Family Activities in Mullingar

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We are delighted to welcome your family to Bloomfield House Hotel, the perfect venue for a fun family break.

Enjoy lake walks, 20 acres of Parkland and an on site kids play area. Younger guests can have fun and make new friends at the Free Bumble Bee Kids Club. You can treat yourself to pampering time at Bloomfield Spa and Laser or enjoy Golf next door. There is plenty of family activities in the area including Belvedere House and Gardens, Greyhound racing, Cycling, Horse Riding, Lilliput Amenity Park, Paintballing and Laser Tag.

All our guests can avail of full use of the Leisure Club with a 20 metre swimming pool, Sauna, Steam room and Jacuzzi. There is plenty to keep everyone happy and entertained.

Our family rooms contain a double bed and two single beds or a double, single and a sofa bed.  We can have a cot added on request. Family rooms offer accommodation for 2 adults and up to 3 children, whereas our interconnecting rooms can cater for 2 adults and up to 4 children.

Bloomfield House Hotel is a Child and Family Friendly Hotel offering lots of Kids activities including a free Kids Club for residents, Easter and Summer Camps, Kids Parties, Healthy Food for Kids, a Swimming Pool and Kids Swimming lessons.

A free Kids Club runs at weekends and holiday times for residents of Bloomfield House.

Our kids club and Kids camp are a fantastic place for your kids to meet new people and most importantly have fun.

We also have a kiddies pool attached to the main pool, Family Changing Rooms and run Kids Swimming lessons throughout the year.

Bloomfield House participate in Food For Kids initiative which is coordinated and supported by the IHF and promotes more choice for parents. 

The ‘Family Friendly Menus’ will offer parents fun, interesting and healthy meals that reinforce healthy eating habits with an optimum balance of proteins, carbohydrates and nutrients.

Our aim is to deliver nutritious meals that are tasty, attractive and fun for children.

Bloomfield House Hotel is a proud participant in the Bord Bia Food Charter and the IHF Healthy food for Kids initiative.

Kids Camps
During the Easter and Summer kids can take part in our sports, soccer coaching, swimming and games camps.

Kids camps are run during Easter and Summer school holidays.

Qualified coaches supervise all activities.

Times 9am – 3pm

Cost: €65 per week for Leisure Club members or €75 per week for non-members.

Notes: A packed Lunch and swimming gear is required every day.  
Booking in advance and full payment is required to reserve spaces.  
Minimum age 5 years.  

Tel: 044-93-40894 | Email: 


Bloomfield Hotel and Leisure Club now offer Kid's Parties with fun activities and a meal.

We have different party options available from swimming and pool games to on site Laser Games.

Saturday and Sundays from 1.30pm to 3.30pm and 4pm to 6pm. Minimum number of Children is 12 and the maximum is 20. Adults must accompany children under 4 years old.

For more details please contact the Leisure Club.
Tel: 044-93-49305 or 044-93-40894


Belvedere House and Gardens

A great family day out with a Visitor Centre with multi-media show, exhibitions, the Animal Sanctuary and Children's Play Area. Belvedere also offer fun filled events including Laser Tag, Halloween at Belvedere, Narnia and Santa's Ice Palace.The Estate comprises 160 acres of parkland with 6kms of magnificent woodland and lakeshore walks, including the Narnia Trail. Several follies adorn the landscape including Ireland's largest folly, The Jealous Wall. The restored Belvedere House is an 18th Century hunting / fishing lodge designed by the renowned German architect Richard Castle for Robert Rochfort, later the 1st Earl of Belvedere. A fascinating walled garden, designed by Ninian Nevin in 1857, contains one of Ireland's finest collections of rare and special plants. The stable block is home to a modern visitor centre with mult i- media show, exhibitions and fully licensed cafe. Adjacent to the visitor centre are two children's play areas. There is also a delightful tram, which provides guided tours around a section of the parkland on selected days throughout the year. Belvedere is open year round with a full calendar of events.

Address: Belvedere, Mullingar, County Westmeath
Tel: +353 (0)44 9349060 | Fax: +353 (0)44 9349002

Rock ‘n’ Bowl Ten Pin Bowling Alley & Kids Soft Play

Rock 'n' Bowl - 2 for 1 Offer

  • Pay for 1 child into Jungle Joes and a 2nd Child goes FREE. 
  • Pay for half an hours Bowling and get a 2nd half hour FREE.
    (Must be Residents of Bloomfield House Hotel. Further Details available from Hotel Reception)

The ‘Rock ‘n’ Bowl Entertainment Centre’ is 22,500 square feet of pure fun for people of all ages. Based in Mullingar town, a short distance from Bloomfield House Hotel, Rock ‘n’ Bowl Bowling Alley and Jungle Joes Kids soft play is a welcome addition to the midlands entertainment scene. The brand new facility in Mullingar will exhibit a state of the art Kids Soft Play themed Jungle Joes and Rock ‘n’ Bowl...10 Bowling lanes...100 pins proudly waiting for your best shot.

