Airfield Estate for your School Tours or Family Day Out
The Airfield School tour is a fun packed day of learning and adventure! Tailoring the day to your class, their age and specific needs, we interact with all elements of the estate. From the gardens to the farm as well as the house and play areas, your students are bound to have a fantastic day in the open air, learning about their food and where it comes from.
Keeping group sizes small, our education team will bring the students on a four hour adventure on the farm, meeting all the animals, plants and nature that make Airfield estate a very special place. With activities like bug hunts, pond dipping, butter making and seed sowing, never mind the fun farm games like wellie toss, obstacle courses and tug’o’war, your students will have a great day and go home tired after having all the fun on the farm.
Tours run from 10.00am to 2.00pm and cost €12 per child with teachers free!
A hands-on experience for children and adults from all types of communities to learn about where food comes from, the importance of eating well, basic food preparation and the joy of meal times shared with friends and family.
Can't wait to have you with us
Family Fun Activities
Get cosy with our hens, collect freshly laid eggs at 10 am or see our beautiful Jersey herd being milked at 10.30 am. You can even learn the story of milk at 12:30 pm
Make friends with our goats, pigs, hens and donkeys and if you time it right you’ll see them getting fed and looked after by our farm team at 11 am and 3.30 pm.
Explore the Overend family home and vintage car garage to learn more about the Estate’s historic importance and original artefacts. We’ve guided tours on Wednesday – Sunday.
Enjoy seasonal walking trails taking in the native woodland and bounty of wildlife on the estate.
Take in our beautiful gardens, designed by Head Gardener Colm O’Driscoll and internationally renowned guest gardeners – with century-old redwoods and fruit trees. This is the perfect spot for a chat, a good book or a picnic.
We’ve miles of tracks and paths to explore and play areas dotted all over the estate for kids up to 12 years old.
We’ve gentle lawn games in the summer months, fancy dress in Airfield House, an outdoor story corner, a barn full of toys for imaginative play for young tots and Naturescape – an outdoor adventure playground with climbing frames, scramble nets, slides, swings, balance beams, tunnels and a zip wire for young thrill-seekers.
Food Lovers Forte
Be our guest at the award-winning Overends Kitchen, where Luke Matthews and his talented team present a bounty of flavour from sustainably sourced food from our own doorstep.
Whether you’re in for breakfast, a working lunch or a weekend leisurely brunch, it’s good to know all our ingredients are fresh from the Estate and a handful of local artisan suppliers we know and trust. Oh…and we also create every bite using the Airfield food ethos: GLAS
Airfield Estate, Overend Way, Dundrum, Dublin 14