There's So Much To Do At Easter in Monaghan

Looking for that perfect Easter Family Break?

You want to unwind and relax in Four Star Luxury while your children are having the time of their lives ?

Read on to see why 4 star Hillgrove Hotel Monaghan is the perfect place for your Family Easter Breaks

Everything for the whole Family this Easter,
Under one luxurious roof! FREE Kids Entertainment, FREE Kids Club Daily, Games Room with Pool Table, Wii, Racing Games, Computer, Ride on Toys, Bouncy Castle, Kids Pool, Family & Interconnecting Rooms, Babysitting on request.  Not to mention our Luxurious Spa, Delectable Restaurant and Funky Bistro Bar!

To make this easy for you we have compiled a list of activities to keep the whole family busy.... So Get booking today

4 - 12 years:

Kids Club (Hillgrove Hotel)

Games Room (Hillgrove Hotel)

Outdoor Playground (Hillgrove Hotel)

Swimming (Hillgrove Hotel)


8- 16 years:

Swimming (Hillgrove Hotel)

X-box and Wii Games (Hillgrove Hotel)

Games Room (Hillgrove Hotel)


Tanagh Outdoor Education & Training Centre Tel 049-5552988


Canoes & Mud Slide or Canoes & Climbing Wall

Suitable for 4 year olds and up.


 Tanagh Easter Kayak Skills Camp

Kayak skills camps over the Easter break. Introducing paddlers to the basic kayak skills
For more information


Week 1: 30th March-1st April 2015 10am-2pm daily

Week 2: 8th April -10th April 2015 10am-2pm daily

Participants will be required to travel each day to and from the centre, bring a packed lunch, and swim wear for under wetsuit, towel and old suitable footwear. The cost of the camp is €80pp and 10% discount when booked before the 17th March 2015. The camp includes coaching, assessment and certificate.

To book a place please contact Philomena on 049-5552988 or email

 Pre booking is essential *Minimum numbers required for course to run


AWOL Paintball Tel 047 86224

Paintballing is suitable for ages 15 +. Other activities are available for younger children.

Dry Activities:   Archery, Assault Course ,Mountain boarding, Crate Stacking and Mountain Biking

Wet Activities:   Canoeing, River crossing and Mud Slide

These activities are suitable for small groups and sessions last approx 1hr.

Multi activity sessions can also be arranged.

Cost :     Adults €20 per session

                Kids €12.50 per session

Activities are only suitable for 8 year olds and upwards.

€12.50 per child or 3 activities for 25 per child.


Navan Centre – Armagh Tel 028 3752 9644

Easter@Navan, The Ugly Duckling. Family fun with songs, dance, quacky crafts & lots more “egg-citing” activities. Events runs from Saturday 4th – Tues 7th April. Shows ate 10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3pm & 4.30pm. £6.50 per ticket. Under 2 years old are free.

Monaghan Wildlife Education Centre Tel 047 80632

Open 7 days per week, pre-booking is essential. Over 200 birds & mammals. 1 ½ hour tour inside & outside. They also have a release pen across from the centre where injured birds can be treated.

€8 for seniors & €5 for juniors.

Busy Bees Ceramics 047 70687 and 086 1080738 

Paint your own Easter decorations or paint a Bunny rabbit or Make a Chick Nest on the Potters Wheel. Suitable for all ages.  Postage & packaging extra.

Booking Essential

Chicks Nests €18, Decorations €5 each, Easter Bunny €15

Monaghan Valley Pitch & Putt Monaghan 047 84928  or  0862314564

Pitch and Putt is a game for all ages.

Special rates for families staying in Hillgrove Hotel. Easter 2015. Green fees €4.50 pp (this is 25% discount) includes hire of clubs but not balls.


 Monaghan Golf Driving Range Tel 047 84909

Open 10am-9pm 7 days per week. Suitable for all ages.. Large basket of balls €8, Medium basket €7, Small basket €6.

GR8 Tel 042 974 9944

BOWLING: 1 Game €6, 2 Games €10, 3 Games €12

SOFTPLAY: Under 4yrs €6, Over 4yrs €8 (UNLIMITED TIME)

Bowling & NERF recommended for ages 5 + (NERF Guns and Foam Bullet)


Planet Kidz Tel 047 75830

School Holidays Open: 11am-6pm Mon-Sat, Sundays & Bank Holidays 12-6

Children’s Play - Age appropriate areas from toddler to 12 years
€5 per hour, €7 for 2 hours per child.

Pay for 1 hour & get second hour free with proof of Hillgrove Hotel keycard
Irish Country Quads Tel 042 9378997

Quad biking for 4 children (under 12 years old)  - 1 hour session    €110

Quad biking & indoor airsoft for 4 children (under 12 years old)   -  2 hours   €160

Quad biking for 2 adults & 2 children (under 12 years old)   -  1 hour    €130

Quad biking for 4 children (13/14/15 years old)    -  1 hour       €135

Archery   -  1 hour session   €35 for 2

Rifle/target shooting   - 1 hour session   -  €40 for 2

Clay Pigeon shooting for 2 adults  -  €70 

Minimum age for quad biking, archery and target shooting is 7 years old

Minimum age for clay pigeon shooting is 16 years old

Booking required and offers are subject to availablilty


 Mullaghmore Equestrian Centre Tel 00 353 87 6600629  

daily private/group riding lessons for all age groups and all levels and abilities.  Also, hosting showjumping events over easter mainly on the friday nights commencing at 6.30 sharp. There will be an easter camp which runs over three days suiting all ages 7th-9th of April . During these camps kids learn how to ride horses, horse care and much more fun and games. The easter camp will also host a showjumping event on the 3rd day and kids will receive prizes for the effort they put in over the three days. Over easter there will be a hack organised also to again suit all age groups. Lessons can also be arranged privately or in group for children and adults with special needs.

Promotions/deals - valid for the month of march/april. 1 Hour child group rate €16.50 (group rate) or €25 for ½ hour private . Adults are €25 each for 1 hour group rate or €35 for ½ hour private. 2 kids and one adult- 2nd adult gets free

After 2 children there is a 5 euro discount for the 3rd child.


Todds Leap Tel 028 8556 7170

family open days on certain dates over Easter.

These provisional dates are: Wednesday 1st April Friday 3rd April Monday 6th April Friday 10th April

The open days include multiple activities (zip line, giant swing, archery, climbing wall, bungee run, bungee trampoline, off road truck run, gyroscope, rodeo bull) and are priced at £22.50/pp.

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