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Oakfield Park

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Amazing

Amazing experience! The elves were great, we met Helsa and hannah from frozen, it was so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peterkav1
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Peaceful and serene

We visited in late September and there were very few other customers. For us, this was ideal... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Michael19824
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“train ride”(35 reviews)
“fairy tree”(12 reviews)
“walled garden”(10 reviews)
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Oakfield Park is one of Donegal’s best-loved attractions. Our award-winning gardens and parklands are the perfect place to spend a wonderful day out in Donegal. Whether you’re on a Wild Atlantic Way adventure or a first-time visitor to Donegal...more
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| Oakfield Demesne, Raphoe F93 XY1R, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were very disappointed. There was very little to do when waiting for the train after some confusion about times the train pulled up to a wee cabin and I found out we had to stand in a line in the freezing cold. We stood...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience! The elves were great, we met Helsa and hannah from frozen, it was so entertaining, the elves were all extremely friendly and good with children, I was rotflol at everyone dancing, over all great day out, would recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peterkav1
dwjf123, Manager at Oakfield Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the 5 star rating and lovely review! We really appreciate you taking the time and moreover, we are happy to hear you had a top time at The Santa Express. Hope to see you again next year!

Reviewed 20 October 2018

We visited in late September and there were very few other customers. For us, this was ideal, though I can understand that the lack of atmosphere on a blustery, rainy day can be a drawback. The gardens were a delight, with the lake and water...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael19824
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We visited on the last Sunday in September with our two dogs. The park is beautiful with lots of things to see and we easily spent 4-5 hours there. Everything has been done to a very high standard. We had lunch in Buffers and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank estellegmclean
David F, Manager at Oakfield Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review and 5 star rating Estelle. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit on Steam Sunday and that your 4-legged-friends did also. Hopefully see you again next summer!

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

All the prior reviews have covered the main points. It’s mostly outdoors so dress accordingly with good walking shoes. The walk has something to see at every bend and turn. You could spend twice as many hours just finding stuff that you missed last time....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TONYSELLERS
David F, Manager at Oakfield Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for your review, Tony. I’m really glad you enjoyed your visit and I hope you will visit us again. There is indeed lots to find while exploring the grounds. We will be adding new attractions all the time. Thank you for your feedback...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The oakfest was a 2 day event. Great music, food and drinks, also kids entertainment, fun for all the family.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brenda L
David F, Manager at Oakfield Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thanks for your review of Oakfest Brenda! It is an event that we will hopefully run again next year and grow each year. We were delighted with the turnout and the music was really excellent. Glad you had a good time!

Reviewed 20 August 2018

All of the other reviews will do a great job of telling you about the beautiful gardens and features. I'll come at it from a slightly different angle: The staff are the nicest group of service employees that I can remember encountering. They have obvious...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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David F, Manager at Oakfield Park, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind and detailed review. And thank you for focusing on the staff, an often overlooked part of the running of the park and in these reviews. We really appreciate your realisation that everyone is working to a very high...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Live less than 20 miles away but we only visited for first time today. Mistake. After 3 hours strolling, viewing, feeling at peace and being impressed by the beauty of the place, why did we wait so long? The planning, expertise, sweat and TLC that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gtkelly
David F, Manager at Oakfield Park, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you so much for this lovely review. Again it is lovely for the staff when people realise how much work goes in to keeping Oakfield looking and running at a certain standard. Hopefully, being a local, you are able to visit us again in...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit gardens are lovely to walk around. You can get on the train which is a great way of seeing it. Also the food is great we had our dinner there aswell. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wobbledc
David F, Manager at Oakfield Park, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks for the detailed review and for advising others on the park and its merits. We really appreciate you taking the time and glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 4 August 2018

All the family, both young and old, enjoyed the visit here. The older members enjoyed the scenic walk with the ponds and lake whilst the children had a marvellous time finding their way through the maze and adding wishes to the faerie tree. The folly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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David F, Manager at Oakfield Park, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your comments and I have to say we have looked into putting speakers in the carriages but to hear over the noise created by the wheels on tracks it has to be very loud and would take...More

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Deborah F
10 August 2017|
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Response from dwjf123 | Property representative |
Hi Deborah. We have partial wheelchair access. Our car park has dedicated spaces and the paths to the restaurant and train station are wheelchair friendly. We have a carriage on the train which allows wheelchair access. The... More
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