Easter Camps & Easter Fun

Butlers Chocolate Factory  

Families looking for a fun-filled day out this spring will find it all at Butlers, the Factory Tour. 

Book a visit and see for yourself what really goes on behind the doors of a real working chocolate factory. 

Visitors will learn all about where chocolate comes from and see the fascinating process of how delicious Butlers creamy chocolate and sweet ingredients are transformed into boxes of luxury chocolates and delicious flavoured chocolate bars, fudge, toffee and hot chocolate. The tour includes a chocolate movie on the origins of chocolate and the history of Butlers Chocolates, a chocolate museum with optional worksheets and games for children of all ages, and a bird’s eye view of the Butlers factory and the chocolatiers who have mastered the delicate craft of chocolate artistry. See an up-close demonstration of how Butlers create and fill their chocolates and decorate your own chocolate novelty to bring home as a souvenir. Afterward why not visit the onsite Butlers Chocolate Café to enjoy an award-winning Butlers hot chocolate or sweet treat. Butlers, the Factory Tour is full accessible and is easily located close to the M1/M50 junction, with plenty of parking. www.butlerschocolates.com/book


The Easter bunny loves coming to the majestic Luggwoods forest so come along and join him with your Family & Friends this Easter. The Magical Easter Spring Trail is decorated with lots of Colour & Easter sensations, so you can let your imaginations go wild at this special time of year. Meet the Luggwoods Fairy Tales characters who are on hand to help guide you to find the clues that crack the code on the Easter puzzle! 


Easter Treasure Trail at Belvedere House 

Easter Trail and Pet Farm at Belvedere House Gardens and Park, Co Westmeath 

The grounds of Belvedere House are great for kids, with hidden creatures in the fairy garden and extensive play areas for running around. But on Sunday 31st  Monday1st of April , the Easter Treasure Trail will have even more to explore along the way, with goodies to win and a meet and greet with cute animals from the Wooly Farm Mobile Pet Farm. Children under 2 can attend for free, though they must be booked in along with the rest of the family. 

23rd March to 1st April

Easter Fun Activities at Beyond The Trees
Rathdrum Co. Wicklow 

A fun family day out with events this Easter including a Bunny train ride, egg hunt on the ‘Great Ride’, arts & crafts workshop & story telling followed by an Easter reward.. Each hour slot will consist of a train ride, workshop, story telling & reward for each child. 

Adults must accompany children under 12. A maximum of 4 children for every one adult on the same booking. Infants up to 12 months old must sit on an accompanying adult’s lap on the train ride. 
Booking now www.beyondthetreesavondale.com

Teidí Tours
Croke Park

The Teidi Tours are back for the Easter break! Teidí Tours are specifically for our younger visitor and each child who visits will make their very own GAA Museum sports bear to take home.  Teidí Tours include a bear making workshop and a family friendly guided tour of Croke Park.crokepark.ie

31st March & 1st April

Easter at Farmleigh
Farmleigh House and Estate Phoenix Park,

Farmers market, 10am - 5pm. Music in the pleasure grounds, 2pm - 4pm. 

Programme of events on www.farmleigh.ie

31st March

Fairyhouse Racecourse WillowWarm Gold Cup & Family Day 

A golden day for the whole family that also happens to feature a Grade 1 WillowWarm Gold Cup.

KIDS GO FREE policy means that all the family can experience one of Ireland’s most prestigious race meetings for a fraction of the price all with the addition of free entertainment for all ages. 

Book online at www.fairyhouse.ie

2nd April

Easter Camps at Festina Lente 

Celebrate Easter Midterm - 5 nature activities a day - inclusive learning and fun!

Nature Fun Camp - 1 day: runs 10am until 1pm

There are 4 days available: Tuesday 2 April to Friday 5 April

Suitable for children ages 4 - 11: places limited.

Nature wonderland adventures and activities for all learning styles and curiosities! In the amazing Festina Lente Walled Gardens. Activities include a feast of fun sensory, practical and wellbeing experiences and lots of takeaways to build botanical memories!

Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.ie/ 

3rd and 4th April , 9am-2pm 

Easter Activity Day at Rediscovery Centre

Looking for Easter holiday fun? Dive into our Education Team’s Easter Activity Day! Join us for egg-citing hands-on activities, including an egg hunt challenge, egg science, Easter games, arts and crafts, and springtime nature exploration. It’s sure to be egg-cellent! Suitable for kids aged 6 to 12 years of age. Our experienced facilitators are child protection-trained and Garda vetted. The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

+353 18933801