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Rumley's Open Farm

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Address: Liberty Hill | Waterfall, Cork, Ireland (Formerly Ivan Rumley's Farm)
Phone Number: +353 21 488 5122

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Great petting barn

We visited here with 6 small children, there was plenty to do including soft play, park, go karts and indoor sand pit, as well as the animals! Lots of animals to see and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 August 2016
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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located just south of Cork city off the N27 Rumley's provides a great opportunity for kids to have hand-on interaction with farm animals as well as many other exhibits. Good play park.

Thank peterwA1528CA
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well the first thing that hits you is the price to enter, i nearly dropped when i heard and from there on it was only ok . For the animals some badly needed a bigger pen and cleanliness was a major problem but i let that slide till i got round to the milking parlour and it was disgraceful. The... More 

Thank RuairiOkane
Cork, Ireland
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

myself and my wife love rumbleys farm. the entry fee is very reasonable and there is a great walk around the whole farm. Surprisingly the farm is huge and with kids you could easily spend several hours. we are from the city ourselves and love animals and this is our local attraction. we visit here around 4 times a year... More 

Thank NickCassidyCork
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I went to Rumleys with my daughters and two grandchildren for what we thought would be a pleasant afternoon ... this wasn't the case !! I was absolutely appalled at the condition nearly all the animals were in .. they were neglected and filthy and as an animal lover I felt so sad for them The indoor play area was... More 

Thank shelhog
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went here on a date it was the most fun. We had lovely weather thank God but the moment we got their a very friendly genuine staff member greeted us. The reception / shop is terrific. There is beautiful customers toilets on entry which usually pet farms wouldn't have.they cafe was amazing, the portions are very... More 

Thank rebelreder
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Came with my family and was unlike anything we have ever been to! A very open feel! You get a hands on experience! They do a quality job at Rumley's Open Farm and I applaud their commitment to these beautiful animals! Not to mention the amazing Newfie dogs that greet you Miley & Cyrus! If I'm ever in Cork, Ireland... More 

Thank NicoleStyle
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a must to visit if you are in the area. Amazing open farm that has it all. Farm, wild and exotic animals, good selection of all of them. Indoor and outdoor play areas, mini golf, zip wire, karts, etc (all included in the €8 entry fee). Add a big and comfy coffee shop, gift shop and excellent toilet... More 

Thank Al M
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We visited here with 6 small children, there was plenty to do including soft play, park, go karts and indoor sand pit, as well as the animals! Lots of animals to see and the petting barn was lovely, the kids stroked cats, dogs, rabbits, lamb and chicks and thought it was great.

Thank Jorazz-b
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I went to Rumleys farm on Saturday wit my family. I was not impressed at all everytin is too spread out there was no staff to help wit any queries no one to help my son gain access to mini digger the one they had. the tractor and trailer went once wile we were there and had the cheek to... More 

Thank sharcav1
Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Great Mini farm/zoo with restaurant...so ideal for a day out with kids! Staff very accomodating. Loads of Parking. Loads of amazing animals, very surprised by great range of interesting animals! well worth a visit!

Thank ivancork2016

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