Incentive Travel Groups
‘A Taste of Real Ireland’
Here at Ballyknocken House, Farm & Cookery School, your international incentive guests have the opportunity to enjoy an authentic Irish travel experience. We work closely with Irish destination management companies DMC’s to ensure your group will have a magical unforgettable trip to Ireland and promise if you include a morning, afternoon or evening event at Ballyknocken in the heart of the lush garden of Ireland Co. Wicklow you will be sure to return home having experienced something authentically Irish.
We invite your incentive travel group to our charming Irish Victorian farmhouse with the original hay barns renovated to accommodate both small & large group events and of course, the internationally recognized cookery school. Catherine Fulvio owner of Ballyknocken is a much loved Irish Celebrity Chef and award winning food writer and has filmed her many successful TV shows that have been shown around the world here on site in her wonderful state of the art cookery school.
Incentive Travel Cookery Activities
Ballyknocken Cookery School offers fun interactive group classes where guests can enjoy a very special class with Catherine as part of a unique rotation of farm activities:
- Irish Soda Bread making
- Scone-Making classes with Ballyknocken Rhubarb & Ginger Jam
- A Taste of Traditional Ireland Cookery Master Class
- “Guinness….is Good For You” using the famous special Irish ingredient Guinness
Here participants make & enjoy their own Irish meal from start to finish. Our classes promise your guests take home a little taste of Ireland with an enjoyable experience.
Further Irish activities include:
- Sheep herding with Pat, as seen on NBC’s Today Show,
- Hiking with our Local Storyteller,
- Irish dancing & Traditional Irish Music Lessons.
- Off Road Driving in Carrick Forest,
- Archery, & Clay Pigeon Shooting,
- Hands on Irish Coffee Making
- Falconry on the Lawn
- Celtic Gaelic Games
- Sheep Shearing with George, World Champion Shearer
Group Dining at Ballyknocken House & Cookery School
At Ballyknocken House lunch & dinner can be served to groups of up to three hundred and fifty people. For groups of up to forty five our guests are served by the award winning Ballyknocken team in our beautiful dining and Victorian parlour room of the old farmhouse. We pride ourselves on mouth watering meals using the best of local and seasonal produce, much of which is supplied by our own Ballyknocken herb and vegetable gardens. Owner and proprietor Catherine Fulvio lovingly designs all menus to suit the individual group’s needs including all special dietary requirements.
In the grounds of Ballyknocken House we feature the unique Ballyknocken Barns. Our fantastic barns cater for groups of up to three hundred and fifty incentive group guests and for larger groups there is plenty of space on the land for marquees.
As part of a morning or afternoon rotation of activities guests then join together and served our world famous buffets from our traditional farmers market stalls made using Whiskey Barrels from Kilbeggan Distillery.
Over lunch or dinner your incentive travel group can enjoy traditional Irish entertainment from our musicians & Irish dancers.