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:

  • Monday, May 8, 2017

    Doonies news April/May 2017

    Lambing 2017 has been going very well! Our Oxford Down, Kerryhill, Norfolk Horn, and Greyface Dartmoor ewes have all lambed and next up are the Portland and Whiteface Woodland breeds. We have also successfully hatched 7 new chicks and are … Read More

    Doonies news March 2017

    What a cold and busy winter we have had the Doonies. Our small team of three have been working hard keeping the animals happy and carrying out important maintenance jobs. So far we have: re-painted our fences, sheds and play … Read More

    Doonies news 2016

    Hello all! It has been quite a challenging winter at Doonies with all this rain and wind! We are all looking forward to lambing starting at the end of February and cannot wait until you are get to see and … Read More