Have a Spooktacular Staycation in The Kingdom this Halloween

As summer comes to a close and the leaves start to turn golden and orange, there will be sad faces all around as the routine of school and work is […]

As summer comes to a close and the leaves start to turn golden and orange, there will be sad faces all around as the routine of school and work is back in full swing. Those sad faces will soon change into scary faces as Halloween is just around the corner! 

The Halloween break is a great time for families to take a trip to celebrate this spooktacular holiday and County Kerry has the key to #UnlockTheMagic this Halloween. With a variety of spooktacular hotel packages on offer and plenty of seasonal activities, there is lots to see and do to really get into the spooky spirit this Halloween in Kerry!

Activities

Killarney Pumpkin Farm

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​​Situated on the outskirts of Killarney Town in Co. Kerry you will find Killarney Pumpkin Farm, nestled in the quiet hills of Headford. Visit Killarney Pumpkin Farm and pick your own pumpkin from their pumpkin patch. If pumpkin picking isn’t your thing, there are a lot of other activities to choose from to get you immersed in the spirit of Samhain. You can make your way through the corn maze, hear ghost stories at the haunted ghost bus, or if that’s too scary for you, meet the farm’s alpacas, just name to name a few. 

There are also plenty of spots for refreshments on the farm. The Patch pop-up serves Halloween-themed food and beverages while you’re pumpkin picking. The Farm Café is great for some baked goods while The Farm Food Bus provides fall meals.

Admission is €16.20 per person with family bundles available. Tickets are available on their website.

Sandy Feet Farm

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If you aren’t interested in scary Halloween events then Sandy Feet Farm’s Halloween Hoedown might be the perfect event for you! This is a fright-free family-friendly event which is suitable for all ages! All children must be accompanied by an adult, and all adults must be accompanied by a child to attend. Their friendly Halloween characters will entertain you with an interactive story, singing, dancing and more! There will be a limited number of animals on the farm, the playground and sensory garden will also be open. Their Café will be open with Halloween-themed sweet treats and drinks.

Tralee Bay Wetlands

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Visit Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park for an awesome Autumn activity this Halloween Mid Term Break on their “Wetlands Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt”. Ever wondered what creatures lurk around Tralee Bay Wetlands at Halloween? A Scavenger Hunt with activities and searching for clues will lead families to the Pumpkin Patch, where you choose your own pumpkin to take home to carve or decorate for Halloween.

Kenmare Halloween Howl

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Come to Kenmare and join their 8 days of Halloween celebrations.

There will be fire in the streets, storytelling, scary movies, a haunted forest, arts and crafts, Halloween parade, games and lots more. Some not so scary events for the young and young at heart too.

Accommodation

Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, Tralee

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Treat yourself to a relaxing break away to Kerry and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Ballygarry Estate.

Enjoy an overnight stay in a luxurious guestroom
Full Irish Breakfast served in Restaurant 58
Complimentary access to the Outdoor Hot Tubs, Thermal Suite & Thermal Garden of Nádúr Spa
Complimentary access to 24hr Fitness Suite
Complimentary Bike Hire for our Adult & Childrens bicycles to explore the Estate Walking & Cycling Trails
Free Wi Fi throughout the Hotel
Free ample car parking
Free daily newspaper

Guests are welcome to book treatments in Nádúr Spa & to use the Outdoor Hot Tubs, Thermal Suite & Thermal Garden. Pre-booking in advance of your stay is advisable as availability is limited show less

The Great Southern, Killarney

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Enjoy a family break at Great Southern during the school holidays in February, Easter and Halloween. This fun filled package includes:

Three Nights luxury accommodation in a Family bedroom, Full Irish Breakfast each morning and Dinner for Adults on Two Evenings. Childrens meals are charged on consumption Seasonal activities will be available throughout in the Kerry Cubs Kids Club.

Please note this is subject to availability. Complimentary access to the Health Club at Great Southern including 15m Swimming Pool, Steam Room, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Two Tennis Courts. 

