A Favourite for Outdoor Family Breaks in Ireland
The team at the 4 star Anner Hotel are famous for their warm welcome where guests are greeted with a friendly smile, genuine service and hospitality. Located on the outskirts of Thurles, Co. Tipperary and set on private grounds with beautifully manicured gardens. The Anner Hotel is a well known destination outdoor Family Breaks in Ireland.
Conveniently located just off the M8 with easy access to both the cities of Cork & Dublin and is only 1.5 hours from all major cities. Furthermore, the surrounding area offers historical sites of the Ancient East to explore. As well as many outdoor adventures and fun in the many trails throughout the Munster Vales, the Knockmealdowns, Slieve Feilim, the Silvermines, Galtee Mountains and The Devil’s Bit.
Family Hotel Accommodation
The hotel offers great accommodation with 92 Bedrooms all tastefully decorated in restful tones. The classic family rooms offers One Double and Two single beds to accommodate a family of four or alternatively for larger families interconnecting rooms available. Along with this cots and high chairs available on request.
Hotel Family Dining
Eds Bar & Bistro is a great spot for casual dinner. The relaxed atmosphere and friendly table service ensures an enjoyable evening for all our customers. While you can enjoy fine dining in Seasons Restaurant which offer elegant surroundings with an airy, light filled conservatory. Their experienced team of chefs are delighted to prepare dishes using only the very best ingredients sourced from local suppliers.
Hotel Family Activities
Enjoy time out with family where you can have free access to the leisure Centre complete with seperate kids pool, relaxation area, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. Sammy The Turtle Kids Club operates during school holidays, Easter, Summer and Halloween. Sammy the Turtle Kids Club runs an extensive daily programme for Children aged 4 to 12 years. However, due to the current climate, kids club will remain closed at the moment. However, the gardens offer plenty of opportunity for families to explore and relax.
Activities nearby for Family Fun
The Anner Hotel is the ideal base for Shopping and Sightseeing. Along with visiting the many Historical sites of the Ancient East as well as outdoor activity centres. The Rock of Cashel is a 20 minutes drive from the hotel. According to local legends, the Rock of Cashel originated in the Devil’s Bit, a mountain 30 km north of Cashel when St. Patrick banished Satan from a cave, resulting in the Rock’s landing in Cashel.
In the nearby town of Cahir you can visit the magnificent 13th Century Cahir Castle and the Swiss Cottage, a delightful 19th century cottage orne, designed by regency architect John Nash.
Furthermore, Fethard Horse Country Experience offers visitors the opportunity to discover the rich culture, heritage and history of the region. Additionally 20 minutes north of Thurles, the town of Templemore has a beautiful town park, including a pitch and putt course, fairy walk skate park and playground. They are plenty of picnic tables in the park, so it’s great place for a Teddy Bear picnic followed by the trail.
Family Room ( 2 Adults + 2 Children) One B&B from €140.00 Total Stay (offer as of writing).
Below is just a taste of what is on offer close to Anner Hotel.
Top Local Family Attractions
Rock of Cashel (23km – 20 Minutes)
Holy Cross Abbey (7km – 10 Minutes)
Cahir Castle/Swiss Cottage (35Km – 30 Minute)
Pallas Hill Open Farm (12km – 10 min drive)
Tipperary Equsterian Centre (1km – 1 mins drive)
Tipperary Mountain Treking Centre (17.6km – 22 mins drive)
Two for Tots
Fairy Fort Farm (16.3km – 19 mins drive)
Thurles Park Playground (1.5 km – 5 minutes)
Free Family Fun
Templemore Town Park (15km – 15 Minutes)
Pitch & Putt at Templemore Town Park (15km – 15 Minutes)
Thurles TownPark (1.5 km – 5 minutes)
(all weather seven a side soccer pitch / basket ball court area, a skateboard park, traffic free walk ways and 10 outdoor gym equipment areas)
Holy Cross Abbey (7km – 10 Minutes)