Atlantic Sheepdogs

Atlantic Sheepdogs, Grange: Address, Phone Number, Atlantic Sheepdogs Reviews: 5/5

Atlantic Sheepdogs
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Watch some of the world's smartest sheepdogs at work on their home turf on this traditional Irish sheep farm! Learn all about the rare and ancient breeds of sheep that live on the farm. Dependent on the time of year, watch sheep shearing demonstrations and get up close to some of our adorable pet lambs and puppies. All weather shelter and restrooms. Car and coach parking available. Demonstrations daily Monday - Saturday. Prebooking essential. Simple to book - just contact us by phone, email or Facebook!
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milliegirl229
Lewes, DE24 contributions
Excellent Visit to Atlantic Sheepdogs
Oct 2021
I would give this experience 5 stars plus plus as it was excellent. Martin was so knowledgeable and very clear in his presentation, both the verbal information and the actual dog/sheep demonstration. A highlight of our week in Ireland and I highly recommend this to anyone that visits Ireland.
Written 7 October 2021
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Nicola
3 contributions
Unique and Fun Experience
Aug 2021 • Family
We had a great time at the sheepdog demonstration. Martin was a great host, the demonstration was really interesting and engaging - it was amazing to see Joe the dog at work. My son absolutely loved it.
Written 27 August 2021
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Rodney A
119 contributions
Absolutely brilliant
Aug 2021 • Solo
Martin’s love for the dog and sheep is incredible. The bond between him and the sheepdog is so special! We absolutely loved our visit and kids still talk about it! All l can say is this is a must!!!
Written 21 August 2021
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HilaryM939
Dublin, Ireland10 contributions
Atlantic Sheepdogs at Work!
Aug 2021 • Family
Such an interesting place to visit. Fantastic to view at first hand one man and his dog at work. Martin is an excellent communicator and explained everything very simply. They make it look so easy! The setting is an added bonus, nestled between Benbulben and Streedagh beach. Excellent value for money.
Written 12 August 2021
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Tom S
1 contribution
A man’s best friend
Aug 2021 • Family
Another lovely day with Martin and border collie Joe in Grange. A super hour for all the family. Ten out of ten! Good luck this weekend in the National Sheepdog Championships in Killarney
Written 3 August 2021
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Derek C
3 contributions
Little Gem for young and old
Jul 2021 • Family
What a wonderful place to visit.
Martin and his dog Joe was a fantastic talent,
so informative great communicator and patient.
Excellent value for money
Written 30 July 2021
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Jamtraveltips
Palm Beach Gardens, FL242 contributions
Amazing Day at Atlantic Sheepdogs
Jun 2020
Get your phone set on video! Seeing the world’s smartest Border Collies working on a traditional Irish farm is something you definitely do not want to miss, and you’ll want to watch it over and over again! At Atlantic Sheepdogs, you watch these special pups herding their flock! It is just amazing to watch them in action, and it was definitely one of the highlights of our time in Ireland.

The owner of the farm, Martin, gave a demonstration of 2 of his pups, Jill and Jack. Martin used voice commands and a whistle to prompt the dogs to work together to herd the sheep. You can tell the dogs love their job!

Martin also showed us how he shears his 200 sheep the old fashioned way, by hand with a huge pair of scissors. The sheep, painted with an “F” so Martin can identify them, are used for various purposes such as dairy, wool and meat.

After the demonstration, you’re invited to play with puppies and adorable pet lambs. This is something you absolutely must do while in Ireland... it's amazing!
Written 20 January 2021
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Looneybrew
Cork, Ireland18 contributions
Very Enjoyable Experience
Aug 2020
We had a fantastic morning with Martin and Joe (border collie). Martin was very informative about the dogs and his local area. His love of the dogs, sheep and his local area is very evident. There were a lot of children in our session and he interacted very well with them. Joe and the sheep gave a fantastic demonstration. I would highly recommend Atlantic Sheepdogs for any age.
Written 8 August 2020
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LightPacker536477
14 contributions
Really interesting and fun
Aug 2020 • Family
As my teenager said, I never thought I’d have that many sheep questions. Martin is really good giving a bigger picture whilst being really interesting and engaging. And his dog Bob is well impressive. I really enjoyed this!
Written 6 August 2020
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Michael O
16 contributions
Dog lovers
Aug 2020
Atlantic Sheepdogs is highly educational and well worth booking one of their demonstrations. Martin is extremely knowledgable and great with children of all ages. If you find yourself in Sligo make sure you put this on your itinerary
Written 6 August 2020
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