Killary Sheep Farm, Leenane
(4.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Get to know some of the rural traditions of Ireland at Killary Sheep Farm, a site with about 200 ewe and lambs. The owner, known for being friendly and knowledgeable, will greet you upon arrival and provide wet weather gear if needed. You will get to witness a skilled sheepdog demonstration, a sheep shearing demonstration using hand shears, and a turf cutting demonstration using slean. At the end of the tour, top it all off by feeding adorable orphan lambs. Demonstrations are held at set times, so consider checking the schedule before going. Use our Leenane vacation builder to add Killary Sheep Farm and other attractions to your Leenane vacation plans.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We drove from our hotel in Renvyle to see the sheep dog demonstration. It was wonderful. I grew up with Border Collies and I was amazed by this demonstration! Tom and his dog Roy were a joy to watch. ...  more »
  • My friends and I visited Tom and Roy (the dog) at the farm last week. How interesting, fun and enjoyable! The view was beautiful and we learned how skilled these dogs can be. The management of a sheep...  more »
  • Absolutely worth the time and diversion. I think we got a true insight into rural life (both past and present) in Ireland, along with an excellent demonstration by a working Border Collie. Tom, the fa...  more »
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  • Went here with family today and we had a great time. Tom the owner is very friendly and kind, gives an amazing demonstration of how to work a sheep dog to hurdle the sheep around the field. There's also an opportunity to feed the little lamb and hold them, kids loved this to bits!
  • Amazing place! We took a tour with the owner Tom, a great, friendly guy, including a little hike around the premises, got a nice demonstration of the sheepdog's skills and bottlefed the lambs. Props to Tom, Roy and Jimi! Definitely recommended by the Pinguins!
  • If you have kids that would like to bottle feed lambs, or if you'd like to try it yourself then it's worth a visit to here. The owner is very nice and accommodating - great experience over all!
  • Farmer could have talked more and we wished that we could have cut turf like other reviews mention
  • Great place