Heir Island Cookery School

The Heir Island Cookery School is probably the smallest cookery school in the world. The Island Cottage on Heir Island specializes in a 2 Day Cookery Course, specifically designed for two people, including an overnight stay. An ideal activity for those looking for things to do in West Cork, the cookery school is ideal for short breaks, using the stunning West Cork and Heir Island as a back drop.  The cookery school is designed for all levels of cooking, just enthusiasm is required! What a wonderful way to enjoy a break in West Cork where one can take in the beautiful panoramic scenery, beaches and walks of the island.

The West Cork Hotel is proud to partner with the Island Cottage in offering people attending the Cookery School, 10% discount off accommodation at our hotel in West Cork. located in the heart of West Cork for West Cork accommodation the West Cork Hotel is ideally located for exploring all that West Cork has to offer.

Click here to book the Cookery Course

To book the 10% discount off accommodation in West Cork Hotel while attending the Cookery Course, simply call reservations at the West Cork Hotel on 028 21277 and quote "Heir Island Cookery School"

Cookery School takes place on selected days during April, May, June, September, October and November.

Course Details...

2 DAY COURSE

For two people.

  • Day 1: Consists of a morning practical, lunch, the afternoon is free, followed by evening class, dinner and overnight stay.
  • Day 2: Consists of a morning practical and lunch. Students can invite family and friends to join them for this lunch at a very reasonable charge per person. Departure late afternoon.

INTENSIVE COOKERY COURSE (July and August)

For one person.

  • During the restaurant season there is the possibility of a four day intensive cookery course on Heir island. Wednesday to Saturday inclusive, the student works on a one to one basis with John. Accommodation is included.

SPECIALTY DAY COURSE (July and August)

For two people.

  • For example: Thursday morning Intensive Duck Class. Preparation of eight to ten ducks: duck stock, duck pâté, duck fat, confit de gésier, duck stew etc.

For more information, please contact our Cork Hotel on  028 21277