A family attraction with a wide range of exotic and rare breed animals, as well as a host of reptiles.

Ardmore Open Farm is home to a wide variety of animals. Donkeys, horses, ponies, cows, sheep, goats, alpacas, lemurs, meerkats, pigs and loads loads more are all part of the Ardmore Open Farm family.

Ardmore Open Farm combines a large indoor play centre with an open farm with particular emphasis on rare breeds of animals. Animals were sourced from all over Europe ranging from miniature species to the extremely large, some of which have not been seen in this country before.
Ardmore Open Farm is a haven for children with endless hours of fun and activity for all ages. At the farm you will get to meet all the farmyard favourites as well as many rare breeds of animals.

Hot meals, home baked goods, light refreshments and a large selection of wines are all available at the farm café. Picnics are also welcome with outdoor seating areas provided.
School tours, birthday parties, communion / confirmation parties and christenings are all catered for and tailored packages are available to suit all.

  • Dedicated petting times and informative talks
  • Playgrounds, zipline, soccer pitch, karting, climbing pyramid and maze
  • Luxurious glamping pod facility available from Summer 2018
  • Full restaurant offering home cooked food and yummy desserts

Opening Times:

Open daily during Summer months.
See website for off-season opening hours.


Admission Rates Apply

Check website for family rates and pricing.

Useful Information

Ample car and coach parking available on site

Getting There

From Dungarvan: Take the N25 (signposted Cork). Turn left at Kiely’s Cross pub. Continue for approx. 7 kms into Ardmore village. Turn right in the village. Continue for 2 miles and Ardmore Open Farm is on your right hand side.

From Youghal: Take the R634 (signposted Rosslare). Continue onto the N25 (signposted Rosslare). After 6 miles turn right onto the R673 (signposted Ardmore). Continue for 1 mile and Ardmore Open Farm is on your left hand side.

Map Location: 51.969258, -7.764376
Contact Ardmore Open Farm & Mini Zoo

Ballykilmurry, Ardmore, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Eircode: P36 RH66
T: +353 (0)24 87600
E: info@ardmoreopenfarm.ie
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