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Treat the family to an action packed summer day trip to Wales

Press Release   •   Jul 10, 2013 09:21 BST

WITH school out for summer, Ireland’s leading ferry company is on hand with a host of action packed day trips with a difference to help keep the kids entertained.

From only €35* per person, families travelling from Dublin Port to Holyhead can enjoy a day out at GreenWood Forest Park or explore Portmeirion.

GreenWood Forest Park, voted North Wales’ Best Family Attraction, situated in the foothills of majestic Snowdonia, is an adventure park like no other. Jump aboard the world’s only people powered roller coaster, zoom down the longest sledge run in Wales and embark on a Jungle Boat Adventure.

Portmeirion is a unique Italian inspired village and one of Wales’ premier visitor attractions. Visitors can enjoy a complimentary guided tour, amble around the quaint shops or explore 70 acres of exotic woodland and coastal walks.

Passengers travelling from Rosslare to Fishguard can treat themselves to an action packed day trip from only €30* per person with a great range of choice including Heatherton World of ActivitiesFolly Farm and Oakwood Theme Park.

Visitors to Folly Farm in Pembrokeshire can explore the six fantastic zones – the Jolly Farm, a spectacular Zoo, an enormous vintage Funfair, indoor and outdoor Adventure Play and Folly Wood Country Park. What’s more, throughout the summer there will be the opportunity to meet some very special guests on a range of dates including Peppa Pig, Mike the Knight and Thomas & Friends.

Heatherton World of Activities is an action-packed leisure park with something for all ages including paintballing, go-karting, archery, golf and Tree Tops Adventure Trail.

From €45* per person by car or €55* per person by coach, a day trip to Oakwood Theme Park will provide lots of fun for all the family. Enjoy more than 30 exhilarating attractions including four world-class rides to enjoy.  New for summer 2013 is the ‘Neverland’ attraction which features 10 new rides and attractions. On selected dates, customers can enjoy Oakwood ‘After Dark’ with the theme park staying open until 10pm with illuminated rides and entertainment.

Stena Line’s Head of PR and Communications, Diane Poole OBE, says the day trips will offer families a day out with a difference this summer.

“We hope this great choice of day trips will provide parents with some inspiration on how to entertain the family this summer. With Stena Line, part of the adventure is the journey as the kids will be so excited taking the ferry across the Irish Sea and with so much to do onboard including cinema, free Wi-Fi and play areas, there will be no problem keeping the children entertained for the whole day.”

For further information or to book, click on www.stenaline.ie/days, call Stena Line on 01 204 77 77 or visit your local Stena Line office or travel agent.

*Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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MEDIA ENQUIRIES: For further information, please contact Fiona Brown of Duffy Rafferty Communications on 048 9073 0880.


Stena Line operates the biggest fleet and the widest choice of routes between Ireland and Britain with an extensive route network including Belfast to Cairnryan, Belfast to Liverpool, Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead, Dublin Port to Holyhead and Rosslare to Fishguard.

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