Welcome to Ballywire Farm

Experience a fully working farm, see farm animals including donkeys, horses, sheep, cows, chickens, bantams, ducks, geese, rabbits, dogs, cats and fauna rescue animals. There are farm animal displays, farm produce for sale, arts and crafts, tearooms, licensed restaurant and pedal car track and games area for children. Visitors are encouraged to interact with animals and join in various farming activities. Extensive hands-on and interactive displays are available to enhance your visit.

Unique handmade products, produce and giftware made on the premises, general merchandise, art and craft, food and wine, gifts and toys, items of interest for children and feed for animals can be purchased.

Quality, affordable casual dining is available all day in our full licensed restaurant. Menu features an impressive array of Ballywire grown produce and all our sweets are made fresh on the premises. A fine evening menu offers dinners a taste of quality cuisine at affordable prices. Private functions can be catered for by arrangement.

Workshops, demonstrations and classes can be arranged in art and craft makings and cookery. Bookings required, minimum numbers and conditions apply. Some sessions (hand milking package) start at 0830.

Ballywire is fully child friendly, providing learning hands-on workshops, displays and more. Buildings and viewing areas are safe and comfortable and are adequately fenced for children's safety. Newly built pedal car track and games area with adjacent shaded tables and chairs. Children's workshops generally operate during school holidays.

Entry cost includes admission to all farm displays (undercover), animal feeding, animal petting and viewing areas, unlimited use of John Deere pedal car track and games area. Guide is available free of charge.

Ballywire is well signed from major and minor roads and is enroute to scenic coastal tourist drive and local wind farm scenic drive and information booth.

Disabled access available to all buildings, assistance rails and public toilets.



  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Catering
  • Child Activities/Child Minding
  • Coach Parking
  • Guide
  • Interactive Centre
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area


  • Farm Stay
  • Food and Wine


  • Animal Viewing
  • Art and Craft
  • Farm/Station
  • Lessons/Tutorials
  • Self-Guided