About Ballymaloe Shop (more than just a kitchen shop)
In 1972, Wendy Whelan started the kitchen and craft shop at Ballymaloe House, Shanagarry, Cork, Ireland, as an exciting addition to the existing business her mother Myrtle Allen had created.
The Ballymaloe Shop is located in a charming old farm building next to Ballymaloe House. It is more than a kitchen shop or a craft shop it is both and much more. In this kitchen and craft shop you will find a carefully selected, competitively priced range of Irish designer goods, crafts, knitwear, clothes, books, food, textiles to suit all styles and all kitchen or dining rooms, kitchen gadgets, kitchen utensils, baking tins, bakeware, knives, specialist kitchenware and lots more. A great place to find the perfect present or gift for all occassions like birthdays and weddings. Get all your kitchen gadgets, accessories & essentials for your kitchen here. Add style to your dining room with our wide range of textiles and linens. Bake the perfect cake with one of the many baking tins on offer. There is something for everyone in the Ballymaloe Kitchen and Craft Shop.
There is beautiful Burleigh pottery, Irish knitwear by Inis Meain and others, scarves and rugs (blankets) by Foxford and John Hanly, handblown Jerpoint glass, Le Pentole saucepans and all sorts of kitchenware and bakeware, robust Silverwood cake tins, textiles and linens from Waltons & Co and Ulster Weavers, Nicholas Mosse pottery, chunky chopping boards from Sacha Whelan, Cook books, Cookery Books, local interest books, Ballymaloe Christmas Hampers and lots more. (For hampers please contct the Ballymaloe Shop directly on 021 4652032)
Come visit the kitchen and craft shop while driving through the beautiful East Cork countryside or while staying at Ballymaloe House and come sample our delicious light lunches, homemade cakes and scones in "The Café at the End of the Ballyamoe Shop".
Opening Times: The Ballymaloe Kitchen and Craft shop is open all year round, seven days a week from 9:00 to 18:00 in Summer and from 9:30 to 18:00 in Winter.
Jim Whelan (Wendy's husband) provides bespoke guided tours around Ireland. He is both a driver and a guide with a wide knowledge and a long history of giving guided tours around Ireland. He is based at Ballymaloe, has a spacious, comfortable mini bus. He does day trips, airport transfers, personalized guided tours and golfing outings. Contact Jim on 087 2451682 or ask at the Ballymaloe Shop for information.