Things to do at Airfield Estate

Take a look at all the activities and events taking place at Airfield Estate in Dundrum.

Here are the daily activities for December at Airfield Estate

  • 10 am – Egg collection at hen houses
  • 10:30 am – Jersey Herd Milking & Tasting in the farmyard
  • 11:00 am – Farmyard Feeding
  • 11:30 am & 2.30 pm – House Tours (Wednesday – Sunday)
  • 3.30 pm – Animal Feeding

Please note daily activities are subject to change.

Forest Camp Airfield EstateOn our kids camps, our busy campers will spend a week experiencing what it is like to be a scientist, while at the same time, exploring our farm, gardens and natural habitats. Adventurers Camp. Forest Camp. Field to Fork Camp.

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Our Young Chef cookery classes for 8-12 year olds will run throughout the year with seasonal menus and take-home recipes. Children will explore our food gardens and harvest their own ingredients for the different dishes they produce.

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Young Farmer at Airfield EstateOur Young Farmers classes for 8-12 year olds will run throughout the year with each child enjoying the experience of getting out on the farm and working with our education team to help the farmers with the animals.

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Forest School Paint MakingOur new forest school class will be taking place each month and our lucky forest schoolers will be learning through activities such as shelter building, learning knots to make cool things with ropes, using tools to make wooden crafts, foraging, flora and fauna identification, forest art and games plus much more! Read More

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Enjoy an alternative Valentines Dinner on Friday 15th February with a communal style 5 course menu served in Overends Kitchen. With a locally produced seasonal menu, plus a few surprises along the way!

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Afternoon Tea at Airfield Estate

Indulge in a stunning Garden Afternoon Tea in Airfield House, overlooking our walled garden and the gorgeous Dublin mountains. Enjoy our homemade sweet and savoury treats which are seasonally inspired by ingredients grown on the Estate.

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airfield activatesEveryone is welcome for our weekly 3K walk – Walks take place at 9.30am on Monday mornings.
Enjoy a fast pace walk around Airfield Estate with Grainne Kelliher to get your week off to a positive start. This is a free activity, and the more the merrier!

 

When: Monday mornings at 9.30am (excluding Bank Holidays)

Meeting point: Meet at the ticket kiosk

Details:

  • On arrival please sign in at the ticket kiosk.
  • You will be greeted by an Airfield staff member and they will guide you on a brisk walk of the estate.
  • They will guide you from the sign in point around the estate and back to the exit point.
  • Please note airfield activates does not run on Bank Holidays.

Basket Making Airfield EstateCome explore your creative side and discover one on the world’s oldest crafts. In this beginner basket-making course, Ronan and Elaine from Newgrange Willow Design will introduce you to the basic techniques and skills of willow weaving with step by step instructions. By the end of the session you will have completed your own basket.

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bee hive at Airfield EstateJoin local beekeeper Brian O’Toole from Leinster Honey for our two-day weekend bee keeping workshop giving an introduction to the fascinating world of bees. Learn about colonies, the hive structure plus much more!

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