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Family Holidays in Galway

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Family Holidays in Galway

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Family Holidays in Galway

Family Friendly Hotel

Fields of Athenry Galway

Raheen Woods Hotel in Athenry, Galway is the perfect family-friendly hotel with so much to offer you and your family on your holiday. The hotel is ideally located only 15 minutes from Galway City, it is the ideal setting for you and your family to tour the West of Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way.  Head east to experience the best of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. It really is the best of both worlds.  

Family activities on-site include:  

  • A fairy garden where the little ones can enjoy time exploring the magical fairy trail located in the hotel gardens. 
  • Tranquillity Swimming pool & kiddies pool where all the family can enjoy some quality time together.
  • Kardio Kids Indoor Play Centre – fun for little ones of all ages. 
  • A Welcome Treat For Children on Check-in 
  • Kids Club During Mid-Term Breaks


Family Rooms

Raheen Woods Hotel's family rooms and inter-connecting rooms are the ideal choice for Mum, Dad and the children where comfort and space are of utmost importance. Families have complimentary use of Tranquillity Leisure with a 20-meter swimming pool for the adults and a kiddie’s pool for the little ones to enjoy and this can all be accessed via your room with towels and amenities available on request.   We would like to make your stay as easy as possible by offering mini fridge, baby baths or baby cots, please request these when making your reservation.

Family hotel packages can be booked for as little as €99. Click here to visit our family hotel special offers to book your next break away.   


Health & Safety

We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and your family can feel safe during your stay. We are proud to have won the “Irish Accommodation Services Institute Gold Award for Hygiene” achieving a perfect score of 100% for many years including 2020.  If you have any questions regarding hygiene and safety please do not hesitate to contact our team and we will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have.   

Local Family Attractions

There are also lots of things to see and do in the immediate areas with our fantastic location at the junction of the M6 & M17/M18 Motorways in Ireland's Hidden Heartlands and right beside The Wild Atlantic Way.  

Just a sampling of things to do in the area for families include:  

  • Turoe Pet Farm and Leisure Park: feed & cuddle the animals and enjoy the beautiful tranquil setting and bounce around on their "Inflatable city" - one of Europe's largest bouncing castles. 
  • Dartfield Horse Museum & Heritage Centre: A unique attraction of history, heritage and horses.  
  • Pallas Karting: experience the thrill of real motor racing first hand at their new kart circuit. 
  • Ailwee Caves & the Birds of Prey Centre
  • Galway Atlantaquaria: home to 170 species of freshwater fish and marine life.
  • Wildlands Adventure Sports Centre, Moycullen
  • And so much more


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Kardio Kids Indoor Play Centre 

kardio kids heading logo tranquillity raheen woods hotelTranquillity Leisure is also home to Kardio Kids, our amazing indoor child-friendly play facility with slides, climbing frames, softball play zones etc. Kardio Kids has been created to provide children with the ultimate exercise and play experience. Ceramic play allows kids to let their imagination go wild. Let your child explore their creative side by designing a treasure keepsake or present. Special ceramic parties are also available. Indoor kids football and a safe and secure roped maze is a huge hit with the little ones to be enjoyed. Mum & Dad can kick back and enjoy a Cappuccino and read the daily papers while the little ones tire themselves out. Hotel residents receive a discounted entrance rate of €6.00 per child & playtime is unlimited. Children must be supervised at all times. Children’s camps run during school holidays from 10am to 3pm and include activities such as swimming, arts, crafts and indoor & outdoor games.

Kardio Kids Play Centre

Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 6pm

July and August Open 7 days


Pool Hours
(for children under 16 years of age)
Monday to Friday 6.30am to 7.30pm; Saturday and Sunday 9.00am to 7.30pm

To tailor your summer holiday to suit your family please call us directly on 091 875888 now, we look forward to welcoming you to The Fields of Athenry.


Tranquillity Pool Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, times are 06:30-22:00

Saturday, Sunday, times are 09:00-21:00

(please note children under 16 years of age are asked to vacate the pool at 7.30pm)



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