Join us this Easter at Airfield from 8th -23rd April. We have Easter camps, young chef and farmer workshops, a special Easter trail on the woodland walk and a visit from our friends at the Donkey Sanctuary!

ISNA Plant Fair

ISNAWith April being the ideal time to start in the garden, Airfield Estate will host its now annual Plant Fair, run in conjunction with the Irish Specialist Nursery Association on Sunday April 9th from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Featuring the best of Ireland’s independent Nurseries the Fair will give gardeners a chance to source the rare, the unusual, the new and most importantly, the best garden-worthy plants for the 2017 Season.  Trees, shrubs, perennials, herbs and exotics along with garden paraphernalia will all be on sale.  The growers will be present and will be more than happy to share their knowledge regarding the plants on sale.

Easter Trail

Alice in AirfieldThis Easter come down the rabbit hole and immerse yourself with Alice in Airfield. Join Alice on a trip through the enchanted woodland walk at Airfield and help her find her way out.

Suitable for 3-6 year olds.

Dates: April 8th – 23rd from 9.30am – 4.50pm.

Self-guided activity, free with admission ticket or membership

Easter Camps

Camps are for children 5 – 8 year olds (5year olds currently attending school)

Birthday Party at Airfield

1) Forest Camp: Spend time down in the woods exploring the habitats -where insects and animals that live there. Build shelters and learn how to survive in the wild!

Dates: 10th -14th April and 18th -21st April (SOLD OUT)

2) Airfield Experience: Get out and about on the estate and discover the gardens, farm and natural habitats. Spend time getting hands on with activities that help our gardeners and farmers get ready for the busy summer seasons!

Dates: 10th -14th April and 18th -21st April (SOLD OUT)

Cost:

  • 5 day camp: €145, Airfield Estate members €135.
  • 4 day camp: €115, Airfield Estate members €105.
  • Sibling discounts available when booking the same camp for the same week.

Young Chef

image for young chefsFor all inquisitive little foodies and budding chefs we have a cookery class that will entice and delight.

Date:

  • 10th April Dough Ra Me at 10am-12pm for 8-10 year olds
  • 10th April Dough Ra Me at 1pm-3pm 10-12 year olds
  • 12th April All You Knead Is Love at 10am-12pm for 8-10 year olds
  • 12th April All You Knead Is Love at 1pm-3pm for 10-12 year olds

Cost: €21, Airfield Estate Member children €19

Young Farmer

Jersey Cows (12)Get your hands dirty and meet the animals down on the farm. Kids will learn about and create toys and activities that will delight animal and Young Farmers alike. Farming is all about working together, working hard but having fun and satisfaction in a job well done.

Date:

  • 15th April Cows and Calves at 10am-12pm for 8-12 year olds
  • 29th April Hens and Poultry at 10am-12pm for 8-12 year olds

Cost: €16, Airfield Estate Member children €14.50

Self guided Easter Sunday Trail

aliceJoin us this Easter Sunday for a self guided Easter trail with a special chocolate treat at the end.

Date: April 16th Easter Sunday from 9:30am-1pm or until stocks run out. Trails are issued on a first come first serve basis.

Free with admission ticket or membership

Sponsored by Dr Coy.

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Donkey Day

Donkey sactuary at airfield

Our resident donkeys Conal and Carroll will be joined by two of their hoofed friends for a visit from the Donkey Sanctuary in Cork. Come learn all about Donkeys and caring for them!

Date: April 17th Monday from 10am-4pm.

Free with admission ticket or membership