The Best Christmas Shopping Destination With Kids

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Finding a Christmas shopping destination that works for both parents and children can be a tricky affair

Christmas is such a wonderful time of year for the whole family. It is an opportunity to spend some quality time together and soak up that warm festive cheer with the people we love the most. Christmas shopping, on the other hand, can be quite a stressful experience.

Finding a Christmas shopping destination that works for both parents and children can be a tricky affair. Well look no further because we have found the most incredible hidden gem. Arboretum is the perfect destination for a family day out this Christmas.

Arboretum has everything a family could possibly want from a perfect Christmas day out. The five star award winning garden centre boasts beautiful aesthetics and is steeped in family heritage. It is the perfect backdrop for a dreamy family day out this Christmas. Store locations can be found at Leighlinbridge, Carlow and Kilquade, Wicklow.

Within Arboretum you will find stunning gift options as well as a host of beautiful Christmas decorations and keepsakes. This is what makes Arboretum the ideal Christmas retail destination for families. You can soak up the festive atmosphere, enjoy the beautiful surroundings and pick up some really special gifts for your loved ones at the same time.

The kids will love a day out at Arboretum because they have a winter wonderland for them to discover. Their unique Santa experience offers children a magical opportunity to have breakfast with Santa Claus and his elves at the Grotto. A truly memorable and bespoke Santa experience.

A real reindeer experience adds an extra magical element to a day out at Arboretum. Enjoy a winter garden walk with the whole family to really soak up that Christmas vibe.

Children will also love the Disney Frozen 2 installation and photo opportunities. Arboretum have pulled out all the stops to ensure that your precious little ones are immersed in joy and excitement while you relax and enjoy some gift shopping. Arboretum also proudly support the Laura Lynn charity as children are at the heart of this beautiful shopping destination.

There are some fantastic dining options at Arboretum. Enjoy a festive treat and hot chocolate at Rachel's Garden Cafe after your garden walk or festive shopping. The kids will love it too. There is also a full lunch menu offering a variety of delicious options for the whole family.

We truly believe that Arboretum is one of Ireland's best kept secrets when it comes to Christmas shopping and a festive family day out. They have successfully merged both of those worlds which makes things a lot easier for parents. Arboretum has the perfect balance and is therefore the ideal Christmas day out for the whole family. After a day out at Arboretum your Christmas shopping list will be smaller and your heart will be fuller.

You can also pick up your Christmas tree while visiting Arboretum. What a wonderful way of adding an extra layer of magic to a brilliant family day out. One can purchase a real or artifical Christmas tree at the beautiful award winning garden centre. Plant experts will be delighted to offer advice and guidance to help you transform your garden in to a Christmas wonderland.

Gifts, fashion, accessories and homeware offerings make Arboretum a really unique Christmas shopping destination. There is something for every person in your life and you will get lost in the joy of browsing.

Enjoy the perfect Christmas family day out at Arboretum. It is just a short drive from Dublin, Wicklow and Carlow making it the ideal venue to escape your familiar routine and treat the family to an extraordinary day out where memories are made and excitement is at an all-time high. This hidden gem is easily accessible and ticks every single box for adults and children alike.

According to those who have visited Christmas is blissmas at Arboretum and we can absolutely see why. For more information visit the Arboretum website.

Arboretum are participating in Green Friday on Friday the 29th of November and will be offering a 20% discount in store.

Tracey Quinn

Proud mum of two who got married on Don't Tell The Bride and had an accidental home-birth (loves a good story). She's passionate about breastfeeding, positive thinking & all things cosy.

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