Glendeer Pet Farm, (5 miles west of Athlone, exit 13 off M6, follow signs for Drum) is an interactive experience where people can feed, pet & hold some of the animals, which include deer, pot belly pigs, llamas, emu, ostrich, goats, donkeys, sheep, and lots more including the new arrivals monkeys, wallabies & tortoises.
Glendeer is suitable for any weather as there is indoor & outdoor picnic & play areas, along with a large section of the animals undercover. Relax in our coffee shop with fresh coffee/tea & homemade treats. Groups catered for with guided tour by appointment.
Easter Egg Hunts held every Easter Sat, Sun & Mon @ 3pm
Opening times: April - end September. Mon - Sat 11am to 6pm, Sun 12pm to 6pm.
For the month of December, Glendeer is transformed into Ireland's Lapland with Santa, Dancer and Prancer, a crib with live cow & donkey, a snow scene, elves workshop, winter wonderland with snow and lots more.
Santa arrives by sleigh @5pm on 3rd Dec - 23rd of December.
Mon - Fri 4pm - 7pm
Sat & Sun 3pm - 7pm
Admission: Adults €7, children €15 (includes visit to Santa & gift).