Beginners cake course

We recently added some new courses to our list including the beginners cake courses. Check out the cake and pastry section on our course list for a run through of all the new ones. Following feedback from our patisserie course attendees we’ve simplified the courses so that both beginners and more experienced bakers get the... Read more »
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Easter for the kids at Hobbs House Bakery School

This new season has brought new dates at our School. We have courses in the diary right through until September, for children and adults. We see the return of our popular Butchery and BBQ course, oodles of chocolate courses in the warm up to Easter, and great ideas to make your Mother’s day. Following on... Read More

Valentine special at the Hobbs House School.

Get ready for Valentine’s Day by perfecting your chocolate skills on Wednesday 12th February 2014, preparing the most delicate and romantic chocolates to take home and lavish on a loved one.  The evening course includes a meal with a glass of wine, and a pack of recipes to take home so you can continue whipping... R...
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Hobbs House School Christmas Open Day

Saturday 7th December 10am – 3pm in Chipping Sodbury   OPEN HOUSE @ HOBBS HOUSE COOKERY SCHOOL (Above the bakery and butchery) Come and join us for festive fun at Hobbs House Cookery School on Saturday 7th December. We're holding a free drop-in Christmas workshop for children (and adults!) with the opportunity to decorate your... Read More

The Great British Bake Off

A few weeks ago, Chipping Sodbury was host to it's very own baking competition at Hobbs House School.  Held as part of Chipping Sodbury Food Festival, we had 50 entrants to the competition, and some of the bread and cakes were just amazing.  The grand prize for the top three winners was a coveted place on... Read more »
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It’s National Craft Bakers’ Week

So we sell piles of delicious confectionery, teach young and old how to cook in our School, display the tastiest meat in the South West in our Butchery, lure the fine people of Nailsworth out for a delicious Bistro meal each weekend, travel the country signing cook books, promote our online sale of 58 year... Read more »
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Blok Knives Return to Hobbs House School

Most people think that handling a knife well is a pretty simple process, but there are a host of secret techniques that once mastered, will really change your game in the kitchen and propel you to the next culinary level. The last workshop was so popular, we've persuaded Ben to return and host a second... Read more »
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Carla and Sasha’s top baking tips

1.       Always aim to keep yourself and your work area clean and tidy. 2.       Give yourself enough time and organise yourself, read through your recipe carefully. 3.       Have fun with flavours and try different ones. 4.       Find a classic recipe, like a  Victoria Sponge, that you like and trust, and experiment with different flavours and... Read More

Kids’ courses at Hobbs House School

Hobbs House School has launched a range of kids' courses to run through the school holidays to give your children a real food buzz that will inspire them for years ahead.  With the Kids' Baking Class we are offering a morning of baking with Tom Herbert, one of the Fabulous Baker Brothers, and an award... Read more »
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Summer Treasure Hunt

Embark on a Cotswold voyage of discovery this summer by accepting the Hobbs House Bakery Treasure Hunt challenge – if you dare. Your mission, if you choose to accept it is: 1. Journey to four of the Cotswolds most ancient and picturesque towns, Tetbury, Nailsworth, Chipping Sodbury and Cirencester 2. Visit Hobbs House Bakeries in... Read more ...
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Fiona Beckett on Henry’s Butchery and BBQ Master Class

Fiona Beckett is an award-winning food and wine writer, one of the UK’s leading experts on food and drink matching, wine columnist for The Guardian and the author of 23 books on food, wine and beer. We were delighted to welcome Fiona on to Henry's Butchery and BBQ Master Class earlier this month. Following her... Read More

It’s Henry Herbert!

When I was a kid, I fondly remember my Grandpa showing me how to cut parsley with a knife and fork for his favourite bacon porridge.  The recipe is in our second Fabulous Baker Brothers cookbook, and I’ve learnt a much faster way to chop, but it still makes me smile.  I made pigs head... Read more »
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Delivery & Returns


We use Priority Express as our main courier service. For smaller and our through the letterbox range, we use Royal Mail. Our aim is for you to receive your items as safely and securely as possible and we use Priority Express to help us with this.

The couriers deliver anytime between 8.00am and 6.00pm on your chosen delivery date although are generally delivered before 4.00pm. If you supply an email address, you will be able to live track your package via Priority Express' updates. Wednesdays and Fridays as our designated delivery days.

Orders can only be taken up to noon on Monday for Wednesday delivery and noon on Wednesday for Friday delivery, just in time for the weekend.

Delivery is an overnight service, however anything outside of Mainland Scotland will take an additional 1-2 days and may incur an additional charge - for more details please contact us before placing your order. We class Monday - Friday as working days. Saturdays and Sundays are not included in this calculation. 

Please note that we do not supply outside of Mainland UK. 


We will accept any cancelled orders (excluding courses/vouchers) or changes to delivery date if notified by 10.00am the day before delivery is due. Please contact our Sales Team on 01454 321629 or by email to discuss anything with your order.


We want you to feel totally happy with your goods, so if you have any concerns or queries please get in touch with us. We are happy to replace items broken during transit or if the item does not meet your expectation. We must be notified within 14 days of arrival.