Top 5 Family attractions in Carlow.
With the Easter Holidays nearly upon us, make Carlow the place for your family staycation! Carlow has plenty to offer for families looking for fun and adventure.
We have listed the top 5 things to do for planning the perfect family getaway in Carlow.
The Chocolate Garden of Ireland
The Chocolate Garden of Ireland is a working chocolate and ice cream factory making fine handmade luxury chocolates and premium ice cream. Outside workshop times, chocolate mould making is available daily on a walk-in basis. Customers can enjoy making and decorating their own chocolate product mould, while enjoying a complimentary ice cream as they wait for the mould to set.
Delicious award-winning coffee, ice cream and chocolate is served in the coffee shop on site and if you like hot chocolate – this is quite simply the best!
Any trip to the Chocolate Garden is guaranteed to please, whether you participate in a workshop or quite simply enjoy coffee, chocolates and some fabulous tasting ice cream at your leisure, while kids of all ages can enjoy the trim trail, slides, sandpit and Wendy house in the play areas.
Rancho Reilly Pet Farm
Rancho Reilly is a family run Pet Farm and Children’s Activity Centre in Carlow which is well known for its school tours, birthday parties and families day out. There is something for everyone at Rancho Reilly so bring a picnic and make a day of it.
Relax with some homemade cakes, scones, sandwiches and snacks from the coffee shop and keep an eye on the kids having fun on a Pony Ride, a trip on the Rancho Reilly Barrel Train, obstacle course, sunken trampolines, go karts, tractors, scooters and bikes. They can also play some miniature golf, shoot some basketball, enjoy the tyre swings and slides and inside there are soft play areas with ball pool and slides for the younger kids.