• Petru leading the goats home
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Visting Our Goat Farm

++++ Thank you for your interest in visiting our lovely farm. Unfortunately due to current COVID 19 restrictions, we are sad to say that we are not currently accepting visitors to the farm in August ++++++.

 

#####Private tours are due to start again in September, you many contact us to book for days Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, no other weekdays, weekends or Bank Holidays. ####

 

We welcome tours of all kinds to our beautiful 65 acre farm! We are available for school tours for both national and secondary students, university and college students and holiday and vacation trips for all sizes and ages.

Visiting our Farm

Tours can to our farm are either done through booking your own Private Tour or joining existing tours or Open Days 

Private tours are due to start again in September, you many contact us to book for days Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, no other weekdays, weekends or Bank Holidays. 

 

Private Tours can be arranged for private groups . Our tour takes approx 1 hour to 1.5 hrs  and includes a full tour of our working farm. There is a chance to pet our beautiful goats, see them during feeding time and get a better understanding of sustainable farming. A cheese making demonstration is included and also a tasting of our gourmet cheeses.  We offer 2 tours, a Standard Tour and a Premium Tour 
The minimum cost for a private tour is €160.00 - contact us for more details at info@st-tola.ie 

We are a really busy working farm so this is why farm tours are limited.

 

Joining Tours

You may join other pre-booked tours, the cost for this is €15/head. Please contact us on info@st-tola.ie to see what is available

 

Open Days We will be starting our Open Days again October. These will be a limited group €20/head. The first one will be 28th October. Check back nearer the time for booking details.  

******ALL TOURS MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE*****

Contact us for booking  on Tel: 065 683 66 33 or info@st-tola.ie 

Where?

Our farm is just south of the Burren and only half an hour from the Cliffs of Moher - it can easily be incorporated into a full days touring.

Directions: Full directions on the box to the right or the link at the bottom of the page. www.st-tola.ie/directions

We are part of a number of schemes that promote and support small artisan producers and support the local heritage

 

BURREN AND CIFFS OF MOHER UNESCO GEOPARK

In 2011, the Burren and Cliffs of Moher gained Global Geopark Status. Already spectacular neighbours, their coming together formed a destination of natural wonders. Making up over 530 square kilometres the Burren and CLiffs of Mother Geoparek offers diversity that is second to none.

This rich and alluring landscape of staggering sea cliffs, limestone karst terraces,  fertile valleys,  vibrant villages and welcoming communities, offers some truly inspiring experiences. The Burren and Ciffs of Moher Geopark not only has outstanding natural and culture heritage but a managemet organnisation that supports it's people and organisations to work together to ensure a cared for landscape, a better understood heritage, more sustainable tourism, a vibrant community and strengthened livelehoods. 

For lots more information please look visit www.burrengeopark.ie or click on the Geopark logo to the right.

B.E.N.Burren Eco-Tourism Network

We are part of this amazing network - lots more infomation on this can be found on the Eco-Tourism page (in the yellow box  to the right)  or by clicking on www.st-tola.ie/irishcheese/ecotourism

ÉCONOMUSÉE

St Tola is part of ÉCONOMUSÉE,  a French Canandian scheme that helps small craft and artisan producers produce small visitor centres. Our recently opened working museum gives the visitor a good overview of the farm, the animals and the art and craft of cheesemaking. 
For more information see www.economusee.eu

Burren Food Trail

St Tola Goat Farm is also part of the Burren Food Trail. The Burren is a famous limestone region in North Clare, famed for its wild beauty an inspiration to nature lovers, artists and those seeking adventure. But it is also a great place for foodie lovers. There is great range of artisan food producers in the area as well as excellent places to eat and happy watering holes.