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Tannaghmore Farm

SUMMARY

Name: Tannaghmore Farm
Location: Craigavon
County: Armagh
Total Cost: £ 50,000.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : SOAR
Telephone: 02838343244

PROJECT SUMMARY

The upgrading of fencing paddocks, path systems and animal enclosures at a rare breeds visitor attraction.

BACKGROUND

Tannaghmore Farm is situated beside the Craigavon Lakes and offers close encounters with the cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and poultry, many breeds of which were found on farms 100 years ago but are now rare or close to extinction.  Tannaghmore Farm specialise in guided tours for schools and groups which can be tailored to fit individual needs and groups can also have the opportunity to help with the feeding of lambs, kid goats and poultry.

ACTIVITIES

Funded under Axis 3, through SOAR.  The items funded:

  • Purchase and installationn of Concrete paths
  • Removal of old fence and installation of a new fencing
  • Purchase 12 steel gates with posts
  • Purchase and  installation of 8 shed doors for animal houses
  • Purchase and installation of 6 poultry houses
  • Purchase and installation of poultry fencing

The upgraded facility was officially launched with an open day.

 

BENEFITS

The project has increased visitor number to the site.  The new concrete paths have improved access for prams and wheelchair users.