Hazel Mountain Chocolate Factory
Hazel Mountain Chocolate Factory is situated in Bell Harbour based along the Wild Atlantic
Way. They are Irish chocolate makers who craft chocolate with sustainable and natively
sourced ingredients. It is Ireland’s only bean to bar chocolate factory.
Aillwee Caves and Birds of Prey gives your family a chance to explore its weirdly shaped
underworld and enjoy unexpected freedom with majestic birds of prey. It’s a trip not to be
missed, and you will be sure to come away with lasting memories. Even on a rainy day this is
the perfect day out.
Kilrush Aqua Park
Aqua Park is located 46 kilometres from Hotel Woodstock at the Kilrush Marina in County
Clare. The course runs for an hour and wet suits are provided. Pre-booking is essential! It’s a
for sure way to keep everyone entertained and a fun active day for some family bonding.
West Clare Railway
West Clare Railway has been restored to provide a fun day out for families. It is situated in
Moyasta just outside Kilrush town. West Clare Railway is Moyasta’s restored steam engine
train station to allow families experience a real life steam locomotive with an incredible story
about the historical railway and trains.
The Alpaca Experience is offered in Kilkee, Co. Clare. The Flying Alpaca is a family-run
farm with alpacas, horses and chickens. They’re the only alpaca farm in Loop Head offering
alpaca trekking. This is a fun activity and suitable for all ages and fitness levels and is
guaranteed to put a smile on your face!
Loop Head is situated 84 kilometres away from the hotel and epitomises what the Wild
Atlantic Way is about: panoramic cliff views and plenty of quiet beauty spots where you can
pause and wonder at this unforgettable part of the world.
A trip to Loop Head Lighthouse is a visit of contrasts, centered around this beacon of hope
that has perched majestically on the scenic headland of Loop Head for hundreds of years,
looking down on the Atlantic, 90 meters below.
Tucked away amid the rolling hills of Quin, Co. Clare lies Knappogue Castle – only 18
kilometres from Hotel Woodstock – a 15th century restored medieval tower house that
proudly stands as a reminder of our past and reflects the medieval glory in which our nobility
of yesteryear lived.
As you wander through the vaulted halls of Knappogue, you will learn about the families who
dwelled here including the Scots and the Butlers each making their own valuable
In the magical setting of Knappogue Castle, the walled garden is a romantic oasis to sit and
muse or just escape the ‘madding crowd’. The tall and imposing walls of the walled garden,
are lovingly refurnished with climbing roses, grapevines and many clematis varieties.
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is one of Ireland’s most historic castles on the west of Ireland.
This is your chance to experience a window on Ireland’s past and explore the acclaimed 15th
century Bunratty Castle and the 19th century Bunratty Folk Park, less than 28 kilometres
from Hotel Woodstock.
The Castle was resotres in 1954 to its former medieval splendour. At evening time, Medieval
Banquets are held in the castle and open to the public to enjoy. As well as this, you can enjoy
the sights, sounds, tastes and scents as you stroll from house to house around Bunratty Folk
Park Village. It is truly an experience you don’t want to miss out on!
Craggaunowen Pre-Historic Park
Take a trip to the past when visiting the life of the hunter-gatherer in the ring fort at
Craggaunowen Pre-Historic Park.
Explore Craggaunowen Castle the 16th century restored Medieval Castle built in 1550
standing defiantly on a crag overlooking the lake and enjoy magnificent views of the
countryside. Observe rare and really interesting animal breeds such as wild boar and soay
sheep – specimens of the pre-historic era.
Visit one of Ireland’s earliest roadways or ‘togher’ dating to 148 BC. Exploring the
Souterrain is fun – designed to store food but these were often a welcome escape route when
under attack from the enemy! Good place for hide and seek! Enjoy the fresh air and lake
walks in a most enjoyable rural setting. Savour our wonderful homemade fare in the
charming farmhouse tea-room.
Moher Hill Farm
Moher Hill Farm and Leisure Park is located on the Western Seaboard beside the famous
Cliffs of Moher. It is run by the Canavan family and stretches out over 14 acres of farm park
land. The farm was initially set up to teach and educate visitors about various different
animals, both traditional and exotic animals of different origins. Over the years they decided
to make it into a farm park that involves a mini-golf course, bouncing castle and both indoor
and outdoor play areas. It is the perfect way to spend a sunny day with family.
The Planet Leisure Centre is a great place to have a fun day with the kids. With an indoor
play area, arcade, laser tag room and bowling facility, there is plenty activities for people of
all ages. They also offer pool and snooker games to people to avail of. It really is a fun family
day at the Planet.
Dennis’s Den is a fun indoor play area for a day to entertain the kids. Dennis’s Den is an Irish
owned, family run business that specialises in making sure your children have a fun and safe
time playing in their facilities. While the children go off to play, mam and dad can relax and
enjoy tea, coffee and snacks that are provided. It for sure one way of making sure the children
are tired for bed!
Kilnamona Pitch and Putt
Kilnamona Pitch and Putt is situated just an 8 kilometres from Hotel Woodstock. Once
you’ve paid the admission charge you can play for the day, which is excellent value. All
equipment is provided and it caters for many different groups. Are you ready to get a hole in
Atlantic Air Adventure Shannon
Atlantic Air Adventures is situated just a swift 24 kilometre drive from Hotel Woodstock. It
allows you to experience flight from the captain’s seat with a Flight Simulator Experience
Gift Voucher. It is an unforgettable experience and one to avail of while you can.
Nevsails Watersports and Rock Climbing Centre Kilkee
Nevsail Watersports has been operating since 2004 in Kilkee and provides lessons and fun for
all sorts of water activities, rock climbing and even archery. Nevsail Watersports is situated at
the beach front by the Life Guard and accommodates everyone from beginners to advanced!
What a fun way to have a fun day with your teens!
Kayaking with Clare Water Sports
Fancy sailing on Ballyalla Lake in Ennis? Clare Water Sports provides a fun and active
activity for all! They have kayaks and SUP boards for rent at the lake which is really
convenient for families. With being located a 7.5 kilometre drive away from the hotel, it is a
perfect way to have a paddle and enjoy the day!
Mountain View Horse-riding Centre
Mountain View Horse Riding Centre offers teenagers who have all different levels
experience to join them in many different treks across the beautiful countryside. They are just
located 10 minutes outside the seaside village of Doolin. Perfect way to have fun and
discover the beauty of the Burren!
Empire Movieplex Ennis
Want to settle down with a good movie in the evening time with the kids? Empire Movieplex
situated on Parnell Street in Ennis, has an ideal movie night experience for you. From having
7 screens available in this cinema, I’m sure you will be able to find a movie that everyone in
the family will like.
Lees Road which is also known as John Sullivan Park and is located 3.2 kilometre drive from
the hotel. It is a sport and amenities park that is set in 134 acres of feature-rich, biodiverse
woodland and parkland. Perfect place to go for a run or kick a football or skate at the
skateboard park. With a small outdoor park area as well to keep the kids occupied, your
choices are limitless!
Fore more information please call us on (065) 6899800