A visit to Glendeer Pet Farm is a fun, family day out…it’s animals interaction at its’ best! Glendeer is located just 8kms west of Athlone, exit 13 off M6, follow signs for Drum. It has something for every age with amenities for young and old, including the double obstacle course and the maze for the older kids and the soft play toddler area for the smaller ones.

Visitors can feed, pet & hold some of the animals, which include deer, pigs, llamas, alpaca, emu, goats, donkeys, sheep, monkeys & a raccoon, not to mention all the baby animals such as kid goats, lambs, emu chicks and the favourite for most, the very cute little puppies. You will be amazed at how friendly all of the animals are as the wander up to you looking for food. Each child will get a bag of food to feed the animals as you make your way around the twelve acre farm. Why not make a day of it and bring a picnic along to enjoy in our indoor or outdoor picnic areas.

There is also a lovely secluded Fairy Trail adjacent to the old farm yard & cottage, which is a nice relaxing walk, but make sure to keep your eyes open for fairies as they have moved in and can sometimes be seen fluttering around.

Glendeer is suitable for any weather as not only is there the indoor play areas but there is a large section of the animals that are also undercover so don’t let the rain put you off. A visit to Glendeer Pet Farm won’t disappoint, not only will you enjoy getting up close with the friendly animals and maybe see a fairy, but with all the other excitement to be had at the farm, you will find it hard to get away.

Open every day until end September: Mon – Sat 11am to 6pm & Sun 12pm to 6pm. Admission: Adults €8 & children €8 (under 18 months are free)

A Fun Filled Day For All!

Glendeer Pet Farm Gallery of Images
Emu on Glendeer Pet Farm
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