Portrush Sheepdog Demonstration






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Visit an Irish sheep farm and learn how to herd a flock using working sheepdogs. 
  • Experience real life as a modern-day sheep farmer on a visit a working Irish sheep farm

  • Admire the stunning scenery on Glenshane Pass, one of the highest mountains in Ireland

  • Join farm hands in the grazing pastures and help herd a flock of sheep

  • Learn how to instruct sheepdogs to round up sheep

Shepherd for a day  

Meet a modern-day sheep farmer, who still uses sheepdogs for herding, on a visit to Glenshane Country Farm, high up on Glenshane Pass. You’ll have the chance to participate in an authentic farm experience where the patron saint of Ireland, St Patrick, was once a shepherd. Spend time in the fields and help herd a sheep flock by learning how to issue instructions to the talented working sheepdogs.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: We recommend that guests wear warm, layered, waterproof clothing and comfortable non slip walking shoes. 

  • Walking information: Walk from Coach onto farm (100 metres). 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.