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“Oakfield park, Raphoe, Co. Donegal”
Review of Oakfield Park

Oakfield Park
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Raphoe
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The gardens, railway and tea rooms reopen open Easter to end of September. Gardens & parklands, woodlands, streams & lakes along with formal walled gardens. Over 100 acres to explore with a narrow gauge railway with regular train trips. Our new tea room 'Buffers' offers a fine range of home baked food, cooked in our own kitchens; beautiful soups and salads from our own kitchen garden, and delicious bakery treats for all tastes. We serve tea, barista coffee, cold drinks including wine and Donegal craft beer. We can cater for all, and can specially design a menu for pre-booked groups. OPENING DETAILS 2017: Easter Holiday’s – Friday 7th to Sunday 23th April – Open 12 to 6pm each day. Summer season from 26th April to 1st October, 2017. Gardens open Wednesday to Sunday during April, May and September. Open 12 to 6pm. Gardens open 7 days a week during June, July and August. Open 11am to 6pm each day. The gardens will be open on Banks Holidays (R.O.I and N. I.) Trains operate 12 and 6pm on weekends and banks holiday’s and at 2, 3 & 4pm weekdays. The Steam Engine runs on the last Sunday of each month ‘Steam Sunday’. Our new tea rooms ‘BUFFERS’ will be open each day the gardens are open. Group bookings welcome. Garden tours available on request. Partial wheelchair accessible. Picnic and Play Area available. ENTRY AND TRAIN CHARGES: Entry: Adults €8, Children €5, Under 3’s Free. Train: Adults €5, Children €3, Under 3’s Free. Family Pass: Entry to gardens and a trip on the train. 2 Adults & 2 Children €30 2 Adults & 3 Children €35 1 Adults & 2 Children €25 1 Adult & 3 Children €30 Annual Passes available. Dogs are permitted if they are kept on a lead and droppings are lifted from lawns and pathways. Cycling, Ball Games, BBQ's and Flying Drones are not permitted in the gardens. Please note that the house is not open to the public at any time. Wedding photos are permitted when booked with the Estate Manager. A wedding photography fee applies. We do not host wedding or civil ceremonies.
Reviewed August 18, 2013

This is a lovely family day out. Miniature train trips around the lovely gardens and free access to the grounds around the house. There is a playground and picnic area and a tea tent. I would highly recommend this for families and nature lovers.

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