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Address: Boscawen-noon Farm, St Buryan TR19 6EH, England
Phone Number: +44 1736 810156
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Fat Hen is a Foraging & Wild Food Cookery School, established in 2007,...

Fat Hen is a Foraging & Wild Food Cookery School, established in 2007, in West Cornwall, by Caroline Davey.

Fat Hen's bespoke hand crafted kitchen and teaching space is located in a restored granite barn on a farm in Cornwall. Beautiful natural materials including oak, slate and ash have been used alongside state of the art stainless steel equipment sponsored by SMEG & KENWOOD.

The school offers unique foodie courses for people who want to get back to the original source of their food.

Whether it be foraging for seaweeds and herbs, butchering venison or cooking crab to perfection, Fat Hen provides courses in all aspects of foraging and cooking wild food.

If you can forage it, fish it or hunt it, we will show you how to cook it.

Run by Caroline Davey in collaboration with our talented chefs, Fat Hen's Gourmet Wild Food Weekend has been chosen by the Saturday Telegraph as one of the best sustainable living courses in the UK.

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Wonderful Day

Attended the Wild Italian Cookery Course last week and had a wonderful time. The recipes were amazing and finding out that half of what I am weeding from my garden tastes so good... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Attended the Wild Italian Cookery Course last week and had a wonderful time. The recipes were amazing and finding out that half of what I am weeding from my garden tastes so good was illuminating. The food we ate throughout the day was first class and we came away from course enthused and happy. A day well spent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this as a very different day out. Particularly if you like the countryside and enjoy trying, and understanding, different foods. The barn that you use as your base is charming. The chef and helpers are cheerful and engaging. Food intriguing! Really enjoyed the different tastes, and that there is so much we can eat that is in our... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

A great weekend of fun foraging (seaweed, berries, leaves and mushrooms) and skills (baking, filleting, butchering and pasta making). Not sure how we packed so much in. Most importantly a lot of this you could REALLY do at home. The chefs turned our efforts into delicious meals - we weren't ever hungry! Lovely to meet group of like minded people... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Bought a gift voucher for the Fat Hen for my wife. There is a wide variety of course options. Initially we intended to do a foraging course, but ultimately booked to do the fish cookery course. Beautiful rural setting and we were blessed by blazing sunshine all day. A word of warning: The farm track which leads to Fat Hen... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

My wife and I did a Forage, Food and Feast day at Fat Hen on a generally calm and benign May day. It was excellent. We started off with teas/coffees, group intros and a look around the barn/kitchen which has been renovated to a high standard. We then drove to Sennen Cove and spent an hour or so on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

The weather was pretty wet and unwelcoming, but the Fat Hen team made it a fabulous day for everyone. So full of knowledge, with just the right mix of humour and food. We will go back for more. We learnt so much and ate and drank so well. Thank you for a truly wonderful experience.

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Dartington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

My wife bought me a voucher for one of the fat Hen's foraging courses. It is a bit of a trek from just about anywhere, as it is only a few miles from Lands End, but well worth the effort. I'd suggest going down the day before and staying nearby. The morning kicked off in the kitchen making our dessert... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic day with a really good mixture of activities. We arrived to a warm welcome of tea and coffee in the lovely building set up specially. Once everyone had arrived, half of us stayed in to prepare Alexanders and were told lots of useful information about recognising and foraging these. The rest went out into the rain... More 

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Visited here for a wild food forage and feast day, purchased through groupon. The day was thoroughly enjoyable, from the walk around Prussia Cove to the rabbit and pasta preparation and the three course meal. Caroline was knowledgeable and friendly and I would highly recommend a day at the Fat Hen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

We (me, my wife and daughter) took part in the Gourmet Wild Food Weekend and had a great time. The whole weekend was both interesting and enjoyable and we felt that Caroline and her team were generous and hospitable throughout. The Saturday night feast was perfect and we had a great evening. Set in an attractive barn in among a... More 

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