This summer, Laois is the perfect destination for a family summer break in Ireland.
For family holiday ideas in Ireland discover adventurous and exciting family summer breaks in the heart of Ireland at the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel. At the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel we are proud to offer family friendly accommodation and a vast range of family activities such as the children’s pool in the leisure centre, barge trips along the canal, Lullymore Bog Museum and Birr Castle Demesne.
The award winning Heritage Leisure Centre is complimentary for all hotel guests. The hotel leisure club facilities boast a 22 meter pool with a hydrotherapy area, steam room, fully equipped gymnasium and Ealu Medi Spa.
We also have a children’s games room in the hotel, guaranteeing endless entertainment no matter what time of the day. Close to the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel popular family attractions include the Roll and Bowl is only a short drive and the Odeon Cinema is only a two minute walk from the hotel.
Cultural activities in Portlaoise include the Rock of Dunamaise which is only a short drive from the hotel. The historical city of Kilkenny is only a 45 minute drive from the hotel. The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel is also close to the Rock of Cashel and the Clonmacnoise monastic settlement, which is one of Europe’s most highly regarded sites of its kind, it was founded in 545AD by St. Ciaran. The Dunamaise Arts centre and theatre is within walking distance of the hotel, there is always a variety of music, theatre and drama to keep all ages entertained, visit their website www.dunamaise.ie for further information.
We are offering special summer family packages is a two night accommodation offer which includes full Irish breakfast, dinner on one night and a one hour concession pass to either Roll & Bowl or a family day pass to Birr Castle. To book your Portlaoise family summer holiday please click here, or email us for further information.