Visitor Attractions

 

Sonairte is home to a range of different activities and features for visitors.

Our site is divided into three areas. Our Organic Garden, Nature Trail and River Walk, buildings which house our EcoShop, Sunflower Café, Bee Boles Beekeeping Museum, and Information Centre.

These areas are open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday 10.30am to 5:00pm.

Monthly Food & Craft Markets

We run markets on the last Sunday of every month from 11am to 4pm.  Come along and browse high quality stalls with upcycled, handmade, local items, art and crafts, jams and chutneys, unusual gifts, natural & organic beauty,  upcycled children’s furniture, vintage china and clothing.  Interested stallholders can contact us on info@sonairte.ie for further details.

Bee Boles Beekeeping Museum

In the former eighteenth century farm that is Sonairte today, during winter the straw bee skeps were moved indoors to one of two sets of bee winter housing. Only one of these survives today and houses the bee boles museum, where the history of the site is displayed and where artefacts found in the garden and during restoration work are on view. The exhibition changes constantly as more information comes to light.

If the museum is not open during your visit please ask at the shop for the key.

 

Information Centre

 

Information on Sonairte can be found in the Eco Shop.

 

Map of Sonairte

 

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