Kenmare Bay Hotel, Kenmare

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2 Nights B&B with 1 Dinner for 2 adults and up to 2 children sharing under 12 From only € 179pps

  • 2 Kids under 12 Stay & Dine FREE*
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Dinner on one evening

 

Cahernane House Hotel, Killarney

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Enjoy a luxurious 2 night Halloween break at Cahernane House Hotel. Full Irish breakfast each morning and dinner on one evening of your choice. Gather round the fire for some wonderful tales of myth and mystery. Autumn is such a gorgeous time in Killarney, to discover and explore all this vibrant town and parklands has to offer. 

Monday, October 31st 2022

  • Halloween treats in your room on arrival.   
  • At 6 pm, there will be a haunted history tour of Cahernane. Keep watching behind you!
  • Four Course Dinner on one evening. *Children’s menu available
  • Gather around the fire in the Drawing Room to hear Ireland’s greatest storyteller, Eddie Lenihan, tell tales of myth, magic and mystery. Suitable for all ages from 9.30 pm. 

Tuesday, November 1st 2022

  • Breakfast at leisure from 8 am – 10.30 am
  • At 11.30 am this morning (All Souls Day), meet at Killegy Graveyard to see where the Herberts of Cahernane and Muckross were buried and they will tell some ghost stories there too about some interesting local characters.
  • Explore Killarney for the afternoon. Check out the secret cave at Muckross or look for the ghosts past Ross Castle.
  • Children staying, can enjoy a Halloween movie with popcorn and even more, Halloween treats this evening.

Dingle Skellig, Dingle

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Our two night family break is the ideal way to explore Dingle.
Our family facilities include our Fungi Kids Club, family utility room, interconnecting rooms, babysitters, kids tea times and our onsite leisure club with kids pool!

Children are included on a bed and breakfast basis only, with evening meals charged on consumption. Our supervised Fungi Kids Club is available each morning and evening during school holidays and weekends for children aged between 5 – 12 years.
The Skellig Crèche is a seasonal offering, please enquire directly for details.

This package includes;
• Two nights stay in one of our luxury rooms
• Full Irish breakfast daily
• Two course dinner for adults on one evening of your choice in our Coastguard Restaurant.

Children’s rate;
• 0 – 3 years Complimentary bed and breakfast
• 4 – 12 years Up to two children included in rate on bed and breakfast basis

Killarney Royal

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Residents of Killarney Royal can avail of all the Halloween treats and activities which will be taking place in their sister property, Great Southern Killarney, which is conveniently located within a short walking distance of Killarney Royal. There is something for all the family which will be sure to make you shudder! The Halloween activities include Scary Movie Nights and Spider Hunts which are sure to make your spine tingle! 

Enjoy a two night break at the Killarney Royal Hotel with Full Irish Breakfast each morning and a 4 course evening meal in The Candle Room Restaurant on one evening of your choice. Please note dinner may be served in The Royal Bar & Bistro should The Candle Room restaurant be closed.

This also includes full access to the Health Club at our Sister Property, Great Southern Killarney which includes 15m Heated Pool, Steam Room, Sauna, Jacuzzi & Two Outdoor Tennis Courts. 

Gleneagle Hotel & Apartments

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The Gleneagle Hotel has a wide variety of Halloween offers starting at just €180! These offers include packages like:

Beautifully appointed Family Suite for 2 Adults & 2 children with Full Irish Breakfast.

Our Family Suites are located on the 2nd & 3rd Floors and consist of

  • Luxurious Double Bedroom Small Children’s Room with Bunk Beds
  • Separate Living Room
  • Bathroom with Shower only (NO BATH)
  • Still and Sparkling Water
  • Butlers Handmade Chocolates
  • *Bathrobes and Slippers for your comfort during your stay (*adults only)

Room Facilities: Tea/coffee making facilities, Hairdryer, Direct dial phone, Satellite cable television, 24-hour room service, Up-to-date guest information booklet incl entertainment listings.

Want something extra from your trip to Kerry? Check out our Kerry On Us packages for a break with a little something on us!

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Note: All prices listed are subject to availability and are taken directly from the hotel’s website as of today 12/10/2023 and all offers are subject to the property’s terms & conditions. We advise booking as early as possible to guarantee your place. Please remember to book directly via the hotel’s website for the best rates.

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