Mount Wolseley Hotel – Best places to stay in Ireland for Families

Mount Wolseley Hotel

Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort warmly welcome children of all ages and is one of the Best places to stay in Ireland for families. They pride themselves on consistently upgrading their Family Friendly Facilities to ensure they are entertaining and caring for all of their young guests in an extra special way. They take pleasure in seeing Families returning year after year, they have a vast range of activities and facilities to suit all age groups from babies to teenagers such as a Playroom, a Teen Zone and Outdoor Play Area with Zipline – everyone is happily catered for.

Best Places to stay in Ireland for Families

They have created a fun-filled supervised activity programme suitable for children from 4 years old up to 12 years old. This activity programme is seasonal and is created around Summer Holidays, Mid-Term Breaks, Christmas, and Easter.Best places to stay in Ireland for families

Family Accommodation at Mount Wolseley

They have beautifully appointed Family Rooms and Luxurious, Modern fully equipped Self-Catering Resort Houses which sleep up to 7 people, ideal for larger families. All Resort Houses consist of 4 bedrooms: one double en-suite – master bedroom, two twin bedrooms and a single bedroom. For more information click here!

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Hotel Family Dining

From a simple hot buttered homemade scone in the Aaron Lounge to Afternoon Tea in the Library, Mount Wolseley offers a tantalising array of delicious dining options. In Aaron’s Lounge watch the world go by and sample flavoursome signature snacks in the relaxed and lively environment or alternatively Fredericks offers the perfect backdrop for a flawless dining experience. Creative dishes, prepared with the freshest of locally sourced produce and meats, all of which are beautifully complemented by an expansive wine list from the Resorts Wine Cellars.

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Hotel Family Activities

Summer Children’s Activity Club runs from Monday 1st of July until Saturday 31st of August. The Activity Club runs Monday – Saturday inclusive each week. Daytime activities include Arts & Crafts, Junior Gardening, Fun Bake & Junior Fit Club while evening activities include Movie Night, Junior Disco and games Night.

Also Junior Golf Lessons are €10 per child per session. Golf Lessons for Children run every Wednesday 3 – 4pm and Friday 3 – 4pm for only €10 per child per session.

For young golfers, they offer Junior Golf Clinics on Saturdays in July and August at only €5.00 p.p. For more information click here.

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With advance notice, Mount Wolseley Hotel guests can arrange for childcare support any time of the day or night Subject to availability. All Babysitters are vetted through Mount Wolseley Management.  Mount Wolseley also boasts many other unsupervised activity areas for your little ones to enjoy such as Children’s Play Area & Family Den, Teen Zone and Outdoor Playground.

The Teen Zone at Mount Wolseley is complete with X-box 360, Football Table , Wii, Table Tennis, TVs and Music Systems.  

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Family Fun Activities Nearby

Another reason why Mount Wolseley is one of the best places to stay in Ireland for families is because County Carlow and Wicklow and their surrounding areas offer a wonderful range of local activities including angling, horse-riding, hunting, trekking, shooting, hill walking, cycling, picnic spots, canoeing, quad biking and sailing. Mount Wolseley is just over an hour from Dublin City, 3 minutes from Tullow Town and 15 minutes from Carlow town. Tullow is home to Ireland’s largest agricultural show, Tullow Show which takes place on Sunday 18th August.

Top Local Family Atractions

The Chocolate Garden of Ireland – 7.1km – 10 mins drive

Delta Sensory Gardens – 18.6km – 24 mins drive

Altamont House & Gardens – 9.2km – 12 mins drive


Rancho Reilly Pet Farm – 21.6km – 28 mins drive

Rathwood Lifestyle & Garden Centre Tullow – 7.2km – 10 mins drive


Rathwood Forest Walks – 7.2km – 10 mins drive

Brownshill Dolmen Settlement – 14.2km -17 mins drive


Carlow County Museum – 17.8km – 25 mins drive


Family room (2 Adults + 2 Children) Two Nights B&B from €464 Total Stay (offer as of writing).
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