How exciting..our first mini break as a family of four down to Courtown for some fun family time away from all the distractions at home. Of course the weather was lovely and sunny with blue skies as far as the eye could see in week leading up to it, but then decided it would lash down on us for the weekend! Anyway, as per usual, we were not going to let the rain spoil our fun, after all this is Ireland we are talking about so it is to be expected that it will rain when you have something planned!
Being my first time to Courtown (I know, crazy, most people my age spent every Summer down there when we were growing up!), I wasn’t sure what to expect. I have heard from so many people that it’s great, the kids will love it, there is so much to do and the beach is just fab. So off we went, car filled to the brim with everything we need for a long weekend away (a ridiculous amount stuff by the way, which almost made me not want to go because I didn’t think I would fit in the car!), including R’s bucket and spade for some beach fun. She was so excited about building sandcastles in the giant sand pit, which we call the beach, so as you do, she held it on to the bucket and spade for the whole drive! Continue reading “Courtown for kids in the not-so-good-weather”