Portrush Sheepdog Demonstration






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Visit an Irish sheep farm and learn how to issue instructions to working sheepdogs.
  • Visit an Irish working Sheep Farm and take part in an authentic, immersive experience

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

  • See the areas where the Patron Saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick, shepherded as a young man

  • Help to herd the sheep flock and learn how to issue instructions to the talented working dogs

Shepherd for a day

On a visit to Glenshane Country Farm, meet James McCloy, a fourth-generation sheep farmer. High up on the Glenshane pass, you get to participate in an authentic farm life experience. Spend time out in the fields and help James herd his flock. Learn how to issue instructions to his 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.