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An insight into the World of Rock Farm Slane from the people who make it happen. Read on to find out about seasonal produce in the farm shop, special offers, activities and events.

Ecotourism – a personal perspective

Why ecotourism is a key element of the Rock Farm Slane project. We have just recently launched an ecotourism business at Rock Farm Slane offering back-to-nature camping holidays in luxury yurts & shepherds’ huts. Last Sunday I was asked to go on Today FM’s Sunday Business Show with Conall O’Morain to talk about ecotourism. As… Continue reading News

Why Build with Straw?

Very few people have asked us “Why do you want to build your house out of straw?” Maybe that’s because anyone who knows us, would know that we wouldn’t have the good sense to build with good reliable solid concrete. Plus you might ask, “if it’s such a great idea why isn’t everyone doing it?”… Continue reading News

Nobles of the Wood

There is a beautiful small quirky, slightly gnarled tree sitting in the middle of a magical grove of trees, on the Slopes at Rock Farm Slane, where our Glamping is situated. This tree has always struck me as a Fairy Tree and we have been decorating with the occasional ribbon ever since we first set… Continue reading News

Rock Farm from the Sky

We were excited when a guest staying at Rock Farm last month told us they were into Drone photography and offered to provide us with some aerial shots! Check out the results some stunning aerial images showing the glamping site, strawbale development The Eco Guesthouse and Swallows Nest. Credits: Noel Meehan  

Foo Fighters Concert Accommodation

So following the announcement last week that the Foo Fighters will be headlining for Slane Castle‘s May 2015 concert Rock Farm are pleased to advise that we will once again be offering luxury concert glamping accommodation for the gig. Stay like a Rock star and be close to the action at Rock Farm Slane Staying… Continue reading News

Christmas market event in Slane, Co Meath

Don’t miss the Slane Castle Enchanted Kingdom Christmas Market when it opens on Friday 28th November 2014. The market is set to run every weekend right up until Sunday 21st December – admission to the courtyard market is free of charge. Visit Santa – make sure you book in advance to see Santa? Make sure… Continue reading News

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