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Airfield

Airfield is set on 38 acres of land and encompasses the original house and farm owned by the Overend Family since 1974. It is a charitable organisation established for educational and recreational purposes It has recently undergone a huge refurbishment and now includes a beautiful farm, cafe, and heritage experience. Tours of the original house run daily. Alternatively, you can simply stop by for a coffee and take in the beautiful setting of Airfield.

Between August and November, you can also indulge in Afternoon tea at Airfield Estate. Bring your friends and loved ones to enjoy a delicious tea 

Airfield is set on 38 acres of land and encompasses the original house and farm owned by the Overend Family since 1974. It is a charitable organisation established for educational and recreational purposes It has recently undergone a huge refurbishment and now includes a beautiful farm, cafe, and heritage experience.  

Get cosy with the farm hens, collect freshly laid eggs at 10 am or see the beautiful Jersey herd being milked at 10.30 am.

Make friends with goats, pigs, hens and donkeys and if you time it right you’ll see them getting fed by the 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. Airfield have got guided tours on Wednesday – Sunday.

Enjoy seasonal walking trails taking in the native woodland and bounty of wildlife on the estate.

Take in the 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.

Opening Hours

  • January – June: 9.30 am – 5 pm
  • July & August: 9:30 am – 6 pm
  • September: 9:30 am – 5 pm
  • October – December 9:30 am – 4.30 pm
  • Last admission is 1 hour before closing.

Daily Activities

  • 10 am – Egg Collection
  • 10:30 am – Jersey Herd Milking
  • 11:00 am – Calf Feeding in the farmyard
  • 11:30 am – Family House Tour (Wednesday – Sunday)
  • 2:30 pm – Heritage House Tour (Wednesday – Sunday)
  • 3.30 pm – Animal Feeding, meet in the sunken garden

 

Ticket Prices

·       Adult €12

·       Senior/ Student€8

·       Children€5

·       Under 3's FREE

·       1 adult + 1 child €16

·       2 adults + 1 child €28

·       Additional children €4

You can purchase tickets upon arrival at the ticket desk, there is no need to pre-book daily admission tickets.

The journey to Airfield Estate is just a 5-minute drive via car or taxi, 25-minute walk, 15-minute journey by Luas, and just over 10 minutes by bus. The Beacon will serve as the perfect base for you during your visit to Ireland, allowing you to easily explore the beautiful attractions both outside and within the city centre. Some of the most beautiful gardens, incredible houses and mansions, and quaint seaside towns are not far away from The Beacon. With our secure underground car-parking facilities, travelling to and from the city centre couldn't be more convenient.

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