Mountain Lamb Farm Tour & Tasting on Achill Island – Co Mayo

What You’ll Get

Immerse yourself in the longstanding tradition of Blackfaced Mountain Sheep farming with an adventurous experience on Achill Island. The high hills and coastal splendour of Achill is home to this famous variety of sheep. You’ll visit a local food producer family that have been farming here for seven generations and they offer a fun filled hands on experience that will test your farming skills!

This guided tour will tell the story of the wild mountain sheep that are so much an integral part of Achill. Discover the natural flora and fauna of the island before trying your hand at the old age art of hand shearing the sheep and watch on as the family border collie gives an entertaining lesson in herding the sheep this way and that. Finish off your experience in the family homestead where you’ll be given a tasting of this great tasting lamb, you’ll notice the unique taste of Achill through the note’s of heather and seaweed, a main part of the lamb’s diet.


What’s Included

A guided tour of the farm, taking in the natural flora and fauna of the island

A lesson in hand shearing wild mountain sheep and a sheep herding demonstration

Farmhouse tasting of the wild mountain lamb

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Coach and car parking available

As you will be outdoors, please wear appropriate footwear and raingear

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Mountain Lamb Farm Tour & Tasting on Achill Island – Co Mayo
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