Wicklow – Glenroe Open Pet Farm

Glenroe Open Pet Farm

Glenroe Open Pet Farm in Wicklow is a family-run farm which offers hours of fun and relaxation for all the family. Since it opened to the public the farm has welcomed thousands of families from all over the country and beyond who come to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the beautiful Wicklow countryside.

At Glenroe Open Farm the kids can feed and get up close to a wide variety of farm animals and pets, including Sika deer, sheep, lambs, cattle, pigs, goats, ducks, geese, turkeys, peacocks, hens and chicks.

Pets’ Corner is where the young and curious visitors can hold and pet their favourite furry animals such as rabbits, gerbils, guinea pigs and chipmunks.

Overlooking the open farm is a well-equipped playground suitable for toddlers and children up to 12 year olds. An indoor area is designated for wildlife education and here you can learn more about the animals and birds that live on the farm.

Glenroe Open Farm has picnic tables which are located outdoors on the open farm or indoor in The Piggery.

Stroll along the nature walk and take the kids to the Secret Garden if you can find it.

Glenroe Open Farm was the principal location for the RTE soap series “Glenroe” for 18 years (from 1983 to 2001) as home to Miley, Biddy and Dinny Byrne.

Dinny’s cottage is now home to the farmhouse museum and you can find a room in the exhibition area dedicated to photographs from the Glenroe series.

Complete your outing by relaxing in the Coffee Shop where you can choose from a selection of home-made produce.

Glenroe Open Farm Opening Season

Glenroe Farm is open to the public as follows:

May to end August 7 days a week

  • Monday – – Friday   /     10.00 – 17.00
  • Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays   /    10.00 – 18.00

Weekends (Saturday, Sundays and Bank Holidays only) March, April, September and October   /   10.00 – 17.00

The Farm is closed January, February November and December

Glenroe Open Pet Farm Admission Charges

  • Adults  –  €7.00
  • Children –  €7.00
  • Children uuder 2 – Free
  • Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) – €25 (additional adult or child €5)
  • Group rates available
  •  Last Admission is one hour before closing.

Family Fun Tip :- In the interests of preserving peace and harmony among the many animals and visitors, they request that you leave your family dog at home.  They would appreciate your cooperation

Glenroe Open Farm Features And Facilities

  • Easy access to farm animals
  • Pets’ Corner
  • Farmhouse Museum
  • Exhibition areas
  • Children’s Playground
  • Nature Walk (1 km)
  • Sensory Garden
  • Secret Garden
  • Coffee Shop
  • Gift Shop
  • Indoor and outdoor Picnic areas
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ample parking for cars and buses

Glenroe Farm Birthday Party

Glenroe Pet Farm is the ideal location for your birthday party or any other special event such as Communions or Confirmations.
Where else can you eat your birthday cake in a Piggery! Catered and self-catered options available. Birthday parties include a guided farm tour and special attention at the ever-popular Pets’ Corner

They provide a safe and entertaining environment for which to hold your party.

Party 1 – Glenroe Farm will Provide

  • Admission for all children and adults in group
  • Guided tour of the farm animals and pets’ corner.
  • Seated table space for the number of children in your group -indoors (The Piggery Picnic Shed), or outdoors (picnic tables located throughout the farm)
  • Your child’s name and age on our Birthday Board

You provide:

  • All food and drinks
  • Minimum of 10 children

Self-Catered Party Rates :-   €6.00 per child (One free adult with every 5 children)

Party 2 – Glenroe Farm will Provide

  • Guided tour of the farm animals and pets’ corner
  • Seated table space for the number of children in your group -indoors (The Piggery Picnic Shed) or outdoors (picnic tables located throughout the farm)
  •  Food Table
  • Your child’s name and age on our Birthday Board

Glenroe Farm Party Menu:

  • Cocktail Sausages and Chicken Nuggets with French stick Bread/or Mini pizza
  •  1 Small drink (i.e. Cadet orange, coke, lemonade)
  •  1 Chocolate treat (Chomp, Taz or similar)
  •  1 Bag of Crisps (Wheelies, Meanies or similar)
  • 2 Buns (Rice Krispie bun, fairy cake, or similar) ¹ Paper goods – plate, serviette, straw

You provide:

  •  Party favours
  •  Birthday Cake and candles
  •  Additional treats at your own discretion
  •  Minimum of 10 children

Catered Party Rate :- €15 per child  (One adult free with every 5 children)

Parties last for 2 hours. You need a minimum of 10 children for a party booking. They allow 2 adults/supervisors free with every 10 children and additional adults are charged at a reduced admissions rate

Glenroe Pet Farm Events

Easter At Glenroe Farm

Glenroe Farm will hold three days of family fun Easter egg hunts over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend

Egg hunts will take place at regular intervals throughout the day, with the last hunt each day at 4:30pm.

Of course the Easter Bunny will be in Glenroe Farm, and in addition there will be face painting and spot prizes.

To Find Out More About The Easter Egg Hunt At Glenroe Farm

Christmas At Glenroe Open Farm

Santa is delighted to be making his annual visit to Glenroe Farm this Christmas and, once again, they are delighted to share this magical experience with you. For the month of December the farm is transformed into a magical Christmas venue.

Santa will not be on the farm this Christmas.

Directions To Glenroe Open Farm

  • From Dublin and all points North

Take the M50/N11 southbound, exiting at EXIT 11 for Greystones/Kilcoole, follow the signs for Kilcoole and on entering the village of Kilcoole take a Left for Glenroe Farm (signposted).

  • From Wexford and all points South

Take the N11 Northbound, exiting at EXIT 11 for Greystones/Kilcoole, follow the signs for Kilcoole and on entering the village of Kilcoole take a Left for Glenroe Farm (signposted).



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