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River Cottage Experience for Kids (afternoon session)

from £60.00

Bring your kids to River Cottage for a fun afternoon of hands-on cookery!

Held in the school holidays, this is a great way to get children hands-on in the kitchen with the River Cottage chefs.

On this fun course they will learn how to make flatbreads, cook kebabs in our outdoor cookery area, pick salads from the garden and make a delicious dessert. There will be a tractor ride down to the farm, seed sowing with the gardeners and a chance for parents to relax as well, so everyone will go home happy and inspired.

It’s a great way to get your kids cooking and you can all enjoy your meal together too!

This course is suitable for children aged 7-12, and one ticket purchased allows attendance for one child and one adult.

  • River Cottage Experience for Kids (afternoon session)

    It was awesome! Our hosts were so friendly and helpful, we will definitely be back!

    Jonathan Attended 23 October 2018

    4.9 out of 5

Your day

14.00 - 17.30

  • Arrive at River Cottage

    You’ll be met at the top of the hill at 2.00 and transported to the farm by tractor and trailer.

  • Welcome

    Start the day with cordial (or tea and coffee for adults!) and treats fresh from the kitchen.

  • Session one

    First you will head out for a pick and nibble tour of the kitchen garden with the gardeners and you'll gather salad for your tea later.

  • Session two

    Back in the barn, our River Cottage chefs will give the children a cookery lesson, while the adults relax with a cuppa or a local cider. The kids will get to make flatbreads and kebabs and get to work honing their knife skills, chopping and preparing their salads.

  • Session three

    You'll be making a pudding to enjoy after tea next, it might be an Eton mess or a chocolate pot, either is guaranteed to be delicious!

  • Session four

    Next everyone will head out to the outdoor cookery area to cook their homemade kebabs over the fire.

  • Dinner

    Time to enjoy all the children's hard work! Everyone will eat together in the barn, or if the weather is wonderful we'll make the most of the outdoors!

  • Time to go

    After everyone has eaten tea it's time to jump on the tractor and trailer to take you back up the hill.

Please note: This is a guide to the activities that will make up your course at River Cottage. This is by no means set in stone and will depend on seasonal availability.

On occasion cookery schools will use equipment that includes induction hobs. It is recommended that people with pace makers should not work on these units. If you are concerned or would like to check whether or not induction hobs will be used on the course you are interested in, please call us on 01297 630302.

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Further information...

This course is run from River Cottage HQ on the Dorset/Devon borders. Full address details of HQ will be provided once you have booked.

We are a licensed venue. We have a wide selection of the finest organic wines available to purchase.

If you need local accommodation we have a full list available.

We would advise that this course is suitable for children aged 7-12 years, to be accompanied by one adult. We put these guidelines in place for the safety, comfort and enjoyment of all our guests.

  • Sustainable Restaurant Association
  • Food and Travel Magazine 2017
  • Great British Food Awards 2017
  • Great British Food Awards 2018