Four Night Farm Stay

Four Night Farm Stay & Tours

Stay in the stunning, peaceful, rural, lovingly restored Marianne Cottage or Bartholomew’s Loft – both sleep up to 5 guests. Locally produced breakfast basket and an abundance of Bairbre’s homemade brown bread with lots of fresh eggs from the hens, that you can gather yourself. 

Meet our family and sample Richard’s mum’s delicious teabreac. Soak up the fresh air and rural charm of this beautiful farm which was built by The Ball Family – our ancestors, in the late 1700’s.

See Ireland

See Ireland your way. Travel with Richard Ball – your wonderful guide and stay at our boutique farm cottages with Bairbre Ball as your welcoming host. 

Travel in luxury

Travel in Luxury with our Mercedes 8 seater minivan. You will have a 100% dedicated guide looking after your every need. 

we adapt to suit all ages, group dynamics, and have a deep love of Irish History and are rooted in Irish rural life.

What to Expect

Farm Stay & Tour

For a true Irish experience, become immersed in our organic farm with a four night stay at Johnsfort House and explore Ireland with four day tours.

Here at Johnsfort, meet Ború, Grace and Constance our Highland Cows, meet our Jacob sheep, Bantom hens, Dexter cattle, Shorthorn cattle, Dorset sheep and lambs. Bottle feed the baby lambs and collect your own eggs. 

We tailor make all of our four day stay and tour packages to suit your wishes and needs. Send us an email and tell us what your dream Irish holiday looks like and we look after the rest! 

Where we will take you

Farm stay with tours throughout the Boyne Valley, Ireland’s Ancient East, Hidden Heartlands as well as your bucket list destination of your choosing. 

Sights to include Trim Castle, Brú na Bóinne and Newgrange, Lough Crew Cairns, Hill of Tara, Kilbeggan Distillery, Fore Abbey, Kells High Crosses, Killua Castle. 

Become embedded in rural Ireland – meet the locals! Richard knows many of the local producers and will introduce you to some of the best that Ireland & The Boyne Valley have to offer! 

Meet our animals, enjoy various nature trails and the peace and quiet they offer. Visit Irelands oldest pub! 

Irish Bucket List:

Nail your Irish Bucket List; Choose from one of the following or just let us know where you would love to go:

Cliffs of moher & the burren

kilkenny city/ rock of cashel & cahir castle

yeats country & sligo/south donegal

belfast & the giants causeway

connemara & galway city

trace your roots day – find your ancestral home; a little information can go a long way!

Sample Tour

We tailor your package to your wants and interests!

Day one

collection from dublin area to Johnsfort Farm walk and local area tour

day two

Boyne Valley Tour – meet some of the personalities of the area

day three

Lough Crew, Fore, Kilbeggan Whiskey Distillery, Clonmacnoise

Day Four

Bucket List Day

day five

Transfer to Dublin Area