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Rathbaun Farm

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Scones, oh my, scones.... and then some

It all started with our tour guide calling in on her cell phone “ we are 15 min away”... the signal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miami, Florida
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Very interesting stop!

Stopped while on Collette tour and was very impressed. Everyone one was so friendly and willing to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roy P
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Rathbaun Farm is a picturesque farmhouse in Ardrahan County Galway, where you will be taken on a journey through Irish farming practices. With its traditional thatched cottage, turf fire, stonewalls, and array of animals, Rathbaun has become one of...more
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Ardrahan, Galway, Ireland
+353 87 650 5228
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It all started with our tour guide calling in on her cell phone “ we are 15 min away”... the signal to bake the scones to welcome us with freshly baked scones, coffee / tea , fresh cream and Jam ..... and this was only...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped while on Collette tour and was very impressed. Everyone one was so friendly and willing to tell us the story of their farm. Tea and scones were a added treat.

Thank Roy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable tour of a working sheep farm. The farmer presented a very accurate account of farming sheep in Ireland. All is not well with farming in Ireland. Climate change is a real concern for these farmers!! We enjoyed the fresh scones and tea. Truly...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent tour of Rathbaun Farms, made scones that were so good. We bought the recipe with the cutters. Came home and backed the scones, the recipe is not what we made. This recipe calls for eggs not eggs in the ones we...More

Thank Lenore C
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We loved our visit to Rathbaun farms on a Globus bus tour! We baked scones (and ate them!), watched a sheep shearing and sheep herding demonstation. Friendly people who appreciated our tour group and genuinely enjoy what they do. I would recommend for anyone in...More

Thank Nancygsc
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Our tour group did a morning stop at this fine working farm. We started off by breaking into small groups of seven or so and mixed some scones under the direction of the farm matriarch. While they baked the tour group then went and had...More

Thank Malone2
Reviewed August 22, 2018

We've been here a couple of times and it is always a treat to see the animals and enjoy the landlady's offerings.

Thank MMKSt_Augustine_FL
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We were in the rain and it still was one of our favorite places we visited while on tour. The border dog herding mountain sheep was very fun to watch. The various types of sheep on this farm was very educational and fun to pet...More

Thank peggyjnelson
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was the last stop on our tour with Globus. We thoroughly enjoyed making scones, watching the sheep dog, seeing a sheep sheared, enjoying the old fashioned thatch home. The food was delicious as well, including our scones.

Thank bridalpro
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Had some difficulty booking a tour with the farm, decided to just stop by and see if we could join a tour. There was a large bus tour there, but we were able to join the tour, enjoy the delicious scones and tea and learn...More

Thank HeyKell
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