Unique & Authentic Irish Baking & Bramley Apple Experiences.
Traditional Irish Baking Experiences
Immerse yourself in a unique Traditional Irish Baking Experience.
Roll up your sleeves and immerse yourself in some wonderful Traditional Northern Irish Baking in a beautiful location off the beaten track.
Embrace the Giant Spirit of Northern Ireland by connecting with local people. My family’s love of baking has been passed down through the generations and I am delighted to share our stories, traditions and a secret recipe or two with you.
Bake your own delicious soda bread and create memories to last a lifetime.
Bramley Apple Baking & Orchard Visit
Join us for a unique immersive experience focusing on the wonderful Bramley apples of County Armagh in a beautiful hilltop orchard off the beaten track.
The Bramley apples of County Armagh have coveted PGI status which highlights regional and traditional foods.
Visit a local orchard to chat with the owner Des Mackle and get the inside knowledge about the apples, his family business, the history and heritage.
Then over to the cookery school where you will don your aprons, get baking and learn the secrets of traditional Irish baking using the Bramley apples and traditional recipes from County Armagh.Book Now
Bake your own Soda Bread
Immerse yourself in a uniquely Northern Irish, Soda Bread baking experience.
We will begin with a demonstration making Buttermilk Scones, Potato Bread ( a Northern Irish favourite!) and Soda Farls on the very griddle that my grandmother used every day.
As the wonderful smell of baking fills the air, we will chat about family traditions and the local produce we are using, from Irish country butter to stoneground organic flour.
While your baking is in the oven we will enjoy a well-earned cup of tea and delicious bread with homemade jam and Irish butter and a bit of craic of course!Book Now
We are one of Tourism NI’s ‘Embrace A Giant Spirit’ Experiences. These are big-hearted experiences that are distinctively Northern Irish
We offer unique immersive experiences with local people, a big-hearted welcome and a wealth of knowledge in a fun and friendly environment.
- Listed in the Top Twenty places to visit in 2021 by Tourism NI
- Listed as one of the Top Ten things to do In Northern Ireland by Tourism NI in 2019.
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