Eckington Manor, nestled in the Avon Valley on the border of the picturesque Cotswolds, is where you will discover something different and very special.
Your time at Eckington Manor can be spent exactly as you please, brushing up on your cookery skills, relaxing in their luxurious bedrooms, sampling some of the delicious foods on offer or simply soaking up the countryside air. Whatever your wish, their friendly team ensure that you have a wonderful and memorable time here.
Eckington Manor consists of 260 acres of water meadow pasture, Manor Farm, is based on the River Avon at the heart of Eckington Manor, sometimes in the grounds when levels rise! Located in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and consisting of delicately balanced river habitat it is essential that the whole farm is managed in an environmentally sensitive way. As a result, the farm is managed under the government’s Environmental Stewardship Scheme which aims to achieve the highest level of environmental conservation. Overseen by entrepreneurial owner Judy Gardner, founder of The School in 2004 after selling her family business Garners Pickles, who believes that life doesn’t get much better than good food in a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere.
The Cookery School is an essential part of the farm’s diversification. Perfectly complementing each other, both enable the long term sustainability of the landscape.
Wherever possible ingredients for the Cookery School, The Shop and our luxury 5* gold awarded accommodation will be sourced direct from the farm.
Facilities that are second to none. The courses are fun, relaxed, aimed at all levels of ability and taught by their inspirational tutors. Gain new skills, kitchen confidence and a repertoire of new dishes. Unique facilities include their dedicated AGA and Falcon Range cookers, being the official partners of both.
Accommodation. Intimate and individual. Each of the bedrooms are unique and feature individual artworks and period furniture. The perfect escape to relax from a day at The Cookery School perhaps before dinner.
Dining. The Eckington Manor restaurant is equally personable. With diners from the school, rooms and locality, also those who travel from far and wide to sample the quality produce grown on the Eckington Estate including their award winning Beef and Worcestershire lamb.
Eckington Manor Masterchef eXclusive eXperience Details:
Join BBC MasterChef Professionals Winner Chef Mark Stinchcombe and his wife Sue who will both host a group 4 hour cookery MasterChef masterclass. Tips and insights shared on MasterChef with some of Marks winning dishes. Then relax, before you join Mark and Sue for a dinner, including Mark’s winning dishes and a glass of English Sparkling wine to enjoy with your meal.
eXclusive GourmetXperience Features:
Joining a group of diners. You will receive an eXclusive bottle of Sixteen Ridges 2015 Bacchus local renowned English wine. PLUS local produce/ingredients goodie bag, and signed copy of Signature Chefs Recipe Book per couple, signed by Mark and Sue, featuring award winning recipes including 15 Michelin Star Chefs!
3 Dec 2016, 3/4 Feb 2017, 3/4 Mar 2017 and 7/8 Apr 2017.
Select dates at time of booking. You can add up to 6 guests on secure PayPal checkout. Subject to availability.
eXperience gifts sent in premium packaged signed for Royal Mail. The ideal present!
Mark Stinchcombe was featured in Signature Chefs Recipe Book 2015, celebrating 75 of the Greatest British Chefs’ Recipe.