Frequently ASked Questions

Dunfin Farm Experiences FAQ


No, we are not an Open Farm and operate a Pre-Booking system only for all Experiences.

No, we only run experiences on specific days. If you cannot see the date you would like, please get in touch to see if we can create a bespoke trek for you. 

No specific timescale. We recommend you check availability as soon as you can. We do try to accommodate short notice bookings, even on the same day of enquiry, but it is best to book in advance if possible.

Our Sheep Experience and the Nature Walk and Peat Cutting experience are suitable for children of all ages, children under the age of 16 are free but must be accompanied with a paying adult. The Mountain Hike to the Shepherds Hut would not be suitable for small children under the age of 5.

We can accommodate group sizes of up to 12 for both the Sheep Experience and the Nature Walk and Peat Cutting and group size of 5 for the Mountain Hike to the Shepherds Hut.

Yes. However, everyone who comes with you must be booked in and have paid.

Outdoor clothing appropriate to the time of year is recommended. Casual outdoor clothing such as walking trousers, light weight trousers etc are great, jeans are not the best if the weather turns wet. Always bring a waterproof coat just in case of wet weather. In the colder months, gloves, hats etc are a good idea and plenty of layers to keep you warm.

Good substantial footwear is very important. Walking boots, wellingtons, strong trainers are the best. You need footwear which supports you and offers you grip, as some of the terrain on the treks is very uneven and can be on occasions very wet and muddy. Fashion boots and plimsolls are not appropriate, neither are sandals or opened toes shoes.

We do not have a direct link to public transport. Taxi service is available from Ballycastle.

Yes! If you let us know what your occasion you wish to celebrate, Just contact us and we can discuss your specific requirements.

Yes, we can arrange an experience for either team building / interaction purposes or simply as a ‘reward’ to treat your employees!

Dependent on the experience you are participating on, all refreshments are locally sourced and provided for you. We are able to cater to dietary requirements however prior notice is required. We can discuss individual requirements for group parties when booking.

No, however please note the following:

  • Lambing: April – May
  • Shearing: May-July
  • Sheep Experience:  April – September
  • Nature Walk and Peat Cutting: April – September
  • Mountain Hike to the Shepherds Hut: May – September

We do request bookings from September to February.

We don’t have official ‘Opening hours’ as we are not an Open Farm.

You can purchase a Gift Voucher. These are valid for 12 months so the receiver can then decide when they would like to use the voucher and then book it themselves.

We regret that we cant take dogs on our experiences. 

If you require wheelchair access, please let us know when you book.

Please contact us to discuss this as it will depend on the person using the wheelchair and their disability. The ground is un-even on the farm so we would need to discuss suitability on an individual basis.