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Airfield Estate

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Airfield Estate is Dublin's only 38-acre working farm which is open to the public all year round. On the estate you will find many attractions including the Overend family home, kitchen, gardens, vintage cars, farm and play area. Get cosy with the hens, collect freshly laid eggs or see the beautiful Jersey herd being milked. Make friends with the goats, pigs, hens and donkeys and, if you time it right, you’ll see them getting fed by the farm team.

Explore the Overend family home and vintage car garage to learn more about the Estate’s historic importance and original artefacts.

Enjoy seasonal walking trails taking in the native woodland and bounty of wildlife on the estate. Take in the beautiful gardens, designed by head gardener Colm O’Driscoll and internationally renowned guest gardeners with century old redwoods and fruit trees. This is the perfect spot for a chat, a good book or a picnic.

There are miles of tracks and paths to explore and play areas dotted all over the estate for kids up to 12 years old.
There are gentle lawn games in the summer months, fancy dress in Airfield House, an outdoor story corner, a barn full of toys for imaginative play for children and an outdoor adventure playground with climbing frames, scramble nets, slides, swings, balance beams, tunnels and a zip wire for young thrill seekers.

Be a guest at the award winning Overends Kitchen, where Luke Matthews and the talented team present a bounty of flavour from sustainably sourced food from their own doorstep. For special dinners and events, check the website.

Airfield Estate's Farmers market is now open on Saturday and Sundays. Produce ranging from locally grown fruit, veg, preserves, chutneys, jams, bread, pastries, meats, fish and much more are on offer to sample, enjoy or take home.

Airfield Estate is easily accessible from the City Centre via the Green Line Luas, Balally Stop.

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