Abhainn Ri Farmhouse

Abhainn Ri Farmhouse

The traditional Irish farmhouse lovingly restored into luxury accommodation and catered venue offers guests a true Irish cultural experience. This wonderful 170 year old house with superb accommodation is ideal for couples on romantic breaks and in conjunction with the cottages for group & family occasions.

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Luxury Farm Cottages in Ireland Wicklow

ImageAbhainn Ri Farm Cottages offer luxury self-catering holiday cottages in Co Wicklow Ireland. Our Irish holiday homes are located near to Dublin and the accommodation is only a short drive from Dublin airport to County Wicklow. We offer four country style cottages suitable for holiday lets for couples looking for a romantic holiday rental and the group and family reunion looking for or group large cottages to rent.  Weekend breaks, short breaks and activity breaks can all be accommodated on our wonderful farm and lakeside setting. Visit http://www.abhainn-ri.com for lots more information

Abhainn Ri Farm

Image“Just imagine a lake at the bottom of your lawn while you freely wander through
golden meadows with the relaxing sounds of trickling steams, farm animals and
birds chirping. You can return to enjoy lovely traditional Irish breakfast Abhainn Ri
soda bread and free range eggs.

What a superb relaxing way to wake up and enjoy your self catering holiday in Ireland

Enjoy a variety of farm activities at Abhainn Ri farm from collecting free range eggs to helping to feed the farm animals or simply taking a wander through the fields and enjoying the stunning views and the peace and quiet. Take a step into the heart of Wicklows countryside and enjoy a holiday at Abhainn Ri.

Every morning farmer Joe takes everyone to feed the small farm animals. The children (and some adults) are given small feeding buckets. Firstly the hens and ducks are feed and watered. The tiny goats Ban & Dubh are then taken some feed in though the
tiny green gate. Everyone thens goes to the farm yard to feed the pigs and baby
chicks. The donkeys are last but very funny and welcoming A great family fun
time. Of course not to forget buz our faithful sheep dog.

Watch our horse Maude dance along the fields and attract you with their elegant beauty or meet our odd collection of chickens while collecting your own eggs (Try find the
blue egg).

View the funky Jacob sheep and cute lambs roam in their multi-coloured woolly coats and curly horns.

Our guests favourite the donkeys “Paisti, Peig, Pog agus Peadar” our very Irish pets and see them jump and roll when presented with a carrot.

See the busy-body lazy cows with their calves grazing on our lovely green pastures.

Or simply walk among the streams and wood to view the wild creatures living there such as rabbits, foxes and pheasants.

Abhainn Ri is a very unique farm holiday location and only one hour to Dublin City.

 

 

The Gathering

The Gathering in Wicklow

If you are organising a gathering event and would like a truly amazing Irish farm location that gives the ultimate wow factor then Abhainn Ri offers this to you. Abhainn Ri offers the perfect location for gatherings large and small with accommodation for up to 24 people.
At Abhainn Ri we have our very own home cooked Irish foods available to order using local and our own Jacob lamb in our Irish Stew to give your group a real taste of Ireland.  Check out Abhainn Ri Home Cooked Foods.

Culture & Family Fun at Abhainn Ri

We can offer a truly pilgrim walk to Hollywood from Abhainn Ri over the hill through the forest.
Children can learn about farm life in Ireland helping care for the animals
Everyone can learn the art of making real Irish soda bread
Celebrate with family and friends and enjoy our complementary home baked Irish Guinness Cake with every group booking for The Gathering.

 

 

 

Traditional Irish Pancakes

As long as I can remember we always loved when pancake Tuesday arrived in February.  It is a age old tradition in Irish households to make pancakes the night before the event of lent. What great excitement when the pan was heated and the batter was ready and we waited patiently for our turn to get the piping hot pancake.  Yum.

100 g / 4oz plain flour
pinch of salt
1 egg
250ml / half pint milk
12g / half oz butter melted

  • Sieve flour & salt into a bowl.
  • Make a well in the centre, break in the egg and add half the milk.
  • Gradually work in the flour and beat until mixture is smooth.
  • Add the remaining milk and melted butter gradually.
  • This amount will make about eight pancakes so we normally double the recipe.
  • Melt a little butter in a small heavy frying pan.
  • Pour enough batter to coat the pan thinly and tilt pan to cover evenly.
  • Toss or turn the pancake and fry on the other side until both sides are golden brown colour.

Enjoy with some freshly squeezed lemon juice, sugar and some double cream.

Abhainn Ri Pancakes