We know it can be challenging to find fun and educational family things to do when it rains, especially when you are travelling. That’s why we have created this list, which will help with keeping the dreaded “I’m bored!” moments away. Maldron Hotel Limerick is ideally located to access all that the Shannon region has to offer. With direct access to all major road networks, the hotel puts all family attractions at easy reach.
Things to do with Kids in Limerick When it Rains
Jump Lanes Limerick
Children from age 5 can jump to their heart’s content with lanes and lanes of indoor trampoline heaven! It’s perfect for a great day out, with its trampolines, dodgeball games, indoor location and on-site café.
Family friendly roller disco for all the family from beginners to pro skaters. The perfect family day out, party venue, team building or even your stag or hen.
Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum
Just 30 minutes from Limerick you will find the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum. Travel back to the 1930s and ’40s, when Foynes played a pivotal role in establishing commercial transatlantic passenger flights and soak up the history.
The Hunt Museum
Taking inspiration from the Hunt Museum’s fascinating collections, each Sunday there’s a themed arts and crafts session for children to take part in. Suitable for children aged 4 to 8, this workshop is the perfect way for children to learn while having fun.
National Kart Centre
Families with children from age 14 can avail of a group pass at the National Kart Centre for a truly exciting day out in Limerick. Race on the go karting or drift karting tracks that feature raised pit lanes, digital signposts and real underpasses. Then sit back and relax with a fresh baked pizza at the centre’s indoor viewing area.
St. Mary’s Cathedral
St. Mary’s Cathedral is located in Limerick city centre and it has a beautiful architectural presence that is hard to miss. Known as the oldest building in Limerick it is immersed in history, with a graveyard also on site. The church is still in use today, with regular masses taking place for the public to attend.
King John’s Castle
This famous castle has a brand-new visitor centre with state-of-the-art interpretive activities and exhibitions profiles each aspect of the Castle’s history from its humble beginnings. The outside courtyard remains as it did in medieval times with sights and sounds bringing you back to the seventeenth century.
Limerick Milk Market
Here you’ll discover the very best of fresh, natural produce. From great farmhouse cheeses and chutneys, just-caught fish and artisan meats, organic fruit and vegetables, to delicious healthy breads and fresh-pressed juices and an array of cafés. All under one roof.
Crescent Shopping Centre Limerick
The Crescent Shopping Centre is one of the biggest and most successful shopping centres outside of Dublin. On Limerick’s Dooradoyle Road, the Crescent is just two miles from Limerick city centre and within minutes of the Maldron Hotel Limerick. Other facilities include restaurants, a cinema, the centre has a number of main high street stores.
A visit to the home of Munster rugby is a must for any visitor to Limerick city. Thomond Park Stadium is renowned internationally for its unique atmosphere and history. The venue also boasts the famous Munster Rugby museum and stadium tour, showcasing the proud history and heritage that is Munster Rugby. With interactive displays and touch screens suitable for all ages, the museum is a must-see for any rugby enthusiast. 20 minutes drive from Maldron Hotel Limerick
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Maldron Hotel Limerick
Maldron Hotel Limerick is conveniently located directly off the N18 motorway from Shannon and is the ideal location for guests visiting Limerick city or using Limerick as a base for touring the southwest region.