What a year it has been and how the world has changed since March 2020 for us all. We live and work in a beautiful place; so much of our lives has not changed, but the way we earn money has changed dramatically. Knockaloe Beg is usually full of people: guests, friends and members of the public walking through … then suddenly it all goes quiet and our four children, who have left home, start to come home.
There were unexpected blessings of time with the kids, which we had not had for 9 […]
Knockaloe Beg is within easy walking distance of Peel, an ancient fishing town with a large natural sandy beach. Choose to walk along the old railway line, recently upgraded with a better surface for biking and walking, or a more strenuous route over Corrin’s Hill, or around the back of the hill for an incredibly tranquil experience. The latter will reward you with amazing panoramic views of Peel as you arrive, and indeed of much of the west coast to the north and south, and across the central valley towards Douglas.
At Knockaloe Beg Farm we love letting our visitors have as much access as we can to our animals. They are handled every day so we know their individual characteristics and temperaments. This means we can get up close to our ewes while they are delivering their lambs and we often let our guests assist in deliveries. A pair of long orange gloves, some clean straw and away you go, under Farmer John’s expert guidance. John checks the lamb is in place ready for delivery and then you can assist the ewe by pulling the lamb out. Many of our sheep lamb […]
Over recent years, as our business has grown, so has the size of the team of people we need to help make your holiday or visit as enjoyable as possible. We’re proud to employ many people from our local community, some seasonally, and some all year round. Have a look at this new page on our website to see who works here: Meet the Team