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Glen Keen Farm

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Glen Keen, Louisburgh F28 Y367, Ireland
+353 87 616 7396
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An Incredible Experience

I had a great time learning about sheep herding, eating scones, petting lambs, and all around... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rome T
Lovely for the kids

Jim showed us round and gave us a lovely demo of the beautiful three sheepdogs working. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Katharine I
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Glen Keen Farm is one of Ireland's largest working sheep farms. The Farm is equipped with a beautiful purpose built visitor centre, craft shop and cafe. Onsite demonstrations for Groups include Sheep Dog Herding, Traditional Turf Cutting and guided historical walks. Coach Group bookings accepted throughout the year. Cafe and scheduled demonstrations for walk in independent visitors is open seasonally from June to August.
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“scones” (9 reviews)
“sheep herding” (7 reviews)
“the owner” (8 reviews)
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Glen Keen, Louisburgh F28 Y367, Ireland
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+353 87 616 7396
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a great time learning about sheep herding, eating scones, petting lambs, and all around having an incredible time. It was great fun, even though the weather was a cold and overcast. The people were so warm and kind and the scones were delicious....More

Thank Rome T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Jim showed us round and gave us a lovely demo of the beautiful three sheepdogs working. Lots of chat and interesting info. Allowed the kids to feed the hand reared lambs too. Scones and a drink included in price- very tasty! They also have gluten...More

Thank Katharine I
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

During our arrival, the place was quiet and we seem to be the only visitors as there was no group tour that day. We were greeted warmly by The owner of the farm Catherine. She was so friendly and gave us so much information about...More

Thank Josie L
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely lunch while on a history tour through the region during the Louisburgh/Louisbourg town twinning. Greeted by friendly staff at the door, served delicious buffet food, entertained by local musician, and sheepdog trials, in stunning surroundings.

Thank Frances B
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Hello We were in Louisburgh for the Twinning with Louisbourg Nova Scotia Canada and as part of our visit was a trip to your farm.We were greeted with a friendly hello and were treated very well. The meal was awesome and the music was great...More

Thank burke15
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Catherine O, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Hi Michael and Eileen, It was lovely to meet you both and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Glen Keen! We were delighted to be part of this wonderful Twinning Ceremony between our two fabulous towns and hope someday to visit Louisbourg,...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We had a wonderful afternoon at the Glen Keen Farm. Watching the dogs work was fascinating. Katherine was lovely and spent a great deal of time with us, answering questions about history of the farm, the animals and life on a sheep farm. The drive...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

We called in here with our tour group and had a fun time. Wonderful friendly welcome from Catherine, Jim and George. Amazing sheep herding demo by one of their very talented border collies, lovely sandwiches for lunch and music for entertainment made for a very...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

What a lovely greeting, friendly staff, sheep dogs and George the shepherd. It was a cold morning, 5th April’18 but you would never have thought so from friendship that everyone freely gave. George has so much skill and dogs know who is in charge. Actually...More

1  Thank Bruce S
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Glen Keen F, Manager at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Many thanks for your review, we are so delighted that you enjoyed the visit and thanks for taking the time to include it on Tripadvisor. We hope that you all enjoy the rest of you CIE Tour and look forward to welcoming you back on...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

first of all to watch these dogs heard sheep is amazing in itself. I had a great time here, i will totally go back. To hear the family history is just so cool. You wont be sad you stopped by

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Catherine O, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks so very much for your lovely review and for visiting us, we are delighted that you enjoyed it! See you on your next trip! Catherine, Liz, Jill & Holly and all at Glen Keen!

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Jim and Katherine take the time to give a sheep herding demonstration. Both are extremely nice and open and we all really enjoyed the experience. Since this is a working farm the experience is authentic and they are more then happy to answer questions about...More

Thank Galiape
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Megg A
29 May 2018|
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Response from Glen Keen F | Property representative |
Hi Megg, many thanks for your enquiry. Yes, we can open for you for a Sheepherding Demonstration with tea, coffee and scones. Can I ask if this is a Tour Operator Booking are you a tour guide? Thanks for contacting us... More
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