Ballyknocken House and Cookery School is scenically located on a 280 acre farm only 29 miles from Dublin City Centre in County Wicklow, Ireland. Our beautiful farm guesthouse offers welcoming Bed and Breakfast with 4 star Victorian style accommodation and is home to celebrity Chef and award winning food writer, Catherine Fulvio  who prides herself on continuing the family tradition spanning over one hundred years in County Wicklow. We are delighted to be one of the first Irish Farmhouse B&B and the romance and charm of the house is reflected in the decor of the accommodation.

We offer great value B&B and Cookery Packages such as our much loved ‘foodie short breakswhere individuals, couples or groups can come and enjoy an overnight stay combined with a unique cookery master class. Ballyknocken House is also available to book for exclusive private rental for groups and special occasions.

Ballyknocken House is an ideal location for a weekend break or a longer stay while exploring the surrounding countryside.

Ballyknocken House is also the perfect place to visit for activity breaks including

  • Hiking /Biking the Wicklow Way
  • Golf experiences
  • Exploring the Garden of Ireland beauty spots Glendalough, Sally Gap, Brittas Bay Beach, Powerscourt Waterfall & Gardens or Kilmacurragh.
  • Walking holidays