There are a lot of great towns and hidden hotspots to visit on family holidays in Ireland, which include the charming capital and breathtaking coastal retreats.
A sure bet for family trips, Dublin has plenty of landmarks, museums and great places to eat. You can visit the state rooms of Dublin Castle and walk around its magnificent grounds and also see the National Museum of Ireland. The latter includes a Natural History exhibit, with a fantastic Irish wildlife section.
This is another of Ireland's great historic cities, with Blackrock Castle and the 18th century English Market. The surroundings of the town are also fantastic for outdoor activities as a family. You can ride horses through forests or go for hikes along the coast. This is truly ideal for active families who love mixing culture and nature.
A quintessential Irish city, Limerick is sure to charm everyone with its majestic old town and range of interactive museums. King John's Castle in particular is fantastic fun for kids, with touch screens depicting famous battles and the opportunity to dress up as a knight.
Located in the northern county of Donegal, this destination offers a different look at the beauty of the country. The Cathedral of St. Eunan and St. Columba is one of the most splendid Catholic cathedrals in the world. With stately homes to visit and a dazzling local coast, Letterkenny is a serene and pretty place to enjoy family holidays in Ireland.