Eriskay Ponies are Rarer than Pandas.

Welcome to Doonies Farm

Doonies Rare Breeds Farm covers 134 acres on the southern side of Aberdeen from Nigg Bay to Cove. We are only 15 minutes by car from the centre of Aberdeen. Doonies Rare Breeds Farm is a member of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust and is one of only two farms in Scotland to be awarded “ Approved Conservation Farm Park Status.”

Our aim at Doonies Rare Breeds Farm is to:

  • To provide people of all ages with a fun and informative visit.
  • To help preserve rare and endangered native farm animals
  • To work closely with the RBST to increase the population of these endangered animals
  • To educate visitors about farming

  Telephone Number: 01224- 875879 Address: Coast Road, Nigg, Aberdeen AB12 3LT

Farm News

Last Updated:

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

    2014 so far!

      We’ve finally had some decent dry weather just in time for lambing in March! The first three breeds of sheep to lamb were the Greyface Dartmoor, Norfolk horn and Kerry Hill. We, thankfully, only had one pet lamb this … Read More

    Doonies news summer 2013

    What a busy summer we have had a Doonies so far! Lambing season was a great success! Our pet lamb numbers were higher than usual this year but it opened up the opportunity for even more little ones to bottle … Read More

    Summer news 2013

    Summer 2013 There has been a lot of new arrivals on the farm, including chicks lambs and our new Eriskay foal born on the 4/6/2013. We also have three new large black pigs that we rehomed called Clio, Mary and … Read More