Cookery schools offering British courses

The Vegetarian Society Cookery School

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Friendly, relaxed, professional and in-depth courses exploring global vegetarian cooking More

Little Kitchen Magicians

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Lizzie Heath offers exciting cookery classes in a unique location for budding Cornish chefs More

B&H Kitchen

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London institution and lifestyle company, Bourne & Hollingsworth, has scaled the heights of creative endeavour – and its Clerkenwell buildings – to bring us … More

Season, the Exclusive Cookery School

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“So much to learn!” exclaim the dynamic team at Season Cookery School. It’s a mantra supported by an impressive array of cookery classes, … More

Seasoned Cookery School

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Basic ingredients: With its country estate setting and impressive roster of former MasterChef and Great British Bake Off finalists teaching classes, Seasoned Cookery School in Derbyshire has the ingredients … More

Northcote Cookery School

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There is just a glass wall between you and a live, working kitchen at this well-appointed cookery school beside the Northcote’s Michelin-starred restaurant. The school, which … More

Philleigh Way

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There’s a good looking earthiness to the courses offered at this farm-based cookery school near Truro run by brothers-in-law James Martin and head chef … More

Courses for Cooks

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Leiths’ trained Jenny Thomson boasts 20 years of experience as a globe-trotting, private cook and former head chef. She now runs a wide range … More

River Cottage Chef’s School

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The expanding River Cottage HQ’s latest venture is all about giving career-minded cooks a step-up the culinary ladder. The range of programmes are … More

Abinger Cookery School

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Lewis Davies showed his flair for property development when he took a disused pub in the Surrey Hills and transformed it into the … More

Cooks, The Carlton School of Food

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Not many cookery schools are set in the Downton-style kitchens of a country house. Carlton Towers, as the name suggests, is a grand, … More

White Pepper Cookery School

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Basic ingredients: White Pepper is one of the most appealing cookery schools in the UK offering exceptional cookery courses and food experiences to both the amateur and … More

Demuths Cookery School

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Basic Ingredients: Professional vegetarian chef Rachel Demuth was a founder of the Neal’s Yard Bakery in Covent Garden before turning her attentions to Bath, where she … More

The Wellbeing Farm Cookery School

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Situated down the lane from the local moorland village of Edgworth and just 20 minutes from Manchester, Celia Gaze transformed Wheatsheaf Hill Farm into … More

Miele cooking courses

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The Miele Creative Living concept showcases its range of kitchen products via cookery courses, demonstrations and appliance schools, in Abingdon, London and Sutton Coldfield. Not … More

Central Street Cookery School

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In a relatively short span of time, Central Street Cookery School has become a vital hub for Londoners living and working in and around … More

Vale House Kitchen

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Bod and Annie Griffiths have taken a lot of time and care to get the detail just right at their newly opened state-of-the-art cookery … More

The Culbone Cookery School

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The Culbone Cookery School celebrates the best seasonal produce from Exmoor both in its home-style teaching kitchen and in its award-winning restaurant.  Beautifully sited … More

Fun Kitchen

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Double award-winning cookery teacher Joe Mann established the Fun Kitchen experience in response to students’ demands for extra fun hands-on cookery classes in … More

Rosemary Shrager Cookery School

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Celebrated culinary all-rounder Rosemary Shrager brings a wealth of experience to her new cookery school in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. She fronts the school … More

Let’s Cook Scotland!

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Basic ingredients: Let’s Cook started in December 2009 when owner and head tutor, Sarah Mellersh, returned to her native Scotland to fulfil a burgeoning desire to … More

The WI Cookery School at Denman

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Basic ingredients: It’s more than simply preserves on the jam-packed roster of cookery classes run by the WI at Denman near Abingdon in Oxfordshire. Students can … More

Flavours School of Cookery

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Hands-on cookery with a smile is the flavour of the day at this Dorset cookery school, fronted by highly experienced resident chef, Des … More

Jace Catering and Training Cookery School

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A brand new venue in Wallington heralds the arrival of short cookery courses from March 2013, courtesy of Surrey’s Jace Catering and Training … More

The Vegi Table

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Basic  ingredients:  Run by vegetarian chefs and nutritionists Mo Hall and Sarah Kearns, this cookery school based in a working kitchen in the Wirral offers informal … More

Rachel’s Kitchen

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Basic ingredients:  Anyone daunted by the prospect of cooking a meal from scratch but keen to learn would no doubt be inspired by Rachel Davies’ … More

Blackfriars Restaurant and Cookery School

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Described as the cornerstone of Newcastle’s historic past, the banquet hall here is a nod to the restaurant’s medieval roots and origin as … More

