Attractions in Donabate, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
Newbridge House & Farm
Newbridge House and Farm is multi faceted and ever changing. From the gently undulating wild flower meadows of the Park to the stately grandeur of the Georgian Mansion, Newbridge Demesne truely is an experience for all ages and in all seasons. Families adore the 18th century working Farm and state of the art Adventure Playground, rounding off their visit with homemade treats in the Courtyard Tearooms. Enter the Farm via its 18th century cobbled courtyard and visit a vast array of animals ranging from the Shetland and Connemara ponies of the paddock, to the piglets, goats and baby chicks of the farmyard. We have over 100,000 visitors every ye ar and the Farm is very popular with families. We are one of the few working farms where children can see pigs, and many other animals, reared in an environment where they can move about freely and express normal patterns of behaviour. We are very committed to the highest standards of animal welfare and to the preservation of many Irish and indeed rare breeds.
We do special events all year round too, especially at Christmas, Halloween and Easter.
Usual Winter Opening Hours 1st of October to 31st of March - Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holidays 11am - 4pm, last admittance to Farm 4pm (but do try and get up earlier to have sufficient time for your visit), last tour of the House 3pm.
Summer Opening Hours 1st of April to 30th of September - seven days a week 10am-5pm. For tours of House ask at Reception when you arrive or book at [email protected] or by telephone at 01-8436534. Last tour of House 4pm and last entry to Farm 5pm (though we recommend you try to get up earlier than that to have enough time visit the Farm).
I have travelled to houses all over the United Kingdom and Ireland and don't get me wrong as much as I have loved more or less all of them, there are a few that have stuck in my mind more than others. One of them being Newbridge House and Farm. The minute I started my research I knew Newbridge House & Farm had to be one of my Top 100. I was able to get a tour around the house by the manager of the property and my suspicions were confirmed, this is an amazing place to visit. The house has such an amazing history to it and I got such a lived in feel from every room. With the inclusion of the farm, Newbridge House & Farm really does have something for every visitor both young and old. With a really charming tea room, all of your needs are met here
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