Beginner Pastry course


Our Beginner Pastry Course covers the basics of how to make pastry in half a day.

You don't need to be scared of pastry - our simple methods taught from our expert teacher will give you plenty of techniques to take home.

From scrumptious and sweet tarts to sizzling savoury pasties we've got it covered in our Beginner Pastry Course. By the end of your session you will be better equipped with skills in sweet, shortcrust and rough puff pastries. On the day recipes will include fruit tarts, quiche and palmiers. Come down and enjoy learning the basics of great pastry making. Your day will start with coffee and pastry and includes lunch.

If you love baking why not come on one of our other courses at our Cookery School in Chipping Sodbury.

We bake all our tarts on our baking stone to avoid a soggy bottom

For full terms and conditions please read our FAQ.


Hobbs House Bakery
Phone: 01454 317525

39 High Street
Chipping Sodbury
Bristol BS37 6BA
United Kingdom

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Our School is located in the heart of Chipping Sodbury above the original Hobbs House Bakery and Butchery on the High Street.

School parking

There is free parking on the opposite side of the road from the Hobbs House Cookery School, places are limited or pay on the School side (max 2hrs stay).Alternatively there is a free 24hr Car park round the back of the school situated on Barnhill Road via Wickwar Road. Follow signs towards Waitrose and the car park can be found on the left hand side. The high street is a 2 minute walk through the link road.

Transport and taxis

The nearest train stations to Hobbs House School are Yate which is 1.7 miles and Bristol Parkway which is 6.6 miles. Chipping Sodbury Taxis are always at hand, 07891 190984.

Dietary requirements & food allergies

Please inform us in advance of any food allergies or dietary requirements so where possible, we can do our best to adapt any refreshments provided to your individual needs.

Access requirements

Our School classrooms are on the first and second floor – accessed by stairs only. If mobility is likely to be a problem, please let us know. We will also do our best to accommodate any physical impairments or learning difficulties – please contact us to discuss.


Should you be travelling from afar, the local area has a great selection of beautiful hotels and guest
houses to rest your weary head. We would recommend the Moda House Hotel or The Rounceval
House Hotel located on the High Street in Chipping Sodbury. Outside of Chipping Sodbury Calcot
Manor is a spa hotel located about 15 minutes from the school and the Cross Hands Hotel is a 5
minute drive from the cookery school.

39 High Street, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6BA

01454 321629