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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.

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  

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 Nobles of the Wood

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 Ecotourism – a personal perspective

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 Why Build with Straw?

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