Bracken Court Hotel

Bracken Court Hotel,
Bridge Street, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
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Family Activities at Bracken Court Hotel

Take the family to North County Dublin on a fantastic family fun break at the Bracken Court Hotel. Offering outstanding family facilities like our spacious family rooms with all the comforts. It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy everything Dublin has to offer. Enjoy great family breaks in this ideal location; don't forget you can take a short train journey into Dublin City Centre, all hassle free. Balbriggan has great transport links and is perfectly situated on the M1 Motorway - the Gateway to the North. Our special catered family breaks in Dublin will surely satisfy all your family needs. Let us take care of the rest...

Ardgillan Castle

Just a 5 minute drive from the Bracken Court hotel is Argillan Castle and Demense, comprising of 194 acres of parkland.  Visit the Castle, the children's playground, the gardens or their Tearooms.  For more information check out their website.   This Halloween Midterm be sure to check out their Halloween Spooky Tours - this is a very scary tour and so not for the very young or faint of heart!   There are a number of tours daily between Saturday 25th and Friday 31st October 2014.

Tayto Park

Just 30 minutes from the Bracken Court Hotel is the fantastic Tayto Park.  There is fun for all the family with complimentary Face Painting and Balloon Modelling, Live Shows and Animal Feeding times... Pony trekking will also be available in the Park. Why not take advantage of our Tayto Park Family Package?  Click here for more information.

Funtasia (Bettystown & Drogheda)

Just 20 minutes drive from the Bracken Court Hotel is the ultimate treat for your little ones... Choose from the Funtasia Entertainment Centre in Bettystown or the Funtasia Waterpark in Drogheda.  Our Reception Team will be delighted to help you with directions and opening times.  Further information about the parks is available at We also offer a fantastic Funtasia Family Fun Package.... Click here for more information.

Newgrange Farm

If the weather is fine, why not treat the whole family to a visit to Newgrange Farm? Just 25 minutes drive from the hotel, Newgrange Farm is a 333 acre farm situated in the beautiful and historic Boyne Valley and surrounds the famous National Monument of Newgrange. This is a genuine family owned and run working farm / educational facility, where adults and children can try the "hands on" experience of bottle feeding, feeding, holding, petting, and seeing all the usual farm animals and poultry, and much, much more. Our Reception Team will be happy to help you with directions and opening times. Adventure Centre @ Courtlough

For families with older children, a visit to Balbriggan would not be complete without a visit to the brand new Adventure Centre @ Courtlough.  With a wide range of activities including Zipline, Aerial Trekking, Archery and much much more, this is one spot not to be missed.  Our Reception Team will be happy to advise you on opening times and special packages that are available to guests of the Bracken Court Hotel.  More information on the activities available can be found by visiting their Activity List. Please be advised that the minimum age for the centre is 7 years old.

Dublin Falconry

Dublin Falconry is located a 5 minute drive from the Hotel at Courtlough Shooting Grounds. At Dublin Falconry let this be your first encounter of gracing the wild with a trained hawk on your fist.
Be astonished as the raptor sweeps from tree to tree and back to your outstretched gloved hand on command. Make sure to bring a camera - the photos you will talk about for a long time! It is open Saturday and Sunday 12 -6.00 and there are two flying displays at 12.30 and 2.30pm.  For more information visit

Summer Family Fun at the Bracken Court Hotel