Pipped as one of the best food tours from Belfast, our culinary adventure around Lough Neagh is a self guided tour where you will enjoy some of the most delicious produce from the region. Be prepared to roll your sleeves up and get involved in baking wonderful treats to enjoy along the way. You’ll meet many of the locals who can’t wait to share stories of their life and give you a glimpse into their home in this unique part of Ireland.
We’ve designed the itinerary to be complete in one day, but you can change it to suit your schedule. All of the stops featured in this itinerary will need to be booked in advance.
Arrive 10am Long Meadow Farm Depart 11.30am
Arrive 12pm Rosehill House Depart 2pm
Arrive 2.45pm Bakehouse NI Depart 4.45pm
Arrive 5.00pm Hillstown Farm Depart 6.00pm
Arrive 6.30pm Dunadry Hotel Stay overnight
Long Meadow Farm is owned by the McKeever family, who are third generation apple farmers growing and harvesting a variety of apples namely the PGI Bramley Apple and a selection of sweet apples, in the Orchard County of Armagh. Join Catherine on a tour to find out how the farm has been managed and developed over the years, see the beautiful orchards hear their story and most importantly, sample the produce.
Contact Catherine to book: +44 (0) 28 3833 9797
87 Loughgall Road, Portadown BT62 4EG
Rosehill House is an idyllic traditional style thatched cottage not far from the shores of Lough Neagh. When you step inside you will be transported to a bygone era, where you can learn the skills and traditions of bread and butter making. There is nothing more satisfying than eating your own homemade bread, which of course was the only way our grannies did it years ago. You’ll be amazed by the traditional old kitchen at Rosehill House in front of the turf burning fire and learn to make three different types of classic Irish bread.
Contact Martin/Grainne to book: +44 78 094 762 73
5 Roughan Road, Stewartstown, BT71 5PU
Cook with Bronagh at her own stunning private home in the countryside outside Bellaghy. Bronagh loves to showcase recipes from her grandmother. Roll your sleeves up and cook or bake lunch along wth Bronagh, she’ll give you the recipe to take home so you can show off your new culinary skills to impress your family and friends
Contact Bronagh to Book: +44 7900 806 480
4a Scribe Rd, Bellaghy, Magherafelt BT45 8JN
Hillstown Farm has is a must see on your foodie road trip, they have some delicious local produce, from high quality meats to their own beer, brewed on site. The farm shop stocks their own fabulous produce as well as that of other local producers, you’ll be amazed to hear Nigel’s family stories and find how they came to open a brewery. His brewery tour should be followed by a visit to the cafe for some homemade treats.
Contact Nigel to book: +44 28 9447 8662
128 Glebe Rd, Randalstown, Antrim BT41 3DT
The Dunadry is a stunning 4 star hotel, just outside Antrim. It has recently been refurbished and will not fail to impress you for an overnight stay. Built on the site of an ancient fort, you will discover the history that flows through this iconic venue, rich with stories and traditional features now complimented by its contemporary décor
Book online for the best rates: https://www.dunadry.com/
2 Islandreagh Dr, Dunadry, County, Antrim BT41 2HA