Top 10 things to do on a rainy day in Newport, Mayo
Make the most of your stay, even on a wet and windy day. There is plenty of fun things to do for all the family no matter how bad the weather is. Enjoy some family time on your holiday escape to the Hotel Newport at the heart of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way with our top 10 list of experiences for you and your children;
1. Achill Experience
Onsite aquarium, maritime history, the Deserted Village
and outdoor excursions.
Have fun and explore Achill,
learn about the fish in our waters, how people lived years ago and what island
life is like. See the salt water tanks in the aquarium and enjoy a up close
experience with the touch tank. Visit the indoor Deserted
Village on the side of Slievemore Mountain. Call 098 43292 or visit www.achillexperience.ie
2. Ballycroy National
Ballycroy National Park & Visitors centre comprises of
11,000 hectares of Atlantic blanket bog and mountainous terrain, covering a
vast uninhabited and unspoilt wilderness dominated by the Nephin Beg mountain
range. Enjoy the interactive exhibition on the habitats and the surrounding
areas and take a stroll on the nature trail. Admission is free. Call 098 49888 or visit www.ballycroynationalpark.ie
3. Funster Play Area, Castlebar
A fantastic indoor adventure play centre - for kids who like
to have fun fun fun! Featuring a tube slide, duck and weave challenge, walk the
plank, aerial glider, treasure hunt, indoor football and basketball, as well as
under 5 and baby play areas, we also have a cafe and seating area. Call 094 9038939 or visit www.funster.ie
4. Gateway Leisure, Belmullet
Everybody's welcome at Gateway Leisure where there is plenty
to do and lots of fun for all the family. Ten Pin Bowling Lanes - Pool tables
& Air Hockey Tables - Kids Island Adventure/Children’s Activity Play Centre
with Birthday Party Rooms - 9 Hole Mini Golf Course - Licensed Bar and
Restaurant. Call 097 20002 or visit www.gatewayleisure.ie
5. Mayo Leisure Point, Castlebar
Comprising of state-of-the-art leisure activities,
entertainment, food, beauty health & well-being, all combined under
the one roof for the enjoyment of everyone. Open 7 days a week and with
activities to suit everyone in the family.Call 094 9025473 or visit www.mayoleisurepoint.ie
6. Mayo Movie World Cinema, Castlebar
Mayo Movie World is a luxury 7 screen RealD 3D capable cinema located in Castlebar, Co Mayo. Luxury 7 Screen Cinema Dolby Digital sound Full disabled facilities Hearing Loop system. The widest shop selection in the West with freshly cooked popcorn. Great fun for kids and all the family with special family rates as well as showing the most up to date movies. Call (094) 902 7777 or visit www.mayomovieworld.ie
7. Museum of Country Life, Castlebar
Turlough park House is set in spectacular surroundings,
framed by magnificent gardens, reflected in the still waters of its own lake.
The National Folklore Collection has been assembled by the museum's
professional staff, in award winning galleries, laid out in many ingenious and
innovative ways are the lives of the ordinary people of Ireland from the
1850-1950. Call 094 9031755 or visit www.museum.ie/Country-Life
8. The W Cinema, Westport
The W Cinema offers state-of-the-art technology in a newly refurbished
building. The cinema shows all the latest movie releases and guarantees the
best movie experience for all to enjoy.
Call 098 24242 or visit: www.thewcinema.com
9. Westport House &
Westport House is one of Ireland's most beautiful and
historic homes. Its the ideal centre for a day visit, especially for families.
Some attractions in the Pirate Adventure park include the cannon ball slide,
pirates swinging ship, and pirates plunge log flume ride. A must see for those
visiting Westport. Call 098 27766 or visit www.westporthouse.ie
10. Wild West, Indoor play centre, Westport
The Wild West Indoor play village brings to Westport an exciting,
first-of-its-kind playtime experiences for children - both fun and educational
at the same time! This award winning indoor play centre also has a Cafe for
adults to sit back and enjoy a coffee or light bites while the kiddies play.
Call 098 24634 or visit www.thewildwest.ie
Check out our list of the Top 10 things to do in Mayo here
Check out our list of the Top 10 things to do in Newport here
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