Glen Keen Farm is truly distinctive in Ireland, boasting a remarkable size, prime location and natural beauty. Spanning over 1,600 acres connected to a commonage footprint exceeding 5,500 acres, Glen Keen Farm is County Mayo's gateway to Killary Harbour and the Connemara region. At Glen Keen Farm, visitors can connect with nature, history and become immersed in the stunning landscapes. The Sheeffry and Mweelrea mountain ranges form a majestic backdrop on the south side of the farm and serve as pillars to Delphi Valley.
At Glen Keen Farm, visitors can choose from an array of group or private experiences, which can be prebooked online or by phone. Observe the captivating art of sheep herding with the engaging herding experience, where skilled shepherds showcase their incredible bond with their border collie sheepdogs. The demonstration allows visitors the opportunity to witness the precision and teamwork involved in guiding a flock. From strategic commands to the nimble agility of the sheepdogs, the live demonstrations unveil the intricate choreography of sheep herding.
The guided historical walks at Glen Keen Farm reveal the rich tapestry of the farms history, dating back to the Bronze Age. Led by knowledgeable guides, through the stunning landscapes bordered by the Sheeffry and Mweelrea mountains, these walks take guests on a journey through time, weaving tales of the lands evolution, its people and the enduring traditions. Explore historical landmarks, uncover hidden stories and gain insights into the cultural heritage of this magnificent County Mayo region. The walks at Glen Keen Farm promise a memorable and enlightening experience.
The visitor centre at Glen Keen Farm houses a gift shop featuring exquisite local crafts, for guests to browse and to bring a piece of authentic Irish artistry home.
Glen Keen Farm is not just an attraction, it serves as a sustainable development program and a small business incubator for the community. The design of the farm mirrors an old farmhouse and the attached spaces capture the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. This design philosophy extends to the branding, creating a harmonious blend of the past and future.