Join us on a West Cork Farm Tour to immerse yourself in a way of life that’s connected to the people, seasons, and landscapes of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.
Meet the people who are finding innovative ways to farm the lands and create the produce our region is famed for. Find out how we balance our love for the land and the demands of modern-day farming, and gain a real insight into the culture and history of this fascinating part of Ireland.
Tours cost €19.50 per person and run from 11am-1pm each Thursday from April to October. If you have any booking queries, just get in touch on +353 (0)86 303 0991.
On a West Cork Farm Tour, you’ll gain a unique insight into Irish farming practices and communities!
Spend time with some of Ireland’s most innovative farmers, creative food producers, and the vibrant communities that set West Cork apart as you explore this unspoilt region where tradition and innovation go hand in hand.
We’re proud of our farms on Ireland’s unspoilt southwest coastline, and you’re sure to fall for the charms of Rosscarbery village and the picturesque town of Clonakilty too.
Farming – A Way of Life
Farming is still very much a family affair here on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. The way we work is shaped by a deep knowledge of the land and our livestock, and we take great pride in sharing our passion for the land with our visitors. As you’ll discover, we’re working to sustain our way of life for future generations too.
We strive for excellence as we farm in ways that will be sustainable long into the future.
Meet the Locals on our West Cork Farm Tours
Join us on a West Cork Farm Tour to immerse yourself in a way of life that’s connected to the people, seasons, and landscapes of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Meet the people who are finding innovative ways to farm the lands and create the produce our region is famed for.
Find out how we balance our love for the land and the demands of modern-day farming, and gain a real insight into the culture and history of this fascinating part of Ireland.
Tour Groups and Bespoke Agricultural Tours
We’ll be delighted to welcome your tour group: if you’re farmers who want to learn how things are done away from home, study groups, or general interest groups looking to visit a working farm, we can design a tour that suits your interests. Our lively and informative farm tours give everyone a chance to connect with the landscape and communities that exist here on the edge of Europe.
The History of West Cork is as Rich as its Food
Our mysterious stone circles are older than the pyramids, and John F. Kennedy, Henry Ford, and Michael Collins all have their roots near Clonakilty & Rosscarbery farms. You might well ask why so many titans of world history come from such a small and beautiful place.
Is it something about the land here on the West Cork coastline, or the communities that thrive in this stunning place? Or is it something in the region’s world-renowned food that helped them all achieve greatness?
The people to ask are our West Cork farmers whose families have worked this fertile land for generations.
Farm Tours with a Twist
We’ll shape each West Cork Farm Tour to meet the needs of your group. Our farmers will be delighted to share stories about their farms and the intricacies of farming life. You can choose to visit farmers who work with dairy, beef, pork, artisan food production, and even forestry.
Here at West Cork Farm Tours, we are experienced in delivering tours for groups of all sizes. Whether you’re planning a day tour, or a longer trip, we’ll work with you to tailor your Farm Tour our to suit your needs.
And our agricultural tour packages can include visits to some of our many local museums and sites of interest, as well as opportunities to enjoy the area’s mouthwatering produce.
Why not find out more about how West Cork has shaped Irish history and food culture during your visit to the Wild Atlantic Way? Demonstrations and food tastings can be woven into your Farm Tour itineraries too.
Get in touch to start planning a trip where you’ll walk our farms, get a real taste of West Cork, and maybe even pet a heifer!