Special Occasions

Friends, Family and Celebration Parties

Whatever the special occasion is, a special birthday or wedding anniversary, a pre-wedding dinner or a reunion, a retirement party or a family gathering make it unforgettable at Ballyknocken House and Cookery School. We’ll design the perfect day, night or weekend for you and your family and one you can talk about for years to come. Right up until the next one.

Make it even more special and hire out Ballyknocken House exclusively and create a home away from home for your perfect party night.

A Taste of your experience

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ENJOY A FUN & FABULOUS COOKERY CLASS

Want something different for that special occasion? Start in the kitchen with fun and flavour, we’ll help you create one of the best days of your lives. Cook, laugh, learn, perfect and savour great food with friends and family. We’ll help design the perfect afternoon or evening having the best fun in our cookery school preparing your delicious three course lunch or dinner from Southern Italian to Easy Entertaining menus to choose from.

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Stay The Night

Make a great day perfect and stay with us at Ballyknocken, you can exclusively hire our award-winning 19th Century Victorian farmhouse is so special you’ll never want to leave.

We have seven beautiful twin, double and triple en suite bedrooms, most with Victorian roll top baths. Across the courtyard our converted Milking Parlour apartment has three double/twin en suite bedrooms with its own living area.

We can host and plan your special stay with us for up to 21 guests.

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Activities and attractions available

Master Cookery Class

Master Cookery Class in our cookery school to then sit down and enjoy the fruits of your labour

Outdoor activities

Outdoor activities including archery, farm games, sheepherding and hiking in Carrick Forest

Irish breakfast

Our award-winning Irish breakfast

Overnight accommodation

Overnight accommodation in our 4* Victorian Farmhouse & Milking Parlour Suite

Limoncello Making

Limoncello Making

Baking classes

Gin Tea Party or Chocolate and Bubbly class

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FAQs

How do I make a booking enquiry?

You can look at our cookery class calendar to review all classes available and make your booking from there. You can also complete the enquiry form here, email us info@ballyknocken.com or phone us on +353 404 44627

What if I have a bespoke experience in mind that is not bookable on the website?
You can use the enquiry form here, email us info@ballyknocken.com or phone us on +353 404 44627. You will receive a no-obligation quotation giving you the full details of your package and what’s included, along with a booking form.
How do I make a booking?
Let’s see how we can help plan our special event, please use the enquiry form here, email us info@ballyknocken.com or phone us on +353 404 44627
Can I make changes if I need to?
Yes. We will work with you to ensure your party is just as you want it, if you find you have to make changes there are usually no problems as long as we have 21 days notice.
Can you cater for specific dietary requirements?

Our public classes cannot take into account individuals’ dietary requirements. For private groups, We can amend recipes where possible to suit dietary requirements or food allergies once we have been given enough notice and information.

Can you cater for any group size?

Yes we can welcome group sizes from 6 to 100 in the cookery school Is it possible to just book an activity/accommodation?

Yes. We offer both together or separately. No matter what you have in mind contact us and we will be sure to see what we can do.

Is it possible to just book an activity/accommodation?

Yes. We offer both together or separately. No matter what you have in mind contact us and we will be sure to see what we can do.

“On behalf of Alan, myself, our two sons, grandchildren, daughter in law, family & friends I would like to thank you most sincerely for making our 50th Anniversary celebration and stay in your beautiful Ballyknocken House the wonderful night and stay it was. Your food and presentation is spectacular and your presence was just the “icing on the cake”.

Thank you also to your wonderful staff.”

Mary & Alan

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Where To Find Us

Ballyknocken Cookery School, House & Farm
Glenealy, Ashford, Co Wicklow,
A67 X720, Ireland
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