A world-renowned cookery school

A centre of excellence for teaching people how to cook, it is always possible to drop in to join an afternoon cookery demonstration. Check the website or give a call for details of daily classes.

If you don’t have time for a class, come and visit the wonderful formal Kitchen, Herb and Fruit gardens, a Celtic Maze for the kids and a delightful Herbaceous Border leading up to the Shell House.

A farm walk is open to visitors where you will see pigs, hens, cows and the extensive vegetable glasshouses.

There is a farmshop where you can get delicious treats and a range of gifts to take home.

Every Saturday there is a pop-up Pizzaria, ‘Saturday Pizzas’. Close to the seaside towns of Ballycotton and Garryvoe. Well worth a visit if travelling around East Cork.

  • A centre of excellence for teaching people how to cook
  • Farm walk where you will see pigs, hens, cows and the extensive vegetable glasshouses
  • Pop-up Pizzaria, ‘Saturday Pizzas’
  • Near seaside towns of Ballycotton and Garryvoe

Open Year Round

Monday to Saturday: 11:00–17:00


Admission Prices 2018

Adult €6.00
Senior (aged 65+): €3.00
Student (with valid ID): €3.00
Child (aged 8+): €3
Family (2 adults + 2 children)
: €15.00
Afternoon Cookery Demonstration €75.00

Useful Information

Check out their range of facilities, services, accessibility, and other useful information.

SHOPPING: Shop on site

PARKING: Free parking for cars and coaches

ACCESSIBILITY:  Wheelchair access to most of garden.

Getting There

Take the N25 from Cork City to Castlemartyr. Take road to Shanagarry. Turn left at church School 1km up road on right

Map Location: 51.860392, -8.033411
Contact Ballymaloe Cookery School and Gardens

Shanagarry, Co. Cork, Ireland

Eircode: P25 R274
T: +353 (0)21 464 6785
E: info@cookingisfun.ie
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