The official website of Visit Ards and North Down
En

CANCELLED: Ballyboley Dander with the Dexters: Farm Walk - Experience Ards and North Down 2022

84A Newtownards Road, Greyabbey, Newtownards, County Down, BT22 2QJ
a photo of a cow

About

Part of Experience Ards and North Down 2022. Click here to see the full programme.

Alternative date available: 21 August 2022
Nature Friendly Farm Walk
This experience offers you the opportunity to meet the Alexander Family and their Dexter cattle in the heart of Greyabbey on the shores of Strangford Lough. The family rear their herd of Ballyboley Dexters and are totally committed to nature friendly farming. They want to invite you to the farm to learn all about their approach.

Visitors will get the opportunity to
· Meet Stephen, Farming Life Nature Friendly Farmer of the Year 2021
· Walk the farmland and hear a little about the Lough and Islands
· Meet the Dexter Cattle
· Hear about the Alexander's farming system and how it differs from other farming practices.
· Learn what Regenerative Farming means and how the family practice this
· Hear about what makes their meat so special
· This experience will finish with a barbeque overlooking Strangford Lough (the views are amazing)

Make sure you wear wellingtons or sturdy boots and bring your binoculars and camera! Please be aware that you will be on a working farm and it will be mucky – do not wear your Sunday best | Guests Procedures will be forwarded prior to booking and that there will be a safety briefing at start of event | 18+ | Current covid restrictions will apply | Please ensure that you check with all members of your party regarding food allergies, intolerances, and dietary requirements prior to booking tickets. It is the responsibility of the ticketholder to inform a member of staff at the host venue about  food allergies, intolerances and specific dietary requirements.  This must be done 72 hours before the experience by contacting Lorraine on alexanderdexters@btinternet.com

Full terms and conditions apply, go to Terms and Conditions page

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Ticket£40.00 per ticket

This event has been cancelled though please note it is running on another date, 21 August.

Book Tickets Online

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Sorry, this event has passed

What's Nearby

  1. Grey Abbey, a Cistercian Abbey church and its living quarters were founded in 1193 by…

    1.01 miles away
  2. Mount Stewart is a stunning estate in the beautiful scenic area of Strangford Lough. The…

    1.78 miles away
  3. The Lookout is a wildlife interpretative centre, showcasing the wildlife around the…

    1.78 miles away
  1. This ruined Tower House commands a position at the north end of Mahee Island in…

    3.44 miles away
  2. Nendrum is thought to have been set up by St Machaoi in the 5th Century and also has…

    3.44 miles away
  3. A long sandy beach which offers enjoyment for all.

    4.1 miles away
  4. Sketrick Castle is located on Sketrick Island which is reached by a causeway on the west…

    4.15 miles away
  5. Ireland's largest collection of ducks, geese and swans. Viewing from hides, waterfowl…

    4.51 miles away
  6. The gallery seeks to promote quality irish art in a relaxed atmosphere and displays a…

    4.58 miles away
  7. Comber Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church was built on a site donated by James Andrews…

    5.09 miles away
  8. The Echlinville Distillery – at the forefront of Ireland’s spirits renaissance.

    The…

    5.21 miles away
  9. Millisle Beach Park is an area of 150 metres of golden sand and a relatively safe bathing…

    5.25 miles away
  10. Late 18th-century tower mill in use until 1915 and still in working order. Take a virtual…

    5.46 miles away
  11. This 7 1/4" gauge miniature railway has about 2km of track with a variety of routes…

    5.5 miles away
  12. The Livingston Centre at Killinchy Parish Church is a local heritage centre. It tells the…

    5.62 miles away
  13. Movilla Abbey, Methodist and Church of Ireland.

    As important as Bangor, Movilla was…

    5.68 miles away
Previous Next

Map & Directions

View Maps and Visitor Guides
View of what Ards and North Down has to offer and some of the best things to see and do during a visit.
E-newsletter sign up
Sign up for the Ards and North Down newsletter for inspiration and travel tips.
Back to Top

Tourism Northern Ireland

Don't Miss