Breadmaking Lessons

Have you always wanted to master the art of making artisan bread? Or, have you made a start but want to work out how to fix those little issue that cause bread to come out too heavy? Maybe you just want to expand your repertoire.

Well, breadmaking lessons at Ashleigh Farm is your answer. With a maximum of only four people per lesson (so very personalised teaching) and a delicious light lunch, you’ll be sure to have a relaxing, yet fun day. You don't have to be staying at Ashleigh Farm to book onto one of our breadmaking lessons. We have a number of local (and not so local) people joining us too. So, why not get booked in today?

Upcoming Lessons

Monday 22nd April (FULL) – Bread Basics – Learn to make a basic loaf (white, wholemeal & granary), bread rolls, bloomers and tin loaves.

Monday 20th May (FULL) – Speciality Breads – Learn to make a choice of French baguettes, ciabatta focaccia, fougasse, breadsticks and/or soda bread.

Monday 24th June (2 spaces left) – Sweet Breads & Pastries – Including Tea cakes, hot cross buns and various Danish Pastries.

Monday 15th July (1 space left) – Breads with Extras – Learn to make a choice of Rye & Raisin Bread, Balsamic Onion Bread, Stilton and Bacon Bread and others.

Monday 19th August (FULL) – Gluten Free Breads and Cakes – Learn to make a gluten free loaf of bread, Scones, Victoria Sponge Cake and Chocolate Cake.

Monday 23rd September (FULL) – Sourdough & Starter Uses – Learn to create a starter and learn to keep it going. Learn to make a basic sourdough, and a choice of doughnuts, challah (like a bagal) and/or croissants.

All Lessons start at 9.30am and end around about 2.30pm except for the Sourdough lesson which ends at approximately 3.30pm. The cost of all lessons is £100 per person. If all four places are booked together, you’ll receive a discount of £10 per person.

All ingredients, equipment and recipe books are included and you’ll also receive ongoing support through messages or video calls to ensure you continue to develop your skills even once you get home. Don’t forget to bring something to take your bakes away with you in!

To book a lesson at Ashleigh Farm, simply call on 07578 336037 or email

A non-returnable 25% deposit will be required at the time of booking, with full payment required one week prior to the lesson. Book in early to avoid disappointment!!!

Call 07578 336037