Awards & accreditations

Handmade Bread For Everyone

Hobbs House is accredited by many bodies including S.A.L.S.A. (Safe and local supplier approval), and is accredited and certified by the Soil Association. Regular auditing ensures all Hobbs House systems, practices and records are up to date.


  • Our new Organic Seeded Sourdough loaf has won 2 stars in the 2018 Great Taste Awards
  • We launched our GiFt Bread Mix which won 2 stars in the 2018 Great Taste Awards.
  • For the second year running we have been a winner at the Farm Shop and Deli Awards with the title of 'South West retailer of the year'
  • Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards - Food/Drink Producer of the Year.


  • Great Taste Awards - Our Sherston and Wild White Loaves were credited with 1 and 2 stars respectively.
  • Farm Shop and Deli Awards - we are the proud winner of the 'Baker of the year' and 'Best Shop in the South West' awards.


  • British Baker Awards - our GiFt Gluten Free loaf is the proud winner of Britain's Best Loaf


  Soil Association Organic Food Awards 2013


  • Soil Association Organic Food Awards, Commended and Commended by Consumers: Wild White
  • The Baking Industry Awards, Speciality Bread Product of the Year, second place: Pumpernickel
  • Cotswold Life Food and Drink Awards, Butcher of The Year, Highly Commended: Hobbs House Butchery
  • Cotswold Life Food and Drink Awards, 2012 Cotswold Food Hero: Tom Herbert

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  • Cotswold Life Food and Drink Awards, Best Chef of the Year, nomination: Antony Smith, Hobbs House Bistro
  • Rose Prince, The Good Produce Guide 2011: Hobbs House Bakery



  • The Baking Industry Awards, Innovation Award Finalist: Hobbs House Bakery, the online store Taste of the West Product Awards 2010, Silver:  PumpernickelBronze:  Shepherds Loaf
  • City of Bristol College, Apprenticeship Awards (bakery) Employer of the Year: Hobbs House Bakery “As an employer it has very particular standards, this is reflected in the investment it has made in training staff.” Apprentice of the Year: Adam Greenaway “He was flexible, motivated and helped support the whole process.”




  • Baking Industry Awards, Artisanal Product of the Year: Organic Wild White Bread
  • Soil Association Organic Food Awards, Highly Commended: Shepherds Loaf
  • Taste of the West Awards, Bronze Award: Fig and Walnut bread, Ciabatta, and Lavender Marmalade

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  • Soil Association Organic Food Awards, Winner: Organic Wild White Bread Highly Commended: Soda Seeds Loaf



  • Taste of the West Awards, Gold medal: Organic Spelt Loaf Gold Medal: Organic Spelt Soda Bread Silver Medal: Organic Wild White Sourdough Loaf
  • The Independent, 17th February, The 50 best Food websites: placed in the top 50 food websites
  • Investors in People, Awarded:  Hobbs House Bakery
  • The South West Skills Awards 2007, Success in Leadership and Management, Highly Commended:  Hobbs House Bakery

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  • The Independent, 16th September, The 50 best Food shops: placed us in the top 50 Food shops
  • Soil Association Organic Food Awards, Gold Medal: Organic G-Stone Loaf Bronze Medal: Fig & Walnut Loaf

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  • Taste of the West Food and Drink Awards, Gold Medal: Lemon Curd Bronze award: Organic 100% Sourdough Rye Loaf




  • Soil Association Organic Food Awards, Highly Commended: Organic Fig & Walnut Loaf
  • BRC Global Standard, Food: Higher level Certificate
  • Rick Stein, One of Britain’s ‘Super Food Heroes’
  • Cotswold Life Magazine Food and Drink Awards, Food Producer of the Year: Nailsworth Shop
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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.