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Rathbaun Farm

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Closes in 22 min: 00:00 - 23:59
Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
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superb visit - lots of fun with memories galore

We visited Rathbaun Farm as part of a Globus tour. Frankly, this was a highlight of a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
Bloomington, Indiana

The sheep at Rathbaun do not even realize they are celebrities. Everyone is flocking to see them in... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
New York City, New York
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Tour an Irish Sheep Farm in the Heart of Co. Galway!! Established as one of Ireland's premier farm experiences, Rathbaun Farm in Ardrahan, Co. Galway welcomes visitors with a "warm Irish welcome" and a wonderful insight into farming life both past...more
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Ardrahan, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

We visited Rathbaun Farm as part of a Globus tour. Frankly, this was a highlight of a wonderful tour. Making the scones was fun and gave us a chance to meet other members of the tour since this was the first full day together. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

The sheep at Rathbaun do not even realize they are celebrities. Everyone is flocking to see them in their natural environment just bring sheep.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

It all started with our tour guide calling in on her cell phone “ we are 15 min away”... the signal to bake the scones to welcome us with freshly baked scones, coffee / tea , fresh cream and Jam ..... and this was only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MiamiMinime
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped while on Collette tour and was very impressed. Everyone one was so friendly and willing to tell us the story of their farm. Tea and scones were a added treat.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roy P
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Very enjoyable tour of a working sheep farm. The farmer presented a very accurate account of farming sheep in Ireland. All is not well with farming in Ireland. Climate change is a real concern for these farmers!! We enjoyed the fresh scones and tea. Truly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We had an excellent tour of Rathbaun Farms, made scones that were so good. We bought the recipe with the cutters. Came home and backed the scones, the recipe is not what we made. This recipe calls for eggs not eggs in the ones we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lenore C
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We loved our visit to Rathbaun farms on a Globus bus tour! We baked scones (and ate them!), watched a sheep shearing and sheep herding demonstation. Friendly people who appreciated our tour group and genuinely enjoy what they do. I would recommend for anyone in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nancygsc
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Our tour group did a morning stop at this fine working farm. We started off by breaking into small groups of seven or so and mixed some scones under the direction of the farm matriarch. While they baked the tour group then went and had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Malone2
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We've been here a couple of times and it is always a treat to see the animals and enjoy the landlady's offerings.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MMKSt_Augustine_FL
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We were in the rain and it still was one of our favorite places we visited while on tour. The border dog herding mountain sheep was very fun to watch. The various types of sheep on this farm was very educational and fun to pet...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank peggyjnelson
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