Farm Visits in Sligo

We’ve had a few enquiries about farms that are open for people to visit. Here’s the ones that we know are open, pre-booking is essential:

South Sligo:

Quarryfield Farm Experience. Pay a visit to a working farm and get up close and personal with the many animals. There are friendly lambs and sheep, George (the Sligo Nose of Tralee) and Bernie, the pigs, Bob and Marley the dogs, horses, George and Ezra the alpacas – and the new additions: Roxanne and Jolene, the pygmy goats. You can read more here: https://sligohub.com/quarryfield-farm-experience/

Eagles Flying. A lot of people think this is just a place to see birds, but it’s so much more than that. There is an extensive petting farm with all kinds of animals, including a raccoon that picks pockets, foxes and so much more. It’s a great day out for all the family and the birds of prey will fly right over your heads. Find out more here: http://eaglesflying.com/

North Sligo:

Atlantic Way Alpaca Farm. Book a walk on the wild side with an alpaca walk. You will also meet chickens, pygmy goats, rabbits and more. All within a short drive of the Wild Atlantic Way. Head to their Facebook page to book: https://www.facebook.com/wildatlanticwayalpacafarm/

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Atlantic Sheepdogs. This is a fantastic day out, you’ll learn loads and come away amazed at the clever dogs. Martin is a fascinating person to listen to and the whole experience is very interactive with questions welcomed and the little people getting involved as much as possible. This is just a stones throw from Streedagh Beach – famous for Normal People. You can find out more here: https://www.facebook.com/atlanticsheepdogs/

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Within an hour drive of Sligo town:

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Knockvicar Alpacas, just outside Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Choose from a farm visit or an alpaca walk, both are great fun and very informative. Be sure to visit Lough Key Forest Park when you are there. More information here: https://www.facebook.com/KnockvicarAlpacas/

Campview Farm, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. All tours this summer are €10pp and last 1½hours. You can feed the animals, visit The Dairy, go on a Farm Walk and play Farm Games – plus so much more. Visit their Facebook to book: https://www.facebook.com/campviewfarmltd/

 

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