Family Fun in Cork

Family Fun in Cork

Ireland is the ideal choice for a family holiday, and Cork offers a playground in which to fill every day of your family vacation with excitement and fun.

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Head West, and visit the Model Railway Village in Clonakilty. From there head to Rosscarbery, where you can visit Colmar Animal Farm, to see lots of different farm animals and machinery. Spend the afternoon at Inchydoney, a truly stunning beach just 45 minutes from Cork City. Here, you can simply relax on the beach, take a stroll along the coastline, or for those looking for a bit more excitement, take a surfing lesson from the Surf School located here. For an adrenaline fuelled day that the kids are sure to love, visit Oysterhaven Outdoor Activity Centre in Kinsale, who offer 3 hours multi-activity sessions of kayaking, sailing, jungle quest adventure course, orienteering and archery. Trabolgan Village offers a range of similar activities, as well as family entertainment. Another popular attraction for families is Fota Wildlife Park, where children and adults alike delight in seeing a range of animals roaming the grounds in this unique park.

Cork city offers plenty to keep the family occupied on rainy days, with cinemas, indoor play areas and novel child friendly museums such as Cork Gaol, and Lifetime Lab. On Hayfield Manor's doorstep, you will find both park lands & city, and lots for the family to do.

At Hayfield Manor, we welcome junior guests, and ensure they receive our customary 5 star welcome that all guests receive. Children love to be pampered like mum & dad, and luxuriate in their bathrobes & slippers, while enjoying their milk and cookies delivered to their room every evening at turn down. Dinner time is a joy, with a wide choice available on our healthy children's menu, and Children's Afternoon Tea is available for the midday munchies! We will also be delighted to provide a picnic if required for your days excursions.

During your stay at Hayfield Manor Cork, be sure to enjoy a dip with the family in our swimming pool, and visit the bird aviary, always a hit with our junior hotel guests. 

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For more information and to hear how Hayfield Manor can be the ideal destination for your next family break, contact our Reservations Department on 021 484 5900 or email