Kylemore Abbey is the perfect destination for family days out. A magical 1000 acre estate of woodland walks and a secret Walled Garden awaits your discovery.Join us for our creative and fun Halloween and Easter events. Children will love to learn about the history and stories connected with our historical buildings and the people who have over the years become part of Kylemore’s story.Don’t forget to make your wish at the Ironing Stone and take a peak through the windows of our Chocolate Kitchen!
A Child’s Visit to Kylemore
A child’s visit to Kylemore is all about discovery, exploration, nature, magic, and imagination on this extraordinary estate.
At Kylemore Abbey, you can spend the day wandering through the restored rooms of the abbey, visiting the miniature cathedral, following the tree trail and exploring our extensive woodland and lakeshore walks. Don’t forget to make a wish at the legendary Giant’s Ironing Stone or experience a musical performance in our beautiful neo-Gothic Church. Our Easter and Halloween children’s events are surprising and magical so don’t forget to check out our events page closer to the date. Why not fill up your picnic basket in Henry’s Express Café and enjoy an al fresco lunch with your little ones!
Mitchell’s Cafe at Kylemore Abbey is a family friendly café. Half price children’s portions and free baby bowls for toddlers aged 4 and under are available. Colouring sheets and storybooks are available for little ones to enjoy. Be sure to drop their finished masterpieces in the box so that we can choose our favourites for display!