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 zip-wires, also available we have peddle boats, kayaks, climbing walls, rodeo bull, bouncy castle and zorb-balls
(all of these are payable with tokens which can be purchased on site)
Our petting farm incudes Donkeys, Rabbits, Lambs, Geese, along with a Peacock and Peahen.
Our Restaurant offers a children’s lunch menu of:
Fish Fingers, Sausages or Chicken Nuggets with Chip and Orange Squash for €4.50 per child.
We also have a small gift shop, where you students can purchase any souvenirs.
For more information or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.