Rock ‘n’ Bowl Ten Pin Bowling and Jungles Joes Kids Play is the ultimate in family fun, and wants to host your day out. So if your looking for state of the art bowling facilities, indoor kids play, family fun, entertainment for kids adults & teenagers, kids activities, fun and games, kids party venue, kids go karts, school tour packages, fundraising ideas, corporate nights out, shootsome pool, team building, or just something different to do in Westmeath, make Rock ‘n’ Bowl your number one choice.

Rock ‘n’ Bowl Ten Pin Bowling
Open 7 days a week | 10am till 10pm
Welcome to Mullingar's first ever bowling alley. Say good bye to boring rainy afternoons, days wondering what to do, where to bring the family on a day out and say hello to the newest and most exciting arrival to the Midland’s entertainment circuit…Let me introduce you to ‘Rock ‘n’ Bowl’.

Rock ‘n’ Bowl offers 10 lanes of waiting for you to make your lucky strike.
•Fully computerized Scoring system on large LCD screens.
•We cater for up to 6 people per lane at any one time.
•Packages for large groups / parties and functions available
•No age restrictions, bowling balls sizes for both Kids and Adults.
•Specially designed bowling rails which allow all abilities to aim and bowl
•Glow in the Dark Bowling with Automated Bumpers
•Big comfy couches designed specifically to enhance and enjoy your bowling party experience
•Organised Bowling Leagues for the budding novice and up and coming professionals.

Rock 'n' Bowl - 2 for 1 Offer

  • Pay for 1 child into Jungle Joes and a 2nd Child goes FREE. 
  • Pay for half an hours Bowling and get a 2nd half hour FREE.
    (Must be Residents of Bloomfield House Hotel. Further Details available from Hotel Reception)

Jungle Joes Kids Soft Play

Open 7 Days a week | 11am till 6pm

•Adventure Jungle Themed Kids Play Area
•Designated area for Toddlers and kids up to 2 years, 3-5 years and
6-12yrs old
•A huge variety of play equipment, including big astral & spiral slides, indoor football pitch, tee-piece crawl, mouse hole maze, vertical squeezers, rope bridges, punch bags, block climb, twizzler, ball pools, slung net, spider web net, aerial runway and lots, much more...
•Special morning prices for Mother and Toddlers
•Large Screen TV’s for you to catch up on your favourite soap, news or sport.

Tel: +353 (0) 44 9333300 | Email:

Lilliput Jonathan Swift Amenity Park

The Jonathan Swift Park features a Par 3 Golf Course overlooking the lake, a seasonal coffee shop, boat moorings, trout angling, swimming, woodland walks, and a children's play area.
Disabled access: Private parking available, Gravel surface to entrance. Ramped entrance. Accessible Cafeteria. Adapted toilets. Guide dogs are permitted.

Address: Lough Ennell, Mullingar, County Westmeath | Tel: +353 (0)44 9226141

Ballard Farm

Ballard Farm is ideally suited to groups requiring a visit to a technical working farm. Main enterprises are organic beef production, cereals and forestry. The farm has been innovative and to the forefront on many farming developments. The farm is run as a modern concern with particular attention paid to technical efficiency.

Address: Kilbeggan, Kilbeggan, County Westmeath
Tel: +353 (0)57 9331233 | Fax: +353 (0)57 9331418

Pollard Karting

Enjoy the thrills of indoor karting

At Pollard Karting in Castlepollard, Co Westmeath, anyone can enjoy the thrill of Karting on our exciting circuit that combines indoor and outdoor racing. You can be young or old, male or female.  Karting is one of the fastest growing activities in Ireland and will certainly have your adrenalin pumping whether you chose our "Arrive & Drive" format or the  "Grand Prix" which is ideal for larger groups.
Either way all you have to do is make a booking and turn up. Our trained staff take care of the rest.
Address: Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath
Tel: +353 (0) 44 9661674 or (087)1266213 | Email:


Kingdom of Sports

Kingdom of Sports is a fun new leisure activity open to all ages and level of ability. In this non contact skills challenge, test your ability against your friends in the Kingdom of Sports arena. 

The Arena contains 10 different sports all in their own self contained sections with slopped floors and conveyor belts to return all equipment as needed. 

The fun doesn’t stop with just sports they also offer an upstairs viewing Café, Pool, Foosball and Big Screen TV.

Address: Canal Avenue, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Tel: +353 44 9313000 
Email: | Web:


Mullingar IMC Cinema

The IMC is Mullingar premiere cinema complex, and features the very latest in projection and sound technology. 

Address: Mullingar IMC, Lakepoint Centre, Mullingar, County Westmeath.
Tel: +353 (0)44 9385800 | Web:

Lilliput Pitch & Putt

The course is spectacularly set in the heart of the midlands overlooking Lough Ennell. Groups and families catered for with golf clubs, pencils and score cards provided.

Tel: (087) 126 6214