Corporate Team Building

Ballyknocken House & Cookery School in Co. Wicklow Ireland is just 29 miles from Dublin on the motorway and is the perfect venue for your unique corporate team building event or corporate away day.  We offer a very different team activity experience, our fun team building cookery classes are a unique hands on learning experience.  We tailor make all team away day team events to ensure that each individual group get the results they want from their corporate off site morning or afternoon.  We can gladly introduce competition through a hilarious cook off or our excellent tutors will put you through your paces in the art of knife skills. You might even learn to chop an onion without any tears. Our unique activity away days, can include our team building cookery classes combined with many fantastic outdoor team pursuits are all tailor made exactly to your requirements.

We can promise that the magic of Ballyknocken will bring a real sense of team spirit and bonding to your company event.

We can include among our valued clients, Google, KPMG, Bank of Ireland, Image Magazine and many more. We have received many glowing testimonials praising us for our quality of service, our dedication to creating the perfect team day out and our excellent follow up and after care service.

We can arrange overnight accommodation in our lovely farmhouse b&B or one of our partner hotels, Tinakilly House, Druids Glen, Powerscourt Hotel or the Glenview Hotel all in the locality.

We can also arrange for transport to and from the hotel for you included in your tailor made quote.


Our corporate clients can enjoy:


  • Team-Building activities in our award winning cookery school enjoying our popular “Ready Steady Cook” programme
  • Ballyknocken Cookery Challenge – Hands on master class team challenge
  • Team TLC where you can privately hire Ballyknocken House, meeting rooms and school for your own exclusive access
  • 280 acre farm is the perfect venue for outdoor challenges such as archery, falconry, team games, off road driving, & clay shooting
  • Private meeting facilities for small & large groups
  • Accommodation in our 4* Victorian farmhouse
  • Packages  that include cookery master class, your three course meal & full suite of recipes
  • The Big Team Bake Off
  • The Ballyknocken BBQ Master Class


All events are tailor made to ensure that each individual group gets the results they want from their team building day.


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Contact Details

Address: Glenealy, Ashford, Co Wicklow, Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0)404 44627


Ballyknocken House, Farm and Cookery School is scenically located on 280 acres only 47 km south of Dublin City Centre in County Wicklow, Ireland.  Our charming 4* Victorian style farm guesthouse offers welcoming Bed and Breakfast accommodation. Home to celebrity chef and award winning food writer, Catherine Fulvio,  we pride ourselves on continuing the family tradition of providing B&B accommodation for over fifty years here in County Wicklow.

We offer an intimate, warm, friendly & welcoming, bed and breakfast experience.  Here at Ballyknocken House & Cookery School, named McKenna Guide’s top 100 Best Places to Stay (Hotel and B&Bs) in Ireland, guests can enjoy:


Ballyknocken Cookery School

Welcome to our state of the art award winning cookery school, nestled between lush herb, vegetable and soft fruit gardens Ballyknocken Cookery School, Wicklow.  This much loved school is a haven for foodies and budding chefs and was voted ‘the winner of the International Cordon D’Or Culinary Academy of the Year.

If you share our passion for good food and would like to develop new skills in the kitchen, then our popular cookery classes are a must.  Our year round cookery calendar has a great choice of special and unique classes to suit all levels of skills and experience. Whether you are a novice chef or a more experienced cook we are sure to have a beginner cookery class or a more advanced class to suit.

Our classes are specifically tailored as follows:


We also welcome private groups and bookings for