Christmas @ Trench Farm, Northern Ireland

Christmas @ Trench Farm

Christmas @ Trench Farm 2023 returns to Ballycastle! We’re so excited to welcome you all to our magical Christmas experience on the farm, we promise a lovely Christmas experience for the whole family on the North Coast of Northern Ireland.

Wander through our magical light trail that winds its way around the farm, guiding you to Santa’s Grotto. Along the way, take a break at our S’mores Area to toast marshmallows and add a tasty and toasty touch to your experience.

Before meeting Santa, make a stop at our Letter Writing Workshop. Here, you can write a letter to Santa, ensuring he knows what you’re hoping for this Christmas.

When you’re ready, head to Santa’s Grotto for a special encounter with the jolly man in red.

Our Animal Barn is so peaceful, lit by fairy lights, and home to friendly alpacas, goats, and lambs.

In the Craft Barn, you’ll find a joyful atmosphere with music and plenty of Christmas crafts to keep the little ones entertained.

We will also be joined by Swell Coffee who will be serving up delicious Christmas bakes and hot drinks to to keep you nice and warm while you enjoy all the Christmas fun on the farm.

Your ticket to Christmas @ Trench Farm Ballycastle Includes;

  • Magical Fairy Light Trail
  • S’mores Area for marshmallow toasting
  • Letter Writing Workshop
  • Santa’s Grotto
  • Fairy Light Animal Barn
  • Christmas Crafts


Child 3+ (Includes Present): £16

Adult: £10

2 and Under (Includes Present) : £6

2 and Under (No present): Free

Experience details

Christmas Time Slots;




*Please note that tickets are non refundable for this event*

DAtes and Larger Groups

If the date you wish to visit isn’t available, or you want to book something more bespoke, please do get in contact with us and we will do our best to accommodate you. 

Gift VOuchers

If you would like to purchase this experience as a gift, please book through our gift voucher page here

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Christmas @ Trench Farm FAQ's

Old shoes/boots are heavily advised. You will be walking through fields that can be very wet and mucky, with long grass. Depending on the weather, a good coat will be your friend as well. Just remember that we are very much a working farm.

All visitors are expected to arrive 5/10 mins before your slot. This allows enough time to get ready to go to ensure you make the most of your 2 hour slot. 

We are based just 5 minutes outside of Ballycastle. Follow the map on our “Contact us” page or pop our address into your map and it will take you right to us!

Alpaca Experiences are available on Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Time slots are;

Mon – Fri:

​Sat -Sun:
Morning: 10.30am – 12.30pm
Afternoon: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Evening: 4.00pm – 6.00pm

(All customers must arrive 5/10 minutes before their allocated time slots) 

You will be more than welcome to stay a bit longer and spend some time with our other animals before you go!

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