Manor Farm Cookery School hosts a wide variety of courses, clubs and lessons in cooking skills and techniques for all ages and abilities.



Our brand new facilities and flexible space offer a wealth of options for cookery clubs through to individuals looking for a wide  range of exciting courses.


At just under 1.5 hours from London, escape to our beautiful farm in the countryside for an unforgettable experience. 


Make a weekend of it with our lunchtime and evening activities including   swimming, croquet, clay pigeon shooting, table tennis, pilates and country walks. 


Friday 7th June | 10:00 to 13:00 | £75 | Vegetarian Food*

Friday 14th June | 10:00 to 13:00 | £75 | Italian Food*

Friday 21st June | 10:00 to 13:00 | £75 | Summer Entertaining*

FULL *** Saturday 6th July | 10:00 to 14:00 | £100 | Japanese Cookery *** FULL

Saturday 20th July | 10:00 to 13:00 | £80 | Child & Adult Pairs Cookery

GUEST EVENT | Saturday 10 August | 11:30 to 16:30 | £85 | Artisan Bread Making Workshop (tickets)

Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd September | 10:00 to 16:00 | £280 | Students Basic Learn to Cook Course

 *£200 for block-booking all three sessions

Founded by owner Diana Thompson, Manor Farm Cookery School is a new rural enterprise dedicated to hosting and facilitating learning and skills with food.


Diana trained at the Tante Marie Cookery School and ran her own cooking business, “Frozen Assets” cooking for private individuals, Directors lunches and Corporate events. For the last 25 years she has run a Montessori Nursery School


Find us

Manor Farm Cookery School

Main Street, Branston, Grantham, Leicestershire NG32 1RU

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Grantham, 1 hr 5 mins from London

Our brand new cookery school is located in the heart of the Vale of Belvoir, a short drive from the market towns of Grantham and Melton Mowbray, the Rural Capital of Food.