Eco Weddings

Open Day at Bumblebee Flower Farm Sunday March 29th

Bumblebee Flower Farm located in beautiful West Cork is having an Open Day on Sunday March 29th!

This is a wonderful opportunity to experience Bumblebee Flower Farm and gain an insight into what we do and why we do things the way we do.

Introducing you to the wonderful world of edible flowers, pollinator-friendly plantings and organically produced seasonal cut flowers.

There will be an informative talk and tour of the farm with seeds and recommendation for supportive plantings no matter what size your garden is.

A lovely day and a chance to meet like-minded people.

The first in our series of Farm open Days – What to expect:

  1. Guided Tour of the farm.
  2. Talk on planting schemes including suitable plants and flowers that support the whole lifecycle.
  3. Selection of pollinator-friendly seeds for you to take home and create your very own magical bumblebee oasis.
  4. Refreshments available using Bumblebee Flower Farm ingredients.

Details:

  • Sunday, March 29th
  • Bumblebee Farm, Castledonovan, Drimoleague, Co. Cork, Ireland
  • Price: €25 (children accompanied by an adult Free)

Eco Wedding Venues

Eco Marriage Made in Heaven

Are you a nature lover looking for a unique eco friendly Wedding Venue in Ireland? Our Members at Slieve Aughty Centre offer a magical eco wedding experience that you’ll never forget.

With gorgeously designed rooms, some of which have interlinking balconies (perfect for the Bride and her maid of honour), separate chalet style accommodations and their organic restaurant you can be sure of a unique alternative style wedding that will make your guests sigh with pleasure!

Slieve Aughty offer civil ceremonies, indoor or outdoor and the grounds are seriously cute with a myriad of artistic signage and crafty objects lovingly positioned to make you smile.

With fairy houses, twinkling outdoor lights, chill out areas and even a magical woodland close by, Weddings at Slieve Aughty are truly the stuff of dreams for the nature loving Bride & Groom.

We only cater for one to two weddings per week and can comfortably accommodate up tp 80 guests for your ceremony and meal. Additional guests may be invited to your afters.  The venue is exclusively yours with incredible photo opportunities on our 30 acres and in the surrounding landscape.  Horses can be a part of your photos or entertainment for kids, and the surrounding 2,000 acres of forestry ensure privacy and peace on your day.  Check out the photo gallery to see for yourself.

We offer 3 different all-inclusive packages starting at €78 per person, or you can customise your day. For more details see our brochure.
Guests stay in The Three Towers Eco House, Eco Lodges and glamping cabins. The venue can accommodate up to 32 sharing guests. Other accommodation is available within 10 km. Transport can be arranged. Complimentary accommodation is provided for the Bride & Groom in the Bridal Suite with en-suite pebble bath and access to a balcony with views over the hills and fields.

Discover more about Slieve Aughty here or email weddings@slieveaughtycentre.com to book your personal showcase today.

Activity breaks in Ireland

Family Fun, Activities and EcoTourism at Slieve Aughty Centre, Loughrea, Co Galway

Mixed Metals WorkshopSlieve Aughty Centre (which comprises also of the fabulous Three Towers Eco House and Restaurant)  has a great range of events and activities coming up over the next few months including:

Pizza Party Fridays Are Back!

Every Friday evening at 7pm enjoy a delicious organic pizza with your choice of toppings, fired up in our clay oven.  €5 per child and €10 for adults.  Book Now.
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  For more information on any of the above contact 
Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West, Loughrea, Co. Galway
+353 (0) 90 974 5246 www.slieveaughtycentre.com
Facebook: slieveaughtyequestrianandactivitycentre

Open Day At BumbleBee Flower Farm

Open Day 31st of May – Bloom in West Cork!

Those of you not attending Bloom in Dublin this May might be interested in making a weekend of it in beautiful West Cork with a visit to Ruby Hartes’ Organic Flower Farm.
Mags and Stephen are having an Open day on the flower farm where you can see how they grow and cut flowers for events and weddings as well as their new business of growing and providing edible flowers for restaurants nationwide.

