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Santa Paws

Kinedale Donkeys, 38 Chestnut Road, Ballynahinch, Down, BT24 8JQ
dog on santa's lap, Ballynahinch County Down


Join us for a heartwarming holiday event, "Santa Paws," where your furry companion can meet Santa and explore our festively adorned farm. This year, Santa Paws takes place on Friday, December 22nd, at 4pm, lasting for a delightful 1 hour.

What to Expect:

Photo with Santa: Capture the magic of the season with a cherished photo of your four-legged friend alongside Father Christmas himself.

Farmyard Exploration: Let your doggos immerse themselves in the sights and scents of our enchanting farmyard and meet its friendly residents.

Nativity Scene Visit: Experience the true spirit of Christmas as you and your pup witness our Nativity Scene, complete with farm animals, creating a memorable and heartwarming moment.

Gifts from Santa: Every doggo will receive a special gift from Santa to make their tails wag with joy.

Treats for Dogs: We have tasty treats for your furry friends to enjoy, ensuring they feel just as pampered as their two-legged companions.

Hot Chocolate and Treats for Owners: While your pups are having their own adventure, indulge in some hot chocolate and delectable treats for yourself.

Booking Information:

Dog Admission: £5 per dog
Human Companions: £2 per person
We welcome all well-behaved dogs and their loving owners to make this a truly memorable Santa Paws event.

Share the magic of Christmas with your furry family members at Santa Paws! Reserve your spot now for an hour of holiday cheer and farmyard fun. We can't wait to see you and your pup!



  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors

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  • Booking Required

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  • On site parking

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow sign for Dromore from Ballynahinch town, 0.5 miles take a right onto Riverside Road. Take the next left onto Chestnut Road, then straight over the crossroads. We are the first yard on the left, through white pillared walls and a green gate. The entrance is at the top of the hill.

Public Transport Directions

Bus to Ballynahinch followed by taxi from Market House or walk 1.5 miles

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