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Host: Siobhan

Ennistymon, Ireland

USD
$34-$140 per person

Award-winning goat cheese tasting and goat farm tour in Ennistymon

Host offerings
  • Rural farmhouse
  • Professional cook
  • Pets
  • Vegetarian
  • Alcohol
  • Transportation
  • Cooking experience
  • Market visit
  • Food tour

Meet Siobhan

Visit a family farm in the rural west of Ireland, owned by Siobhan and her family, that produces award-winning goat cheese. After a career as a teacher, Siobhan returned to her ancestral land after she realized how important it was for her to protect the land and community. Siobhan started a goat farm where she now makes handcrafted artisanal goat cheese that she sells both locally at local food outlets as well as internationally. Feeding on local grass and herbs particular to the region, the goats produce a distinctive milk that yields a delicious, tangy cheese. This award-winning cheese is sold at Neal’s Yard, one of the most well known specialist cheese shops in London! Your goat farm and cheese tasting experience is led by Siobhan or Grainne, one of her trusted employees who has worked at the farm for 15 years.

What to expect

Please note menu might vary. If there are particular dishes you are interested in trying, please include your request in the booking form.

Food tour: (1-30 guests) Meet your host at her goat farm for a farm tour that includes a walk through the pastures, a presentation on cheese making and production, and a cheese tasting with an optional wine pairing. On the farm tour, walk amongst the goats (weather permitting) and learn about the different breeds and history of the farm. During visits in February through April, you will enjoy the spring kidding season and have the chance to feed the farm’s goats. After your tour, visit the kitchen for a special cheese-making demonstration. End your experience with a cheese tasting of the different varieties of goat cheese produced on the farm. Learn about the different flavors and textures of cheese during this tasting which will also include a selection of Irish crackers, local preserves and chutneys.

Languages spoken: English

Traveler reviews

Grainnie was an amazing guide to spend learning about cheese making, goat rearing and life. The St Tolas cheeses were delicious - each one in the sampling was better than the next. Tho if I started in reverse order would say the same . You will love this tour and high level discourse about the region. And the 30+ baby goats were on their best behavior.
- Cezanne June 28, 2019

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Siobhan

$34-$140 USD

per person
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  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours in advance
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  • Private experience
Pricing (per person)*
1 person 2-4 ppl 5+ ppl
Food Tour
$140 $68 $34
Alcohol
$10 per person
*Does not include 3% payment processing fee applied at checkout.
1 person 2-4 people 5+ people
Food Tour
$140 $68 $34
Alcohol
$10 per person
*Does not include 3% payment processing fee applied at checkout.
Experience Timings
Lunch Dinner
Food Tour
10:30am-12:30pm 2:30pm-4:30pm

Meet Siobhan

Visit a family farm in the rural west of Ireland, owned by Siobhan and her family, that produces award-winning goat cheese. After a career as a teacher, Siobhan returned to her ancestral land after she realized how important it was for her to protect the land and community. Siobhan started a goat farm where she now makes handcrafted artisanal goat cheese that she sells both locally at local food outlets as well as internationally. Feeding on local grass and herbs particular to the region, the goats produce a distinctive milk that yields a delicious, tangy cheese. This award-winning cheese is sold at Neal’s Yard, one of the most well known specialist cheese shops in London! Your goat farm and cheese tasting experience is led by Siobhan or Grainne, one of her trusted employees who has worked at the farm for 15 years.

What to expect

Please note menu might vary. If there are particular dishes you are interested in trying, please include your request in the booking form.

Food tour: (1-30 guests) Meet your host at her goat farm for a farm tour that includes a walk through the pastures, a presentation on cheese making and production, and a cheese tasting with an optional wine pairing. On the farm tour, walk amongst the goats (weather permitting) and learn about the different breeds and history of the farm. During visits in February through April, you will enjoy the spring kidding season and have the chance to feed the farm’s goats. After your tour, visit the kitchen for a special cheese-making demonstration. End your experience with a cheese tasting of the different varieties of goat cheese produced on the farm. Learn about the different flavors and textures of cheese during this tasting which will also include a selection of Irish crackers, local preserves and chutneys.

Languages spoken: English

Traveler reviews

Grainnie was an amazing guide to spend learning about cheese making, goat rearing and life. The St Tolas cheeses were delicious - each one in the sampling was better than the next. Tho if I started in reverse order would say the same . You will love this tour and high level discourse about the region. And the 30+ baby goats were on their best behavior.
- Cezanne June 28, 2019

Pricing (per person)*
1 person 2-4 ppl 5+ ppl
Food Tour
$140 $68 $34
Alcohol
$10 per person
*Does not include 3% payment processing fee applied at checkout.
1 person 2-4 people 5+ people
Food Tour
$140 $68 $34
Alcohol
$10 per person
*Does not include 3% payment processing fee applied at checkout.
Experience Timings
Lunch Dinner
Food Tour
10:30am-12:30pm 2:30pm-4:30pm
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