Kilkenny Taxi Tours will pick you up from your hotel/B&B and then its a short drive to Highbank Orchard and Distillery for our first stop of the day for a guided tour of the orchard to see the multi award winning Highbank Orchard Syrup and then we drive on to Ryeland House Cookery School to meet Anne Neary for lunch who will take you true a cookery class in her country farm house.
Continuing on through the Kilkenny country side to Ballykeefe Distillery for a guided tour of the distillery and to taste premium whiskey and gin in there tasting room.
The house itself is a country farm house built in 1845, it has been the home of the Neary family for over four generations and is located approximately five miles outside the historic city of Kilkenny at Cuffesgrange.
When it comes to food the ethos of Anne and the Ryeland House Cookery School has always been one of using locally sourced, great quality ingredients. Much of the food used at Ryeland House is grown on the home farm, our neighbours farms or is produced locally by skilled artisan food makers. All the eggs used in our cooking come from our own free range hens, which guests and students are encouraged to visit during their time at Ryeland. Ryeland House Cookery School is located a short drive outside the historic city of Kilkenny.
Chauffeur back to Kilkenny City to enjoy the rest of the evening.