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Activities & Attractions

We offer a wide range of activities and attractions to satisfy the nature or adrenaline junkie in you.

For more information on the farm and the barn contact

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Events & Functions

We offer a wide variety of possible venues and settings for your business or informal function. Below are the venues offered by The Big Red Barn as well as cost and the amount of people we can accomodate. Once you have selected one, please click on our booking form link to submit your booking.

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The Big Red Barn Farm venue is a multi faceted precinct situated on the farm, Sunlawns. The venue  has bags of relaxing fun and activities to offer including 2 restaurants, clay painting, tree top adventures, walking, running & cycling trails.  The flagship is the actual Big Red Barn which is an antique hay barn salvaged and redesigned to accommodate a large spacious restaurant area which can also be converted into a wonderful space for functions and events.  Next to the Barn is the unique tree adventure activity, Acrobranch with multiple zip-line courses with obstacles high in the trees. On the other side is the Pirate ship play zone with a real wooden pirate ship, electric go-karts, trampoline park and inflatable bumpy balls.

Across the road is the Clay Cafe, the perfect place find your inner Picasso. Paint your own designs on a wide selection of ceramics, order a delicious lunch or coffee at the same time. Every weekend you’ll also be able to buy fresh fruit & vegetables from the farmers market.  The famous Irene Village Market vendors display their wares twice a month under the shade of the majestic eucalyptus trees.


Contact: or 066 563 7558

Open Tuesday to Sunday from 8:00 – 1700
Come and join us for for an early morning Big Red Barn Breakfast, a lunchtime pizza baked in our wood fired oven with farm fresh salad or a cappuccino . Click here for more details.


We can help you make your childʼs party a day to remember at The Big Red Barn.
Whether it is with Acrobranch or playing on the Big Red Barn Pirate Ship, leaping about on our jumping castle or racing around the kiddies BMX track, your party can have hours of endless, energetic fun. Click here for more details.


The Big Red Barn is perfect for weddings, functions, conferences and team building.  We offer a personalised service & menu’s to suit both your budgets & tastes.

For information on our wide variety of venue options mail:


Open daily (including public holidays) from sunrise to sunset.

Ready to get peddling, want to walk your dog (and yourself) ? Or take cool run through eucalyptus scented woods? Then the Big Red Barn is the place for you . There are over 40 kms of scenic MTB , trail running and hiking tracks which weave and wind through a a shady gum tree forest, over rocky African grasslands and farm fields. Go to Barn Trails page


Online bookings or contact : 086 999 0369 or

It’s fast, it’s good family fun, it’s Acrobranch. If you haven’t tried the adventure sport everybody is talking about, then it is time to get into the fresh air and take a walk on the wild side and a swing through the trees. The Big Red is proud to have the unique energy packed tree adventure company as its tenant. This unique, energy packed adventure sport is fantastic for children and adults. Not only is it all round fun, but it is a great activity to build children’s confidence, co-ordination and gross motor skills. Click here for more details.


  Wednesday – Sunday 08:30 – 17.00

Contact: 078 457 1169  /

Nino’s has lots of fun activities at The Big Red Barn. Their electric  Go-Kart track is part of the Pirate Ship kids play area. Let your kids climb aboard and whizz around the race track. The Go-karts  are perfect for children from 2 years, up Mum and Dad can even ride along and help steer the kart. Nino’s also has inflatable Bubble Balls for adults and children; climb inside the balls and bump, rock and roll around the lawn. There is yet more super bouncy fun on twenty two trampolines – reach for the skies, jump and skip from one trampoline to the other

Icon5LUDWIG’S ROSES @ The Big Red Barn

Ludwig’s Roses was established in 1971, north of Pretoria. From small beginnings, through hard work and passion our specialist nursery has grown to become the strongest rose brand in South Africa. Our strength lies in the vast variety that we stock and in the quality plants that we propagate. Visiting our new rose centre at The Big  Barn is an experience for the senses. Come and let the rose beauty inspire you. Roses can be purchased and planted all year round. Let us colour your garden with the rose that grows!

More info on Ludwig’s Roses

CLAY CAFE @ The Big Red Barn

Wednesday –  Monday ( closed Tuesdays)  09.00 – 17.00. 

Contact: or 072 604 0090

Clay Café is situated across the road from the barn in a tranquil farm style building. This is the place where you find your inner Picasso ! Paint any design in any colour on a wide range of unfired ceramic objects. From mugs to jugs to plates, decor items and fun kids stuff, The Clay Cafe has them all. Spend a few leisurely hours creating your masterpiece with friends or family. A cafe style menu,  delicious home made cakes and delicious coffee are available throughout the day.

More info on Clay Cafe

Look for The Big Red Barn on the M18, just 6 minutes south of Irene Village, and 15 minutes from Centurion, the R21 & the N1.