Colstoun Cookery School

Colstoun House is home to Scotland's first sustinably focused cookery school
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 Scotland’s first sustainable, organic cookery school is based in the beautiful grounds of Colstoun Estate, just 30 minutes from central Edinburgh. Courses take … More

The Cookery School, Isle of Wight College

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This cookery school has been closed and there are currently no plans to relocate it.   This brand-new cookery school based in Newport is … More

The Cookery School at Laverstoke Park Farm

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Please note: As far as we are aware Laverstoke Park is no longer running cookery courses. Basic ingredients: Run by science-centric chef Paul Blake and located … More

The Mike Robinson Game and Wild Food Cookery School

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Basic Ingredients: As the name would suggest, this is all about plundering the natural surroundings – in this case, the charming Berkshire village and home of … More

The Cooking Experience

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Basic ingredients: Combining a warm and homely atmosphere with an impressive range of cookery courses and tuition from professional chefs, The Cooking Experience is situated in … More

Kent Cookery School

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What better home for this culinary sanctuary than the ‘Garden of England‘ which seems to be enjoying a foodie revolution at the moment … More

SuJoCo Cookery School

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 Local chefs Sue Van Zwanenberg and Jo Oomen run this cookery school from converted stables in the foodie Parish of Lodsworth beneath the South Downs National … More

The Tideswell School of Food

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Please note this cookery school is now closed Basic Ingredients: With a whopping average of 20 courses per month on offer at this Derbyshire cookery school … More

The Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School

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This new cookery academy is on a working pig farm but is kitted out with a smart modern teaching kitchen. There’s a healthy … More

Edinburgh School of Food and Wine

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Aside from its fantastic location in an 18th-Century coaching house in the grounds of Newliston House, just 12 miles from the city, the … More

The Chef’s Room Fish and Cookery School

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Set in a modern kitchen in the World Heritage listed town of Blaenavon, the Chef’s Room adjoins long-standing fishmongers and food shop, Vin … More

Divertimenti Cookery School

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Basic ingredients: Based in South Kensington, the original kitchenware shop, Divertimenti, offers several classes and demonstrations a day run by some of the best in the … More

Cookery School at Little Portland Street

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Rosalind Rathouse is the professional chef and self-confessed food obsessive who runs, with great success, the Cookery School. Situated two minutes from Oxford … More

Daylesford Cookery School

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An offshoot of the famous organic emporium in the Cotswolds run by Lady Bamford, the cookery school is one of the few in … More

Thyme at Southrop

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A team of chefs and experts run this really fresh looking cookery school in the Cotswolds offering cooking, gardening and foraging courses, as … More

The Walled Garden Cookery School

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A Georgian manor on a 200-acre Cornish estate is the base for the UK’s first residential cooking and gardening school, run by Leiths-trained … More

L’Atelier des Chefs

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Parisian brand L’Atelier des Chefs has been in London since 2008. It has a modern, hands-on philosophy that aims to get time-crunched town … More

Swinton Park Cookery School

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Light, airy state-of-the-art kitchen in the converted Georgian stables of a 17th century luxury castle hotel with three AA rosettes. Chef Director Stephen … More

The Lesley Waters Cookery School

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Ready Steady Cook chef Lesley Waters leads hands-on, demonstration and bespoke masterclasses in the historic private family home of Minterne House. Located in … More

The David Adlard Cookery School

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Hands-on cookery days and “watch and eat” demonstrations by David and a team of hand-picked “star” chefs (including Aiden Byrne and Tom Kerridge) … More

Lady G’s Cookery School

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NB: Lady G’s is not running courses in 2012 but hopes to resume business as usual in 2013. Monthly residential and day courses … More

Eckington Manor Cookery School

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Set in Evesham Vale, the so-called Bread Basket of England, home to terrific asparagus and strawberries, Eckington Manor Cookery School offers an extensive … More

Venturi’s Table

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Opened in 2005 but taken over by new owners in 2015, the mission of London’s first corporate cookery centre is to provide fun … More

Ashburton Cookery School

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One of the UK’s leading cookery schools, Ashburton offers more than 40 cookery courses from beginners to advanced cooks, and from Taste of … More

Nick Nairn Cook School

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Making the most of Scotland’s superb meat and fish, Nick Nairn and his team of chefs provide a wide range of mainly day … More

Fermyn Woods Hall

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Country house cooking in a grandly restored Victorian kitchen. Resident Cordon Bleu chef Emma Crowhurst (pictured, right) and “Lady AGA” Lucy Young steer students … More

Square Food Foundation

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Formerly based at Bordeaux Quay this community-driven and sustainably minded cookery school founded by Barny Haughton has shifted across town to Knowle West. There … More

Newlyns Cookery School

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Above the farm shop and beneath a barn-like roof is a roomy cookery school offering hands-on classes for up to 12 people and … More