| Ideally located on the North Wicklow coastline just south of Bray off the N11 Glenroe Farm offers close and easy access to a wide variety of farm animals and pets. A farm cottage museum gives an insight into how our ancestors lived and also an introduction to the various animals that live in the wild on the farm. Lots of indoor and outdoor picnic areas. The guided farm tour takes approx 1 hour after which you are free to have a picnic, go on the nature walk (or part of) and have some fun time in the outdoor playground - groups usually spend between 2 - 3 hours on the farm. Group rate: €5.50 per child with 1 teacher free per 5 children - minimum 15. Find out more about Glenroe Farm School Tours|
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Kilcoole, Wicklow ( 01 2872288 )
| Glendeer Pet Farm has everything you need for a perfect Fun Day Out. It’s educational, interactive and suitable in any weather conditions with a large indoor and outdoor play and picnic areas not forgetting our large selection of animals. The children have an interactive experience when feeding and petting the animals, which include deer, donkeys, goats, heep, jersey cow, pot belly pigs, Ilamas, alpache, emu, monkeys, tortoises, a raccoon and many more. They will even get to hold some of the smaller animals such as the rabbits & puppies.Book your School Tour by appointment. Special rate for grous of 20.|
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Drum, Athlone Roscommon ( 090 6437 147/ 086 3662999 )
|Coolmine Equestrian Centre |
Located near Saggart village in North Dublin, Coolmine Equestrian offers horse riding lessons for children and adults. We provide high standards of horse riding for all skill levels, from complete beginners to advanced and cater for all age groups from 4 years of age and older. Both group lessons and priviate tuition are available. Coolmine is a family run farm and is a friendly, lively riding school with a wealth of experience in devleoping riding skills. We have been awarded with Safety Standards, Customer Support and Tourism approval. Find out more about Coolmine Equestrian Centre here.
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Coolmine, Saggart Dublin ( 01 4588447 )
| We have 3 School Tours to choose from: Paddy Madden Interactive SESE Discovery Trail, Discover Primary Science & Maths Trail and a Regular School Tour. The Interactive Discovery Trail covers Horse museum, Stud Farm, Japanese Gardens, and St. Fiachra’s Garden. Discover Primary science & Maths Trail a Tour Guide takes the children around the Stud Farm, then the Teacher takes the children on a nature trail through St. Fiachra’s Garden. The regular tour is where the children are met by a Tour Guide and they are taken on a tour of the Stud Farm which is both educational & fun.|
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Tully, Kildare ( 045 521617 )
| Situated in the beautiful countryside of the Wicklow hills you can spend a whole day wandering around this family farm in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. With loads of attractions to check out, the day will be packed full of things to do and will keep the kids fully occupied. Visit two full sized mazes, three traditional farming museums, wild nature walks, ponds and abundant wild-life, farm animals, treasure hunts and a fairy tree walk for toddlers, kids playground, a craft shop and tea-rooms with home baking, this farm is a fantastic day out. The Irish Times designated it a Heritage Hot Spot stating that “it’s an antidote to urban living within easy reach of Dublin”.|
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Rathdrum Wicklow ( 0404 46000 )
|Rancho Reilly Pet Farm And Activity Centre |
OUTDOOR - Pet Farm, Barrel Train Rides, Pony Rides Crazy Golf, Ride on Track, Large Sandpit, Trampolines, Swings, Slides, Forts etc. INDOOR - Soft play area with slides, Cafe. €6 per child or €9 with hot lunch provided. Accompanying teachers free. Campsite/camping facilities also now available.
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Springhill Road Carlow ( 087 7701181 )
| DO YOU WANT A SCHOOL TOUR WITH A DIFFERENCE. ChildVision is the only educational facility in Ireland for blind and partially sighted children. Our campus extends over 21 acres and hosts a wonderful oasis in the middle of the city. We organise school tours to educate sighted children about the challenges facing their blind peers on a daily basis and how these children learn to access education. The tour consists of a braille and tactile book workshop, fun blindfold and sighted guide games, a visit to our petting zoo and our 14 horses. The children can eat lunch in our garden or JoJos coffee shop. Teachers receive complimentary tea/coffee and a sandwich. Bring your class on an educational and fun trip this year. €10 per Child. All proceeds go to ChildVision. |
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Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 ( 01 8373635 )
|Newgrange Farm School Tours |
Hold A Chick-Cuddle A Kitten-Pet A Rabbit-Milk A Cow-Feed The Ducks and Hens Bottle Feed A Lamb, Kid Goat or Calf. PLAY Hide And Seek in the Maze and SO Much More During your guided farmyard school tour which takes about one hour and twenty minutes. You will also be taken on a tractor trailer ride that brings you along the River Boyne through our crops and livestock and past the National Monuments. A limited number of schools may include a free trip to Newgrange National Monument. €10 per person - 1 Teacher free per 10 Pupils. More about our school packages
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Slane Meath ( 086 4676054 / 041 9824119 )
| The Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has a full time Education Department that offers a free education service. The Dublin S.P.C.A. believes that education is the key to preventing future cases of animal cruelty and neglect and offers a wide range of education services to suit all ages and levels of ability. We offer talks to groups as well as tours of the Animal Centre which includes discussion sessions in our lecture room followed by a tour of the centre including the cattery, dog kennels, small animals, horse stables, paddocks and wildlife rehabilitation section. Further Information....|
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Mount Venus Road, Rathfarnham, D16 Dublin ( 01 4935502 )
|The Farmyard |
Situated on a family run farm nestled in the heart of the stunning Burren landscape, The Farmyard promotes a healthy way of living through fun farm activities and educational workshops. School tours can partake in a range of activities including meeting the animals and exploring a working farm. Tours are designed around the group and class level to make sure your class gets the best out of the tour. Find out more!
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Dabrien, Corofin, Clare ( 065 6798030 )
| Express Bus offer a wide range of packages and destinations for your school tour. As part of School Tours this season we are running a very special promotion for the children who travel on each one of our Tours. The ‘FIND THE PANDA’ promotion for Schools gives each child a finger puppet with up to ten to collect. If a child finds the elusive ‘Pete the Panda Puppet’ they get all ten finger puppets.
Express Bus have a long track record in transporting children and child safety is paramount on our tour. Check out some of our amazing packages and destinations here|
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Dublin ( 01 8221122 )
|Leahy's Open Farm |
School tours at our farm are educational, adventurous and seriously fun. We provide fully guided tours of the farm and adventure areas. We offer children hands on work feeding and petting the animals while listening to interesting facts about them. You will hear how life was lived in bygone years in our extensive museums. (if you wish) We have Quad and barrel train rides, indoor and outdoor play areas, Climbing Frame, Adventure Trails, mystery maze, boat trips and pedal go-karts. We have a large coffee shop where the group can sit and eat lunch.
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Dungourney, Cork ( 021 4668461 )
| The Sanctuary is set in the beautiful rolling countryside of County Cork just outside the village of Liscarroll. Group visits welcome as the donkeys love the added fuss and attention they receive! Advance notice of larger parties is requested.
The Sanctuary is open at the following times with free admission and parking:
Monday-Friday, 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm Please note that the gates close promptly, but you are welcome to to walk around the Sanctuary if your car is outside the gates after the closing times. |
Liscarroll, Mallow Cork ( 022 48398 )