Top Things To Do In Kildare This Midterm Break 2019

This October midterm, entertain the kiddos with some of these fantastic events right here in Kildare!

With the little ones only just settled back at in the classroom, it’s already time for mid-term break! Keeping the tots entertained while out of school can be a challenge, so today on Into Kildare we have rounded up the best activities in Kildare for some family fun.

To read our previous post on things to do in Kildare for Halloween, click here.

Abbeyfield Farm


Abbeyfield Country Pursuits is a great day out for all the family. Whether you’re a horse lover, a master archer, a nature buff or just enjoy a day out in the fresh air, Abbeyfield has it all. Abbeyfield introduces children to the world of ponies in a safe and fun-filled country environment. Horseriding lessons are available for anyone over the age of four.

Experienced staff are available to help and tutor you in the skills of shooting and/or archery also. Contact Abbeyfield for details on opening hours and availability.

Barge Trip


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Ger Loughlin (@bargetrip) on


Keep your little skippers entertained this midterm break with a cruise down the canals of Kildare with Barge Trip! Beginning in Sallins, Barge Trip’s traditional canal barge boats sails through the Kildare countryside.

Kids can keep their eyes peeled for wildlife along the banks like kingfishers, dragonflies, ducks, swans and more. The little ones will enjoy a day out in the fresh air, all the while learning about the history of the canals, barges and bridges. Leave the world behind and set out on an adventure on the waters! For more information, visit

Kildare Farm Foods



View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Sc// Its_ciaraxx (@its_ciaraxx) on

Kildare Farm Foods will host their own Halloween weekend this Bank Holiday, but all regular activities are still full-steam ahead on the farm. Bring the kiddies along to the open farm where they can meet the animals and hang out with the resident celebrities, Rizzo, Sandy and Hector, the famous alpacas!

Kildare Maze



View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Bee (@bedelic) on

The Kildare Maze Activity Park is located in Ballinafagh, Prosperous, Naas, Co. Kildare and is a great family fun day out. Leinster’s largest hedge maze also has a zip-wire, crazy golf and an adventure trail.

This Kildare attraction a challenging and exciting day out with good old fashioned fun for families at an affordable price. Out in the fresh air, this is a great place for families to enjoy a day together.

Lullymore Heritage Park

Lullymore offers everything from a pet farm, to crazy golf, to great outdoor and indoor play areas. There’s no time limit on your stay, so you and your loved ones can enjoy a day out at your leisure.

Lullymore will also host their own Halloween Happenings this Bank Holiday Weekend.

Clonfert Pet Farm


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Clonfert Pet Farm ? Kildare (@clonfertpetfarm) on

Animals are always a hit with the kids! As well as furry friends, Clonfert also have two outdoor playground areas both with bouncy castles, an indoor play area, go-karts, a football pitch, plenty of picnic areas and lots more to keep your family entertained.

Irish National Stud



View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Into Kildare (@intokildare) on


Over the bank holiday weekend, the National Study will be offering pony rides to all kids, with face-painting while they wait. There will also be magic shows and a spooky tunnel experience, suitable for all ages. Come in dress-up and experience a great day out for all the family!

There is also a kids’ area for all ages and a beautiful cafe for Mam and Dad to relax in.

K-Bowl Entertainment Centre

With the temperatures expected to drop this weekend, the little ones may want to stay indoors. K-Bowl in Naas is equipped with a bowling alley, air hockey and a kids zone. Parents can also relax on comfy couches while the kids have a ball on the climbing frames, ball pit and slides.

Right now K-Bowl are offering a deal of family bowling for €35.

Red Hills Adventure

As well as hosting their highly successful Spooky Hallows Halloween event for the little ghouls and goblins this year, Red Hills Adventure is also open for family fun throughout the midterm break!

Redhills Adventure is one of Ireland’s most exciting adventure centres located very close to Kildare Village Outlet on a re-purposed farm over 7 acres.

Choose from Airsoft Combat Games, Splatmaster Junior Paintball, Archery Tag, Assault Course and Team Building Challenge Games, Traditional Archery, Airsoft Target Shooting, Tomahawk Throwing and new for 2019 – Human Fuzzball!!