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Ballyknocken House And Cookery School, Glenealy, Ashford, Wicklow,
Mrs Catherine Fulvio
Ballyknocken House is an award winning scenically located farmhouse, elegantly furnished with antiques, located near Ashford in County Wicklow. Charming bedrooms, some with brass beds and claw feet baths, offer lovely views of the gardens and forest.
Ballyknocken House is scenically located on a 350 acre farm in County Wicklow, a short drive from Dublin City. This charming Victorian farmhouse offers bed and breakfast accommodation and is home to TV chef and food writer, Catherine Fulvio.
Located near Ashford in County Wicklow, Ballyknocken House offers its guests relaxation by the drawing room's log fire, before a splendid dinner from the garden and local produce, with the additional pleasure of an interesting wine list. Guests can enjoy superb breakfasts, in addition to attending the Ballyknocken Cookery School, which takes place on site. A labour of love, Ballyknocken prides itself on offering a warm welcome and friendly service, with seven bedrooms all of which reflect the Victorian style of the premises.
Conveniently located in the Garden of Ireland, Ballyknocken House is the perfect place from which to explore County Wicklow, hike the Wicklow Way, play a round of golf, or take a short drive to Glendalough, the Sally Gap, or Powerscourt Waterfall before returning to the comfort of Ballyknocken House.
Alternatively, guests are welcome to enrol on a cookery course at Ballyknocken Cookery School.
Growing up on a working farmhouse bed and breakfast, whilst holding onto the apron strings of her mother, Catherine Fulvio (nee Byrne) was destined to dedicate her career to the food and hospitality industry. Catherine is fast becoming a household name in Ireland, having completed three TV series for RTE and launched two cookbooks. She has made an impression on many Irish homes for providing quick and easy food, suitable for family life and entertaining friends. She has made many media appearances, including the NBC Today Show in the States, as well as appearing on other major international TV channels, including Discovery, The Food Network, and BBC Good Food Channel’s 'Market Kitchen'.