Family Activities

Near Great National Hotel Ballina

Considering a family break in Mayo? Hotel Ballina is ideal for a great break away! This family friendly hotel has something for the whole family and is at the hub of all the major attractions

Waterpoint Aqua Park

Just 15 minutes from our hotel, this indoor waterpark has a 65 meter flume slide, large kids swimming pool, outdoor children’s playground and three all weather astro pitches. Also includes Health suite comprising of a Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

Paddle and Pedal

Feeling adventurous? Paddle and Pedal, located 10 minutes from Great National Hotel Ballina, offer kayaking tours from as little as €15. Cycle the Moy Greenway between Ballina and Killala or choose a self guided tour where you set your own map.
Rated number one on TripAdvisors for Outdoor Activities in Ballina, Co. Mayo.

Horseback Riding

Enjoy a horseback riding experience at the Iceford Horse Riding Stables, 10 minutes from Great National Hotel Ballina. Whether it's your first time on a horse or you are an experience jockey, the activities available offer an exhilirating day out. For beginners, there is a choice of lessons and children camps. For the more experienced rider, enjoy a two hour ride along the golden sands of Enniscrone Beach.

Westport House Pirate Adventure Park

A hub of family activities, Westport House Pirate Adventure Park has something for all ages.  For the brave, take a spin on the Cannonball Run slide, Pirates Swinging Ship and Pirates Plunge log flume ride. For the young, take a ride on the Westport House Express miniature railway. A fun day out for all!