We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cleire Goats

Features Animals
Review Highlights
The kids enjoyed this

My kids enjoyed seeing the goats being milked and loved the goats milk ice cream. Make your way... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Bandon, Ireland
Careful -- They'll steal your soul

Me, my husband, and our two good friends set off on a trek to Cleire goat farm on what our B&B... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Sasha H
Brooklyn, New York
Read all 14 reviews
All photos (9)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“goat”(7 reviews)
“working farm”(2 reviews)
“milking”(5 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Cleire Cleire Cape Clear Island, Skibbereen, Ireland
+353 28 39126
Improve This Listing
Reviews (14)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews goat working farm milking vanessa herd baileys trek cape shop
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2018

My kids enjoyed seeing the goats being milked and loved the goats milk ice cream. Make your way here after getting off the morning ferry and you will more than likely be on time for milking.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KeithfromBandon
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Me, my husband, and our two good friends set off on a trek to Cleire goat farm on what our B&B hostess called a "soft day" in early August. By the time we got to the farm, the weather had turned considerably less friendly, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Sasha H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A special place to visit. Besides the stunning views back over West Cork, you can witness Ed milking goats by hand while singing to them and referring to each goat by name (27 of them while we were there), which is made all the more...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank manfromcrosser
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We had such a nice visit at their farm. Yes, the goat ice cream was just delectable. It was the much needed stop here after a long hike around the island. The people were so nice and the tour around the farm was an extra...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank TravelLife19
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is something that, if you happen to be passing, by all means drop in and visit. We made the walk with two small kids up to it. It started to rain halfway there and when we arrived, the milking was just about to finish....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank strange_john
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My husband and I and our two children have just returned from an amazing two night break on the beautiful Island of Cape Clear. From the moment we arrived to sadly the time we had to leave, the whole family had a wonderful time. Part...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank s13lynch
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The goat farm is situated at the top of a step hill, apparently if you go the other way...the long way around you don't have to climb the hill, they told me this afterwards ( my ex-friends :p you know who you are). The views...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank MeathDeirdre
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The owner was warm and welcoming and the ice cream was to die for! The baby goats were adorable but the milking process was very rustic - it is charming to see this is still doen this way!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank my2ndact
Reviewed 16 June 2016

My husband and I worked at Cliere Goats for a summer through the WWOOF program. Not only is Cape Clear (Cleire) on of the most beautiful places on earth but when you make it to the top of it's toughest hill you get rewarded with...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank laurenaa86
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Climbed the mother of all hills at 9:30 in the morning to see the milking. Got to try my hand at milking, played with very bouncy babies, sat with the relaxed mammies as if I was just part of the herd and got a brief...More

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank Nessieos
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Casey's of Baltimore, Hotel
561 reviews
10.21 km away
Blairscove House & Restaurant
202 reviews
18.85 km away
The West Cork Hotel
596 reviews
19.58 km away
Barleycove Beach Hotel
127 reviews
19.88 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 30 nearby restaurants
Mews Restaurant
157 reviews
9.52 km away
Hackett's Bar
154 reviews
10.14 km away
Creedons Hotel
10 reviews
10.14 km away
Bunratty Inn
231 reviews
10.21 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 32 nearby attractions
Baltimore Sea Safari
138 reviews
9.36 km away
Rosies Bar Ballydehob
16 reviews
13.62 km away
Lough Hyne
258 reviews
14.94 km away
Whale Watch West Cork
236 reviews
9.36 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cleire Goats staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines