Please remember, visits must be booked in advance of arrival so we know to expect you!

We offer Highland cow experiences where you can see Highland cows and Beltex sheep in their natural, farm environment in beautiful south west Scotland.

Our tours are designed to help you get close to the Highland cattle from the safety and comfort of a purpose built trailer – it’s basically a farmer-led Highland cow safari!  Wind and water tight - and with padded seats – our farm tour trailer means you can experience a working Scottish farm and meet our Highlanders without even the need for wellies!  Your tour will finish with a cuppa and some home baking fresh from the farmhouse kitchen - it's all included in the price.

Please Note: We are closed from the 20th February until the end of March and for the most of November. 

We created Kitchen Coos & Ewes as a way to share our passion for these amazing animals. Highland cattle are iconic and beautiful to look at, and the way they graze is really good for the environment too. Your farm tour will include information about how Highland cows help wildlife, and there will be plenty of opportunities to photograph them.

We are also able to provide digital Gift Certificates, which make it quick and easy to gift a farm tour or Highland cow encounter.  So if you have a friend or family member who loves Highland cows, a gift voucher from Kitchen Coos & Ewes might be the perfect thing!

Please remember, visits must be booked in advance of arrival so we know to expect you!

Our tours

This farm experience is all about our Highland cows!  It gets you quickly out on to the hill in our weather-proof farm tour trailer where you'll have plenty of time to take photos and learn all about the fold, before you return to some traditional baking fresh from the farmhouse kitchen.

£24 per adult, £12 per child under sixteen
1.5 hours

During this in-depth farm tour you’ll meet our record breaking flock of Beltex sheep, before getting in among the Highland cows on the hill.  There will be plenty of opportunity to take photos of the Highland cows and the sheep from the safety and comfort of the farm tour trailer. You’ll return to the farm for a sheep dog demonstration, and then enjoy a cream tea with your hosts. 

£38 per person
2.5 hours

A walking tour of our beautiful farm, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide.  You’ll visit a small group of our Highland cows and be able to take photos of them.  You’ll see the remains of a Bronze Age hut circle, learn about dry-stone dykes and finish with some traditional farmhouse baking. The route is 1.5 miles. To take part in this tour you should wear clothes and footwear appropriate to weather conditions and be able to walk over uneven grassland.

2 hours

This tour is all about going on safari and getting that fantastic hands-on highland cow experience.

Head out into the fields, in our safari trailer, along with other highland coo fans.  There you will get a chance to groom some of our younger coos from the safety of our outdoor highland coo play-pen.  Then, head out onto the hill to see the main herd being fed before returning to the farmyard for a cuppa and a trio of traybakes. 

N.B. Dress for the weather. 
Part of this experience is outside of our safari trailer and the grass may be wet.
You must be able to negotiate 4 steps off and back onto our safari trailer.

£46 per person
1.5 hours
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Small Groups
Want a different sort of adventure with your friends or family or are you a solo traveller looking to meet new people? Guided tours around Airyolland Farm are an excellent way to bond with friends, have a memorable time with your family or to meet new like-minded people.
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Experienced Guides
Neale and Janet have accumulated 108 years of farm living between the two of them, and have even broken some records during this journey! They can tell you anything at all, from the ins and outs of the generations of homebred Beltex to the hierarchy within their Highland cattle fold.
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Learn why we have selected these particular breeds to utilise the different habitats we have on the farm, before enjoying a traditional farmhouse spread of food and drink. There will be plenty of photo opportunities at many beautiful locations on the farm.
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Tailored Tours
Throughout our time living and loving this land, your guides have gotten to know it rather well. At Kitchen Coos & Ewes we offer specialised tours adapted to your group’s individual needs and wants. Get in touch to find out more!