School and Group Tours


The Day

Ardmore Open Farm is safe and fun making it an ideal venue for school tours. We cater for large numbers of visitors with top of the range indoor and outdoor facilities. The tour begins by enjoying the indoor facilities, followed by food if desired or the children can eat their packed lunch.  The tour is then free to roam around the farm and enjoy our facilities and wide variety of rare breed animals.


Play facilities include a zip-wire, soccer pitch, covered sand pit, indoor mechanical diggers (additional cost), indoor go karts (additional cost), three tier indoor soft play centre, bouncing horses, large outdoor play centre and much more.

Animal Feeding

As part of the tour we can arrange for the children to be involved at feeding times and assist in feeding the lemurs, lambs, deer, pigs, rabbits etc.

Times & Pricing

A typical tour begins at 10 am and leaves at 2 pm but suitable times can be arranged if needed.
For further information and pricing please contact us at 024-87600 or email us at

Owl - Open Farm School Tours

Ardmore Open Farm & Mini Zoo


  • 16 acre farm and mini zoo walk

  • Over 250 animals including many exotic species

  • Indoor bird aviary and small animal area

  • Walk through duck pond

  • Dedicated petting times throughout the day

  • Full restaurant facilities serving delicious homemade food

  • Baby changing facilities

  • Wheelchair friendly

  • Outdoor picnic area (picnics welcome)

  • Restaurant seating area for up to 60 people

  • Party seating for 48 children

  • Covered karting area

  • Large indoor, three tier soft play area

  • Single storey toddler soft play area

  • Football skills area

  • Coach and car parking

  • Treasure hunt area (seasonal)

  • Large outdoor maze

  • Pedal go-kart track

  • Mechanical diggers

  • Indoor sand play area

  • Large outdoor playground

  • Zip wire

  • Soccer pitch

  • Toy tractor area

  • Barrel train ride (seasonal)

  • Table tennis and pool table facilities