Skip to product information
1 of 5

Private Farm Tours

Private Farm Tours

Regular price €499.00
Regular price Sale price €499.00
Sale Sold out

Exclusive Private Farm and Gastronomic Tour just for your group, family or friends • Meet the sheep, hold the lambs, taste the products, chat with and make friends with the farrmer

Experience the epitome of luxury and culinary excellence with a private visit to Velvet Cloud, nestled within the Flanagan's Family Farm in the breathtaking West of Ireland. Guided by one of the Flanagan family, this exclusive opportunity invites discerning travellers, with a passion for high-end food and exceptional travel experiences, to discover the extraordinary story behind the creation of Velvet Cloud’s award-winning artisanal sheep milk products, used by renowned international chefs.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many can you cater for?

These tours are private and bespoke for you, your family, or your friends. The maximum number we can take is 6 people and we always welcome solo travelers too.

Where is the farm located?

We are located off the N17 at

53.802610363359236, -8.943506021491908

This is a 15-minute drive from Ireland West Knock Airport, a 40-minute drive from Ashford Castle, an hour's drive from Galway City and Sligo town. We are 5 km from the town of Claremorris and 3 km from the village of Knock.

Do we need to wear special clothing?

As you are outdoors for some of the tour it is recommended that you wear footwear such as wellies, hiking boots, or old shoes, as the ground can be wet, and all weatherproof clothes in case of bad weather while on the tour.

How long does the tour last?

The tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours

Do you cater to children?

Children are very welcome but must be supervised at all times. The tour is not ideal for children in buggies because part of the tour, includes walking in fields and the farm yard.

What if the weather is bad?

Tours are conducted rain or shine; but we will adjust to keep you as dry and warm as possible, for example, we can spend more time, inside or under cover, but as the tour is private to you, we will be guided by your preferences.

How can we get to your farm?

You will need to arrange your own transport to the farm,

What is your cancellation policy?

If you cancel within 1 week of your tour date, we will refund you completely. If you cannot attend at short notice, your booking is fully transferable to another group or individuals and they can attend in your place. If you cannot attend at short notice please contact us and we will see if we can rearrange a time, but we cannot always guarantee this will be possible.

View full details
  • Immerse yourself in the Flanagan family's captivating narrative as you arrive at their farmhouse, where a warm and personalized welcome awaits. The rich history of their traditional Co Mayo farm, fused with influences from their time in Italy and France, will be unveiled, transporting you to a world where time-honoured farming practices converge with innovation and craftsmanship.

  • Embark on a guided visit of the sheep dairy farm, nestled on the edge of an Irish peat bog, surrounded by fields bordered by ancient dry-stone walls. Engage your senses as you witness the dairy farm activities, strolling through clover pastures and encountering the gentle sheep firsthand. 

  • Discover the intricate details of these unique sheep breeds while the Flanagans reveal the secrets to producing the exquisitely creamy, fresh sheep's milk that forms the foundation of their exceptional yogurt and cheese creations. And, of course, don't miss the perfect opportunity to capture a selfie with one of the charming sheep, creating a cherished memory of your visit.

Discover our Farm Tours

Following the farm exploration, return to the heart of the Flanagan family's home—their kitchen table—where an unforgettable tasting experience awaits. Savour a curated selection of their sheep's milk artisan products, ranging from meticulously crafted cheeses to velvety yogurt. Delight in the harmony of flavours as each product is thoughtfully paired with Aisling's freshly baked, mouthwatering porridge bread. Indulge in the sensory delights while the Flanagans recount how they produce these artisan produce, shedding light on their distribution channels and clientele.

As you bid farewell to the family, you'll depart with a thoughtfully curated goodie bag, serving as a keepsake to cherish long after your visit. Within this memento, you'll discover a selection of the tantalising artisan products that have captivated your taste buds and unveiled the Flanagans' dedication to crafting culinary masterpieces.

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
Family Farm

From our family farm to your home

Our award-winning products are handmade on our family farm in Mayo and delivered to your door.

Find us

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)