Cookery School

Discover fresh skills in the Bodnant Cookery School with personal guidance from leading Welsh culinary experts.

Whether you’re a complete beginner, a budding Chef or an enthusiastic foodie, our state of the art cookery school hosts a wide range of inspiring courses suited to all abilities.  Out of term time, you’ll also find courses especially for children throughout the year.

Not only will your experience be hands-on, but you’ll also learn a series of useful tips and recipe recommendations, from Bodnant’s food and wine specialists, and top Welsh chefs.


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      • Half-day courses
      • Full-day courses
      • Weekend breaks


Why not book a foodie weekend in the heart of North Wales? Set in the foothills of Snowdonia, the on-site Furnace Farmhouse offers a 5 star countryside retreat. Combine your overnight stay with a full day cookery course in the cookery school and enjoy a special rate package.  Visit the Accommodation page for more information.


There are a number of tailored packages available for private groups, whatever the occasion. Alternatively, should you have specific ideas for your course we would be be delighted to arrange this for you.

Birthday Parties How about celebrating your kid’s special day with a hands-on cookery themed party at the Cookery School. The party guests will all cook three dishes, specially chosen by the birthday girl or boy under the supervision of one of Bodnant’s chef tutors, before eating them together for their birthday banquet in the River Room – the cookery school’s dining area.

Hen Parties Make your very own wedding favours – join an expert Chocolatier for a chocolate-making session. Discover how to temper chocolate and then create your own handmade delights using chocolate cups and a range of the finest quality ingredients.

Other bespoke courses are available – just contact the Bodnant Cookery School today on 01492 651933 or email to learn more.


Team Building Events The Bodnant Cookery School offers a unique venue for a a day of team building activities, offering your colleagues motivation and inspiration. Our tailor-made corporate events have been designed to be not only entertaining but to also focus the mind on communication, trust and a little competitiveness! The school can accommodate groups from 8-24.

Private Meeting Room The River Room accommodates up to 16 guests and features stunning views out over the Conwy Estuary. You’ll receive personal service from our Hayloft catering and events team and a menu tailor-made to suit your every need.