Date: 19.05.2022
Author: Saoirse Bonnar
Category: Life

Fun outings for the family in Limerick

Life is all about striking the delicate balance between work, play and spending quality time with loved ones. Sometimes, this is easier said than done, but it’s important to carve out time for your family.

Luckily, Limerick offers a wide range of fun family activities to enjoy with friends and families, making it easy to create fun memories.

If you’re wondering where to start, consider the following five outings to enjoy with your friends or family this weekend. There’s something to suit outdoor enthusiasts, people interested in history, and those who simply want to have some fun inside.

1. Curragh Chase Forest Park

Spring is in the air and what better way to enjoy the fresh air than spending a day at Curragh Chase Forest Park. Covering 313 hectares of mixed woodlands, parkland and lakes, the diverse habitat is home to various animals and plants.

There are several trails to go for a walk, or you can set out a picnic blanket and enjoy a lovely meal together. If you’re looking for a memorable day outdoors, then Curragh Chase Forest Park is a great option. See the park’s location here:

https://www.coillte.ie/site/curragh-chase-forest-park/

2. Lough Gur Heritage Centre

Lough Gur Heritage Centre is loved as a magical and mysterious place that invites you to visit for a fun day out. Home to Ireland’s oldest and largest stone circle, Lough Gur is also rumoured to be the home of Fer Fí, the King of the fairies.

The trail at Lough Gur is surrounded by history, and the many interactive exhibitions make it fun to learn about this history. Lough Gur Heritage Centre is a great outing for all who are looking for a beautiful and tranquil day out. Click here to learn more https://loughgur.com/heritage-centre/

3. Basecamp Action Adventure Park

If a day of adrenaline is what you’re looking for, then Basecamp Action Adventure Park promises a unique, action-packed adventure.

A park is a great option for kids’ birthdays, family outings and even school trips. Their wide selection of outdoor activities includes forest archery, paintball, bushcraft and more. Click here to find out more https://www.basecampadventurepark.ie/

4. The Hunt Museum

The Hunt Museum is committed to changing lives with culture, creativity and learning. It’s tough to choose where to spend your time between the museum in a garden, cafe and indoor museum.

The museum showcases objects and paintings that extend from ancient times to the modern-day, offering a learning experience around every corner. Click here to find out more https://www.huntmuseum.com/

5. Jumplanes Indoor Trampoline Centre

Do your kids have extra energy that they need to burn? Plan a day at the Jumplanes Indoor Trampoline Centre and enjoy an alternative to fitness and fun. Trampolines are available for children five years and older, and the venue has quickly become a favourite family activity in Limerick. Click here to find out more http://www.jumplanes.com/

6. King Johns Castle

King John’s Castle also known as Limerick Castle is a 13th-century castle located on King’s Island in Limerick, Ireland, next to the River Shannon. Although the site dates back to 922 when the Vikings lived on the Island, the castle itself was built on the orders of King John in 1200. It is a great place to learn more about the local history. Click here to find out more https://www.kingjohnscastle.com/

7. Arena 5

Need a place that has activities for the whole family or simply want a fun date night? Plan a day at Arena5 in Limerick. It is one of the biggest and best family entertainment centres. They have Bowling Alley, Mini Golf. SoftPlay (Kids Playcenter), Cafe, arcade Games and trampoline park all under 1 roof. Click here to find out more about their deals https://arena5.ie/

8. Escape Rooms

Enjoy puzzles and brain challenges? Check out Limericks Escape rooms! An escape room is a real-life physical puzzle game, where you and your team are locked in a room for one hour. You need to interact with your surroundings and work together to crack clues and solve puzzles so that you figure out your escape before your 60 minutes are up! Click here to find out which puzzle you want to solve https://escapelimerick.ie/

9. National Kart Centre

Limerick has one of the largest indoor Karting Arena. The Track has been designed by experts in their field thus providing the most exhilarating track you will ever drive, with thrilling turns and technical corners and 2 high-speed straights. With almost 1,500 Mtrs in length, bridges, tunnels, underpasses, and has 270cc Sodi Karts up to 70kms/ph. Also, super fun drift karting. The benefit of using the centre is that all the activities are indoor, so the weather is never an issue. Learn more here https://nationalkartcentre.ie/

While these fun outings can be enjoyed on the weekend and during the holidays, they are equally fun when you need to get some time out of the house. For example, if you’re renovating the home and need a break from the chaos, then these outings can offer a joyful relief.

Speaking of renovations, StorageWise offers a great place to store your valuable household belongings during the transition period. We offer a range of different unit sizes that are available for rent with a flexible lease agreement.

Contact our friendly and professional team at StorageWise at +353 61 446326 or browse our personal size estimator to find out how much space you need.

 

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