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Ashburton Cookery School is one of the UK's top private, cookery schools offering inspirational cookery courses to home cooks from the heart of beautiful Devon.

With over 40 cookery courses to choose from, designed to suit beginners as well as experienced home cooks, our team of professional chef tutors will inspire you to cook with imagination, passion and enjoyment. Whether your aim is to take your cookery skills to the next level, to cook for family and friends, or you want to learn to cook as a professional, we have a cookery course for you.

Over 40 Cookery Courses

Whether you are a beginner, a keen home cook or want to train to become a chef, we have the course for you...

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Easy to find, but a world away

Located in beautiful Dartmoor, Ashburton is easy to reach, less than 1.5 hours drive from Bristol and just 3 hours by train from London...


Stay with us

Cookery School customers and their guests can enjoy our quality accommodation option at Ashburton Court...

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A Cook's Book

A life in food told in memoir and recipes written by cookery school founder Stella West-Harling is out in hardback now. Available to order online.

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The best seasonal, local, ethically produced ingredients

Train to be a chef our world-class Chefs Academy