Ballyderrin House & Cookery School

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Ballyderrin House & Cookery School
Shillelagh Road, Tullow Co Carlow
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In addition to offering very comfortable B&B accommodation, Pamela Holligan - who is Ballymaloe trained and a member of Euro-Toques - offers a range of courses for up to 20 students.
  • Cookery Classes
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Hunting/Shooting (nearby)
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Wine Courses
  • Breaks - Off Season
  • Breaks - Short
  • Breaks - Special Interest
  • Family Friendly
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms (accessible for less able)
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • No Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Shop - Gift
  • Smoking Area

Ballyderrin House & Cookery School

The Holligan family offer comfortable B&B accommodation at their home near the market town of Tullow and, with Pamela Holligan's well known cookery school on site, good food is sure to be part of the experience.

Set on two acres and comfortably close to the capital for short breaks, the house dates back to 1869 and was extended in 2002 to provide all the modern comforts for guests. Log fires set a welcoming tone downstairs, and the individually decorated bedrooms have kingsize beds and power showers.

 (Contact Ballyderrin for details of courses.)

There is plenty to do in the area including fishing in the River Slaney, golfing at the nearby championship course at Mount Wolseley Hotel, horse riding and visiting gardens, including Altamont, which is very close.

Pamela also produces baked goods and preserves and, in the pre-Christmas period, sells these in her on-site shop along with other local artisan products.

Rooms 4 (2 executive, 2 family, all shower only and no smoking); children welcome (under 5s free in parents' room, cots available free of charge). B&B €35 pps, ss €20; 25% discount for children. Dogs permitted (staying outside). Closed 25-26 Dec. MasterCard, Visa. abbreviations
Last Updated: 21-01-2016
Author: Georgina Campbell


From Tullow take R725 towards Shillelagh. About 1/4 mile from town on left hand side (well signed)

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