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Carleton Rainy Day Recommendations

Carleton Village Rainy Day Activities

If it’s raining Cats and Dogs, what can I do with the kids? Will the rain ruin our holiday? 

One of the biggest worries parents have when holidaying in Ireland is the weather. At Carleton Village we’ve taken the stress out of trying to think of things to do to keep the kids entertained if the dreaded ‘R’ shows up to try and ruin your day.

Carleton Village Rainy Day ActivitiesOnsite at Carleton Village

The Kids Club, Although we do like to vary our kids club activities to both outside and outside activities, we have enough paint, paper, stories and imagination to keep them occupied.

DVD Hire, Our guest can avail of free DVD hire from reception, we always have an up-to-date collection of cartoons and movies to keep them happy

Carleton Recommendations elsewhere

The Aura Leisure Centre, three swimming pools, a round the building slide, and for the grown ups Aura comes complete with a gym, steam room, sauna and coffee shop.

Go to Perks Entertainment Centre, home to Blackbeard’s two storey play centre, bowling, laser tag, a merry-go-round, arcade games and for the grown ups an over 18’s Casino.

Visit Pat at the Foxes Lane Folk Museum and see how your great grandparents lived. Pat has a collection of household objects dating from the 1970’s to back as far as the 1870’s. Well worth a visit and very easy on the pocket

Visit Leahy’s Open Farm, just a 40 minute drive from Youghal Leahy’s indoor play area is ideal for a rainy day

Don’t be afraid to get a little bit wet, throw on your rain coat and visit Fota Wildlife park, don’t miss a visit to Fota House and Gardens, take the guided tour a be fascinated by the history of the area.

Visit Mahon Point a shopping paradise for all your big brands, a multiplex cinema and Food Court with a varied choice

You’re wet anyway, why not try dinghy sailing or kayaking.

Go to Cobh, the last port of call for the Titanic and visit the Queenstown Story

Exercise your wallet and try a spot of shopping, Youghal and the surrounding has a varied array of shops with include boutiques, JackoPatsy Pottery, Ardmore craft and Pottery shop, The Kilkenny shop in Shanagarry, Art Gallery’s and Gift Shops!

The Jungle Gym in Midleton, located just 25 minutes from Youghal is indoor Jungle Gym suitable for the young family!

See how whiskey used to be made, why not visit the Jameson’s Distillery in Midleton and take a guided tour.

For more information on activities to do in East Cork during the rain call to the Carleton Village Reception.