Come along to a Spooktastic Halloween at Glendeer pet farm if you dare!
If you are looking for somewhere to bring the children over the mid-term break, this is the perfect Halloween themed family day out. With ghosts, ghouls, scarecrows and witches a plenty, you will be guaranteed a Spooktastic time!
Cast spells with Willow the witch, toast marshmallows over an open fire, enter the eerie maze but be warned, it’s at your own risk. Follow Pumpkin Passage through the Forbidden Forest to see where it takes you and be scared by lots more ghosts and ghouls at Glendeer Pet Farm this Halloween!
Glendeer Pet Farm, Drum, Athlone (take exit 13 off M6 and follow signs for Drum ) is suitable in any weather with lots of facilities under cover. But it’s not all about scares, during this Halloween experience you will also get to interact with the friendly animals on the farm. Children can feed, pet and even hold some of the animals which include puppies, rabbits, deer, pot belly pigs, llamas, alpaca, emu, wallabies, goats, donkeys, sheep, the cheeky monkeys, meerkats and much more!
Not only will you see all the Halloween scenes but children can race on the double obstacle course and lose themselves in the timber maze along with the slides, swings, seesaws and very popular glider swing in the large outdoor playground or they can avail of the indoor adventure area with lots of slides and bridges, so Glendeer is perfect even on those wet days.
And while the big ones are burning off some energy, the little ones will be well entertained in the soft play barn and the all weather sand pit, just beware of the ghosts and ghouls in the Forbidden Forest on your way there! Adults can enjoy freshly ground coffee/tea and homemade treats available in the coffee shop.
Groups and birthday parties catered for by appointment, with a special rate for twenty or more persons.
Glendeer is open from Saturday, October 26 until Sunday, November 3, for the Halloween period. Opening times are Monday to Saturday, 11am-5pm and Sunday, from 12pm-5pm.
Admission is €9 for adults and €9 for children, with children under 18 months free of charge. Glendeer Pet Farm, Drum, Athlone. Call 090 6437147 or log onto www.glendeerpetfarm.ie for more information.