O'Tuama Tours

This small, speciality tour company offers taste trails through the rich heartland of South West Cork, the Lee River Valley and Macroom Buffalo Farm Tours. You can meet the producers, drop in on farms and artisan craftspeople and visit some of the most historic and beautiful heritage and cultural sites of Cork.

Why not Roam with Ireland’s only grassfed Dairy Water Buffalo herds in Gaeltacht Mhuscraí with your farm guides Dorothy O’Tuama and Kieran Lynch.

Tour days:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


10.30am or 2.00pm Duration: 1½ hrs approx

Admission Fees:

Small Groups: 10-20 €160 per group Large Groups: 20-50 €200 per group Saturday Open Day Tour: €7 per adult/ Family ticket €20 (2 adult/2 kids)

Tailored Educational Tours are also available for Secondary Schools/ Culinary Colleges and Cookery Schools.

To Book, Contact Dorothy

Tour & Taste Turus & Blas:

Roam through the farm fields to meet the adult dairy and dry herds. We go into the Indoor Barns & Nursery pens to meet some calves born all year round. Visit the milking parlour for a Q&A on the unique Buffalo Husbandry. To learn about Macroom Buffalo Cheeses made on the farm, we can view some of the cheese production and finally taste the freshly made delicious 100% Buffalo milk cheeses.

Terms and Conditions:

All tours are by appointment only with the approved Farm Guide Dorothy O’Tuama of Lee Valley Taste Trails. We can not provide access to farm to individuals or families with young children unless part of a group booking or specific Saturday Open days available at the farm gate from June-September. Check social media for dates. Layer clothing and wellies or walking shoes are advised on each tour. Tours are suitable for all levels of mobility. Please inform us of any requirements prior to tours set off. Payment accepted on the day of tour or on line. Please contact Dorothy for further details.

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