the Earl of Thomond Restaurant or from the comfort of your room.  

CHECK OUT

11.0Oam

Check out from Dromoland Castle Hotel.