Regular Activities at Killruddery

Every day at Killruddery we have many different classes and activities going on. Many of them go on all year round even when the Gardens and House are closed. These activities include yoga, painting, hiking, parent & baby class; and crafts. We update this page regularly with information on new and continuing activities.


Yoga with Helen Bourke-Barnwell

Saturday Mornings kick off with a Sunrise Yoga class with Helen at 8.30am-9.30a, and Pre-Natal Yoga from 9.30am-10.45am. Helen brings a blend of Kundalini inspired yoga designed to uplift, strengthen, and support the body, mind, and spirit. Sunrise Yoga is open to everyone. The pre-natal class helps maintain a birth fit body and to prepare you physically and mentally for birth. Contact Helen here or at 087 977 1864.



Fun, creative weekly classes for babies, wobblers & toddlers with parents / minders. The PlayLabs offer a wonderful start in social play, with activities such as rhyme time, music, movement and age appropriate educational and fun activities. For more information or to book a place please visit their website.


Beech Hedge Parterre 2

Mikes Hikes

Walk Killruddery estate with “Mikes Hikes”.  Get to know the tracks, trails, and vistas of this beautiful estate, while enjoying an introduction to hiking.  This is a once-a-month event – though the day may vary – and you can reserve your place for the next one, which will be scheduled on the following Meetup webpage.


Bushcraft Heath-fire

Firefox Bushcraft

Visit their website for more information, of the kinds of things that Firefox will be doing on the Estate this year.


Yoga & Dance with Niamh Condron


On Saturday and Sunday Niamh teaches Flow with Yoga at both intermediate and beginner level. These classes combine ancient healing and strengthening yoga poses in a challenging and manageable practice. She also teaches Dance Kaleidoscope for Kids, a fun and energetic class developing  body awareness, coordination and rhythm. For more information or to book a place please visit Niamh’s website.

Squirrel Scramble

Squirrel’s Scramble

Squirrel’s Scramble offers exciting fun for all ages. Experience the wonderful natural forest with more than 40 different challenges on 4 different levels (1.5m to 8m) to climb, balance, slide and crawl. Zoom along zip lines through narrow passages in the woods for a thrilling adventure. For more information, bookings and opening times please visit their website.

Tai Chi Killruddery 2016

Tai Chi & Qi Gong

In the Gardens at Killruddery, Máire Ní G of Healing Tao Ireland  will teach Tai Chi & Qi Gong once again this summer. Details will be available closer to the time. Book your place by contacting Máire Ní G on 086 3612102 or at or at meet up


Nordic Walking with Dairine

Group classes take place in the fields and woods of this lovely estate. Open parkland is the ideal surface for learning the technique and this is what is used here. Dairine is a qualified Nordic Walking Instructor (International Nordic Walking Association) and a keen hill walker. Classes are held at the weekends and during the week by arrangement. Please contact Dairine at 086 1936861 or  or click through here for more information.

Painting in the Stable Studio

The Stable Studio

If you are interested in using our stable studio to host a class of your own. Or indeed renting any of the spaces available here at Killruddery for events or classes. Please contact our events department at Outlining your proposed class and the day and time you’d like to hold it.