Born and bred in West Cork, Avril was reared on a mixed farm & taught by her father that ‘the land is in trust for the next generation’ Her mother taught her how to be creative with the food ingredients to hand and to use nature’s bounty. Avril was a member of the Irish Girl Guides which continued to encourage her love of nature & subsequently became a leader in the Scout Association of Ireland.

Avril¬†& Willie’s ambition is to create an amenity that is home to a myriad of creatures but which may be appreciated by visitors. Avril is a founder & member of West Cork Farm Tours; a member of SKAL International – Cork Branch; a producer member of Euro-Toques Ireland; winner of 2019 SME Businesswoman of the Year in Network Ireland West Cork.¬†