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Kissane Sheep Farm

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Excellent Learning Experience

What a joy to watch "Kate", the border collie, round up her passel of sheep! She was amazing to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
luvtotravel6768
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Simcoe, Canada
Unique Irish Experience

We loved our time visiting the farm. Signage once you get there wasn't clear but you do go into... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
redhead_roaming
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a joy to watch "Kate", the border collie, round up her passel of sheep! She was amazing to watch - kids would love this! Next we watched a farm staffer shear sheep using manual shears and an electric razor - another great experience. And...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

We loved our time visiting the farm. Signage once you get there wasn't clear but you do go into the little shop to buy tickets for the demonstration. You meet out by the gate and travel as a group to this little set of bleachers....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank redhead_roaming
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We chose to visit Kissane at the very last minute while driving through the national park. We were extremely impressed! The staff were so nice and knowledgeable. The demonstrations are done professionally well. We really loved watching the sheepdogs and their activity. We totally respect...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 271ericaj
Reviewed 7 October 2018

I have seen the sheep dog demonstrations on TV but that does not begin to compare to seeing a border coliie respond to the trainer's whistle, take off into the real field and race around the hills, trees, and rocks and round up the scattered...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobertM11725
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The drive to the Kissane Sheep Farm was a lovely winding adventure in itself. When we got there we went to the bathrooms and they were really nice. I know that's a strange detail but I was impressed by how clean they were. Then, we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We took our 4children there(age2-5) They enjoy watching the sheeps and the dog on the field. It worked out for us because it was a quick tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We attended the sheepdog demonstration and were amazed at the skill of the border collie and it’s trainer Evan. I think the view alone is worth the price of admission.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wynter W
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We really enjoyed visiting the Kissane Sheep Farm, despite strong winds and rain....but, this only helped us appreciate the hard work that farmers and sheep herders in Ireland demonstrate every day!! We are so grateful that the family at Kissane share a piece of their...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MomCanada
Reviewed 8 September 2018

The owner gives a lot of good information about raising sheep in Kerry. Not the easiest life. This was the only one of several possibilities we took to visit a sheep farm, and likely others are similar.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NearRTP
Reviewed 4 September 2018

You experience the two key elements of sheep farming; Watching the border collies herding the flock, and watching the art of shearing - all on a working sheep farm. Great 1/2 day.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank James S
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