Are you looking for the ultimate cookery school experience this summer?

Join Nick and the team at the Award Winning Station House Cookery School in the beautiful fishing town of Kirkcudbright, South West Scotland.



Courses for adults

Nick and the team offer a wide range of cookery classes for all ages and tastes delivered by passionate and knowledgeable tutors. 

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Courses for kids and teens

Nick and the team offer a wide range of cookery classes specificalmed at the tastes and abilities of teens and kids. 

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Bespoke Courses

For the truly personal experience, create your own course with Nick and the team.

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Corporate Events

For a totally unique team building experience come to Station House Cookery School in the beautiful fishing town of Kirkcudbright.

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Fresh Pizza

Every Sunday Evening you are able to order our mouth watering pizzas to take home and enjoy

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Station House Cafe

Visit our award winning cafe

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MSP Emma Harper

It was great to get support at the Kirkcudbright Food Festival 2016 from local MSP Emma Harper.  Thank you for coming on the day and meeting the local producers who make Dumfries and Galloway great.

Chatting with Nick Nairn

It was really nice of Nick Nairn to pop in to Station House recently during the Kirkcudbright Food Festival.  He's a really nice guy and passionate about local produce.

Buck the Trend, Bake Buckwheat Bread

Fancy a beautiful slice of bread with a taste of Eastern Europe? Then buckwheat bread is a great alternative and tastes fantastic. Absolutely heavenly when toasted and slathered in honey.    It is also a great conduit for stronger more mature cheeses. Buckwheat flour has a quite distinctive flavour and beautiful earthy quality.  It rounds out the bread and brings a depth to the otherwise bland plain white wheat flour. Hugely...

A Highland Wedding Tradition

When my friend and housemate from Ballymaloe Cookery School, Katie, got married I was absolutely bummed that I couldn't't be there, so I wanted to research and dedicate a post to Katie and her groom, Nick, wishing them joy and happiness from their wedding day onwards. Slushy stuff over, let's talk Scottish wedding traditions!  Of all the Scottish traditions I found that I could post on a family friendly blog...

Hallowe’en 2016 at Station House

  Thanks to everyone who dropped by when Trick or Treating, or 'Guising' as I now know it's called here in Dumfries and Galloway!  Sweet treats included homemade Station House marshmallows, fudge and biscuits.  For the adults a pumpkin and lentil stew with local Sulwath Brewery Ale.   What a spooky night!

Kirkcudbright Food Festival 2016

October 22 / 23 2016 saw the new look Kirkcudbright Food Festival take place in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway. An absolute phenomenal success with a footfall of over 3500, in excess of 20 different talks and demonstrations, foraging walks, children's workshops and farm visits all incorporated.  It attracted the attention of Scottish Parliament with motion being lodged by MSP Emma Harper in support of the festival.  Visiting celebrity...

Kirkcudbright Food Festival

Looking forward to Kirkcudbright's new Food Festival this year. It's 22-23rd October and throughout the town, there is a celebration of exquisite food and drink from local producers. There will be cooking demonstrations, talks, debates, competitions and fabulous street food, not to mention a gin bar and specialty evenings. It's great to be a part of this vibrant community. Thanks to Cardboard Zebra for the video!