School Tours

Fun-filled educational days out for primary schools.

Newbridge House and Farm is the perfect spot to host your 2019 primary school tour. Over 300 years old, the Georgian mansion is full of secrets and stories which the dedicated tour guides are waiting to share with your class, while the traditional farm – home to pigs, goats, ducks, horses, donkeys, chicks and much more – features a brand new Farm Discovery Trail which we are excited to share with young visitors.

Engaging for a wide variety of age groups, our school tours include:

  • Free entry for one teacher per class
  • ​Ample free coach parking on-site
  • Lunch and snack breaks on open parkland
  • Free-play time at the on-site playground
  • One-hour lunch break
  • Straightforward bookings with our dedicated reservations team

Add Malahide Castle and Gardens

See the castle rooms where the Lords and Ladies of Malahide have lived for hundreds of years, hear tales of battles and banquets, and learn more about the infamous Malahide Castle ghosts! Then head outside for plenty of fresh air on the fun woodland Fairy Trail, or see how many of the 20 different species of butterfly your pupils can spot in the only Butterfly House in the Republic of Ireland.

Just 15 minutes away from Newbridge House and Farm, Malahide Castle and Gardens is an ideal extra destination on your school tour this summer.

Packages 2019

Farm Discovery Trail (3 hours)
Entry to Newbridge Farm with interactive Fram Discovery Trail booklet
Cost per pupil: €4.50

Newbridge Experience (3.5 hours)
Guided House Tour, Farm Discovery Trail
Cost per pupil: €5.50
Nature Explorers (4 hours, excluding transfer time)
Malahide Castle Butterfly House and Newbridge Farm Discovery Trail
Cost per pupil: €8.50

ADD ON The Caterers Treat Kits
Ready-made snack packs ready to collect on the morning of your tour, including water/juice, popcorn/crisps and a muffin
Cost per pupil: €5.50

All tour times include a hour-long break for lunch and snacks.

Book Your School Tour

For all the information on our school tours for summer 2019, download this PDF or get in touch with the dedicated Shannon Heritage Reservations Team on 061 711 222.
Please note: final numbers for all tours and treat kits must be confirmed three days in advance of the tour date. Cancellations or changes made after this point will be non-refundable. Although we will endeavour to accommodate late arrivals, this may not always be possible and we ask schools to arrive on time for their allocated slots.


Enjoy a gift of magic and adventure with our Annual Membership Pass

Offering cardholders unlimited access to Malahide Castle and Gardens (including the Butterfly House and Fairy Trail) and Newbridge House and Farm, our new Annual Membership Pass makes light work of great days out for all the family!

Members can also enjoy a 10% discount on entry to other Shannon Heritage properties, 10% off in the Malahide and Newbridge gift shops, and much more...

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