Tour of the Weavers Cottage
Watch a short AV show, introducing the students to the history of Dunlewey and the Ferry family whose homestead you will visit. Watch as our tour guide give demonstrations on Carding, Spinning, and Weaving and then take a walk around the home of the Ferry family and world renowned Weaver Manus Ferry, whilst listening to stories of times gone by from our Tour Guide.
(Work sheets for the students are available on request along with a Teachers Information Pack) Tour takes around 30min.
Take a cruise on the Dunlewey Lake aboard The Grainne Rose and hear the magical stories of Dunlewey Including the Green Lady, the ghost of the Guinness estate.
(Worksheets are available for students on request along with Teachers Information Pack) Boat Trip takes 30mins
Play-area & Farm
(Included with boat or cottage tour)
Children take hours of fun from our adventure play-area including, swings, slides, climbing frame, see-saw and also available are peddle boats** and bumper cars**
(** are payable with tokens which can be purchased on site)
Our domesticated bird farm incudes Ducks, Bantams, Roosters, Guinea fowl, along with a Peacock and Peahen.
Our Restaurant offers a children’s lunch menu at €5 per child.
We also have a craft shop, where students can purchase any souvenirs.
For more information or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.