Open day Sunday 31st May 2pm – 5pm. €5. In aid of Drimoleague walkways.
This will include musical entertainment and floral demonstrations which will be raffled off for some lucky people to take home with them.

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We’ll be there! 

To Book email rubyharte@eircom.net or call mobile 086-8251380

Easter Family Fun at The Three Towers

The Three Towers are putting on a Great Easter Festival!

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Join us over Easter and capture the joy of spring!

There’s lots to do for young and old during the popular spring festival. Arts and crafts, family games and leisurely walks are all on offer plus more. During your visit take a look at the hand made goodies in the gift shop and stop by at the restaurant to sample some delicious Easter treats. Adults can even enjoy a cuppa or a glass of wine while the children play.

Enchanted Forests and Fairy Houses at The Three Towers, Slieve Aughty, GalwayOpen daily 12 – 6pm, entry is €5 per child and includes:

~Visit the Enchanted Forest on foot (or take a pony to the gates and back for €10 per child)
~Visit the craft room to make and do
~Pet the ponies and other animals
~Spend quality time playing family games
~Play on the swing set in the playground
Of course, the best activity is the Easter bunny hunt. Especially for the season, we turn our ordinary walking trail into a treasure trail with clues to help you find the elusive Easter bunny. Children can go on the hunt on horse back for €15 each.

For more information call us on 090 9745 246 or email info@thethreetowers.com. Adults go free!

Eco Friendly Flowers Ireland

Eco-friendly Organic Flowers for Weddings

Fresh, Unique, Lush, Abundant, Romantic Wild & Natural are some of the words used to describe the wedding flowers created at Bumblebee Farm in West Cork:

We offer a bespoke service and work together with you to give you exactly the look you want for your wedding flowers – drawing on over 12 years of experience in creating floral displays.
By prior arrangement, we will grow your chosen varieties and will source special flowers for you. Our aim is to ensure you have the ideal seasonal flowers, in full bloom, for your special day.
We believe our flowers are both beautiful and environmentally friendly and all our wedding bouquets are inspired by the flowers that are in season and are tailor made to each brides individual needs also if you book early enough with us we will even grow flowers specifically for your event.
We can transform your venue into the full midsummer’s night dream or simply make the perfect bouquet and everything in between from the ‘Cottage Garden’ style to ‘Vintage’ to ‘Bohemian’ to ‘Contemporary Chic’.
While we offer standard packages we find that our personal bespoke service suits our brides best as individual tastes are unique!

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If your planning your Wedding and are interested in Organic Eco Friendly Wedding Flowers then Contact Mags or Steve By Telephone:
Steve + 353 86 8251380
Mags +353 86 0823318
Bumble Bee Farm +353 28 32892
www.rubyharte.com

Organic Wedding Flowers

A Midsummer Dream Wedding!

Transform your Wedding day into a midsummer’s night dream or simply make the perfect bouquet and everything in between from the ‘Cottage Garden’ style to ‘Vintage’ to ‘Bohemian’ to ‘Contemporary Chic’ with bespoke organic wedding flowers from Ruby Harte Flowers at Bumblebee Farm, West Cork.

Fresh, Unique, Lush, Abundant, Romantic Wild & Natural are some of the words used to describe the wedding flowers that we have created here at Bumblebee Farm.
We offer a bespoke service and work together with you to give you exactly the look you want for your wedding flowers – drawing on over 12 years of experience in creating floral displays.
By prior arrangement, we will grow your chosen varieties and will source special flowers for you. Our aim is to ensure you have the ideal seasonal flowers, in full bloom, for your special day.
We believe our flowers are both beautiful and environmentally friendly and all our wedding bouquets are inspired by the flowers that are in season and are tailor made to each brides individual needs also if you book early enough with us we will even grow flowers specifically for your event.

Contact Mags or Steve here >>
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