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the Republic of Ireland U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2019

Co. Down

Co. Carlow

Co. Cavan

Co. Clare

Co. Cork

Co. Derry

Co. Donegal

Co. Dublin

Co. Galway

Co. Kerry

Co. Kildare

Co. Kilkenny

Co. Laois

Co. Leitrim

Co. Limerick

Co. Longford

Co. Louth

Co. Mayo

Co. Meath

Co. Monaghan

Co. Offaly

  • Derryvilla Blueberry Farm - blueberries
    Portarlington, Ireland. Phone: 057 8642882. ALternate phone: 087 2466643. Email: [email protected]. Fresh blueberries available during August & September. Their website is down (as of July 2015), so that may not be a good sign.  Be sure to call before you go. Also, I've seen reports that say they only allow adults to pick, no children. Check with them, if you have children along.

Co. Roscommon

Co. Sligo

Co. Tipperary

  • The Apple Farm - strawberries, apples
    Moorstown, Cahir, Co. Tipperary. Ireland. Phone: 353 (0)52 7441459. ALternate phone: 353 (0)86 6091998. Email: [email protected]. As well as apples, we grow pears, plums, sweet cherries, strawberries and raspberries. We also have a Camping and Caravan Park on the farm. And when we are not busy with this, you will find us making apple juice, and mixed juices from our other fruits; all done here on the farm. We even make a sparkling apple juice, and cider vinegar here too. We have a farm shop from which our produce is available all year round.  (UPDATED: July 15, 2019, JBS) (ADDED: July 12, 2015, JBS)

Co. Waterford

Co. Westmeath

Co. Wexford

  • Ballycross Apple Farm - pumpkins, apples
    Bridgetown, Co. Wexford, Ireland. Phone: 353 (0)53 913 5160. Email: [email protected]. Open: every Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to  6pm; throughout Mid-term 26th October to 3rd November from 12pm to 6pm daily.  Ballycross comes alive at Halloween and we are delighted to let you know that Pumpkin Picking will commence from the 5th October. Each weekend from now until Halloween you can enjoy pumpkin picking trips out to our pumpkin patch on our tractor and trailer. This one of a kind experience allows you to pick your unique pumpkin to buy and take home for carving just in time for Halloween and while there you can take a walk through our Witches Village and meet the resident Ballycross Witch! In early Autumn we commence our Apple Picking Trips which are hugely popular. Join us for a family day out, take a ride on our tractor and pick your own apples from our orchards. No need to book, just visit the farm between 12pm – 6pm and don’t forget to pack your wellies!  Directions: Ballycross Apple Farm is located just outside Bridgetown village close to Kilmore Quay.  From Wexford town: Take the main road heading to Rosslare and take the exit for Kilmore/Kilmore Quay. On approaching Kilmore village you will see a graveyard on your right hand side, take the right turn immediately after the graveyard. As you turn, Kilmore national school will be on your left. Follow this road to Bridgetown village, you will pass Bridgetown Vocational school on your right . then take the next left once you have passed the school. Follow the road and on your right you will see a wide entrance to Ballycross Apple Farm . Follow the avenue down to the yard .
     (ADDED: October 04, 2019, JBS)

Co. Wicklow

 

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