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Children's Activities - Playtime in Portlaoise

Portlaoise has a wide range of activities to suit all age groups and all are within easy reach of the Maldron Hotel. On-site we also offer a 20m pool which provides hours of fun for our little guests to enjoy.


Roll N Bowl - guests of Maldron Hotel Portlaoise receive special rates, please click here.

Conveniently located, Roll n Bowl offers a number of activities for old and young alike. Come visit Roll n Bowl for a great range of activities:

  • Bowling - Cosmic ten pin bowling
  • Kids Parties - The best children's parties around
  • Laser Quest - One of the best centres in Ireland
  • Soft Play Centre - Play centre over 4 levels
  • Teddy Bear Factory - Make your own teddy bear
  • Roller Skating Disco - The coolest disco ever


Kivlahan Adventure Farm - guests of Maldron Hotel Portlaoise receive special rates. Please contact the hotel to discuss.

Unique fun for all age groups! Kivlahan Farm has a number of exotic animals and birds from all over the world. They have pony and horse riding, carriage driving, playground wall painting, BBQ and much more. Different educational packs available with endless possibilities.

Odeon Cinema

Share the magic and fun with your kids at Odeon Kids screenings. On Saturday's and Sunday's, enjoy the cinema with your child for only €2 per person and that includes adult tickets. During the summer this promotion runs every day. Odeon kids shows are extremely popular so make sure you don't miss out and book online. There's amazing family value at Odeon. Feel like a child again, adults pay child prices with the family of 4 ticket. Whether 2 Adults 2 Children, or 1 Adult 3 Children, ODEON have you covered, so that you can enjoy the best films at the best prices. Contact your local cinema for more information.

Slieve Bloom Mountains

The Slieve Bloom Mountains, a wonderful landscape and natural adventure park for children. Guided walks are available and recommended to explore this beautiful area.

Stradbally Equestrian Centre - guests of Maldron Hotel Portlaoise receive special rates, please click here.

Provides horse riders with an idyllic setting to enjoy and take part in the many equine activities on offer. The centre is renowned for its high standards of equine tuition and care.

Dunamaise Arts Centre - guests of Maldron Hotel Portlaoise receive special rates, please click here.

Throughout the year Dunamaise Arts centre offers a number of film, book readings and musical options suitable for children.

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise offers excellent “family breaks” through our range of family special offers please click here for more information.