July 01-02: Sheep Shearing
We are very late this year to shear our sheep so we thought wed let our visitors see how it is done. On these dates, anyone visiting the farm or coming for lunch can see how the sheep are shorn and their nails are trimmed. We will also have some wool at various stages of production for you to see and you can have a go at weaving too! To book please use the link. There are no additional costs for this experience.
July 08-09: THE BIG PICNIC
To launch our new experience, picnic with the donkeys, we are having a big picnic this weekend! The donkeys will carry your picnic and you will lead them to a beautiful location, where you can relax and enjoy your picnic. Bookings are limited to groups of 4 people or more and can be made via the link. There are no additional costs for this experience and please note that grilled meat is not be available on the picnic.
July 15-16: English Storytelling
As an English speaking farm we love to bring both the experience of the farm and the benefit of learning English to children and adults alike. On this weekend we will have a guest storyteller who will read a number of fairytales and stories in English for the kids to listen to. There will also be a wonderful selection of English children's books on sale for you to buy. To book please use the link. There are no additional costs for this experience.
July 23: Pet Therapy
July 30: Meet the Owls
At the farm we also host Majanocte who specialise in owls. Majanocte offer several experiences including educational talks about owls and other birds. This weekend you will have the benefit of meeting the owls and to learn about these beautiful birds and why they are often misunderstood. To book please use the link. There are no additional costs for this experience (unless you want to have a picture taken holding an owl, which you can arrange directly with Majanocte.)
August 06: Felting Workshop
We are delighted to be hosting a felt workshop at the farm on this Sunday. Participants for the workshop (Suitable for kids from 6 years and also for adults) will have the opportunity to learn how to make felt and to get hands on to create a piece of felt to take home. The workshop is at 10:30 - 12:30 or 14:30 - 16:30 with a maximum of 15 people per session. To book please use the link. There is an additional cost of €7.50/ person for the workshop (payable on the day).
August 12-13: Fantasy Crafts
We are joined this weekend by Penny a familiar face at the farm who is often with us for events to support the activities and crafts for the kids. On this weekend she will be running a wonderful workshop to build Fairy Doors and create a dragon! She will also take the children on a walk along the gnome trail and tell a wonderful tale of Silvanus the forest dragon! To book please use the link. There is an additional cost of €5/ person joining the activities and workshops that is payable on the day.
August 15: Ferragosto
Our Summer Fair-Agosto is one of the biggest days of the year at the farm! Come and join in the fun with Water Gun fights, Holli Colours, Candy Floss, Pinata, Soap Bubbles, Music, Food and drink.
Not sure what some of these activities are? Follow the link to see pictures from last year and to book your tickets for this years event! Places are limited so book as soon as possible to avoid being disappointed! How it works is explained on the page vaia the link.
August 19-20: Circles are Fun!
A weekend at the farm tailored towards families with younger children. There will be the opportunity as always to see the animals or choose a guided tour and select the lunch you would prefer. After lunch there will be activities for the kids focused on circles! Bubbles, Spinning tops, Hula Hoops and more will be some of the things used to create fun activities and enjoyment for the kids while parents get to relax and enjoy their day! To book please use the link. There is an additional cost of €5 for joining the activities which is payable on the day.
August 26-27: Treasure Hunt
This weekend has been designed by my kids to share an activity they really enjoy. They have created 4 different themed treasure hunts (English, Futuristic, Fantasy & Medieval), at the farm. Each hunt has 10 steps. After lunch in groups of up to 12 (groups bookings may be combined) you will be assigned 1 of the 4 hunts. As you complete the hunt and find the ultimate clue, you can move to the next hunt. The first group to collect all 4 clues and solve the riddle will win a mystery prize! To book please use the link. There is an additional cost on the day, €10/group (4-6 people)