Dublin – Airfield Farm

Airfield Farm

Airfield Farm in Dublin is a perfect day out with fun for kids and all the family, only a few minutes from Dundrum Town Centre.

Airfield is a not-for-profit organisation, established by the Overend family in 1974, for educational and recreational purposes. Its farm, gardens, café and heritage
experiences offer visitors a wonderful opportunity to enjoy and learn about
food, farming and the natural world in a unique urban environment.

Airfield farm is a working farm and is based on the traditional farming practices of mixed animal husbandry. The farm is complete with an assortment of cows, goats, sheep, horses, pigs and hens! Stroll around, relax and enjoy the magnificent old world atmosphere of Airfield’s walled gardens with many rare and unusual plants.

On Airfield farm they  regularly hosts children and family events and education programmes.

There is always something different to see and do at Airfield and as the seasons change so do their events. Find out what is going on at Airfield

Pause for lunch in their lovely Airfield , Overends Cafe  and even hold one of your family events there.

If you love cars you will adore the Car Museum at Airfield House, with the Overend’s family cars; Letitia’s 1927 Rolls-Royce, Naomi’s 1936 Austin-Tickford, and Lily’s 1920’s Peugeot.

Airfield’s charming gift shop is stocked to the brim with beautiful gifts, classic toys, and honey from Airfield Farm.

Airfield Children’s Play Area

The Grey Barn

They have designed a special new indoor/outdoor play space for the youngest visitors (0-4) at Airfield, bringing them right up close to the experience of food, farming and the natural world.

Woodland Adventures

They are also developing new play areas for older kids in the Woodlands these will be completed later in year.

Airfield Market

A new addition to Airfield is our new artisan food & gift shop.

Set in the spectacular surroundings of Airfield farm & gardens they will be selling all that’s great and good, home-baked bread & cakes prepared fresh from the café daily, local and regional foods, tempting cakes, great coffee and an array of artisan foods.

The gift shop will stock a fabulous range of beautiful, educational and inspiring gifts for the home & garden and lots more exciting things that they know you will enjoy.

Airfield Market Shop Opening Hours

Monday – Sunday: 9.30am – 5pm.

Airfield School’s Programme

Airfield education programmes provide a wonderful opportunity for active learning in a unique and relaxed environment that celebrates food, farming and natural world. All their education programmes are linked to the state curricula from Pre-school and Primary through to Leaving Certificate and strive to give children hands-on experiences that complement and enhance their learning experience.

Airfield Admission

Admission :-

  • Adult €12
  • Senior/ Student €8
  • Children €5
  • Under 3’s FREE

Airfield Opening Times:

With the sun shining and kids on summer holidays, Airfield have extended their opening hours for July and August so you can enjoy Airfield Estate for a little longer!

From July 1st, they will be open from 9.30am to 7.00pm daily, with last admission being at 6pm

Visitor Centre

September – June: Monday to Sunday from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm

June: Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9.30 am to 7.00 pm

July and August: Monday to Sunday from 9.30 am to 7.00 pm

Last admission one hour before closing

Airfield Market

  • Monday – Sunday: 9.30am – 5pm

How To Get To Airfield House Dundrum

By Car
M50 Southbound: Take Exit 13, continue through the roundabouts for Dundrum till you pass TESCO, the road dips & you pass straight on through a junction. As the road rises & swings round to the right stay right. Airfield is on the right.

M50 Northbound: Take the exit for Dundrum, at the second crossroads turn right. The road runs fairly straight before swinging to the left. Airfield is on the left just past the bend.

From City Centre: Via Ranelagh, Clonskeagh, Goatstown, straight on through the Goat Grill junction and take the left at the second crossroads (set of traffic lights). The road runs fairly straight before swinging to the left. Airfield is on the left just past the bend.

Bus Stops / Routes
75 and 86 stop outside Airfield
48A, 44 and 44B stop at Dundrum Village
11 and 11B stop at The Goat Grill

Take the Sandyford “Green” Line to Balally Station. When you get out of the station turn right, follow the Wyckham bypass up the hill swinging around to the right. Airfield is just ahead about 150 meters. It’s a quick walk and one well worth making!


"Airfield Farm in Dundrum, Dublin"








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