Families

Looking to bring the full family to stay? We have a wide selection of rooms that are perfect to accommodate all the family from infants to young adults, allowing you to experience the different room categories at Sheen Falls Lodge.

Rooms

Due to the unique configuration of some of the rooms we ask that all family bookings are made with our Reservation Team on +353 (0)64 6641600 or by emailing reservations@sheenfallslodge.ie; our team will be delighted to make recommendations based on what is best for your family. Children up to 15 years of age may be accommodated on either wall beds or single futons.

For families with older children a selection of interconnecting room options are available or alternately our villas offer enhanced living and accommodation arrangements.

Family accommodation is very popular and gets booked up in advance for school and bank holidays, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

  • Classic, Deluxe and Superior Deluxe Rooms can accommodation up to 2 adults and 1 child. Rooms size start at 39 square metres (419 square feet) to up 47 square metres (505 square feet).
  • Estate Bay View and Falls View Rooms can accommodation up to 2 adults and 3 children. These large open plan rooms have an enhanced sitting area, with an average size of 61 square metres (660 square feet).
  • Falls View Suites can accommodate up to 2 adults and 3 children. The suite comprises of an entrance hall, bathroom, master bedroom and a separate sitting room area which sleeps up to 3 children. Total area is approximately 74-93 square metres (800 square feet) of space.
  • Falls View Suites also interconnect with Superior Deluxe Rooms, which offer further flexibility to accommodate larger families of up to 2 adults and 5 children or 4 adults and 3 children.

Family Dining

Children are welcome to dine in The Falls Restaurant accompanied by their parents and they can enjoy our specially created menus which are inspired by what kids like to eat. In-room dining is also available, if you prefer a cosy night with a DVD from our library. You can also order a picnic or packed lunch if you plan on going walking or cycling in the area. During school holidays, we have children’s tea available from 5.30pm each evening. Please click here for a sample menu.

Family Holidays

During mid-term breaks and school holidays, the hotel offers supervised movies and board games for children from 6.30pm to 9.30pm each evening.

Family Facilities & Activities

  • Swimming Times – 9am to 5pm in Easanna Health Club
  • Bicycles – available on a complimentary basis from Easanna Health Club
  • Tennis and croquet – equipment available from Easanna Health Club
  • Horse riding
  • Falconry

Family Events in Kenmare

There are several family friendly festivals planned in Kenmare; for further information, visit our What's On page.

What to do in the area

Family sailing on holiday in Kenmare, Ireland

Star Sailing

Kenmare’s ‘One Stop Shop’ for Adventure and Water Sports. Try kayaking, canoeing, pedal boating, wake boarding, water trampoline and water slide as well as land based activities such as crazy golf, assault course, paintballing and much more.

Families staying at Sheen Falls Lodge can avail of a 10% discount on any pre-booked activities.

For more information visit staroutdoors.ie

Chocolate making at Lorge Chocolatier in Ireland

Lorge Chocolatier

Families can enjoy chocolate making workshop in Lorge’s factory and discover the passion of chocolate and share the fun together. Learn the history and origin of chocolate before getting stuck into dipping, moulding and making!

For more information visit shop.lorge.ie

Flowers bloom at the Ewe Experience sculpture garden in Glengarriff

The Ewe Experience

Visit Ireland’s only interactive and interpretative Sculpture Garden. Set in a spectacular waterfall oasis, The Ewe Gallery offers great fun and enjoyment for all ages

For more information visit theewe.com

Seal at Kenmare Bay in Ireland

Seafari

Seal and eagle watching tours sail from Kenmare Pier daily. This eco-nature boat tour of Kenmare Bay enables you to explore the prolific wildlife found in the magical and tranquil waters.

For more information visit seafariireland.com

Boat on the water at Eclipse Ireland

Eclipse Activity Centre

If mud surfing, coasteering and gorge walking sound like your sort of thing, don’t miss a trip to this hugely popular activity centre.

For more information visit eclipseireland.com

Molly Gallivan's Traditional Farm

At Molly Gallivan’s you will experience the simple country lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern conveniences. Molly’s farm is complete with animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery. On the farm you will also visit the ghostly ruins of a family dwelling from the era of the Great Famine and a Neolithic Stone Row that forms part of an ancient sun calendar – 5,000 years of history on a 500m walk.

For more information visit mollygallivans.com

Rainy day activity in Kenmare, Ireland

Art N Mor

Kenmare’s only Paint Your Own Pottery studio. With the help of trained staff and a room full of inspiration, you are guaranteed to be amazed at the quality of what you produce. A real life-saver on a wet day!

For more information visit art-and-mor.com