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Vale House Kitchen Opening Summer 2013



  • Spring 2015 Newsletter

    Vale House Kitchen Sping 2015 NewsletterWe’ve had a busy start to the year, enjoying the last of the shooting as the season drew to a close and savouring the last game dishes until the autumn! We’re also excited to be launching several new courses, starting in ...

  • Getting ready for Game

    Vale House Kitchen Game courseAt Vale House Kitchen we have a field to fork ethos. This is why we think it’s very important that if you are going to eat something you really should be connected with the whole process that has put that food on ...

  • Corporate Day with Shell

    Vale House Kitchen Shell Corporate DayIts been a very exciting few months here at Vale House Kitchen. In September we hosted our first big Corporate Day with a group of 50 lawyers from Shell coming to enjoy a day in the fabulous Somerset countryside. We wanted ...


About usVale House Kitchen is a bespoke country skills and cookery school situated in the village of Timsbury 8 miles southwest of Bath. We will be offering all the traditional courses you would expect from a cookery school but will have the added dimension of teaching skills such as fishing, shooting, foraging and butchery.




Take a look at our new recipe section for some inspiration.





“Thank you so much for a brilliant day, i will definitely recommend the cookery school to my friends”
Jenny Rudge, after autumnal jam course

“Loved the course, great to be able to take recipes home, wonderful people, beautiful kitchen space, very inspiring to see such an integrated approach to food. Love it!”
Pip, student on jam course

“Our hosts were welcoming, cheerful and enthusiastic setting up a very pleasant ambience in a delightful setting”
Anon, Seasonal cookery course

“An authoritative and enthusiastic introduction to edible wild plants. Todays forage met and exceeded my expectations. A happy memory of good company and good food, I’m going to try some new recipes”.
Roland Lee – Teacher