What you'll do
You'll see Rose, the sheepdog, in action herding a group of sheep into a gated corner. Then, you can get in close contact with sheep which would be otherwise impossible unless you owned your own herd! Sinead will catch a few sheep for you and also explain everything about running a sheep farm .. You will have some fantastic photo opportunities along the way and get lots of great memories and information about life on a Irish farm and Ireland in general to take home.
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->Contact host if times/dates don’t suit ->Check out @HiddenHillsWaterville ————————————- In this experience you will join sheep farmer Sinead and her father Timothy on their family farm in Waterville, Co. Kerry (halfway on the Ring of Kerry route). Here, you’ll learn all about sheep farming, farming in Ireland and get hands on with their fluffy herd of sheep! This experience is suited to everyone, fun and informative.
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Where you'll be
Our sheepherding experience is on our private farm. It’s a special place to see and experience, and it has great views of Waterville Lake and hills. Its 10 minutes drive from Waterville village.
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Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.
**GROUP DISCOUNT AVAILABLE-message host to avail** You’ll be on a farm with farm noises, farm smells and farm terrain! Toilet facilities are available but limited, please bear this in mind.. we are not a dedicated tourist visitor center.
Sheep Herding Demonstration