Fun Family Things to do in Louth
January 28, 2019 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser

County Louth is colloquially known as ‘the Wee County’ as it is Ireland’s smallest county and is named after the village of Louth. The history of Louth goes back a long time. But before people wrote down histories and dates, a famous Irish story is supposed to have happened in Louth. It’s called the Táin Bó Cúailge and I’m sure you’ve all heard it. In this story, a famous warrior called Cúchulainn fights a whole army by himself to protect a brown bull from being stolen. This county has a tonne of family-orientated things for you to do and that’s why today, we’ll be giving you a list of family activities in Louth that you can take give a lash.

  1. Funtasia Waterpark

funtasia waterpark

Funtasia Drogheda Entertainment Centre and Waterpark is the newest addition to the Funtasia family business. You’re sure to have a great day out here with the family as the Park has slides, play areas, a toddler splash area and an adult only jacuzzi. This is a great idea because even when the weather is bad, you can still enjoy a day out, making it a must for any list of family activities in Louth.

  1. Cúchulainn’s Stone

Cuchulainns stone

Clochafarmore Standing Stone is an impressive monument standing at over 3m high and 1.3m wide. This stone is traditionally associated with the greatest hero of Irish folklore, Cúchulainn. According to legend Cúchulainn, who was fatally wounded, tied himself to this stone, so that he could stand straight and face the enemy. There is so much more you can learn about with Cúchulainn and you can soak up some of Louth’s rich history with this activity and hopefully learn something you never knew.

  1. Skypark

skypark louth

Skypark is Ireland’s biggest and most exciting Zip Line Adventure Park. This place has a wide variety of activities for any family, so we’re sure you and your family will enjoy this day out. This is the biggest aerial adventure park in Ireland with loads of other activities available. You can test yourself on over 30 challenges including cargo nets, skateboards, giant log swings, monkey bars and of course Zip lines. It’s got something for every age group and won’t cost a fortune so well worth a look.

  1. Ravensdale Forest

Ravensdale Forest

Ravensdale Loop at Ravensdale is an hour-long trail going past the river, bridges, large trees, standing stones and old coach roads. Ravensdale has some beautiful scenery and getting some exercise and fresh air will do the whole family some good. There are 3 trials available, so be sure to pick the one that most suits your family. But if you have older kids, you could hike to the top of the Black Mountain. Who doesn’t love a good challenge?

  1. Carlingford Adventure Centre

Carlingford Adventure Centre

Carlingford Adventure Centre offers a range of exciting land and water-based activities suited for the family whole family with different activities available for different ages. They offer a range of challenging activities, designed to build trust, communicate with each other and evolve to overcome obstacles and set tasks. I’m sure the whole family will enjoy doing this and it will create a lifetime of memories.

  1. Beaulieu House and Gardens

Beaulieu House and Gardens

Beaulieu House is a beautiful and historic estate near Drogheda and is situated on the banks of the River Boyne. A visit to Beaulieu House is a journey back through Ireland’s past. You will learn about the 2 families who lived here and the history that surrounds this place. Here’s a tip, if you go during the Summer, you can get a guided tour of the estate.

  1. Leprechaun and Fairy Cavern

Carlingford-Leprechaun-Cavern

If you have little ones, I’m sure they’ll enjoy this activity. The underground leprechaun and fairy cavern include 15 minutes of story-telling, where you learn all about the Leprechauns of Ireland and how they became protected by the EU. This is especially perfect for a wet day as it’s mostly done indoors.

  1. Carlingford Oyster Festival

Carlingford Oyster Festival

Carlingford Oyster Festival is a fun-filled 5 days of Oysters galore and offers plenty of fun and food for all the family. The Carlingford Oyster Festival is an opportunity for the seaside town to celebrate its heritage and one of its most famous exports – their oysters. This activity promises to put smiles on everyone’s faces. So go on, take a trip down to Louth!

Also, why not check out our guide on things for families to do in Kikenny. Worth a quick read.

