Visit With Kids

Kids’ trails - Earth Quest and Nature Detectives

There is so much for kids to enjoy at Brigit’s Garden – a perfect family day out.

Encourage children’s innate curiosity and let them lead you on an Earth Quest around the gardens. Work as a team and solve fun challenges at the water engineering play area*, pedal-power generator, weather station, gigantic sun dial and geodesic camera obscura! Hone your observation skills and record your findings on the Earth Quest guide, free and available at reception (le fáil trí Ghaeilge fresin).  Suitable for children with an accompanying adult.

Younger children will love the Nature Detectives trail – look for lots of exciting things in nature and get a reward at the end!

*waterproofs or change of clothes is useful!

Natural Play Area

There are lots of opportunities for natural play around the Celtic gardens and Sun Trail where children can roam and explore and enjoy being in nature. There is also the play area, with a tall Lookout climbing tower, willow tunnels, slide and sand-pit.

And there is more! Don’t miss the Fairy Village, the basket swings in the Celtic gardens, stepping logs, see-saw, sitting on the bog-wood throne, exploring the fairy fort, following the secret trail through the woodland and exploring the stone chamber!

Family Events

Throughout the year Brigit’s Garden host a variety of special events perfect for a great family day-out including the Easter Egg Hunt, Elves and Fairies Day and the Hallowe’en Bonfire and Storytelling. Visit our events page see what’s coming up.


Summer Camps

During July & August we offer a summer of woodland adventures with forest school inspired summer camps. The camps will combine the beauty of Brigit’s Garden with the adventures, inspiration and freedom of nature-based play. Camps will have a variety of natural crafts, activities and games.

Kid’s Birthday Parties

Celebrate your little one’s birthday with hands-on fun and engaging nature activities and outdoor games facilitated by experienced education guide. Choose from a dragon or fairy theme and 3 hot food options.