A visit to Kylemore Farmhouse Cheese in Loughrea offers visits a complete cheese experience, including a walking and talking tour of our dairy farm, the beautiful abbey and the cheese house. The walk is suitable for all abilities on flat surfaces, and takes approximately 45 minutes. The tour is followed by a cheese tasting and a visit to our farm shop.

We also can offer you afternoon tea in our Farmhouse. This has proven to be very popular with our visitors whether they’re looking for a casual cuppa or an elegant afternoon tea, either in our beautiful dining room or outside on our lawn in the summer sun — depending on the weather! We have a selection of homemade sandwiches, light airy sponge cakes, homemade scones with homemade cream, butter and jam — as well as some other homemade goodies like brownies, apple or rhubarb tarts and traditional brown bread.

We are in cheese production Monday to Wednesday and we can offer you a unique experience of our cheese making that is tailored to your particular needs. Our cheese manufacturing time in our facility is over 10 hours, so we will tour our manufacturing and maturing rooms (between the months of April and October.