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Fun Family Things to do in Louth
January 28, 2019 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser

County Louth is colloquially known as ‘the Wee County’ as it is Ireland’s smallest county and is named after the village of Louth. The history of Louth goes back a long time. But before people wrote down histories and dates, a famous Irish story is supposed to have happened in Louth. It’s called the Táin Bó Cúailge and I’m sure you’ve all heard it. In this story, a famous warrior called Cúchulainn fights a whole army by himself to protect a brown bull from being stolen. This county has a tonne of family-orientated things for you to do and that’s why today, we’ll be giving you a list of family activities in Louth that you can take give a lash.

  1. Funtasia Waterpark

funtasia waterpark

Funtasia Drogheda Entertainment Centre and Waterpark is the newest addition to the Funtasia family business. You’re sure to have a great day out here with the family as the Park has slides, play areas, a toddler splash area and an adult only jacuzzi. This is a great idea because even when the weather is bad, you can still enjoy a day out, making it a must for any list of family activities in Louth.

  1. Cúchulainn’s Stone

Cuchulainns stone

Clochafarmore Standing Stone is an impressive monument standing at over 3m high and 1.3m wide. This stone is traditionally associated with the greatest hero of Irish folklore, Cúchulainn. According to legend Cúchulainn, who was fatally wounded, tied himself to this stone, so that he could stand straight and face the enemy. There is so much more you can learn about with Cúchulainn and you can soak up some of Louth’s rich history with this activity and hopefully learn something you never knew.

  1. Skypark

skypark louth

Skypark is Ireland’s biggest and most exciting Zip Line Adventure Park. This place has a wide variety of activities for any family, so we’re sure you and your family will enjoy this day out. This is the biggest aerial adventure park in Ireland with loads of other activities available. You can test yourself on over 30 challenges including cargo nets, skateboards, giant log swings, monkey bars and of course Zip lines. It’s got something for every age group and won’t cost a fortune so well worth a look.

  1. Ravensdale Forest

Ravensdale Forest

Ravensdale Loop at Ravensdale is an hour-long trail going past the river, bridges, large trees, standing stones and old coach roads. Ravensdale has some beautiful scenery and getting some exercise and fresh air will do the whole family some good. There are 3 trials available, so be sure to pick the one that most suits your family. But if you have older kids, you could hike to the top of the Black Mountain. Who doesn’t love a good challenge?

  1. Carlingford Adventure Centre

Carlingford Adventure Centre

Carlingford Adventure Centre offers a range of exciting land and water-based activities suited for the family whole family with different activities available for different ages. They offer a range of challenging activities, designed to build trust, communicate with each other and evolve to overcome obstacles and set tasks. I’m sure the whole family will enjoy doing this and it will create a lifetime of memories.

  1. Beaulieu House and Gardens

Beaulieu House and Gardens

Beaulieu House is a beautiful and historic estate near Drogheda and is situated on the banks of the River Boyne. A visit to Beaulieu House is a journey back through Ireland’s past. You will learn about the 2 families who lived here and the history that surrounds this place. Here’s a tip, if you go during the Summer, you can get a guided tour of the estate.

  1. Leprechaun and Fairy Cavern

Carlingford-Leprechaun-Cavern

If you have little ones, I’m sure they’ll enjoy this activity. The underground leprechaun and fairy cavern include 15 minutes of story-telling, where you learn all about the Leprechauns of Ireland and how they became protected by the EU. This is especially perfect for a wet day as it’s mostly done indoors.

  1. Carlingford Oyster Festival

Carlingford Oyster Festival

Carlingford Oyster Festival is a fun-filled 5 days of Oysters galore and offers plenty of fun and food for all the family. The Carlingford Oyster Festival is an opportunity for the seaside town to celebrate its heritage and one of its most famous exports – their oysters. This activity promises to put smiles on everyone’s faces. So go on, take a trip down to Louth!

Also, why not check out our guide on things for families to do in Kikenny. Worth a quick read.

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