Your perfect Family destination; the Downhill House Hotel, is ideal for your family getaway break -
"Let our Family look after Yours"
The Rooms: Large family rooms including triple rooms, interconnecting rooms, space for extra beds and complimentary cots are available to all our visiting families. All family rooms were designed with emphasis on space and comfort, this ensures a truly relaxing break for all.
Downhill ‘Cubs Club’ promises a range of activities to suit every child's interests including; sportsand games, swimming and swimming classes, arts & crafts, dance classes,treasure hunts on the grounds of the hotel and a healthy dose of fun and holiday memories during their stay at the hotel. Cubs Club is open during all the mid term breaks and entire summer holidays; look forward to forthcoming events in Easter, Summer and Halloween breaks 2014.
Cubs Camp is open to children from the age of 4 years to 12 years of age.
Kids ‘Tea Time’ is served in Dining Room @ 6 pm, followed by planned evening entertainment from 7 pm, to 9 pm, including Cookies & Milk served on the Kids movie night.. leaving Mum & Dad free time to relax and enjoy some quality time together. Babysitting service available on request.
With so much activity going on in the hotel, your don't need to leave the hotel.
However, Ballina is ideally situated beside blue flag beaches and a natural forest park providing extra activities for children who enjoy the great outdoors.
Local Activities include; Ballina Town Park, is only a 5 minute walk from the Downhill House Hotel,. Providing great outdoor activities, a family can pack a a picnic basket or have one made up for you in the hotel, feed the ducks at the park, let the kids run free or play in the outdoor basketball and tennis courts.
Tumble Jungle, (Only a ten min drive from the hotel) Bunree Road Ballina Co Mayo is a state of the art indoor play centre. At 13500 sq ft, it is the largest in Ireland. With a stylishly designed cafeteria adults can relax and take "time out" while their child is busy at play. Enjoy wide screen TV with all the satellite channels or simply just sit and chat with friends.
Tumble Jungle takes the guessing out of children's entertainment by providing a safe and controlled environment for children to play in. Please Contact Tumble Jungle for opening hours details on 096 76637.
Belleek Woods is situated along the banks of the river Moy directly across the water from the Quay village. It is one of the largest urban forests in Europe comprising of 200 acres of woodlands and trees up to 300 years old. It is a peaceful haven of up to 6 miles of natural forest pathways, two of which are along the banks of the River Moy.
It is an area of great tranquility, peace and beauty where relaxation comes easy to the beat of lapping water of the Moy and rustling breezes among the great trees. An ideal place to explore the woodlands, bogs, scenery and the chance of seeing native wild life. Walkers can avail of the recently restored picnic area and relax and enjoy the view.
One of the many beautiful heritage walkways in Belleek Forest Park in Ballina.
Beaches and Coastline along North Mayo & the Moy Valley
The spectacular and diverse nature of North Mayo’s coastline has long attracted a wide variety of visitors all year round. Beaches such as Lacken Strand, Ross Strand and Enniscrone just over County Sligo border have been awarded Blue Flags from the EU as a mark of the cleanliness of their waters.
Whatever type of beach you prefer there is an ideal place for you along the long and varied coastline of the North Mayo. Whether you are looking for beautiful clean white sands for a leisurely picnic, a refreshing swim, fun with the family, a bracing walk or an afternoon surfing, look no further!!
An image of the spectacular blue flag beach in Enniscrone, only 7 miles from the Downhill House Hotel in Ballina.
Meet the challenge of two great championship golf links courses (Enniscrone and Carne) and one excellent parkland course (Ballina Golf Course) while experiencing a culture which is enchanting and unique. Celebrate with people who know how to enjoy themselves and who will ensure that you have the time of your life! Two of the top links courses in the world at Carne (Belmullet) and Enniscrone together with Ballina Golf Club have teamed up to offer discounted golf packages to residents of the Downhill House Hoetl, book an 'All-In' package and let the hotel organise your golfing trip or book a day golfing through the hotel during your stay.
Enjoy a holiday that combines the excitement of truly magnificent golf with some of the most beautiful and unspoiled scenery in Europe.Contact the hotel Golf Coordinator to book your golf, tee-times and any other inquiries you may have.
Westport House is open again for business in 2014!
Enjoy a leisurely 50 minute drive to Westport town, from Ballina and ensure you go straight to Westport House. Having enjoyed a seasonal break during the winter months the House & Gardens are open every weekend in March and daily from April 1st. The Pirate Adventure Park opens up for Easter as does the very exciting new Adventure Activity Centre. For more information, call 098 27766 or visit the website at Westport House.ie