Your family friendly Easter Getaway

Posted on 15 Mar 2022 in Family friendly events

It's time to start thinking about your plans for the Easter break. With serious Covid 19 restrictions a thing of the past, it’s time to discover Ireland and make a break for it with Supervalu Getaway breaks. We've picked out the best family hotels and Easter activities for you and your little chicks! Whether you’re looking to relax and rejuvenate or get up and go we’ve the perfect Easter getaway for you and your family.  

Lego Brick family workshop with LEGO artist Jessica Farell 

Easter is a time for spending time with loved ones and building happy memories, and we have the perfect event to allow you to do just that! The LEGO® Brick Family Workshop in Kilkenny is a fun, creative learning experience for families and kids between the ages of 7 and 13.  LEGO artist Jessica Farell will lead the workshop where families are challenged to build and create as a team. The aim of the workshop is to encourage families to build together as a shared experience. Groups will be given four tasks that challenge imagination and creativity. Prizes are awarded to the “winners” of each exercise, but no team goes home empty-handed! Kilkenny has lots of other family-friendly activities. Your little ones will love exploring the grounds of the medieval castle. We recommend you stay in Hotel Kilkenny, just a 10-minute walk from Kilkenny City center. The hotel has a leisure center and a kids club so if perfect for a family break this Easter.  Find out more about the event here. 

When: April 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm 

Where: The Medieval Mile Museum  

Where to stay: Hotel Kilkenny   

Rathwood Easter Train  

Head to Carlow and take a fun-filled train ride on the Rathwood express through the magical forest. The mischievous Easter bunny has hidden some chocolate eggs and a few other items, and it will be your mission to help the detectives uncover the hidden items. You’ll also get to see a fantastic musical show full of dance and songs. Each child will receive a pair of bunny ears, an Easter Bunny handmade chocolate egg, and a delicious hot chocolate with marshmallows. After a fantastic day out head back to the Talbot Hotel where the fun continues. It’s a great spot for families and has an indoor soft play, swimming pool and nice big spacious rooms.  Fin out more about the event here.

When: April 9th to 19th 

Where: Rathwood, Rath, Tullow, Carlow 

Where to stay: Talbot Hotel Carlow, Co. Carlow 

Easter Saturday Mindfulness Workshop 

Easter is a time to slow reconnect. Why not try something different with your kids this Easter by introducing them to mindfulness. Head to Wicklow and spend the day together learning about mindfulness and participating in meditation and activities. You and your little one’s will learn what mindfulness is, how to be mindful, how mindfulness affects our lives positively, and some mindfulness techniques during this workshop. There's a kid-friendly meditation, snacks and refreshments, and even an Easter egg hunt, given the time of year. We recommend staying in the Royal Hotel & Merill Leisure Club. It’s close to sea front in Bray, has a swimming pool and family rooms. Find out more about the event here.

When: Sat, 16 April 2022 

Where: The Old School House, Wicklow Y14 HH58 Wicklow 

Where to stay: Royal Hotel & Merill Leisure Club, Bray. Co. Wicklow  

Easter at Luggwoods, Dublin 

Head to Luggwoods Magical Easter Spring Trail in Dublin for an event that will let your imagination run wild. Meet the characters from Luggwoods Fairy Tales, who are here to assist you in cracking the code on the Easter puzzle.  Wind your way through the natural forest setting with family fun all around and visit the hidden Luggwoods mini petting farm. You’ll also get to meet the Easter Bunny who will bring a chocolate Easter egg for all the little ones. Stay in the Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane which has a large swimming pool and big family rooms. It’s close to the city center so you can also head into Dublin for a fun day trip.  Find out more about the event here.

When: April 9th to 18th 

Where: Luggwoods, Crooksling, Co. Dublin, Ireland 

Where to stay: Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, Dublin City

Moher Hill Open Far  

Head to Ennis this Easter for a fun-filled family break. Take a trip to Moher Kill Open Farm and take part in the Easter Egg Hunt. There will be fun and games for the entire family like face painting, egg and spoon races, and the three-legged races. Stay in Treacy’s West County Hotel which has a fantastic leisure center, kids pool, and kids club during school holidays. Find out more about the event here.

When: Times TBC 

Where: Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park 

Where to stay: Treacy’s West County Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare 


SuperValu Getaway Breaks is all about spending quality time with your family, which is why kids stay free off-peak! Plan a family trip and take advantage of SuperValu Getaway Breaks this Easter. Hotel availability is subject to change, so to get the best deal you’ll need to act like the Easter bunny and hop to it! Search midweek for the best available hotels and click here to see some of our favorite family hotels.  


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