Learn new skills

Come and enjoy the luxury of a stay in Rufflets and stimulate your mind with one of our gardening or cooking masterclasses.

Get your hands dirty

Gardening Masterclasses & Tours

 Expand your gardening knowledge with insights about the best time of day to plant and pick your vegetables to make sure they have maximum crunch and flavour. Sign up for a gardening masterclass and leave equipped with all you need to start your own organic veggie patch.

Alternatively, just ask for a tour of our gardens, and you will be whisked outside for a grand tour before you can say ‘radishes!’ For a stroll around, please contact our Guest Services Team on:

Rufflets Cooking Classes

Your skills will be tested in a 3-hour, hands-on garden to kitchen class, spending time in the kitchen garden first, gathering ingredients, then learning and making with the chef back indoors. Cooking with your classmates is an integral part of your experience. You’ll cook some of your recipes in pairs, and some independently. The session will comprise of a mixture of hands-on cookery and demonstrations performed by the chef who is leading the class.

Eat up

Once the hard work is over, you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to proudly devour your creation, along with a picture of your experience, a Rufflets apron and the recipes to take home.

Find out more here.

To make a booking, please contact our Guest Services Team on:

why book direct?

We always offer our lowest prices on our own website. If you find a lower qualifying rate within 24 hours of making your reservation, we will match the lower rate, and add an extra 5% discount.

If you need to cancel your reservation, as long as it’s at least 24 hours prior to your planned arrival date, we won’t charge you. Just e-mail (does not apply to advance purchase rates)

When you book directly with us, we will upgrade your booking to the next room category, subject to availability at check-in


Lunch and bar served from 12pm daily

Afternoon Tea served between 2pm and 4.30pm daily 

(minimum 24 hour advance booking required)

Dinner served between 6pm and 9pm daily